Data for Moorhead, MN  56560  Clay County  
Station # 21-5586-1 (MORM5)
Keith, Observer
January-09
Season Fwd 0.00 36 18 2.00 3599 0
Obs Time 10P...Normals Fargo WSO 1971-2000 Hail/Snow Snow HDD July-Jun…....CDD Jan-Dec
Date Max Min Obs Avrg N Hi N Lw Norm Deprt Pre Fell Grnd Core HDD CDD Sky Description Of Weather
1 24 -2 -2 11 16 -1 7 4 Trace Trace 14   54 0 Cdy Mostly cloudy..Light flurries aftn.
2 11 -13 10 -1 16 -2 7 -8 0.03 0.5 14 66 0 Cdy Snow 8pm-9pm. Rising evening temperatures
3 17 -1 -1 8 16 -2 7 1 0.28 2.8 16 57 0 Cdy Snow mid morning thru mid afternoon.
4 -1 -18 -17 -9 16 -2 7 -16 0.00 0.0 15 2.60 74 0 Su Cold, windy, Daytime high -5.
5 3 -18 0 -7 16 -2 7 -14 0.00 0.0 15   72 0 Su Cont cold..Light winds.
6 7 -1 1 3 16 -3 7 -4 Trace Trace 14   62 0 Pc Fair to Pc..Light flurries late aftn and evening.
7 2 -4 1 -1 16 -3 7 -8 0.01 0.3 14 66 0 Pc Pc to cldy..Light flurries off and on all day.
8 4 -8 2 -2 16 -3 6 -8 0.00 0.0 14 67 0 Pc Pc..Light winds. No snow up to 11:15pm
9 12 -7 -7 3 16 -3 6 -3 Trace Trace 14 62 0 Cdy Flurries mid morning. Clearing pm and cold
10 9 -9 9 0 16 -3 6 -6 0.00 0.0 14   65 0 Pc Pc..No snow in the metro area. 
11 11 4 8 8 15 -3 6 2 Trace Trace 13 2.10 57 0 Pc Fair to Pc. Lgt flurries early AM and late aftn.
12 13 -17 -17 -2 15 -3 6 -8 0.10 1.8 14 67 0 Cdy Snow ending 9am..Blizzard conditions. 
13 -7 -26 -7 -16 15 -3 6 -22 0.06 0.6 14 81 0 Pc Clear Am..Snow afternoon and evening. 
14 -7 -24 -24 -15 15 -3 6 -21 0.01 0.2 14 80 0 Su Light snow early AM..Clearing and cold!!
15 -12 -27 -25 -19 15 -3 6 -25 0.00 0.0 14   84 0 Su Cold only way to put it. 
16 11 -26 11 -7 15 -3 6 -13 Trace Trace 14 72 0 Cdy Cold AM..Light flurries late aftn and evening.
17 24 11 21 18 15 -3 6 12 0.01 0.3 14 47 0 Cdy Light flurries 3-4pm.
18 28 13 13 21 15 -3 6 15 Trace Trace 13 2.28 44 0 Pc Cldy light snow mid day..Clearing aftn.
19 25 12 22 19 15 -3 6 13 Trace Trace 13 46 0 Cdy Few flurries off and on..Windy
20 23 13 17 18 15 -3 6 12 0.00 0.0 13   47 0 Cdy Mostly cloudy..LCT. 
21 28 13 14 21 15 -3 6 15 0.00 0.0 13 44 0 Su Fair and warmer..Light winds.
22 18 1 18 10 16 -3 7 3 Trace Trace 13 55 0 Pc Dense Fog AM..Lifting mid morn..Lgt snow 10p
23 19 -10 -10 5 16 -2 7 -2 Trace Trace 13 60 0 Pc Flurries 1am.Clear, Windy and cold aftn. 
24 -3 -18 -10 -10 16 -2 7 -17 0.00 0.0 13 75 0 Su Fair and cold..Windy. 
25 -2 -13 -10 -7 16 -2 7 -14 0.00 0.0 13 2.47 72 0 Su Sunny..Cont cold. 
26 -3 -15 -10 -9 16 -2 7 -16 0.00 0.0 13 74 0 Su Sunny..Cont cold. 
27 1 -20 -4 -9 17 -1 8 -17 0.00 0.0 13 74 0 Su Fair and cont cold.
28 18 -4 13 7 17 -1 8 -1 0.05 0.7 13 58 0 Cdy Light snow ( 9:30a-8:39p). Warmer.Lgt winds.
29 13 -8 -6 3 17 -1 8 -5 Trace 0.1 13 62 0 Pc Cldy light snow 11 AM..Clear aftn.Day high 8
30 21 -10 20 6 18 -1 9 -3 0.00 0.0 13 59 0 Cdy Frost this AM..Mostly cloudy afternoon. 
31 44 17 28 31 18 0 9 22 0.00 0.0 13   34 0 Pc Record High. Windy. KFAR had 44R/51mph
Monthly Summary
  Max Min   Avrg     Norm Deprt Pre Ha/Sn Grnd   HDD CDD Days Recap
                              Su Not much snow in Jan but we did get our
High 44 17         6.8 -4.6       Avrg 62 0 9 share of cold weather. Coldest day was on
Low -12 -27                         Pc the 15th with -27 and the warmest day was 
                Total 0.55 7.3     1937 0 11 the last day of the month with 44 and the 
Avrg 11.3 -6.9   2.2       Norm 0.76           Cdy only day above freezing. 
                Deprt -0.21           11  
Total 351 -215           % Nrm 72.4%              
Yearly Summary
                Total 0.55 43.3     5536 0    
                Norm 0.76 46.7            
                Deprt -0.21              
                %Nrm 72.4%