1997 Growing Season Weather Summary With Comparisons To 1995 And 1996

Monthly Growing Degree Days and Normals

--- Wheat GDD ---

--- Sunflower GDD ---

--- Corn GDD ---

Month

1997

Norm

1995

1996

1997

1995

1996

1997

Norm

1995

1996

Apr

241

331

217

192

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May

646

680

636

552

354

328

291

249

268

221

199

June

1024

938

1026

981

664

671

624

494

420

497

453

July

1114

1143

1072

1018

742

702

646

560

574

516

461

Aug

1058

1071

1138

1107

690

766

736

509

514

568

553

Sept

832

710

734

710

502

440

409

368

282

324

283

Totals:

4915

4873

4823

4560

2952

2907

2706

2180

2058

2126

1949

Normals = 1961-1990 averages

Source: NDDAWN (North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network)

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