April 2007

Data for Moorhead, MN  56560  Clay County  
Station # 21-5586-1 (MORM5)
Keith, Observer
April-07
Season Fwd 36 3.09 31 0 7396 0
Obs Time 10P...Normals Fargo WSO 1971-2000 Hail/Snow Wtr HDD July-Jun…....CDD Jan-Dec
Date Max Min Obs Avrg N Hi N Lw Norm Deprt Pre Fell Grnd Eq HDD CDD Sky Description Of Weather
1 39 32 37 36 45 26 36 0 0.61 1.1 0   29 0 Cdy Lgt rain turning to snow 7am. All melted by pm.
2 37 27 27 32 46 27 36 -4 Trace Trace 0 33 0 Cdy Light flurries around 10:15pm.
3 27 13 14 20 47 27 37 -17 0.50 5.6 5 45 0 Cdy Moderate snow AM & aftn. Windy.Day Hi 20
4 24 13 17 19 47 28 37 -18 Trace 0.1 5 46 0 Cdy Flurries midday ending late aftn. 
5 24 9 18 17 48 28 38 -21 Trace Trace 4   48 0 Pc Few flurries late aftn and evening.
6 23 11 17 17 49 28 39 -22 Trace Trace 4   48 0 Pc Lgt flurries..Tied record min/max temp.
7 30 12 21 21 49 29 39 -18 0.00 0.0 4 44 0 Su Sunny and cont cold for this time of the year.
8 31 12 19 22 50 29 40 -18 0.00 0.0 2 43 0 Su Sunny and cont unseasonably cold.
9 37 10 28 24 51 29 40 -16 0.00 0.0 Trace 41 0 Su Sunny and little warmer. Light winds.
10 39 28 35 34 51 30 41 -7 Trace Trace Trace   31 0 Cdy Light flurries with no accumulation.
11 42 28 32 35 52 30 41 -6 0.07 1.0 Trace   30 0 Cdy Snow morning/aftn.Most melting as it fell.
12 47 25 36 36 53 31 42 -6 0.00 0.0 0 29 0 Pc Pc and warmer..Lighter winds. 
13 51 29 40 40 53 31 42 -2 0.00 0.0 0 25 0 Pc Pc and warmer. 
14 57 28 37 43 54 32 43 0 0.00 0.0 0 22 0 Pc Fair to Pc..Nice spring day.
15 66 28 48 47 54 32 43 4 0.00 0.0 0   18 0 Su Sunny and mild. 
16 56 38 38 47 55 33 44 3 0.03 0.0 0 18 0 Cdy Cloudy with light rain aftn.Clearing pm.
17 63 29 44 46 55 33 44 2 0.00 0.0 0 19 0 Su Dense fog AM..Sunny rest of the day. 
18 66 34 46 50 56 33 45 5 0.00 0.0 0 15 0 Su Sunny and mild..
19 66 35 52 51 57 33 45 6 0.02 0.0 0 14 0 Su Sunny - Cloudy late evening with light rain
20 73 46 55 60 57 34 46 14 0.78 0.0 0   5 0 Pc Lgt ra 1am..Rain, heavy at times pm. 
21 72 53 58 63 58 34 46 17 0.73 0.0 0 2 0 Pc Heavy rain early am and again pm. 
22 66 51 56 59 59 35 47 12 0.50 0.0 0 6 0 Pc Rain & fog early AM..Pc aftn.No daytime rain
23 60 41 48 51 59 36 48 3 0.00 0.0 0 14 0 Su Sunny..Cooler but a nice day.
24 66 36 51 51 60 36 48 3 0.00 0.0 0 14 0 Su Fair with light winds..Very nice day.
25 70 40 54 55 60 37 49 6 0.00 0.0 0   10 0 Pc Fair to Pc..Another nice day.
26 75 45 60 60 61 37 49 11 0.00 0.0 0 5 0 Su Sunny and mild.Light winds.
27 71 49 54 60 61 37 49 11 0.00 0.0 0 5 0 Pc Pc..Little cooler and windy this aftn.
28 80 42 66 61 62 38 50 11 0.00 0.0 0 4 0 Pc Fair to Pc..First 80 degree day of the year. 
29 74 54 54 64 62 39 51 13 0.00 0.0 0 1 0 Su Sunny but little windy. 
30 76 52 60 64 63 39 51 13 Trace 0.0 0 1 0 Pc Cloudy..Sprinkle Am..Pc aftn cont nice. 
                                 
Monthly Summary
  Max Min   Avrg     Norm Deprt Pre Ha/Sn Grnd   HDD CDD Days Recap
                              Su April started very cold and snowy. Temps 
Avrg 53.6 31.7   42.7     43.5 -0.8         22 0 11 were 22 degrees below normal with 7.8" of
                              Pc snow. Temperatures warmed up nicely by
High 80 54           Total 3.24 7.8     665 0 12 end of the month so temperatures were only
Low 23 9           Norm 1.37           Cdy .8 below normal for the month. April was
                Deprt 1.87           7 also a wet month with heavy snow on the 
Total 1608 950           % Nrm 236.5%             3rd and 2.03 of rain on the 20th-22nd. 
Yearly Summary
                Total 6.33 38.8     8061 0    
                Norm 3.89              
                Deprt 2.44              
                %Nrm 162.7%