Data for Moorhead, MN  56560  Clay County  
Station # 21-5586-1 (MORM5)
Keith, Observer
August-04
Season Fwd 14.64 0 0 48 206
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 85 59 67 72 83 60 71 1 0.00 0.0     0 7 Pc Fair to Pc..Cont warm. Light winds.Nice day
2 81 61 65 71 83 60 71 0 0.64 0.0 0 6 Pc Rain early morning..Pc aftn.
3 77 56 59 67 83 59 71 -4 0.00 0.0 0 2 Pc Cldy then becomng PC late aftn. Cooler
4 77 50 59 64 83 59 71 -7 0.00 0.0 1 0 Pc Pc..Nice day. 
5 77 50 62 64 83 59 71 -7 0.00 0.0     1 0 Pc Pc another nice day. 
6 70 58 63 64 83 59 71 -7 1.04 0.0     1 0 Cdy Mostly Cloudy..Rain Aftn & evening.
7 75 62 67 69 83 59 71 -2 0.03 0.0 0 4 Pc Rain early AM..
8 81 61 61 71 83 59 71 0 0.08 0.0 0 6 Pc Dense Fog this AM..Pc aftn..Lgt rain 9pm.
9 61 50 50 56 83 59 71 -15 0.10 0.0 9 0 Cdy Cldy..Windy..Lgt rain..& Record low Max tmp
10 58 47 50 53 83 59 71 -18 0.02 0.0     12 0 Cdy Drizzle am/noon..Another record low max tmp
11 66 48 57 57 83 59 71 -14 Trace 0.0     8 0 Cdy Mostly cloudy..Sprinkle 5pm..
12 68 47 53 58 82 58 70 -12 0.00 0.0 7 0 Pc Pc..Light winds made it feel warmer .
13 72 51 57 62 82 58 70 -8 0.00 0.0 3 0 Pc Pc..Nice day. 
14 77 48 62 63 82 58 70 -7 0.00 0.0 2 0 Pc Pc..Warmer
15 79 52 65 66 82 58 70 -4 Trace 0.0     0 1 Pc Pc..LCT..Sprinkle 5:30pm.
16 77 54 61 66 81 58 70 -4 0.00 0.0 0 1 Pc Pc..LCT..Light northerly winds.
17 80 57 66 69 81 57 69 0 0.00 0.0 0 4 Pc Pc a little warmer.  
18 66 49 49 58 81 57 69 -11 Trace 0.0 7 0 Pc Sprinkle am. PC and windy..Gust 38/house
19 79 43 50 61 81 57 69 -8 0.00 0.0 4 0 Pc Cold Am..Mild aftn..Windy..Asos record low 39
20 65 37 45 51 81 57 69 -18 0.00 0.0     14 0 Pc Pc and cool.  Asos low 34 another record
21 73 40 61 57 80 56 68 -11 0.13 0.0 8 0 Pc Pc..Lgt Rain & Thunder around 8pm..
22 67 51 51 59 80 56 68 -9 0.00 0.0 6 0 Cdy Mostly cldy..Clearing early evening. 
23 71 48 66 60 80 56 68 -8 Trace 0.0 5 0 Pc Sprintle noon..Pc aftn. Warmer.Windy
24 82 61 61 72 79 55 67 5 0.01 0.0 0 7 Pc Lgt rain 2am..Clearing afternoon. 
25 75 50 66 63 79 55 67 -4 0.07 0.0     2 0 Pc Lgt rain noon and again 10pm
26 76 59 60 68 79 54 67 1 0.00 0.0 0 3 Pc Pc..Nice day. 
27 67 53 55 60 78 54 66 -6 0.00 0.0 5 0 Pc Pc Little cooler.
28 73 44 55 59 78 54 66 -7 0.00 0.0 6 0 Pc Pc and warmer..Light winds..Nice day.
29 76 52 60 64 77 53 65 -1 0.26 0.0 1 0 Pc Lgt rain this AM..Th Shower 6pm.Hail S Fgo
30 76 52 64 64 77 53 65 -1 Trace 0.0 1 0 Pc Pc with LCT..Light winds..Sprinkle pm.
31 78 59 61 69 77 52 65 4 0.07 0.0     0 4 Pc Lgt rain early AM..Pc and warm afternoon.
Monthly Summary
  Max Min   Avrg     Norm Deprt Pre Ha/Sn Grnd   HDD CDD Days Recap
                              Su August was another month of below normal
Avrg 73.7 51.9   62.8     69.0 -6.2         3 1 0 temperatures and was the 2nd coldest on 
                              Pc record. The highest temperature was
High 85 62           Total 2.45 0.0     103 45 26 only 85 on the 9th. There were areas of light
Low 58 37           Norm 2.52           Cdy frost on the 20th. This was the 4th month
                Deprt -0.07           5 in the row of below normal temperatures. 
Total 2285 1609           % Nrm 97.2%              
Yearly Summary
                Total 17.09 0.0     151 251    
                Norm 15.41              
                Deprt 1.68              
                %Nrm 110.9%