Data for Moorhead, MN 56560 Clay County
Station # 21-5586-1 (MORM5)
Keith, Observer
Jan-99
                           
Season Fwd             0.00 16.8 0 3138 0    
Obs Time 10P...Normals Fargo WSO 1961-90 Hail/Snow       HDD July-Jun..CDD Jan-Dec
Date Max Min Obs Avrg Norm Deprt Pre Fell Grnd HDD CDD Sky Description Of Weather
1 5 -16 5 -5.5 7 -12.5 0.32 3.2 5 70 0 Cdy Snow all day. Vis down to 1/2 mile at times.
2 8 -4 -3 2.0 6 -4.0 0.17 2.1 6 63 0 Cdy Lgt snow most of the day.
3 -3 -14 -15 -8.5 6 -14.5 0.01 0.2 6 73 0 Su Fair and cold…Day hi -6
4 -7 -21 -7 -14.0 6 -20.0 0.00 0.0 6 79 0 Su Clear and very cold.
5 7 -7 4 0.0 6 -6.0 0.02 0.7 7 65 0 Cdy Rising temps during ngt.Lgt fluffy snow aftn.
6 5 -13 -11 -4.0 6 -10.0 0.01 0.2 7 69 0 Su Just plain COLD..Day Hi -8
7 2 -15 2 -6.5 6 -12.5 0.00 0.0 7 71 0 Pc Pc little warmer
8 3 -14 -14 -5.5 6 -11.5 0.00 0.0 7 70 0 Su Dropping temps
9 0 -20 -4 -10.0 6 -16.0 0.02 1.2 8 75 0 Cdy Clear Cold AM..Cldy aftn..Lgt snow PM
10 -4 -13 -7 -8.5 5 -13.5 Tr Tr 6 73 0 Su Day hi -7..Lgt snow 10P.WQ=.82
11 4 -8 -8 -2.0 5 -7.0 0.10 1.6 7 67 0 Cdy Snow AM & Aftn..
12 -6 -23 -23 -14.5 5 -19.5 0.06 1.7 8 79 0 Pc Cdy Am..Snow..Clearing aftn..Drop temps
13 7 -23 7 -8.0 5 -13.0 0.09 2.8 9 73 0 Cdy Becoming cldy early AM..Snow all day.
14 9 -1 8 4.0 5 -1.0 0.02 0.9 10 61 0 Su Snow Am..Clear aftn..Cdy Pm..Rising temps.
15 37 8 35 22.5 5 17.5 0.00 0.0 10 42 0 Cdy Blw snow ..Roads very icy..Rising temps
16 35 18 24 26.5 5 21.5 0.00 0.0 7 38 0 Pc Mild..Nice Jan thaw..
17 35 21 21 28.0 5 23.0 0.09 0.8 7 37 0 Cdy Rain/Sn mixed AM..All snow aftn/PM.
18 21 4 8 12.5 5 7.5 Tr 0.1 7 52 0 Su Pre was from 10p to 10P ..Day hi 15
19 20 6 10 13.0 6 7.0 0.00 0.0 7 52 0 Pc LCT with light southerly winds.
20 10 0 0 5.0 6 -1.0 Tr Tr 7 60 0 Su Tr of snow AM..Sunny and cooler daytime
21 27 -2 27 12.5 6 6.5 0.11 2.2 9 52 0 Cdy Light snow aftn pm..Very big flakes pm.
22 29 19 19 24.0 6 18.0 0.05 0.3 9 41 0 Cdy Snow 12 AM..None during day.
23 21 16 16 18.5 6 12.5 0.01 0.3 8 46 0 Cdy Very light snow aftn thru evening.
24 16 3 4 9.5 6 3.5 0.01 0.3 9 55 0 Cdy Lgt Snow AM..
25 13 -5 6 4.0 6 -2.0 0.00 0.0 9 61 0 Su Sunny and cool..
26 26 2 25 14.0 6 8.0 0.00 0.0 9 51 0 Pc Sunny AM..becoming Cldy Aftn. No snow
27 25 12 12 18.5 7 11.5 0.06 1.1 10 46 0 Cdy Snow early AM..Again PM.
28 23 3 13 13.0 7 6.0 0.00 0.0 9 52 0 Pc Cldy Am..Clearing late aftn.WQ=1.32
29 28 8 22 18.0 7 11.0 0.00 0.0 9 47 0 Su Sunny and warmer..
30 29 17 24 23.0 7 16.0 0.00 0.0 9 42 0 Su Sunny and windy…Still nice day.
31 32 18 26 25.0 7 18.0 0.00 0.0 8 40 0 Pc Nice day..WQ=1.38
 
Monthly Summary
  Max Min   Avrg Norm Deprt Pre Ha/Sn Grnd HDD CDD Days Recap
High 37 21         0.32 3.2 10     Su Jan. started out cold for the first 15 days
Low -7 -23             5     11 then above normal temperatures for the
Avrg 14.7 -1.4   6.7 5.9 0.8       58 0 Pc balance of the month. Had moderate snowfall
            Total 1.16 19.7   1802 0 7 during the month.
            Norm 0.67         Cdy  
            Deprt 0.49         13  
            % Nrm 172.4%            
Yearly Summery
            Total 1.16 36.5   4940 0    
            Norm 0.67            
            Deprt 0.49            
            %Nrm 172.4%            
Total 457 -44                      


Last Updated on 8/18/99
By Keith M