Data for Moorhead, MN  56560  Clay County  
Station # 21-5586-1 (MORM5)
Keith, Observer
April-09
Season Fwd 6.40 79.5 9 8308 0
Obs Time 10P...Normals Fargo WSO 1971-2000 Hail/Snow Snow HDD July-Jun…....CDD Jan-Dec
Date Max Min Obs Avrg N Hi N Lw Norm Deprt Pre Fell Grnd Core HDD CDD Sky Description Of Weather
1 35 29 29 32 45 26 36 -4 0.02 0.2 9 1.76 33 0 Pc Snow early AM. Grauple 4:30pm R=36.73
2 38 24 24 31 46 27 36 -5 Trace Trace 7 34 0 Su Flurries am..Sunny daytime. River 35.93
3 38 12 31 25 47 27 37 -12 0.00 0.0 7 40 0 Pc Dense fog this morning. Pc afternoon. R=35.19
4 36 28 28 32 47 28 37 -5 0.00 0.0 6 33 0 Cdy Mostly cloudy..Cont cool.  River= 34.43
5 34 25 25 30 48 28 38 -8 0.00 0.0 5 1.69 35 0 Pc Fair to Pc.  Another cold day. River 33.66
6 37 24 28 31 49 28 39 -8 0.00 0.0 5   34 0 Su Sunny, windy and cold. River 32.90
7 39 21 29 30 49 29 39 -9 0.00 0.0 3 35 0 Su Little warmer..Light winds. River 32.20
8 44 28 31 36 50 29 40 -4 0.00 0.0 1 29 0 Pc Pc little warmer..River 31.74
9 44 25 32 35 51 29 40 -5 0.00 0.0 Tr 30 0 Pc Fair to Pc..Nice day.  River. 31.59 rising
10 47 24 38 36 51 30 41 -5 0.00 0.0 Tr   29 0 Su Fair and warmer..Light winds River 31.89
11 54 31 44 43 52 30 41 2 0.00 0.0 0   22 0 Su Fair and little warmer..Windy. River 32.04
12 56 39 46 48 53 31 42 6 0.00 0.0 0 17 0 Cdy Pc becoming cldy aftn. Windy.  River 32.17
13 58 40 48 49 53 31 42 7 Trace 0.0 0 16 0 Cdy Mostly cloudy.Sprinkle this morning. R 32.64
14 64 40 47 52 54 32 43 9 Trace 0.0 0 13 0 Pc Sprinkle this morning. Clearing aftn. Mild
15 67 38 52 53 54 32 43 10 0.00 0.0 0   12 0 Pc Fair to Pc..Very mild but windy.
16 65 50 54 58 55 33 44 14 Trace 0.0 0 7 0 Cdy Mostly cloudy..Lgt rain 1am..River 33.96
17 59 46 47 53 55 33 44 9 0.00 0.0 0 12 0 Cdy Cloudy and cooler..Not as windy. 
18 47 34 36 41 56 33 45 -4 0.00 0.0 0 24 0 Cdy Breezy and cold. Daytime high 41.
19 54 33 44 44 57 33 45 -1 0.01 0.0 0 21 0 Cdy Mostly cloudy. Cool this AM. Lgt Rain PM
20 49 35 41 42 57 34 46 -4 0.01 Trace 0   23 0 Cdy Drizzle this morning.Sleet around noon.  
21 61 35 46 48 58 34 46 2 0.02 0.0 0 17 0 Pc Pc to cloudy..Light rain afternoon. R=31.36
22 58 31 48 45 59 35 47 -2 0.00 0.0 0 20 0 Pc Sunny Am..Cldy aftn..No rain in N Mhd. 
23 82 44 47 63 59 36 48 15 0.00 0.0 0 2 0 Pc Pc and very mild..20 degree 1 hr temp drop
24 47 33 33 40 60 36 48 -8 0.15 Trace 0 25 0 Cldy Lgt rain 1am..Rain again aftn mixed with snow
25 55 30 41 43 60 37 49 -6 0.00 0.0 0   22 0 Pc Pc..Light winds..Nice day. River =29.87
26 46 34 34 40 61 37 49 -9 0.19 Trace 0 25 0 Cdy Light rain afternoon. Drizzle snow mixed 10pm
27 52 34 38 43 61 37 49 -6 0.02 0.0 0 22 0 Pc Light rain early AM..Pc aftn..Clearing pm.
28 61 29 51 45 62 38 50 -5 0.00 0.0 0 20 0 Pc Clear and cold.AM..Pc aftn and warmer.
29 51 45 49 48 62 39 51 -3 0.39 0.0 0 17 0 Cdy Cloudy light rain most of the day.
30 51 42 44 47 63 39 51 -4 0.00 0.0 0 18 0 Cdy Mostly cloudy..Cont cold.  River =27.38
                                 
Monthly Summary
  Max Min   Avrg     Norm Deprt Pre Ha/Sn Grnd   HDD CDD Days Recap
                              Su April was a cold and dry month. We only
High 82 50         43.5 -1.6       Avrg 23 0 5 had .2 of snow bringing the yearly total to 
Low 34 12                         Pc 79.7 Normal snow fall for the year is 46.7.
                Total 0.81 0.2     687 0 13 Most rain in 24 hours was .39 on the 29th. 
Avrg 51.0 32.8   41.9       Norm 1.37           Cdy Temperature was 1.6 degrees below the norm.
                Deprt -0.56           11 River levels dropped all month from 36.73 on
Total 1529 983           % Nrm 59.1%             the 1st to 24.38 on the 30th. Flood 18 feet.
Yearly Summary
                Total 7.21 79.7     8995 0    
                Norm 3.89              
                Deprt 3.32              
                %Nrm 185.3%