No Indian Summer

I have been asked on more than one occasion in the past week if we will be experiencing any “Indian Summer” this autumn.  By definition “Indian Summer” is an extended period of above average temperatures in mid to late autumn.  Plus, most individuals only consider true “Indian Summer” to occur only after the first killing…
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Dry Autumn

September 2012 was the driest on record in Fargo Moorhead.  Only 0.12 inches of rain was recorded that month at Hector Int’l which was 0.01 inches less than in September 1974 which was the previous driest September on record.  Those extremely dry conditions that month were not only confined to our area. Bismarck for example,…
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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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Time Is Running Out

The record high temperature for today is 86 degrees set back in 1963.  Our daily record highs will gradually diminish the rest of the month, yet remain above 70 degrees through the first week of November. This means that although it has been quite chilly lately, there is still potential for the area to squeeze…
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The Unique Autumn

The autumn of 2009 was one of the most unique on record.  September that year was the 2nd warmest on record.  After a very cold summer, September 2009 was a very welcomed extension of the warm season. But that all changed on October 1 when two inches of cold rain fell behind a powerful cold…
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