February 2001

Data for Moorhead, MN 56560 Clay County
Station # 21-5586-1 (MORM5)
Keith, Observer
February-01
                                 
Season Fwd                 0.20 31.4     5421 0    
Obs Time 10P...Normals Fargo WSO 1961-90 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 -5 -15 -15 -10 17 -2 8 -18 0.00 0.0 11   75 0 Su Sunny and cold. Day high -6
2 3 -15 5 -6 17 -2 8 -14 0.08 1.0 12   71 0 Cdy Cdy..Lgt snow most of day..Windy.
3 35 5 19 20 18 -2 8 12 0.01 0.2 12   45 0 Pc Pc..Light snow early AM…
4 23 16 16 20 18 -1 8 12 0.00 0.0 11 2.00 45 0 Cdy Cldy becoming Pc late aftn.
5 31 15 23 23 18 -1 9 14 0.00 0.0 11   42 0 Su Sunny. Nice Feb day.
6 27 10 10 19 18 -1 9 10 Trace Trace 11   46 0 Pc Pc AM..Cldy aftn.Lgt sn 5p..Clearing pm
7 15 4 12 10 19 0 9 1 0.03 0.5 11   55 0 Cdy Lgt snow most of day..
8 12 -1 -1 6 19 0 10 -4 0.08 1.6 12   59 0 Cdy Snow again most of day..Day high 8
9 2 -10 -10 -4 19 0 10 -14 0.00 0.0 12   69 0 Su Sunny and cold.
10 0 -20 -5 -10 19 1 10 -20 Trace Trace 12   75 0 Pc Sunny,cold Am..Cdy,lgt snow aftn.
11 15 -6 13 5 20 1 10 -5 0.11 1.2 13 2.03 60 0 Cdy Mostly cldy..Lgt snow Am..& again PM.
12 18 1 1 10 20 1 11 -1 0.05 0.7 14   55 0 Cdy Snow early AM..Clearing afternoon.
13 14 -2 -1 6 20 2 11 -5 Trace Trace 14   59 0 Su Cldy Am light snow..7:30am. Sunny aftn.
14 4 -10 -9 -3 21 2 12 -15 0.00 0.0 14   68 0 Su Sunny and cold.. Light winds
15 15 -13 4 1 21 3 12 -11 Trace Trace 14   64 0 Pc Pc..Light flurries aftn..Clearing by 5:30pm
16 4 -6 -6 -1 21 3 12 -13 0.00 0.0 14   66 0 Su Sunny, windy & cold.
17 10 -12 1 -1 22 3 13 -14 0.00 0.0 14   66 0 Su Sunny and cont. cold.
18 20 -10 18 5 22 4 13 -8 Trace Trace 13 2.10 60 0 Pc Dense fog AM..Lgt flurries.Hgh thin clds aftn.
19 18 5 8 12 22 4 13 -1 0.00 0.0 13   53 0 Pc Pc steady temps..Day high 16
20 8 -9 -9 0 23 5 14 -14 0.00 0.0 13   65 0 Su Sunny and cold.
21 10 -18 10 -4 23 5 14 -18 Trace Trace 13   69 0 Pc Clear & cold Am..Cldy late aftn.Lgt flurries Pm
22 18 10 6 14 24 6 15 -1 Trace Trace 13   51 0 Pc Lgt flurries AM. Pc aftn..Lgt flurries PM
23 17 -7 17 5 24 6 15 -10 0.12 1.6 14   60 0 Pc Pc turning cldy Aftn..Snow pm..
24 23 17 18 20 24 7 16 4 0.13 1.4 16   45 0 Cdy Cldy..Lgt freezng drizzle/Snow,AM..Snow PM
25 18 5 5 12 25 7 16 -4 0.10 2.0 17 3.00 53 0 Cdy Blizzard cond. early AM..Winds Dim Aftn.
26 8 -7 -7 1 25 8 16 -15 0.03 1.4 18   64 0 Su Snow early AM..Clearing early and cold.
27 7 -13 -6 -3 26 8 17 -20 0.00 0.0 18   68 0 Su Sunny and cont cold.
28 27 -7 14 10 26 9 17 -7 0.00 0.0 18   55 0 Pc Pc and much warmer.
                                 
                                 
                                 
 
Monthly Summary
  Max Min   Avrg     Norm Deprt Pre Ha/Sn Grnd   HDD CDD Days Recap
Total 397 -93                         Su February was another cold month. Average
                              10 temperature was 5.5 which is 6.5 below
Avrg 14.2 -3.3   5.5     12.0 -6.5         59 0 Pc normal. We had 10 days of measurable
High 35 17           Total 0.74 11.6     1663 0 10 snow with the greatest amount falling on the
Low -5 -20           Norm 0.45           Cdy 23rd - 26th totaling 6.4. Most snow on the
                Deprt 0.29           8 ground was 18 inches.
                % Nrm 164.4%              
Yearly Summery
                Total 0.94 43.0     7084 0    
                Norm 1.12              
                Deprt -0.18              
                %Nrm 83.9%              
                                 

Last Updated on 3/1/01 Final update
By Keith
Email: kemsky@worldnet.att.net