Data for Moorhead, MN  56560  Clay County  
Station # 21-5586-1 (MORM5)
Keith, Observer
December-04
Season Fwd 26.75 0.5 0 1760 325
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 24 18 24 21 26 11 18 3 0.00 0.0 0   44 0 Cdy Mostly Cloudy..
2 31 11 22 21 26 10 18 3 Trace Trace 0 44 0 Cdy Snow early AM..PC aften..Cldy Pm.
3 46 20 45 33 25 10 18 15 Trace 0.0 0 32 0 Cdy Cldy AM.Sprinkle at noon/6pm.
4 45 13 14 29 25 9 17 12 Trace 0.0 0 36 0 Pc 6AM temp 40-Dropping all day..Pc aftn.Cdy PM
5 27 13 27 20 25 9 17 3 0.00 0.0 0   45 0 Cdy Mostly Cloudy..Cooler..
6 32 26 32 29 24 8 16 13 0.17 1.5 1   36 0 Cdy Snow most of the day but light. Icy roads
7 32 25 25 29 24 8 16 13 Trace Trace 1 36 0 Cdy Cldy,fog,drizzel & light flurries..Icy roads.
8 33 24 30 29 23 7 15 14 0.00 0.0 1 36 0 Cdy Cldy with little change in temperature.
9 32 29 29 31 23 7 15 16 0.14 2.0 3 34 0 Cdy Light snow most of the day..LCT
10 29 19 20 24 23 6 14 10 0.08 0.9 4   41 0 Cdy Cloudy and LCT through the day.Day High 24
11 40 19 39 30 22 6 14 16 Trace Trace 4   35 0 Cdy Light Flurries mid morning.Rising temps.
12 39 9 9 24 22 6 14 10 0.05 0.6 2 41 0 Cdy Light rain..Snow..Windy..Gust 44.Vis 1/4 mi
13 10 1 8 6 2 5 13 -7 Trace Trace 2 59 0 Su Sunny and cold..Light flurries 9pm.
14 33 6 26 20 21 5 13 7 0.00 0.0 2 45 0 Su Sunny and warmer..
15 39 23 30 31 21 4 13 18 0.01 Trace 1   34 0 Pc Pc to cldy with rain mixed with sleet 4:00pm.
16 30 10 10 20 20 4 12 8 Trace Trace 1 45 0 Pc Pc to Cldy. Light flurries. 
17 41 9 29 25 20 4 12 13 Trace Trace Trace 40 0 Pc Lgt graupel aftn .Few rain drops 10PM.
18 29 -10 -10 10 20 3 11 -1 0.00 0.0 Trace 55 0 Pc Daytime high 9..Windy and very cold aftn/pm.
19 17 -13 17 2 20 3 11 -9 0.02 0.3 Trace 63 0 Cdy Cldy light snow aftn. Ice pellets late pm. Windy
20 42 5 5 24 19 2 11 13 0.05 0.6 1   41 0 Pc Pc..Windy and mild. Snow 8pm vis 3/4
21 5 -6 -7 0 19 2 10 -10 0.01 0.2 1 65 0 Cdy Day High 1..Cldy,windy and very cold.
22 -4 -12 -8 -8 19 2 10 -18 0.00 0.0 1 73 0 Su Sunny and cold.
23 -5 -14 -11 -9 18 1 10 -19 0.00 0.0 1 74 0 Su Sunny and cont. cold.
24 9 -13 5 -2 18 1 10 -12 0.00 0.0 1 67 0 Su Mostly sunny
25 11 1 1 6 18 1 9 -3 Trace 0.2 1   59 0 Pc Pc to cldy..Snow early AM again PM.
26 18 -3 18 8 18 0 9 -1 Trace Trace 1 57 0 Pc Pc..Very light flurries early Pm.
27 22 16 22 19 17 0 9 10 0.02 0.3 2 46 0 Cdy Snow Am..Cldy aftn.
28 27 22 26 25 17 -1 8 17 0.00 0.0 1 40 0 Cdy Fog AM..Cldy aftnoon.
29 28 18 23 23 17 -1 8 15 Trace Trace 1 42 0 Cdy Fog AM..Some very light flurries.
30 33 22 22 28 17 -1 8 20 0.40 0.3 1 37 0 Cdy Rain/Freezing Rain/Snow/Icy Roads.Sn PM
31 22 1 1 12 16 -1 8 4 0.06 0.6 2   53 0 Pc Snow AM..Flurries aftn. Day time High 10
Monthly Summary
  Max Min   Avrg     Norm Deprt Pre Ha/Sn Grnd   HDD CDD Days Recap
                              Su December was another month with above
Avrg 26.4 9.3   17.9     12.5 5.4         47 0 5 normal temperatures and below normal 
                              Pc precipitation. Had little cold snap between
High 46 29           Total 1.01 7.5     1455 0 9 the 21st and the 26th. Freezing rain on the
Low -5 -14           Norm 0.57           Cdy 30 making roads and streets very icy. 
                Deprt 0.44           17  
Total 817 289           % Nrm 177.2%              
Yearly Summary
                Total 27.76 8.0     3215 325    
                Norm 21.19              
                Deprt 6.57              
                %Nrm 131.0%