Data for Moorhead, MN 56560 Clay County
Station # 21-5586-1 (MORM5)
Keith, Observer
January-02
                                 
Season Fwd                 0.00 22.1 3   0 694    
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 10 -2 -2 4 16 -1 7 -3 0.01 0.2 3   61 0 Cdy Flurries AM..Clearing late afternoon.
2 12 -4 4 4 16 -2 7 -3 Trace Trace 3   61 0 Cdy Flurries Am..Cold southerly winds.
3 22 3 17 13 16 -2 7 6 0.00 0.0 3   52 0 Su Fair and wamer.
4 31 11 29 21 16 -2 7 14 0.00 0.0 3   44 0 Cdy Cldy with light winds.
5 33 19 19 26 16 -2 7 19 Trace Trace 3   39 0 Pc Partly cldy aftn becoming cldy pm..Lgt flurries
6 19 4 7 12 16 -3 7 5 0.01 0.2 3   53 0 Su Sunny and cold. Day high 11.
7 34 6 34 20 16 -3 7 13 0.00 0.0 3   45 0 Cdy Mostly cldy..Warmer
8 49 34 42 42 16 -3 6 36 0.00 0.0 1   23 0 Su Sunny and very mild.
9 44 35 35 40 16 -3 6 34 0.00 0.0 Tr   25 0 Su Cont very mild for Jan.
10 36 29 31 33 16 -3 6 27 0.00 0.0 Tr   32 0 Cdy Cldy..Becoming PC late aftn..Cooler
11 39 26 33 33 15 -3 6 27 0.00 0.0 Tr   32 0 Pc Pc becoming cloudy late aftn.
12 40 25 28 33 15 -3 6 27 0.00 0.0 Tr   32 0 Pc Cont warm and mild for Jan.
13 36 24 25 30 15 -3 6 24 0.00 0.0 Tr   35 0 Pc Precip. mvtmnt from east to west ,unusual
14 27 18 21 23 15 -3 6 17 0.03 0.3 Tr   42 0 Cdy Light snow aftn/evening
15 21 10 13 16 15 -3 6 10 Trace 0.1 Tr   49 0 Pc Pc to Cldy..Lgt flurries aftn. Day High 16
16 23 11 11 17 15 -3 6 11 Trace 0.1 Tr   48 0 Pc Pc..Flurries Am and late aftn.
17 17 -2 -2 8 15 -3 6 2 Trace Trace Tr   57 0 Pc AM Flurries..Clearing Pm .Colder
18 14 -8 13 3 15 -3 6 -3 0.00 0.0 Tr   62 0 Pc Pc to Cldy..Coldest day of the season
19 28 3 3 16 15 -3 6 10 Trace Trace Tr   49 0 Pc Pc to Cldy..Light flurries and very windy
20 22 3 14 13 15 -3 6 7 Trace 0.2 Tr   52 0 Cdy Mostly Cloudy..Cont mild for Jan.
21 38 14 18 26 15 -3 6 20 0.00 0.0 Tr   39 0 Pc P Sunny and mild day.
22 25 5 5 15 16 -3 7 8 Trace Trace Tr   50 0 Cdy Mostly Cloudy..Dropping temps aftn.
23 8 1 1 5 16 -2 7 -2 Trace Trace Tr   60 0 Su Sunny and cold.
24 32 1 26 17 16 -2 7 10 0.00 0.0 Tr   48 0 Su Mostly sunny and warmer.
25 51 13 13 32 16 -2 7 25 0.00 0.0 0   33 0 Pc RECORD HIGH..OLD RECORD 41 IN 1944.
26 19 11 14 15 16 -2 7 8 0.00 0.0 0   50 0 Cdy Cloudy and much colder.
27 16 1 1 9 17 -1 8 1 Trace 0.1 Tr   56 0 Cdy Light flurries through out the day.
28 1 -3 -1 -1 17 -1 8 -9 0.12 1.8 2   66 0 Cdy Light snow this aftn/evening
29 6 -4 3 1 17 -1 8 -7 0.04 0.8 2   64 0 Cdy Light snow this aftn/evening.
30 9 -10 2 0 18 -1 9 -9 0.00 0.0 2   65 0 Su Clear and cold.
31 19 -1 2 9 18 0 9 0 0.00 0.0 2   56 0 Su Sunny and warmer
 
Monthly Summary
  Max Min   Avrg     Norm Deprt Pre Ha/Sn Grnd   HDD CDD Days Recap
Total 781 273                         Su Jan 2002 was a very warm and mild
                              8 month. We had a record high of 51 on the
Avrg 25.2 8.8   17.0     6.8 10.2         48 0 Pc 25th with the coldest temperature of -10
High 51 35           Total 0.21 3.8     1480 0 11 on the 30th. Only had 3.8 inches of snow
Low 1 -10           Norm 0.76           Cdy with the greatest 24 hr snow fall of 1.8 on
                Deprt -0.55           12 the 28th. There were 19 days of a trace or
                % Nrm 27.6%             less of snow on the ground
Yearly Summery
                Total 0.21 25.9     1480 694    
                Norm 0.76              
                Deprt -0.55              
                %Nrm 27.6%              
                                 

Last Updated on 2/1/02
By Keith
Email: kemsky@worldnet.att.net