Data for Moorhead, MN  56560  Clay County  
Station # 21-5586-1 (MORM5)
Keith, Observer
December-12
Season Fwd 16.37 8.4 1.0 0 1890 795
Obs Time 10P...Normals Fargo WSO 1981-2010 Hail/Snow HDD July-Jun…....CDD Jan-Dec
Date Max Min Obs Avrg N Hi N Lw Norm Deprt Pre Fell Depth 7am SWE HDD CDD Sky Description Of Weather
1 41 31 31 36 28 12 20 16 Trace 0.0 Trace   29 0 Pc Light rain around 9:30 pm this evening
2 49 28 48 39 27 11 19 20 0.00 0.0 Trace   26 0 Pc Dense fog AM..Mild and windy. 
3 48 23 23 36 27 11 19 17 0.05 0.0 0.0   29 0 Pc Mild Am light rain, clearing around noon
4 23 13 14 18 26 10 18 0 0.00 0.0 0.0   47 0 Su Much cooler but sunny. 
5 38 14 38 26 26 10 18 8 Trace 0.0 0.0   39 0 Cdy Windy but warmer. Rain 11;30pm
6 38 19 21 29 26 9 17 12 0.00 0.0 0.0   36 0 Pc High was at midnight..daytime high around 30
7 21 14 18 18 25 9 17 1 Trace Trace 0.0   47 0 Cdy Light flurries early afternoon.Day Max 20
8 30 18 20 24 25 8 17 8 0.07 0.7 0.0   41 0 Cdy Light flurries 10-12p..Snow 8:30-12pm
9 20 -6 -6 7 24 8 16 -9 0.09 1.0 1.5   58 0 Cdy Snow/blowing snow. Gust 38mph..day Hi 10
10 8 -8 3 0 24 8 16 -16 Trace 0.1 1.5   65 0 Pc Cold!!Cdy aftn with light flurries
11 11 1 6 6 24 7 15 -9 Trace 0.1 1.0   59 0 Pc Cdy light flurries off and on but clearing late aftn
12 26 6 10 16 23 7 15 1 0.00 0.0 1.0   49 0 Pc Warmer..Some flurries S of Fgo-Mhd
13 16 8 15 12 23 7 15 -3 Trace Trace 1.0   53 0 Pc Light snow 1-2am 10am Sunny afternoon
14 31 10 22 21 22 6 14 7 0.00 0.0 1.0   44 0 Su Patchy fog this morning..Sunny afternoon.
15 28 14 14 21 22 6 14 7 Trace Trace 1.0   44 0 Cdy Mostly cloudy light flurries around 11:30pm
16 23 14 17 19 22 6 14 5 Trace Trace 1.0   46 0 Cdy Light flurries off and on thruout the day.
17 21 14 21 18 22 5 13 5 Trace 0.1 1.0   47 0 Cdy Lgt sn midday. S metero had .5 snow at 4-5am.
18 27 21 27 24 21 5 13 11 0.04 0.5 1.0   41 0 Cdy Light snow noon and again late afternoon.
19 27 16 18 22 21 5 13 9 Trace Trace 1.0   43 0 Pc Pc becoming cloudy late afternoon with flurries
20 18 0 0 9 21 4 13 -4 Trace Trace 1.0   56 0 Cdy Cloudy with light snow mid day-early aftn.
21 10 -1 8 5 20 4 12 -7 Trace 0.1 1.0   60 0 Cdy Light flurries AM..thru noon.
22 13 4 7 9 20 4 12 -3 Trace 0.1 1.0   56 0 Pc Light snow off and on midday and evening.
23 7 0 2 4 20 4 12 -8 0.09 0.9 1.0   61 0 Cdy Snow 6pm and still snowing obs time
24 2 -10 -10 -4 20 3 12 -16 0.02 0.4 2.3   69 0 Su Light snow early am..Clearing and cold aftn-on
25 1 -11 1 -5 20 3 11 -16 Trace Trace 2.3   70 0 Su Sunny cold but with light winds. Lgt snow 11:59
26 9 -6 -6 2 19 3 11 -9 0.05 0.7 3.0   63 0 Cdy Snow 12am-8:30am Clear pm..Nearly calm winds.
27 16 -6 10 5 19 3 11 -6 0.03 0.3 3.0   60 0 Cdy Light snow early am again afternoon. Lgt winds
28 16 2 7 9 19 2 11 -2 0.01 0.1 3.4   56 0 Cdy Lgt snow off and on most of the day. Lgt wnds
29 8 -1 4 4 19 2 11 -7 Trace Trace 3.4   61 0 Cdy Light snow mid morning
30 19 4 12 12 19 2 10 2 Trace Trace 3.4   53 0 Pc Light snow early am and again late evening.
31 12 -9 -9 2 19 2 10 -8 Trace Trace 3.4   63 0 Su Light snow 12-2am .daytime max 1.
Monthly Summary
  Max Min   Avrg     Norm Deprt Pre Ha/Sn Grnd   HDD CDD Days Recap
Total 657 216                         Su Dec was a cloudy and average month on the
                              5 temperature side but well below normal for 
Avrg 21.2 7.0   14.1     14.1 0.0         51 0 Pc snowfall. We had 10 days with just a trace of
High 49 31           Total 0.45 5.1     1571 0 11 snow and greatest daily snowfall was 1" on the
Low 1 -11           Norm 0.83 11.2         Cdy 9th. 
                Deprt -0.38 -6.1         15  
                % Nrm 54.3% 45.5%            
Yearly Summery  (Snowfall July to June)
                Total 16.82 13.5     3461 795    
                Norm 22.58 19.8            
                Deprt -5.76 -6.3            
                %Nrm 74.5% 68.2%