Data for Moorhead, MN  56560  Clay County 
Station # 21-5586-1 (MORM5)
Keith, Observer
March-03
Season Fwd 0.44 22.1 2 6745 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 23 -12 -12 6 28 13 20 -14 Trace Trace 2   59 0 Cdy Mostly cldy. Lgt snw..Blowing snow/dirt
2 6 -18 5 -6 28 13 20 -26 Trace Trace 2   71 0 Pc Pc and cold. Light winds. Lgt snow 10pm.
3 19 -3 -3 8 29 14 21 -13 0.08 1.9 4   57 0 Cdy Snow Am..Lgt flurries off/on aftn.
4 9 -11 -5 -1 29 14 21 -22 Trace Trace 4   66 0 Pc Pc just plain cold.  Light flurries aftn.
5 18 -16 10 1 29 14 22 -21 0.00 0.0 4   64 0 Su Sunny and little warmer..
6 26 0 0 13 30 14 22 -9 0.15 2.4 6   52 0 Pc Pc to cldy..Snow aftn & evening. Icy roads.
7 4 -10 3 -3 30 15 23 -26 0.02 0.4 7   68 0 Pc Clear Cold AM..Cdy late aftn.Flurries PM
8 0 -10 -6 -5 31 15 23 -28 0.01 0.2 7   70 0 Su Snow early Am..Sunny daytime hours.Cold.
9 6 -11 -5 -2 31 16 24 -26 0.00 0.0 6   67 0 Pc Clear Cold AM.PC very windy and cold aftn.
10 17 -9 13 4 32 16 24 -20 Trace 0.1 6   61 0 Pc Clear Am becoming Cldy aftn..Light flurries
11 25 10 12 18 32 16 24 -6 Trace Trace 5   47 0 Pc High thin clouds..Warmer.Few lgt flurries aftn
12 20 7 7 14 33 17 25 -11 0.17 2.5 8   51 0 Cdy Snow off and on all day..Heavy 4pm-6pm
13 34 -4 31 15 33 17 25 -10 0.00 0.0 6   50 0 Cdy Mostly cldy. Very Windy..Some icy roads.
14 58 29 38 44 34 18 26 18 0.00 0.0 T   21 0 Pc Pc and very mild. Snow in fields all melted
15 58 35 37 47 34 18 26 21 0.00 0.0 0   18 0 Su Other very nice day spring day.
16 55 30 31 43 35 19 27 16 0.00 0.0 0   22 0 Su Just a little bit cooler.Dense fog 9pm
17 56 30 35 43 35 20 28 15 0.00 0.0 0   22 0 Pc High thin clouds. Nice spring day
18 41 33 39 37 36 20 28 9 0.02 0.0 0   28 0 Cdy Light rain afternoon..
19 47 36 36 42 37 21 29 13 0.00 0.0 0   23 0 Cdy Little warmer and cloudy all day.
20 40 33 34 37 37 21 29 8 0.02 0.0 0   28 0 Cdy Lgt Rain AM..Rain/tiny hail aftn.
21 51 33 33 42 38 21 30 12 0.01 Trace 0   23 0 Pc Rain/Snow AM..Pc aftn..Warmer
22 65 23 39 44 38 22 30 14 0.00 0.0 0   21 0 Su Fair and much warmer..Mowed my lawn tdy.
23 74 34 48 54 39 22 31 23 0.01 0.0 0   11 0 Pc Pc and very mild..Lgt rain 9:15pm.
24 55 38 34 47 40 22 31 16 0.00 0.0 0   18 0 Pc Sunny AM..Becoming Cldy late aftn
25 47 29 33 38 40 23 32 6 Trace 0.0 0   27 0 Pc Pc to cldy..Light Sprinkles afternoon.
26 53 23 35 38 41 23 32 6 0.13 0.0 0   27 0 PC Clear AM becoming cldy aftn.Lgt rain pm.
27 36 31 31 34 42 24 33 1 Trace Trace 0   31 0 Cdy Cldy..Cold. Very light fllurries 4:30pm
28 44 25 29 35 42 24 33 2 0.01 0.2 T   30 0 Pc Pc little warmer..Snow shower late aftn/pm
29 40 20 20 30 43 25 34 -4 0.00 0.0 0   35 0 PC Pc and cont. cool.  Little Breezy today
30 54 20 36 37 43 25 34 3 0.00 0.0 0   28 0 Pc Pc and warmer..Light winds.
31 74 34 44 54 44 26 35 19 Trace 0.0 0   11 0 Pc Pc..Lgt sprinkles noon..Mild
Monthly Summary
  Max Min   Avrg     Norm Deprt Pre Ha/Sn Grnd   HDD CDD Days Recap
Total 1155 449                         Su March was split up into two seasons. Very
                              5 cold in the 1st half and then mild in the 2nd.
Avrg 37.3 14.5   25.9     27.2 -1.3         39 0 Pc Coldest temperature was -18 on the 2nd.
High 74 38           Total 0.63 7.7     1207 0 18 Warmest was 74 on the 23rd & 31st. Average
Low 0 -18           Norm 1.17           Cdy temperature ended up to be -1.3 degrees be-
                Deprt -0.54           8 low normal. March had 53.8% of normal
                % Nrm 53.8%             precipitation making the year 42.5% of normal
Yearly Summery
                Total 1.07 29.8     7952 0    
                Norm 2.52              
                Deprt -1.45              
                %Nrm 42.5%