March 2001

Data for Moorhead, MN 56560 Clay County
Station # 21-5586-1 (MORM5)
Keith, Observer
March-01
                                 
Season Fwd                 0.94 43   3.00 7084 0    
Obs Time 10P...Normals Fargo WSO 1961-90 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 35 8 26 22 27 9 18 4 0.00 0.0 17   43 0 Pc Pc and warmer.
2 37 11 14 24 27 10 18 6 0.00 0.0 15   41 0 Pc Pc and cont. mild.
3 39 6 22 23 27 10 19 4 0.00 0.0 14   42 0 Su Sunny and mild..Dense fog in area AM..
4 23 4 14 14 28 11 19 -5 0.00 0.0 14 2.62 51 0 Su High thin clds..Cooler
5 27 8 9 18 28 11 20 -2 0.00 0.0 14   47 0 Su Sunny and little change in temperature.
6 29 3 29 16 29 12 20 -4 0.00 0.0 14   49 0 Pc Pc not much change in the weather.
7 33 26 26 30 29 13 21 9 Trace Trace 14   35 0 Pc Pc becoming cldy late aftn. Lgt snow 8:30pm
8 29 24 24 27 30 13 22 5 0.00 0.0 14   38 0 Cdy Cldy and cooler. President Bush in town tdy
9 23 20 20 22 30 14 22 0 0.00 0.0 14   43 0 Cdy Cldy and cool.
10 29 7 7 18 31 14 23 -5 Trace Trace 13   47 0 Su Cldy light snow/frg rain AM..Clearing aftn.
11 21 -1 18 10 31 15 23 -13 0.00 0.0 13 2.50 55 0 Pc Pc and windy.
12 34 18 26 26 32 15 24 2 0.02 0.3 13   39 0 Cdy Mostly cldy..Light snow AM/Late PM
13 41 26 31 34 33 16 24 10 0.03 0.4 13   31 0 Pc Cldy snow/Freezing drizzle early AM..Pc aftn.
14 38 25 28 32 33 16 25 7 0.00 0.0 11   33 0 Pc Cldy Am..Pc aftn.
15 32 16 17 24 34 17 25 -1 0.00 0.0 11   41 0 Pc Pc and warmer.
16 35 7 19 21 34 17 26 -5 0.00 0.0 11   44 0 Pc Warmer
17 34 12 21 23 35 18 26 -3 0.00 0.0 11   42 0 Su Sunny and warmer
18 36 21 33 29 35 18 27 2 0.04 Trace 10 2.62 36 0 Cdy Cdy..Rain/Snow mixed aftn/pm..
19 35 30 32 33 36 19 27 6 0.00 0.0 10   32 0 Cdy Dense fog Am and again PM.
20 44 25 25 35 37 19 28 7 0.00 0.0 7   30 0 Pc Pc..Warmer..New snow depth 7"
21 38 19 31 29 37 20 29 0 0.00 0.0 5   36 0 Pc Dense Fog AM. Clear Noon.Cdy PM.Rvr 15.79
22 27 16 19 22 38 20 29 -7 Trace 0.0 5   43 0 Pc Frz rain 1-3 am..River 15.73
23 23 12 12 18 39 21 30 -12 Trace Trace 5   47 0 Pc Lgt flurries mid AM..PC aftn. Rvr 15.72
24 19 7 11 13 39 22 30 -17 Trace Trace 5   52 0 Pc Fair to Pc..Very light flurries. Rvr 15.75
25 22 5 11 14 40 22 31 -17 Trace Trace 5 M 51 0 Pc Pc to Cldy..Very light sn AM. Rvr 15.78
26 29 7 15 18 40 23 31 -13 0.00 0.0 4 1.00 47 0 Su Sunny and cont cool..Rvr 15.81
27 33 10 31 22 41 23 32 -10 0.00 0.0 4   43 0 Pc Fair to Pc..Cont. cool. Rvr 15.79
28 38 31 34 35 42 24 33 2 0.02 0.2 2   30 0 Cdy Snow early Am. No precip aftn.Rvr 15.77
29 38 33 34 36 43 24 33 3 0.00 0.0 2   29 0 Cdy Cdy..Foggy. Rvr 15.75
30 40 32 32 36 43 25 34 2 0.15 0.6 T   29 0 Pc Pc to cldy..Snow Pm. Rvr 15.89
31 38 30 30 34 44 25 34 0 Trace Trace T   31 0 Cdy Mostly Cldy..Tr Sn Aftn ..Windy. Rvr 15.98
 
Monthly Summary
  Max Min   Avrg     Norm Deprt Pre Ha/Sn Grnd   HDD CDD Days Recap
Total 999 498                         Su March turned out to be a cloudy and cool
                              6 month. We had very little precipitation with
Avrg 32.2 16.1   24.2     25.9 -1.7         41 0 Pc only 1.5 inches of snow and half of that
High 44 33           Total 0.26 1.5     1257 0 17 falling on the 30th. Highest temperature was
Low 19 -1           Norm 1.06           Cdy 44 on the 20th and the lowest -1 on the 11th
                Deprt -0.80           8  
                % Nrm 24.5%              
Yearly Summery
                Total 1.20 44.5     8341 0    
                Norm 2.18              
                Deprt -0.98              
                %Nrm 55.0%              
                                 

Last Updated on 4/1/01
By Keith
Email: kemsky@worldnet.att.net