Data for Moorhead, MN  56560  Clay County  
Station # 21-5586-1 (MORM5)
Keith, Observer
August-10
Season Fwd 16.31 0 0 401
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 81 67 72 74 83 60 71 3 0.03 0.0 0   0 9 Pc Rain early Am..Pc afternoon. Humid
2 87 66 75 77 83 60 71 6 0.00 0.0 0   0 12 Pc Dense fog this morning..Pc humid afternoon.
3 85 68 78 77 83 59 71 6 0.00 0.0 0   0 12 Pc Sunny most of the day becoming cldy pm. 
4 82 65 69 74 83 59 71 3 0.00 0.0 0   0 9 Pc Northernly winds brought down cooler temps.
5 79 58 68 69 83 59 71 -2 0.00 0.0 0   0 4 Su Sunny and cooler.
6 80 56 66 68 83 59 71 -3 0.00 0.0 0   0 3 Su Fair and warmer..Light var winds.
7 89 63 77 76 83 59 71 5 0.00 0.0 0   0 11 Pc Warm and humid. Tornado's S of Wahpeton
8 89 66 72 78 83 59 71 7 0.00 0.0 0   0 13 Pc Pc to cloudy..Hot and humid.
9 93 63 79 78 83 59 71 7 0.00 0.0 0   0 13 Su Sunny, hot and humid..Light winds.
10 81 70 72 76 83 59 71 5 0.15 0.0 0   0 11 Pc Light rain afternoon. Var winds.
11 91 66 75 79 83 59 71 8 0.00 0.0 0   0 14 Su Sunny hot and humid..Light winds.
12 78 66 66 72 82 58 70 2 1.53 0.0 0   0 7 Cdy Th Sh AM, aftn, Pm. Heavy Rain Wind G 45
13 83 64 72 74 82 58 70 4 0.42 0.0 0   0 9 Pc Th early AM. Pc aftn. 
14 76 64 64 70 82 58 70 0 0.02 0.0 0   0 5 Pc Pc to cloudy..Light rain mid aftn. Windy.
15 73 57 61 65 82 58 70 -5 0.00 0.0 0   0 0 Pc Pc..cont windy..
16 72 55 61 64 81 58 70 -6 Trace 0.0 0   1 0 Pc Sprinkle 7am..Pc afternoon..Clearing pm.
17 84 48 72 66 81 57 69 -3 0.00 0.0 0   0 1 Su Sunny with lighter winds. 
18 73 53 59 63 81 57 69 -6 0.12 0.0 0   2 0 Pc Shower this AM..
19 79 52 70 66 81 57 69 -3 0.00 0.0 0   0 1 Pc Fair to Pc..Skies were smokey.
20 82 67 68 75 81 57 69 6 0.00 0.0 0   0 10 Cdy Mostly cloudy. Light winds..Warmer
21 83 63 70 73 80 56 68 5 0.00 0.0 0   0 8 Pc Dense Fog Am..Light winds and warm aftn.
22 90 69 81 80 80 56 68 12 0.00 0.0 0   0 15 Su Windy and Hot. 
23 87 66 66 77 80 56 68 9 0.08 0.0 0   0 12 Pc Low up to 7am 73. Lgt rain afternoon. 
24 76 56 61 66 79 55 67 -1 0.00 0.0 0   0 1 Pc Cooler..Windy afternoon.
25 74 50 57 62 79 55 67 -5 0.00 0.0 0   3 0 Su Sunny and cooler..Light winds.
26 80 53 67 67 79 54 67 0 0.00 0.0 0   0 2 Su Little more wind today but very nice. 
27 94 63 74 79 78 54 66 13 0.00 0.0 0   0 14 Su Windy and Hot but low humidity.
28 87 64 77 76 78 54 66 10 0.00 0.0 0   0 11 Su Sunny not as windy but cont. mild.
29 89 69 79 79 77 53 65 14 0.00 0.0 0   0 14 Su Fair skies most of the day..Windy..Warm.
30 90 71 71 81 77 53 65 16 0.44 0.0 0   0 16 Pc Pc. Low up to 7am 74. Rain pm. 
31 74 58 58 66 77 52 65 1 0.00 0.0 0   0 1 Su Low up 7am 64. Cooler this aftn and evening.
Monthly Summary
  Max Min   Avrg     Norm Deprt Pre Ha/Sn Grnd   HDD CDD Days Recap
Total 2561 1916                         Su August continued with stormy weather in the
                              12 area but most storms missed the metro area.
Avrg 82.6 61.8   72.2     69.0 3.2         0 8 Pc We were above average for temperature and 
High 94 71           Total 2.79 0.0     6 238 17 precipitation. Greatest 24 hour rainfall was
Low 72 48           Norm 2.52           Cdy 1.53 on the 12th. 4 days of 90+ with highest
                Deprt 0.27           2 94 on the 27th. 
                % Nrm 110.7%              
Yearly Summery
                Total 19.10 0.0     6 639    
                Norm 15.41              
                Deprt 3.69              
                %Nrm 123.9%