Data for Moorhead, MN  56560  Clay County  
Station # 21-5586-1 (MORM5)
Keith, Observer
January-08
Season Fwd 2 0.00 20.1 0 3334 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 4 -4 -4 0 16 -1 7 -7 Trace Trace 10   65 0 Pc Lgt flurries after midnight..Windy..Cold. 
2 12 -7 12 3 16 -2 7 -4 Trace 0.1 10 62 0 Pc Lgt Snow 5am.. PC aftn. 
3 23 12 14 18 16 -2 7 11 0.00 0.0 9 47 0 Pc Windy early morning dim in the aftn. 
4 22 13 13 18 16 -2 7 11 0.00 0.0 9 47 0 Pc Cldy Am clearing afternoon. Nice Jan day.
5 36 9 30 23 16 -2 7 16 0.00 0.0 8   42 0 Pc Pc and much warmer..Jan thaw. 
6 40 25 25 33 16 -3 7 26 0.00 0.0 7   32 0 Pc Mild Jan day..Record high for this date 42.
7 37 24 30 31 16 -3 7 24 Trace Trace 7 34 0 Pc Pc and cont mild for Jan. Some graupel pm. 
8 30 12 14 21 16 -3 6 15 0.00 0.0 7 44 0 Pc Fair to Pc..Cooler daytime high 20.
9 27 10 21 19 16 -3 6 13 Trace Trace 7 46 0 Pc Lgt flurries & frz fog AM..Mostly cloudy aftn. 
10 23 16 16 20 16 -3 6 14 Trace Trace 7   45 0 Cdy Fog with some light flurries 9am..
11 18 14 14 16 15 -3 6 10 Trace 0.1 7   49 0 Cdy Light Flurries most of the day and evening.
12 17 9 9 13 15 -3 6 7 0.01 0.6 8 52 0 Cdy Snow AM thru around noon. 
13 17 -7 -7 5 15 -3 6 -1 0.04 0.8 9 60 0 Pc Snow 6am-9am.Lgt flurries till clearing late aftn
14 -6 -15 -10 -10 15 -3 6 -16 0.00 0.0 9 75 0 Su Sunny and cold. 
15 18 -10 18 4 15 -3 6 -2 0.00 0.0 8   61 0 Cdy Windy with drifting snow and icy roads. 
16 20 -5 -5 8 15 -3 6 2 0.01 0.1 8 57 0 Cdy Flurries/Freezing Drizzle AM..Dropping temps
17 9 -16 6 -3 15 -3 6 -9 0.01 0.8 9 68 0 Cdy Cloudy and cold. Snow / blowing snow pm.
18 6 -13 -13 -3 15 -3 6 -9 0.00 0.0 9 68 0 Su Daytime High -6. Wind chills around -30+
19 -6 -18 -18 -12 15 -3 6 -18 0.00 0.0 9 77 0 Su Sunny and cold..Wind chills -30
20 -7 -19 -8 -13 15 -3 6 -19 0.00 0.0 9   78 0 Su Sunny and cont. cold. Light winds today
21 5 -8 -3 -1 15 -3 6 -7 0.01 0.2 9 66 0 Cdy Snow am..Clearing late aftn. 
22 6 -6 -6 0 16 -3 7 -7 Trace Trace 9 65 0 Pc Pc to cloudy..Lgt flurries 5:30pm.
23 -2 -15 -9 -8 16 -2 7 -15 0.00 0.0 9 73 0 Pc Fair to Pc..Just enough wind to make it cold.
24 7 -18 4 -5 16 -2 7 -12 0.00 0.0 9 70 0 Su Fair..Warmer but cold wind chills
25 15 -4 2 6 16 -2 7 -1 0.00 0.0 9   59 0 Pc Pc and warmer..SE winds light. 
26 24 -4 10 10 16 -2 7 3 0.00 0.0 8 55 0 Su Sunny warmer. 
27 34 6 25 20 17 -1 8 12 0.00 0.0 8 45 0 Su Fair and nice day with a little more wind.
28 39 5 5 22 17 -1 8 14 0.01 0.1 8 43 0 Pc Lgt snow..Windy.. low visibilities 9:45pm.
29 5 -17 -17 -6 17 -1 8 -14 Trace Trace 8 71 0 Pc Windy Cold  WC -45. Few flurries AM. Day -8
30 -11 -23 -11 -17 18 -1 9 -26 Trace Trace 8 82 0 Pc Cold. WC -45 AM. Lighter winds.Lgt snow pm.
31 10 -11 10 0 18 0 9 -9 0.00 0.0 8   65 0 Pc Cldy AM..Clearing aftn..Windy and warmer 
Monthly Summary
  Max Min   Avrg     Norm Deprt Pre Ha/Sn Grnd   HDD CDD Days Recap
                              Su Jan started out very mild and ended up being
High 40 25         6.8 -0.2       Avrg 58 0 7 bitterly cold. Had wind chills of -45 to -50 on
Low -11 -23                         Pc the 29th. Over all it was just .2 below normal. 
                Total 0.09 2.8     1803 0 17 Precipitation we were .67 below the normal 
Avrg 15.2 -2.1   6.6       Norm 0.76           Cdy with only 2.8 inches of snow. Greatest snow
                Deprt -0.67           7 fall was .8 on the 13th and 17th. 
Total 472 -65           % Nrm 11.8%              
Yearly Summary
                Total 0.09 22.9     5137 0    
                Norm 0.76              
                Deprt -0.67              
                %Nrm 11.8%