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Daryl Ritchison, WDAY, Published June 03 2013

Weather Talk: Now that summer’s here, not much temp fluctuation

With the warmest three months of the year now beginning, the average temperatures will not fluctuate much through the end of August.

Our current average high temperature is 74 degrees. The average high will peak at 83 degrees for a few days in the middle of July, then drop to 77 degrees on the last day of August.

In September, there will be a noticeable drop when the average temperature falls from 77 degrees on Sept. 1 to 64 degrees on Sept. 30.

Our current average low is 51 degrees, and that will peak at 60 degrees for a few days in the middle of July and then drop back to 54 degrees at the end of August. The overall average summer temperature is 68.8 degrees.

Fargo-Moorhead averages 3.90 inches of rain in June – by far the highest average of any month of the year. The average total rainfall for July is 2.79 inches, and in August the average is 2.56 inches. The total summer average rainfall is 9.25 inches.


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