Data for Moorhead, MN  56560  Clay County  
Station # 21-5586-1 (MORM5)
Keith, Observer
December-06
Season Fwd 16.34 2.4 0 1914 760
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 31 8 10 20 26 11 18 2 0.03 0.4 Trace   45 0 Pc Lgt snow AM & again PM..Icy streets this PM
2 11 3 3 7 26 10 18 -11 0.01 0.2 Trace 58 0 Cdy Lgt flurries off and on all day..Windy..Cold
3 17 0 17 9 25 10 18 -9 0.05 1.1 1 56 0 Cdy Lgt flurries AM  Snow again 7pm. 
4 20 1 6 11 25 9 17 -6 0.02 0.3 1 54 0 Pc Snow AM..Pc aftn..Cold.Light winds.
5 38 6 20 22 25 9 17 5 0.05 0.2 1   43 0 Pc Rain, Sleet, Snow had it all this aftn. 
6 21 -3 -3 9 24 8 16 -7 0.01 0.2 1   56 0 Pc Very Lgt snow AM..Windy with drifting snow.
7 13 -7 12 3 24 8 16 -13 0.00 0.0 1 62 0 Su Sunny and cold..
8 34 12 27 23 23 7 15 8 0.00 0.0 1 42 0 Su Fair and warmer. 
9 49 22 25 36 23 7 15 21 0.00 0.0 Trace 29 0 Su Fair and very mild for this time of the year. 
10 37 20 29 29 23 6 14 15 0.00 0.0 Trace   36 0 Su Fair and little cooler but a nice day.
11 34 23 32 29 22 6 14 15 0.00 0.0 0   36 0 Cdy Cloudy..Light fog and haze. 
12 32 28 28 30 22 6 14 16 Trace 0.0 0 35 0 Cdy Fog/mist this morning with occ very lgt drizzle
13 44 22 33 33 21 5 13 20 0.00 0.0 0 32 0 Pc Pc becoming cldy late aftn..Mild.Windy
14 40 26 27 33 21 5 13 20 0.02 Trace 0 32 0 Cdy Lgt rain am..Lgt rain/snow later aftn.
15 32 25 31 29 21 4 13 16 0.01 0.0 0   36 0 Cdy Light rain 7pm - 11pm..Freezing on the ground.
16 43 26 32 35 20 4 12 23 Trace 0.0 0 30 0 Pc Pc/Cldy.Lgt rain AM. Wind gust 48@10.54pm
17 32 21 21 27 20 4 12 15 Trace Trace 0 38 0 Cdy Lgt snow flurries. High from 6am 30. 
18 37 8 23 23 20 3 11 12 0.00 0.0 0 42 0 Su Clear with cold morning and nice aftn. 
19 42 17 30 30 20 3 11 19 0.00 0.0 0 35 0 Su Clear and another very mild winter day.
20 38 17 17 28 19 2 11 17 0.00 0.0 0   37 0 Pc Fair to Pc..Cont mild.
21 33 12 27 23 19 2 10 13 Trace Trace 0 42 0 Pc Pc to cldy..Cooler..Lgt flurries 9pm.
22 33 24 28 29 19 2 10 19 0.00 0.0 0 36 0 Pc Cloudy, clearing late aftn. 
23 41 22 23 32 18 1 10 22 0.00 0.0 0 33 0 Su Sunny and very mild for this time of the year.
24 42 22 23 32 18 1 10 22 0.00 0.0 0 33 0 Pc Fair to Pc..Cont mild.
25 28 13 22 21 18 1 9 12 0.00 0.0 0   44 0 Pc Pc and little cooler. 
26 42 21 29 32 18 0 9 23 0.00 0.0 0 33 0 Su Sunny and mild.
27 41 28 33 35 17 0 9 26 0.00 0.0 0 30 0 Pc Pc to cldy..LCT
28 40 22 33 31 17 -1 8 23 0.00 0.0 0 34 0 Pc Pc becoming cldy late aftn. 
29 34 28 28 31 17 -1 8 23 0.16 2.0 2 34 0 Cdy Snow ending at noon. 
30 33 22 31 28 17 -1 8 20 0.56 0.2 1 37 0 Cdy Snow Am changing to rain aftn.Lgt snow 10pm
31 31 15 15 23 16 -1 8 15 0.14 0.8 2   42 0 Cdy Snow AM..Windy aftn. Day high 28
Monthly Summary
  Max Min   Avrg     Norm Deprt Pre Ha/Sn Grnd   HDD CDD Days Recap
                              Su December was a very mild month. I had 10 
Avrg 33.6 16.3   25.0     12.5 12.5         40 0 8 days that it was 40 or above but with no 
                              Pc record highs. It was a dry month execpt for
High 49 28           Total 1.06 5.4     1232 0 13 the last 3 days when we received .86 of
Low 11 -7           Norm 0.57           Cdy melted precipitation (mainly rain). Most snow-
                Deprt 0.49           10 fall was 2 " on the 29th with the greatest 
Total 1043 504           % Nrm 186.0%             snow depth of 2" on the 29 & 31. 
Yearly Summary
                Total 17.40 7.8     3146 760    
                Norm 21.19              
                Deprt -3.79              
                %Nrm 82.1%