Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED SNOWFALL...
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
520 PM CST MON JAN 01 2018

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...THE ST CLOUD MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2017...

CLIMATE        NORMAL         PERIOD    1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE        RECORD         PERIOD    1893 TO 2017
STC
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MONTHLY             REPORT     DECEMBER    2017   STC       AIRPORT

TEMPS                           ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
AVERAGE        MAX               22.5      24.7      -2.2     COOLER     41   COLD
AVERAGE        MIN               7.4       7.1       0.3      WARMER    NEAR  NORM
MONTH          MEAN              14.9      15.9      -1.0     COOLER     52   COLD

DAILY          MAX                50        DEC-04-2017
DAILY          MIN               -24        DEC-31-2017

HDD                             ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
TOTAL          MONTH             1543      1522       21      COOLER    NEAR  NORM
TOTAL          SEASON            3309      3447      -138     WARMER     57   WARM

CDD                             ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
TOTAL          MONTH              0         0         0       NORMAL    N/A   N/A
TOTAL          ANNUAL            361       464       -103     COOLER     22   COLD

PRECIP                          ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
MONTH          TOTAL             0.44      0.82     -0.38     DRIER      47   DRY
ANNUAL         TOTAL            30.20     27.73      2.47     WETTER     27   WET
DAILY          MAX               0.15       DEC-28-2017

SNW                             ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART              RANK
MONTH          TOTAL             4.7       9.4       -4.7     DRIER      47   DRY
SEASON         TOTAL             11.8      18.6      -6.8     DRIER      24   DRY
DAILY          MAX               1.7        DEC-28-2017
MAX            DEPTH              3         DEC-29-2017

DECEMBER       EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME        DECEMBER       EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART                RANK
DECEMBER       MAX            37.8      1939      13.1      WARMEST      1    WARM
DECEMBER       MAX            9.1       1983      -15.6     COLDEST      1    COLD
DECEMBER       MIN            21.1      1931      14        WARMEST      1    WARM
DECEMBER       MIN            -9.9      1983      -17       COLDEST      1    COLD
DECEMBER       MEAN           28.6      1913      12.7      WARMEST      1    WARM
DECEMBER       MEAN           -0.4      1983      -16.3     COLDEST      1    COLD
DECEMBER       HDD            1123      1913      -399      WARMEST      1    WARM
DECEMBER       HDD            2017      1983      495       COLDEST      1    COLD
DECEMBER       CDD            0         NONE      RECORDED  WARMEST      1    WARM
DECEMBER       CDD            0         NONE      RECORDED  COLDEST      1    COLD
DECEMBER       PCP            2.45      2010      1.63      WETTEST      1    WET
DECEMBER       PCP            0.00      1913      -0.82     DRIEST       1    DRY
DECEMBER       SNOW           25.5      1927      16.1      SNOWIEST     1    WET
DECEMBER       SNOW           0         1898      -9.4      DRIEST       1    DRY

WIND           MPH              ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTHLY        AVERAGE--->       8.6       12.1      -3.5
PEAK GUST      52 MPH         NORTHWEST     DEC-04-2017
FASTEST 2-MIN  39 MPH         NORTHWEST     DEC-04-2017

SUNSHINE       (POSSIBLE)
1 MONTH           MIN-GAIN     MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
DECEMBER              7          -20       0.1       -0.3       2        -5

SUNSHINE       (POSSIBLE)
3 MONTH           MIN-GAIN     MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
OND                   7          -185      0.1       -3.1       2       -44

SUNSHINE       (POSSIBLE)
12 MONTH          MIN-GAIN     MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JAN-DEC              424         -424      7.1       -7.1      100      -100

WEATHER        NCEI           ACTUAL
TYPE           NORMAL         COUNT
1=FOG/MIST                    13
2=FOG DENSE    1.2            0
3=THUNDER      0.2            0
4=IP/SLEET                    0
5=HAIL                        0
6=FRZ RAIN                    1
7=BLWG DUST                   0
8=HAZE/SMK                    6
9=BLWG SNW                    1

TEMP                NCEI        COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
MAXIMUM            NORMAL       ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 0                              4         1         3     COOLER
<=32                 22           24        20        3     WARMER
>=50                              1         0         1     WARMER
>=60                              0         0         0     COOLER
>=70                              0         0         0     NORMAL
>=80                              0         0         0     NORMAL
>=90                  0           0        0.0        0     NORMAL

TEMP                NCEI        COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
MINIMUM            NORMAL       ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= -20                            1         1         0     NORMAL
<= -10                            5         4         1     COOLER
<= 0                 10           8         8         -2    WARMER
<= 10                             15        16        -1    WARMER
<= 20                             27        24        3     COOLER
<= 32                31           31       30.0       0     COOLER
>= 50                             0        0.0        0     NORMAL
>= 60                             0        0.0        0     NORMAL
>= 70                             0        0.0        0     NORMAL

PRECIP              NCEI        COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A        NORMAL       ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                          7         8         -1    DRIER
>= 0.01               8           10        8         2     WETTER
>= 0.10               2           1         2         -1    DRIER
>= 0.25                           0         1         -1    DRIER
>= 0.50              0.2          0         0         0     DRIER
>= 1.00               0           0         0         0     NORMAL

SNOW                NCEI        COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A        NORMAL       ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                          7         6         1     SNOWIER
>= 0.1                8           10        9         2     SNOWIER
>= 1.0                3           1         3         -2    DRIER
>= 1.5                            1         2         -1    DRIER
>= 2.0                            0         2         -2    DRIER
>= 3.0                            0         1         -1    DRIER

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS
3-MONTH        DATA           OCTOBER   NOVEMBER  DECEMBER  (OND)
OND            2017           ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART                RANK
OND-17         MAX            39.5      40.1      -0.6      COOLER       45   COLD
OND-17         MIN            22.0      21.2      0.8       WARMER      NEAR  NORM
OND-17         MEAN           30.7      30.7      0.0       NORMAL       50   COLD
OND-17         HDD            3130      3161      -31       WARMER      NEAR  NORM
OND-17         CDD            0         1         -1        COOLER      N/A     --
OND-17         PRECIP         6.34      4.69      1.65      WETTER       23   WET
OND-17         SNW            11.8      18.6      -6.8      DRIER        52   DRY

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME        OND            EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART                 RANK
OCT-NOV-DEC    MAX            47.3      1939      7.2       WARMEST      1    WARM
OCT-NOV-DEC    MAX            33.4      1985      -6.7      COLDEST      1    COLD
OCT-NOV-DEC    MIN            30.0      1931      8.8       WARMEST      1    WARM
OCT-NOV-DEC    MIN            11.6      1976      -9.6      COLDEST      1    COLD
OCT-NOV-DEC    MEAN           38.1      1931      7.4       WARMEST      1    WARM
OCT-NOV-DEC    MEAN           23.1      1985      -7.6      COLDEST      1    COLD
OCT-NOV-DEC    HDD            2460      1931      -701      WARMEST      1    WARM
OCT-NOV-DEC    HDD            3836      1985      675       COLDEST      1    COLD
OCT-NOV-DEC    CDD            31        1922      30        WARMEST      1    WARM
OCT-NOV-DEC    CDD            0         2017      -1        COLDEST      1    COLD
OCT-NOV-DEC    PRECIP         9.41      1899      4.72      WETTEST      1    WET
OCT-NOV-DEC    PRECIP         0.67      1952      -4.02     DRIEST       1    DRY
OCT-NOV-DEC    SNW            40.5      1927      21.9      SNOWIEST     1    WET
OCT-NOV-DEC    SNW            2.0       1939      -16.6     DRIEST       1    DRY

12 MONTH       DATA
JAN-DEC        2017           ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART                RANK
JAN-DEC-17     MAX            54.4      53.5      0.9       WARMER       30   WARM
JAN-DEC-17     MIN            34.2      32.0      2.2       WARMER       12   WARM
JAN-DEC-17     MEAN           44.3      42.8      1.5       WARMER       19   WARM
JAN-DEC-17     THIS HDD-YEAR  7798      8534      -736      WARMER       11   WARM
JUL-DEC-17     LAST HDD-SEA   3309      3447      -138      WARMER       57   WARM
JAN-DEC-17     CDD            361       464       -103      COOLER       22   COLD
JAN-DEC-17     PRECIP         30.20     27.73     2.47      WETTER       40   WET
JAN-DEC-17     THIS SNOW-YEAR 27.6      45.7      -18.1     DRIER        24   DRY
JUL-DEC-17     THIS SNOW-SEA  11.8      18.6      -6.8      DRIER        52   DRY

ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES       JAN-DEC        EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART                 RANK
JAN-DEC        MAX            58.2      2012      4.7       WARMEST      1    WARM
JAN-DEC        MAX            49.0      1951      -4.5      COLDEST      1    COLD
JAN-DEC        MIN            37.9      1931      5.9       WARMEST      1    WARM
JAN-DEC        MIN            26.9      1950      -5.1      COLDEST      1    COLD
JAN-DEC        MEAN           47.9      1931      5.1       WARMEST      1    WARM
JAN-DEC        MEAN           38.2      1950      -4.6      COLDEST      1    COLD
JAN-DEC        HDD-ANN        7022      1931      -1512     WARMEST      1    WARM
JAN-DEC        HDD-ANN        9942      1950      1408      COLDEST      1    COLD
JUL-DEC        HDD-SEA        2607      1931      -840      WARMEST      1    WARM
JUL-DEC        HDD-SEA        4220      1985      773       COLDEST      1    COLD
JAN-DEC        CDD            989       1921      525       WARMEST      1    WARM
JAN-DEC        CDD            192       1992      -272      COLDEST      1    COLD
JAN-DEC        PRECIP         41.01     1897      13.28     WETTEST      1    WET
JAN-DEC        PRECIP         14.64     1910      -13.09    DRIEST       1    DRY
JAN-DEC        SNOW-ANN       84.6      1936      38.9      SNOWIEST     1    WET
JAN-DEC        SNOW-ANN       8.8       1912      -36.9     DRIEST       1    DRY
JUL-DEC        SNOW-SEA       40.5      1927      21.9      SNOWIEST     1    WET
JUL-DEC        SNOW-SEA       2         1939      -16.6     DRIEST       1    DRY

NEW DAILY          EXTREME
MAX TEMP              0
COLD MAX              0
MIN TEMP              0
WARM MIN              0
PRECIP                0
SNOW                  0

NEW DAILY      RECORD         EXTREME     LISTING           PREVIOUS
TYPE           NEW/TIE        /AMOUNT       /DATE YEAR      SET/TIE     OLD    YEAR
NO NEW         DAILY            RECORD   EXTREMES


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