Warm June

Temperatures so far this month are 2 to 5 degrees warmer than average across much of North Dakota into west central Minnesota.  Northwestern Minnesota is running close to average, as is far eastern Montana.  Although the temperatures have been below average the past few days, with the exception of the southern Red River Valley, the… Read more Warm June


The summer solstice occurs tomorrow morning.  The solstice occurs when the sun’s direct rays reach the Tropic of Cancer which is approximately 23.5 degrees north of the equator.  Using I94 as a reference point which is near 47 degrees north latitude, at solar noon tomorrow, which will be well of 1 PM across much of… Read more Solstice

Weekend Rains

The rains never falls evenly as we find out every time it rains this time of year.  Some locations recorded little or no rainfall this weekend.  A few isolated spots had over 4” of rain.  The locations that recorded the most rains were in the southeast and the southwest corners of North Dakota.  The southeastern… Read more Weekend Rains

Not 2017

Rainfall this month has been widespread and near or above average to this point across much of the area.  There are still dry areas, even in wet summers there is always the spot that gets missed, but at the moment, there are more spots that are a bit too wet than a bit too dry. … Read more Not 2017

Summer Solstice

Although we are still a week away from the summer solstice, the sunrise times have already gotten as early as they are going to go.  We will still gain a few minutes of daylight in the evening.  With only these very subtle differences, most people if you’re not timing the sunrises and sets with your… Read more Summer Solstice

Cool Monday

Monday was a cool day and although today is warmer it is still on the cool side.  But this coolness is the exception rather than the rule for the rest of the week.  As the Sunday/Monday storm moves away, the temporary cool will also be moving away.  With another storm coming in later this week,… Read more Cool Monday

NDAWN Inversion App

NDAWN in association with the financial support of the North Dakota Soybean Council and the North Dakota Ag Aviation Association, are all happy to announce the release of the NDAWN Inversion App.  The app is now available in both the Apple App Store as well as in Google Play.  This means the app is now… Read more NDAWN Inversion App