December 2012

  December 2012 continued the recent trend for near average temperatures.  Last month finished with an average temperature of 14.7 degrees which is 0.6 degrees above the current 30 year average.  The first half of the month recorded very mild temperatures but the second half of the month turned cold enough that in the end…
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It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over

Yogi Berra is probably more famous for some of his interesting quotes then he is for his baseball career.  Perhaps the most well-known is “it ain’t over ‘til it’s over”.  That is not only true in baseball, but also in weather and last year was a good example of that. In the middle of December…
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The Event Of 2012?

At the end of each year, there are often stories highlighting some of the most important news stories of the previous 12 months.  In our climate there are often numerous weather events that could also be listed. If I had to pick the most significant weather event in 2012 it would come down to either…
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Autumn 2012

September, October and November comprise climatological autumn.  This past autumn the average temperature in Fargo Moorhead was 44.5 degrees, which happens to be right at our current 30 year average for the season.  November finished slightly above average, October slightly below and September right at the average giving us our very average autumn season. One…
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Cold First Half Of October

Although the past two days were quite mild, as a whole, the first 15 days of October finished about 5 degrees below normal.  That is an incredible 19 degrees colder than the first half of October last year.   Although, it should be noted, that the first half of October 2011 was the warmest such period…
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