Data for Moorhead, MN  56560  Clay County  
Station # 21-5586-1 (MORM5)
Keith, Observer
January-05
Season Fwd 0.00 8 2 3215 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 17 1 17 9 16 -1 7 2 0.14 1.4 3   56 0 Cdy Snow from 2pm on thru 10:30pm..
2 17 -5 -5 6 16 -2 7 -1 0.00 0.0 3 59 0 Su Sunny and cold..Daytime High 3
3 7 -11 7 -2 16 -2 7 -9 Trace Trace 3 67 0 Su Fair and cold..Light winds.Lgt Flurries 10pm.
4 7 -17 -17 -5 16 -2 7 -12 Trace 0.2 3 70 0 Su Lgt snow early AM..Fair this aftn..Day High -4
5 -9 -23 -17 -16 16 -2 7 -23 Trace Trace 3   81 0 Pc Fair to Pc..Light flurries around noon.
6 9 -18 4 -4 16 -3 7 -11 0.00 0.0 3   69 0 Su Sunny and little warmer. 
7 11 -3 0 4 16 -3 7 -3 Trace Trace 3 61 0 Pc Pc..Light snow aftn
8 14 -7 14 4 16 -3 6 -2 0.00 0.0 3 61 0 Cdy Mostly Cloudy..
9 15 4 4 10 16 -3 6 4 0.13 1.8 5 55 0 Cdy Snow early afternoon..
10 6 -6 0 0 16 -3 6 -6 0.00 0.0 5   65 0 Pc Cldy AM..Clearing pm..Cold.
11 17 -8 17 5 15 -3 6 -1 Trace Trace 5   60 0 Cdy Mostly cloudy..Flurries 10:30pm
12 24 8 8 16 15 -3 6 10 0.26 3.1 8 49 0 Cldy Snow ending at 10am..Mild..
13 8 -16 -16 -4 15 -3 6 -10 0.00 0.0 8 69 0 Su Sunny and cold..Windy..Day High -7
14 -8 -23 -12 -15 15 -3 6 -21 0.00 0.0 8 80 0 Su Sunny and cont. very cold.
15 -2 -16 -13 -9 15 -3 6 -15 0.00 0.0 8   74 0 Su Sunny and cont. cold.
16 -9 -21 -21 -15 15 -3 6 -21 0.00 0.0 8 80 0 Su Sunny and colder..
17 2 -26 2 -12 15 -3 6 -18 0.00 0.0 7 77 0 Su Cold this AM! Clear aftn becoming overcast PM
18 38 2 16 20 15 -3 6 14 Trace Trace 5 45 0 Cdy Sleet/ice pellets & much warmer.
19 16 4 14 10 15 -3 6 4 Trace Trace 5 55 0 Cdy Flurries AM/Aftn..Daytime High 14
20 17 13 13 15 15 -3 6 9 0.03 0.3 5   50 0 Cdy Snow/Freezing mist AM..
21 22 -1 -1 11 15 -3 6 5 0.43 4.1 9 54 0 Cdy Snow most of the day..Blizzard conditions PM
22 0 -6 -1 -3 16 -3 7 -10 0.00 0.0 9 68 0 Su Sunny Windy AM..Winds dim aftn. Day H -2
23 23 -1 21 11 16 -2 7 4 0.00 0.0 9 54 0 Su Fair and warmer..
24 28 21 26 25 16 -2 7 18 0.00 0.0 9 40 0 Cdy Cldy and warmer. 
25 38 12 12 25 16 -2 7 18 0.00 0.0 6 1.41 40 0 Pc Pc becoming cldy pm..Nice Jan day. 
26 12 -2 -2 5 16 -2 7 -2 Trace Trace 6 60 0 Pc Lgt snow AM.Pc aftn...Daytime High 9
27 27 -4 27 12 17 -1 8 4 Trace Trace 6 53 0 Su Lgt snow AM..Fair afternoon.Warmer.
28 31 25 31 28 17 -1 8 20 0.13 0.8 7 37 0 Cdy Frz Rain.Ice Pellets/Snow thru mid aftn. 
29 31 16 16 24 17 -1 8 16 0.00 0.0 7 41 0 Cdy Cldy.Cooler..Day time High 21
30 30 16 28 23 18 -1 9 14 0.00 0.0 7 42 0 Cdy Cloudy with LCT..
31 34 28 34 31 18 0 9 22 Trace 0.0 7 1.34 34 0 Cdy Fog..Light drizzle 4pm..
Monthly Summary
  Max Min   Avrg     Norm Deprt Pre Ha/Sn Grnd   HDD CDD Days Recap
                              Su January started out cold and mild at the end
Avrg 15.3 -2.1   6.6     6.8 -0.2         58 0 12 of the month. Average temperature was -0.2 
                              Pc Greatest snow fall was on the 21st with 4.1
High 38 28           Total 1.12 11.7     1806 0 5 causing blizzard conditions in the evening.
Low -9 -26           Norm 0.76           Cdy  
                Deprt 0.36           13  
Total 473 -64           % Nrm 147.4%              
Yearly Summary
                Total 1.12 19.7     5021 0    
                Norm 0.76              
                Deprt 0.36              
                %Nrm 147.4%