Wet October

October 2008 will probably always be remembered for its abundant rainfall. Last month’s official total was 4.46 inches which ranked it as the fifth wettest October on record. Combined with the 5.08 inches that fell in September, 9.54 inches of rain has fallen so far this autumn season ranking this fall as the third wettest…
Read More

0

Wet And Dry

Since the middle of June, the precipitation contrasts across Minnesota has been striking. The southern third of Minnesota including the arrowhead region has been very dry. The Twin Cities area for example has had rainfall deficits of five to nine inches in the past five months and is currently in a moderate drought according to…
Read More

0

CoCo For Weather

CoCoRaHS is coming to North Dakota on November 1. Co-Co what? CoCoRaHS is an acronym for the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network. CoCoRaHS is a network of volunteers of all ages and backgrounds working together to measure and map precipitation (rain, hail and snow). The network hopes to provide a dense network of…
Read More

0

Cold Pacific

The Pacific Ocean goes through long term phase changes from cold to warm waters approximately every thirty years. The reason for this is not understood. With the recent switch of the Pacific Ocean to a colder phase, many parts of the west coast of North America have recorded persistently cooler than average temperatures. The area…
Read More

0

70-less

The latest seventy degree day ever recorded in Fargo Moorhead was on November 17, 1953, so you can never say never in our climate, but the odds are quite high that we have recorded our last seventy degree temperature for the season. Our last seventy occurred back on October 2 when we recorded a high…
Read More

0