Data for Moorhead, MN  56560  Clay County  
Station # 21-5586-1 (MORM5)
Keith, Observer
March-12
Season Fwd 1.85 24.4 9 0.00 5440 0
Obs Time 10P...Normals Fargo WSO 1981-2010 Hail/Snow HDD July-Jun…....CDD Jan-Dec
Date Max Min Obs Avrg N Hi N Lw Norm Deprt Pre Fell Depth 7am SWE HDD CDD Sky Description Of Weather
1 33 24 25 29 29 12 20 9 0.02 0.3 9   36 0 Cdy Light snow early am. Clearing around 10pm. 
2 30 16 16 23 29 13 21 2 0.03 0.3 8   42 0 Cdy Light snow off this afternoon.
3 17 3 3 10 29 13 21 -11 0.01 0.3 9   55 0 Pc Lgt snow AM..Clearing mid-day.
4 23 0 12 12 30 14 22 -10 0.03 0.8 9   53 0 Cdy Light fluffy snow 7am-4pm..Clearing pm.
5 36 6 31 21 30 14 22 -1 Trace Trace 9 1.78 44 0 Cdy Lgt flurries 8am..Fair afternoon and warmer
6 40 29 31 35 31 15 23 12 0.00 0.0 8   30 0 Pc Mild with thin clouds. Snow Depth 5.5
7 31 18 20 25 32 15 23 2 0.00 0.0 6   40 0 Pc Pc and colder..Cold NW winds.
8 35 13 13 24 32 16 24 0 0.03 0.9 7   41 0 Pc Snow early AM. Few flurries this afternoon
9 30 7 30 19 32 16 24 -5 0.00 0.0 7   46 0 Pc Windy and cold this afternoon and evening
10 54 26 34 40 33 17 25 15 0.00 0.0 4   25 0 Pc Pc and much warmer..Light southerly winds.
11 58 29 49 44 33 17 25 19 0.00 0.0 4   21 0 Su Fair and cont mild..Lost most of the snow tdy
12 55 38 40 47 34 18 26 21 0.32 0.0 T   18 0 Pc Rain Am ending around noon. Pc aftn.
13 62 30 56 46 34 18 26 20 0.00 0.0 0   19 0 Su Sunny and cont mild..Strong southerly winds
14 57 39 39 48 35 19 27 21 0.00 0.0 0   17 0 Pc Pc and little cooler..Gusty northerly winds.
15 63 30 41 47 35 19 27 20 0.00 0.0 0   18 0 Pc Record High KFAR had 62.
16 73 37 63 55 36 20 28 27 0.00 0.0 0   10 0 Pc Mild my high 73.4(KFAR had 76)(record)
17 74 51 62 63 36 20 28 35 0.00 0.0 0   2 0 Pc Pc to cloudy..Another record breaking day.
18 76 59 69 68 37 21 29 39 0.00 0.0 0   0 3 Pc Record High & Record warmest low for March
19 74 58 58 66 38 21 29 37 0.03 0.0 0   0 1 Pc Light rain with thunder late aftn and evening.
20 58 42 46 50 38 21 30 20 0.02 0.0 0   15 0 Pc Lgt rain early am. Much cooler but still abv n.
21 71 35 49 53 39 22 30 23 0.00 0.0 0   12 0 Su Fair and warmer..Light southerly winds.
22 65 36 56 51 40 22 31 20 0.01 0.0 0   14 0 Cdy Light drizzle noon..Light rain 7:30pm 
23 67 54 56 61 40 23 31 30 0.04 0.0 0   4 0 Pc Dense Fog, Drizzle,Rain AM. Light winds.
24 66 36 36 51 41 23 32 19 Trace 0.0 0   14 0 Cdy Dense fog Am..Dropng temp aftn.Sprinkle also
25 44 26 34 35 41 24 33 3 0.00 0.0 0   30 0 Pc Not use to this average temperatures. 
26 51 34 43 43 42 24 33 10 Trace 0.0 0   22 0 Cdy Cdy light sprinkle 8am..
27 55 40 40 48 43 24 34 14 Trace 0.0 0   17 0 Cdy Thunder 12:23am.Windy gust 55 Lgt rain 12pm
28 46 35 35 41 43 25 34 7 0.00 0.0 0   24 0 Pc Light winds but cooler but still above normal
29 45 33 40 39 44 25 35 4 0.43 0.0 0   26 0 Cdy Rain, some pie size hail this morning.
30 59 31 48 45 45 26 35 10 0.00 0.0 0   20 0 Pc Dense fog AM..Pc warmer aftern. Light winds.
31 72 47 52 60 46 26 36 24 0.00 0.0 0   5 0 Pc Clearing by noon. Mild..Light winds.
Monthly Summary
  Max Min   Avrg     Norm Deprt Pre Ha/Sn Grnd   HDD CDD Days Recap
Total 1620 962                         Su This was the warmerst March on record . The
                              3 old record went back to 1910.Last snowfall 
Avrg 52.3 31.0   41.7     27.9 13.8         23 0 Pc was 0.9 on the 8th and -0- for snow depth on 
High 76 59           Total 0.97 2.6     720 4 19 the 13th and never saw a flake after that. 
Low 17 0           Norm 1.30 9.1         Cdy I had 13.8 degrees above the normal for average
                Deprt -0.33 -6.5         9 temp and  6.5 inches below the normal for
                % Nrm 74.6% 28.6%           snowfall.
Yearly Summery  (Snowfall July to June)
                Total 2.82 27.0     6160 4    
                Norm 2.61 47.1            
                Deprt 0.21 -20.1            
                %Nrm 108.0% 57.3%