Data for Moorhead, MN  56560  Clay County  
Station # 21-5586-1 (MORM5)
Keith, Observer
February-04
Season Fwd 0.73 36.8 14 5185 0
Obs Time 10P...Normals Fargo WSO 1971-2000 Hail/Snow Wtr HDD July-Jun…....CDD Jan-Dec
Date Max Min Greatest snow fall  Avrg N Hi N Lw Norm Deprt Pre Fell Grnd Eq HDD CDD Sky Description Of Weather
1 5 -6 -6 0 19 0 10 -10 Trace Trace 14   65 0 Cdy Cldy AM..Very light flurries early afternoon
2 7 -12 -12 -2 19 0 10 -12 Trace Trace 14 67 0 Pc Pc to cldy..Light snow mid morning. 
3 -3 -18 -18 -10 19 1 10 -20 0.00 0.0 14 75 0 Su Clear Cold AM..Another below -0- day. 
4 18 -20 17 -1 19 1 10 -11 Trace 0.1 11 66 0 Pc Pc. Cloudy aftn with light snow.Lot of drifting.
5 22 14 14 18 20 1 11 7 0.10 1.1 12   47 0 Cdy Light snow ending 4pm
6 14 -4 -4 5 20 3 11 -6 0.02 0.4 12   60 0 Pc Snow AM.Up to 6am .Fair.Drop temps aftn.
7 5 -12 5 -3 20 3 11 -14 0.00 0.0 12 68 0 Su Fair and cold..Becoming cloudy late pm.
8 27 5 24 16 20 3 11 5 0.09 0.9 13 49 0 Cdy Mostly cloudy..Light snow AM.
9 24 10 10 17 21 3 12 5 0.02 0.2 13 48 0 Cdy Lgt snow off and on. Dropping temps
10 20 -3 20 9 21 4 12 -3 0.02 0.3 13   56 0 Cdy Very light snow Am and again late aftn.
11 20 -1 -1 10 22 4 13 -3 0.20 2.4 15   55 0 Cdy Snow most of the day..Low visibilities
12 17 -8 16 5 22 4 13 -8 0.00 0.0 15 60 0 Pc Pc..Windy/Some drifting snow Rising temps
13 30 4 4 17 22 4 13 4 0.00 0.0 13 48 0 Su Sunny and mild
14 4 -11 -11 -3 23 5 14 -17 0.00 0.0 13 68 0 Su Sunny and much colder. 
15 7 -15 6 -4 23 5 14 -18 0.00 0.0 12 2.07 69 0 Pc Clear AM becoming cldy by late afternoon.
16 26 6 9 16 23 5 14 2 0.00 0.0 12 49 0 Su Fair and warmer..
17 24 -4 23 10 24 6 15 -5 0.00 0.0 12 55 0 Cdy Fog this AM..Cldy Aftn.
18 38 15 30 27 24 6 15 12 0.00 0.0 11 38 0 Pc Pc to cldy..Warmer..Lighter winds
19 38 28 32 33 24 7 16 17 0.19 0.2 10 32 0 Cdy Cldy mixed precip this AM. Lgt rain/snow pm
20 32 23 23 28 25 7 16 12 Trace Trace 10   37 0 Cdy Light freezing drizzle with mix snow AM.
21 35 12 24 24 25 8 17 7 0.00 0.0 10 41 0 Pc Pc Little warmer..Nice day.
22 36 24 26 30 25 9 17 13 Trace Trace 10 2.27 35 0 Cdy Cldy and LCT..Small snow grains 9pm.
23 33 24 27 29 25 9 17 12 0.01 0.1 10 36 0 Cdy Snow early AM..Cldy aftn..Cooler 
24 31 24 31 28 26 10 18 10 0.00 0.0 10 37 0 Cdy Cldy and cool.
25 32 28 30 30 26 10 18 12 0.00 0.0 10   35 0 Cdy Cldy and cont cool.
26 38 28 33 33 26 10 18 15 0.02 0.2 9 32 0 Pc Snow early AM. Sunny afternoon and warmer.
27 41 33 33 37 27 11 19 18 0.00 0.0 7 28 0 Pc Pc and windy. Warmer
28 41 30 32 36 27 11 19 17 0.00 0.0 7 29 0 Pc Pc to cldy..Cont mild.  
29 35 31 33 33 27 11 19 14 0.06 0.0 5 1.65 32 0 Cdy Light rain AM .Cldy aftn..Lgt rain 9pm on
           
                                 
Monthly Summary
  Max Min   Avrg     Norm Deprt Pre Ha/Sn Grnd   HDD CDD Days Recap
                              Su Feb started out on the cold side but turned
Avrg 24.0 7.8   15.9     14.2 1.7         49 0 5 around on the 16th.  We were 1.7  above 
                              Pc normal with the highest temperature on the  
High 41 33           Total 0.73 5.9     1417 0 10 27/28 with 41. Coldest -20 on the 4th.  
Low -3 -20           Norm 0.59           Cdy Greatest snow fall was on the 11th with 2.4". 
                Deprt 0.14           14 Most snow on the ground 14" on the 1-2nd
Total 697 225           % Nrm 123.7%             Total snow for the month 5.9"/Total Yr 42.7
Yearly Summery
                Total 1.46 42.7     6602 0    
                Norm 1.35              
                Deprt 0.11              
                %Nrm 108.1%