Station # 21-5586-1 (MORM5)
Keith, Observer
January-04
Season Fwd 0.00 19.8 6 3291 0
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 29 14 14 22 16 -1 7 15 0.00 0.0 4   43 0 Pc Fair to Pc..Warmer..Nice day
2 32 6 6 19 16 -2 7 12 Trace Trace 4 46 0 Pc Lgt drizzle AM.Very lgt flurries 7pm.Clearng 8p
3 6 -9 -8 -1 16 -2 7 -8 0.00 0.0 4 66 0 Su Clear and cold . Daytime high 4
4 -2 -11 -11 -6 16 -2 7 -13 Trace Trace 4 71 0 Pc Dusting of sn AM..Clearing aftn. Cold.
5 -3 -18 -3 -10 16 -2 7 -17 0.00 0.0 4   75 0 Su Fair and bitterly cold.
6 10 -3 5 4 16 -3 7 -3 0.00 0.0 4   61 0 Pc Pc and cont. bitterly cold. 
7 12 -6 -4 3 16 -3 7 -4 0.00 0.0 4 62 0 Su Sunny and cont. cold. 
8 17 -4 14 7 16 -3 6 1 0.00 0.0 4 58 0 Pc Pc to cldy..Little warmer.
9 21 14 19 18 16 -3 6 12 Trace Trace 4 47 0 Cdy Lgt snow AM Cldy warmer aftn. 
10 28 19 26 24 16 -3 6 18 0.00 0.0 4   41 0 Cdy Cldy litter warmer..Not a bad winter day.
11 26 14 15 20 15 -3 6 14 0.01 0.2 4   45 0 Cdy Lgt snow am and late aftn..Day High 23
12 32 14 16 23 15 -3 6 17 Trace Trace 4 42 0 Cdy Cldy and warmer. Very light flurries pm.
13 23 0 23 12 15 -3 6 6 Trace Trace 4 53 0 Pc Clear cold AM..Cldy late aftn.Some lgt graupel
14 33 2 4 18 15 -3 6 12 0.02 0.2 4 47 0 Pc Snow early AM..Day High 9
15 28 4 21 16 15 -3 6 10 0.00 0.0 3   49 0 Su Fair and warmer..Nice winter day.
16 29 20 24 25 15 -3 6 19 0.00 0.0 3 40 0 Pc Pc to Cldy..LCT..
17 24 -8 -8 8 15 -3 6 2 Trace Trace 3 57 0 Pc Windy and cold! Lgt flurries aftn.Day High 22
18 -6 -14 -12 -10 15 -3 6 -16 0.00 0.0 3 75 0 Su Clear and cold.Coldest day time temp /season
19 8 -12 8 -2 15 -3 6 -8 0.01 0.2 3 67 0 Cdy Mostly Cloudy..Little warmer..Light snow pm
20 22 1 22 12 15 -3 6 6 0.04 0.7 4   53 0 Cdy Snow early AM. Cldy aftn. Snow again Pm.
21 27 -9 -9 9 15 -3 6 3 Trace Trace 4 56 0 Cdy Dropping temps..Windy.Occ flurries..Blw snow 
22 7 -13 7 -3 16 -3 7 -10 Trace Trace 4 68 0 Pc Pc becoming cldy pm..Light flurries.
23 11 -6 -6 3 16 -2 7 -4 0.13 1.7 6 62 0 Cdy Snow AM..Lgt flurries aftn.
24 9 -16 8 -3 16 -2 7 -10 0.01 0.2 6 68 0 Pc Cold AM..Becoming cldy aftn..Snow 8pm
25 13 8 12 11 16 -2 7 4 0.40 11.5 17   54 0 Cdy Snow heavy at times.
26 12 -14 -14 -1 16 -2 7 -8 0.02 0.8 18 66 0 Cdy Lgt Snow AM..Lgt flurries aftn. (up to 9:30pm)
27 -6 -23 -14 -14 17 -1 8 -22 0.02 0.2 18 79 0 Pc Pc.Cold.KFAR low -31.Tied Record. Lgt sn 5P
28 -14 -29 -25 -21 17 -1 8 -29 0.00 0.0 13 86 0 Su Cold AM..Day time high was -22
29 -20 -28 -25 -24 17 -1 8 -32 Trace 0.1 13 89 0 Su Cold!! Fair skies and cont. very cold.
30 -21 -31 -27 -26 18 -1 9 -35 0.00 0.0 13 91 0 Su Fair and cont. very cold.  (KFAR -36R)
31 3 -27 -1 -12 18 0 9 -21 0.07 1.2 14   77 0 Cdy Snow AM.. 1st day above 0 since 26th.
Monthly Summary
  Max Min   Avrg     Norm Deprt Pre Ha/Sn Grnd   HDD CDD Days Recap
                              Su January was a month with two season. 
Avrg 12.6 -5.3   3.7     6.8 -3.1         61 0 8 First half dry and mild second half wet and 
                              Pc bitterly cold. Record low set on the 30th at
High 33 20           Total 0.73 17.0     1894 0 12 Fargo's Aiport with -36. 16.4" of snow
Low -21 -31           Norm 0.76           Cdy fell in the last 13 days of the month. Highest
                Deprt -0.03           11 snow depth was 18" on the 26th and lowest
Total 390 -165           % Nrm 96.1%             3" on the 15th. 
Yearly Summery
                Total 0.73 36.8     5185 0    
                Norm 0.76              
                Deprt -0.03              
                %Nrm 96.1%