An April Blizzard

Although this year was definitely an exception with a record breaking March, it is usually April that we can start thinking about spring weather.  The average high temperature climbs from 46 to 64 degrees during the month.  Our thoughts may be on spring, but winter is always just a storm away this time of year.…
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Above Freezing

Yesterday was the 13th time this month that Fargo Moorhead recorded a low temperature above freezing.  That ties 2010 for the most such days in March.  You may think that is a typo, as so much has been written about this month being similar to 1910, but it was just two years ago that we…
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A Month Of Records

Fargo Moorhead has recorded 13 daily records or ties this month.  That includes 5 high temperature records, one high temperature tie and 6 new records for warmest minimum temperature.  Plus, we may yet set another daily maximum minimum before the month is through. The most impressive record set this month was the low temperature back…
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Rogue Weather

Since records have been kept, there have been a few occasions when a particular month was significantly different than any other on record.  One of the most well known of these months was July 1936 that was far warmer than any other July or month on record.  The stretch of heat that month was far…
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Hemispheric Snow

The snow cover this past winter over the United States was very minimal.  As a whole, the North American continent recorded the 4th lowest snow cover extent on record this past winter, mainly due to the lack of snow over the lower 48 states. Although individual cities may have snow cover records that date back…
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