December 1999

Data for Moorhead, MN 56560 Clay County
Station # 21-5586-1 (MORM5)
Keith, Observer
Dec-99
                Trace          
Season Fwd             27.55   0 1685 548    
Obs Time 10P...Normals Fargo WSO 1961-90 Hail/Snow       HDD July-Jun…....CDD Jan-Dec
Date Max Min Obs Avrg Norm Deprt Pre Fell Grnd HDD CDD Sky Description Of Weather
1 49 28 31 39 19 20 0.00 0.0 0 26 0 Pc Pc and cont. mild.
2 38 25 36 32 18 14 0.00 0.0 0 33 0 Cdy Cdy and cooler.
3 38 30 33 34 17 17 0.00 0.0 0 31 0 Cdy Cdy with LCT all day.
4 37 22 23 30 17 13 Trace Trace 0 35 0 Cdy Lgt Snow 6:30am..Cldy till clearing late aftn.
5 22 15 16 19 16 3 0.00 0.0 0 46 0 Pc Clear..Becoming cdy late AM..Clearing late aftn.
6 36 16 29 26 16 10 0.00 0.0 0 39 0 Su Sunny and warmer.
7 38 23 26 31 15 16 0.00 0.0 0 34 0 Pc Pc cont mild.
8 36 19 19 28 15 13 0.00 0.0 0 37 0 Pc Pc to mostly cldy..LCT
9 37 13 23 25 14 11 Trace Trace 0 40 0 Pc Pc light snow pellets this AM.
10 32 21 32 27 14 13 0.00 0.0 0 38 0 Pc Fair to Pc becoming cldy by late afternoon
11 45 25 25 35 13 22 0.00 0.0 0 30 0 Su Sunny and mild..
12 43 18 23 31 13 18 0.00 0.0 0 34 0 Pc Pc and cont. mild..Clearing late aftn.
13 45 16 40 31 12 19 0.00 0.0 0 34 0 Cdy Mostly Cldy..Mild
14 40 26 26 33 12 21 0.28 2.3 2 32 0 Cdy Snow thu aftn. Day hi 32.
15 26 -4 -4 11 11 0 0.00 0.0 2 54 0 Pc Pc with dropping temps all day. Day Hi 20
16 1 -9 0 -4 11 -15 Trace Trace 2 69 0 Pc Very lgt flurries early AM.. Pc cold aftn.
17 20 0 20 10 11 -1 Trace Trace 2 55 0 Cdy Mostly Cdy..Very light flurries 7pm
18 32 19 23 26 10 16 0.06 0.7 2 39 0 Cdy Mostly Cdy..Windy..Warmer.Snow 9pm
19 32 5 5 19 10 9 0.07 1.1 2 46 0 Pc Snow early AM & again PM..Windy.
20 5 -10 -8 -2 10 -12 0.01 0.2 2 67 0 Pc Pc and cold..Day high -2
21 7 -13 -10 -3 9 -12 0.00 0.0 2 68 0 Su Sunny and cold.
22 6 -15 5 -4 9 -13 0.00 0.0 2 69 0 Su Sunny and cont. cold..Some clds mvng in 5pm
23 26 5 18 16 9 7 0.03 0.0 2 49 0 Cdy Rising temps..Frz Rain mid mrn. Icy roads
24 30 17 19 24 8 16 0.00 0.0 1 41 0 Pc Cdy Am..Clearing mid Aftn.
25 47 17 28 32 8 24 0.00 0.0 Trace 33 0 Pc Pc and mld..New record high..Windy PM
26 36 16 20 26 8 18 Trace Trace Trace 39 0 Cdy Mostly cloudy..Ice Pellets arnd 5:30pm
27 36 4 35 20 7 13 0.00 0.0 Trace 45 0 Cdy Clear AM..Turning cldy aftn..Rising temps
28 46 32 37 39 7 32 0.00 0.0 Trace 26 0 Pc Pc and cont. very mild.
29 52 26 26 39 7 32 0.00 0.0 0 26 0 Su Mostly sunny and very mild. Record high.
30 36 22 25 29 7 22 Trace Trace 0 36 0 Pc Pc very lgt snow Am..2" out of town.
31 38 17 20 28 7 21 0.00 0.0 0 37 0 Pc Pc and cont mild for this time of the year.
 
Monthly Summary
  Max Min   Avrg Norm Deprt Pre Ha/Sn Grnd HDD CDD Days Recap
Total 1012 426                   Su December turned out to be a very warm
                        5 and dry month. We had only 5 days with
Avrg 32.6 13.7   23.2 11.6 11.6       42 0 Pc below normal temperatures. Our first
High 52 32       Total 0.45 4.3   1288 0 16 measurable snow fell on the 14th but all
Low 1 -15       Norm 0.65         Cdy melted by the 25th.
            Deprt -0.20         10  
            % Nrm 69.2%            
Yearly Summery
            Total 28.00 4.3   2973 548    
            Norm 19.45            
            Deprt 8.55            
            %Nrm 144.0%            
Total 1012 426                      

 


Last Updated on 01/06/2000@10:30pm
By Keith
Email: kemsky@worldnet.att.net