Oct 2001

Data for Moorhead, MN 56560 Clay County
Station # 21-5586-1 (MORM5)
Keith, Observer
October-01
                                 
Season Fwd                 16.79 0     217 694    
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 83 41 54 62 64 40 52 10 0.00 0.0 0   3 0 Su Sunny and cont. Mild..Looks like the last day.
2 77 47 47 62 63 40 52 10 0.00 0.0 0   3 0 Su Cont mild with dropping temps aftn. Windy late
3 64 42 48 53 63 40 51 2 0.00 0.0 0   12 0 Pc Cooler and windy.
4 57 38 38 48 63 39 51 -3 0.00 0.0 0   17 0 Pc Pc..Cooler..Windy.
5 43 29 30 36 62 39 51 -15 0.00 0.0 0   29 0 Cdy Mostly cldy much cooler. Clearing late PM
6 54 22 38 38 62 39 50 -12 0.00 0.0 0   27 0 Pc Pc and little warmer..Leaves falling off trees.
7 59 32 47 46 61 38 50 -4 0.00 0.0 0   19 0 Pc Pc..Windy.
8 65 46 49 56 61 38 50 6 0.00 0.0 0   9 0 Pc Cldy AM..Clearing aftn.
9 67 41 50 54 61 38 49 5 0.50 0.0 0   11 0 Pc Pc and warmer. Windy. Rain late PM
10 53 44 44 49 60 37 49 0 1.08 0.0 0   16 0 Cdy Rain thru mid afternoon. Up to 10:20pm
11 64 35 55 50 60 37 48 2 0.00 0.0 0   15 0 Pc Pc, Windy, Warmer
12 59 46 46 53 59 37 48 5 0.09 0.0 0   12 0 Cdy Rain AM and again late aftn and evening.
13 58 40 46 49 59 36 47 2 Trace 0.0 0   16 0 Pc LCT..Light winds increasing late PM.
14 51 42 42 47 58 36 47 0 0.04 0.0 0   18 0 Cdy Light rain AM..Cool damp day. Windy also.
15 44 36 36 40 58 35 47 -7 0.23 0.0 0   25 0 Cdy Rain off and on all day. Up to 7:25pm
16 49 29 36 39 57 35 46 -7 0.00 0.0 0   26 0 Pc Pc becoming clear late aftn. Warmer
17 57 35 50 46 57 35 46 0 0.00 0.0 0   19 0 Su Mostly sunny becoming cldy late aftn.
18 57 39 40 48 56 34 45 3 0.00 0.0 0   17 0 Pc Windy aftn dim by sunset.
19 58 40 43 49 56 34 45 4 0.00 0.0 0   16 0 Cdy Mostly Cldy..LCT..Light winds
20 58 34 34 46 55 33 44 2 0.00 0.0 0   19 0 Pc Another nice day.
21 57 32 34 45 54 33 44 1 0.00 0.0 0   20 0 Pc Nice day.
22 62 34 49 48 54 32 43 5 Trace 0.0 0   17 0 Pc Cldy..Sprinkle around 5pm
23 49 33 41 41 53 32 43 -2 0.11 0.0 0   24 0 Cdy Cldy and much cooler. Rain before midnight
24 41 28 31 35 53 31 42 -7 0.69 4.9 5   30 0 Cdy Snow all day..Day high 31..GF had 10.5 snow
25 33 29 31 31 52 31 41 -10 0.05 0.5 2   34 0 Cdy Lgt snow AM..Just flurries aftn.
26 36 25 25 31 51 30 41 -10 0.00 0.0 1   34 0 Pc Cont. cool.
27 41 20 38 31 51 30 40 -9 0.00 0.0 Trace   34 0 PC High clouds..Little warmer.
28 49 34 36 42 50 29 40 2 0.00 0.0 0   23 0 Pc High thin clouds..Warmer..Windy.
29 48 29 41 39 49 29 39 0 0.00 0.0 0   26 0 Pc Not much temperature change.
30 46 37 43 42 48 28 38 4 0.00 0.0 0   23 0 Cdy Cooler and windy.
31 60 43 45 52 48 28 38 14 0.00 0.0 0   13 0 Cdy Warmer and strong southerly winds.
 
Monthly Summary
  Max Min   Avrg     Norm Deprt Pre Ha/Sn Grnd   HDD CDD Days Recap
Total 1699 1102                         Su October turned out to be a little below
                              3 normal for temperatures and above normal
Avrg 54.8 35.5   45.2     45.7 -0.5         20 0 Pc for precipitation. Not a bad month accept
High 83 47           Total 2.79 5.4     607 0 17 for the snow storm on the 24 that caught
Low 33 20           Norm 1.68           Cdy lot of us off guard.
                Deprt 1.11           11  
                % Nrm 166.1%              
Yearly Summery
                Total 19.58 5.4     824 694    
                Norm 18.07              
                Deprt 1.51              
                %Nrm 108.4%              
                                 

Last Updated on 11/1/01
By Keith
Email: kemsky@worldnet.att.net