Data for Moorhead, MN 56560 Clay County
Station # 21-5586-1 (MORM5)
Keith, Observer
Oct-98
                           
Season Fwd             25.09 Trace   118 667    
Obs Time 10P...Normals Fargo WSO 1961-90 Hail/Snow        
Date Max Min Obs Avrg Norm Deprt Pre Fell Grnd HDD CDD Sky Description Of Weather
1 58 31 38 45 52 -8 0.00     21 0 Pc Pc with LCT…1st frost of season
2 56 30 38 43 52 -9 0.00     22 0 Pc Clear Am becoming Pc aftn..Wind increasing
3 60 33 50 47 51 -5 0.00     19 0 Pc Pc..Little warmer
4 52 47 51 50 51 -2 0.66     16 0 Cdy Cldy..Rain 1:30p on..Th. Sh 9:30p
5 59 47 49 53 51 2 0.22     12 0 Cdy Rain ending 5:15a..Lgt rain aftn. Pc late aftn.
6 52 46 46 49 50 -1 0.19     16 0 Cdy Light rain/drizzle most of the day.
7 61 40 46 51 50 1 0.00     15 0 Su Clear AM..Fair aftn…Warmer
8 67 40 57 54 50 4 0.00     12 0 Su Clear and mild…Windy
9 71 47 52 59 49 10 0.00     6 0 Su Fair and cont. Mild…Lighter winds
10 64 47 55 56 49 7 0.00     10 0 Cdy Mostly Cldy..Lgt fog this morning.
11 58 43 43 51 48 3 0.76     15 0 Cdy Rain 10a on..Thunder @ times.
12 44 35 35 40 48 -9 0.02     26 0 Pc Pc..Windy..Cold
13 44 29 32 37 47 -11 0.00     29 0 Pc Pc..LCT
14 49 31 48 40 47 -7 0.02     25 0 Cdy Mostly cloudy..Light rain 1:30p..
15 54 39 51 47 47 -1 0.33     19 0 Cdy Overcast with rain & th shwrs aftn/evening
16 51 49 49 50 46 4 0.59     15 0 Cdy Overcast all day with light rain aftn/evening
17 49 38 38 44 46 -3 1.32     22 0 Cdy Overcast..Rainy, windy, & cold.
18 55 36 44 46 45 1 0.00     20 0 Pc Cdy AM..PC Aftn..Cdy PM
19 51 31 31 41 45 -4 0.00     24 0 Su Clear Am..Fair aftn..
20 55 30 46 43 44 -2 0.00     23 0 Pc Pc..Little warmer
21 59 31 46 45 44 1 0.00     20 0 Su Sunny..Mild
22 69 37 52 53 43 10 0.00     12 0 Su Sunny..Mild
23 69 44 53 57 43 14 0.00     9 0 Su Sunny..Cont. mild
24 69 43 51 56 42 14 0.03     9 0 Pc Pc becoming cdy pm..Lgt rain 8p
25 51 46 47 49 41 8 0.02     17 0 Cdy Dense fog AM..cont. most of the day
26 51 43 43 47 41 6 0.00     18 0 Cdy Rain south of town..Clearng pm..Fog
27 61 41 45 51 40 11 0.00     14 0 Su Dense Fog AM..Vis<1/4..Clear Aftn.
28 62 33 42 48 40 8 0.00     18 0 Su Sunny and warmer
29 52 42 47 47 39 8 0.63     18 0 Cdy Cdy Rain most of the day..
30 50 33 33 42 38 4 0.00     24 0 Cdy Mostly Cdy..Clearing late evening.
31 53 30 40 42 38 4 0.00     24 0 Pc Pc ..Light winds
 
Monthly Summary
  Max Min   Avrg Norm Deprt Pre Ha/Sn Grnd HDD CDD Days Recap
High 71 49         1.32 0.0 0     Su October turned out to be a wet month. Precip
Low 44 29             0     9 was 285% above normal. It seemed like every
Avrg 56.6 38.5   47.6 45.7 1.9       17 0 Pc time it rain it rained a lot. Temperatures were
            Total 4.79 0.0   541 0 9 above normal with the lowest just 29. No
            Norm 1.68         Cdy snow fell during the month.
            Deprt 3.11         13  
            % Nrm 285.1%            
Yearly Summery
            Total 29.88 Trace   659 667    
            Norm 18.07            
            Deprt 11.81            
            %Nrm 165.4%            
Total 1756 1192                      


Last Updated on 8/18/99
By Keith M