Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
150 PM CDT THU SEP 01 2016

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...THE TWIN CITIES MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE     NORMAL    PERIOD   1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE     RECORD    PERIOD   1871 TO 2016

            WEATHER   OBSERVED NORMAL    DEPART    LAST YEARS
            VALUE     DATE(S)    VALUE   FROM      VALUE  DATE(S)
                                         NORMAL
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MONTHLY       REPORT   AUGUST     2016   MSP       AIRPORT

TEMPS                  ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
AVERAGE     MAX         81.9      80.5      1.4     WARMER    45   WARM
AVERAGE     MIN         64.8      61.8      3.0     WARMER    12   WARM
MONTH       MEAN        73.3      71.2      2.1     WARMER    24   WARM

DAILY       MAX         91 AUG-03-2016
DAILY       MIN         56 AUG-21-2016

HDD                    ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH         2        14       -12     WARMER    20   WARM
TOTAL       SEASON        3        19       -16     WARMER    13   WARM

CDD                    ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        268      205        63     WARMER    26   WARM
TOTAL       ANNUAL       871      681       190     WARMER    19   WARM

PCP                    ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
MONTH         TOTAL     7.82      4.30      3.52    WETTER     6   WET
ANNUAL        TOTAL    26.32     22.17      4.15    WETTER    15   WET
DAILY          MAX      1.53 AUG-10-2016

SNW                    ACTUAL     AVG      DEPART            RANK
MONTH         TOTAL      0.0      0.0       0.0     NORMAL    N/A
SEASON        TOTAL      0.0      0.0       0.0     NORMAL    N/A
DAILY          MAX       0.0 AUG-01-2016
MAX           DEPTH       0  AUG-01-2016

AUGUST      EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     AUGUST     EXTREME    YEAR     DEPART            RANK
AUGUST      MAX         88.9      1947      8.4     WARMEST    1   WARM
AUGUST      MAX         72.3      1903      -8.2    COLDEST    1   COLD
AUGUST      MIN         68.1      1937      6.3     WARMEST    1   WARM
AUGUST      MIN         55.1      1890      -6.7    COLDEST    1   COLD
AUGUST      MEAN        78.2      1947       7      WARMEST    1   WARM
AUGUST      MEAN        65.1      1903      -6.1    COLDEST    1   COLD
AUGUST      HDD           0       2014      -14     WARMEST    1   WARM
AUGUST      HDD          82       1915       68     COLDEST    1   COLD
AUGUST      CDD          420      1947      215     WARMEST    1   WARM
AUGUST      CDD          76       1977      -129    COLDEST    1   COLD
AUGUST      PCP         9.32      2007      5.02    WETTEST    1   WET
AUGUST      PCP         0.20      1925     -4.10    DRIEST     1   DRY
AUGUST      SNOW         0.0      NONE    RECORDED SNOWIEST    1   WET
AUGUST      SNOW         0.0      NONE    RECORDED  DRIEST     1   DRY

WIND           MPH     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTH        AVG-MPH     7.4      9.5       -2.1
PEAK    GUST      40 MPH WEST AUG-19-2016
FASTEST 2-MINUTE  32 MPH WEST AUG-19-2016

SUNSHINE
1 MONTH      MIN-GAIN MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
AUGUST          0        -86      0.0       -1.4       0      -21

SUNSHINE
3 MONTH      MIN-GAIN MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JJA             16      -142      0.3       -2.4       4      -34

SUNSHINE
8 MONTH      MIN-GAIN MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JAN-AUG        407      -142      6.8       -2.4      98      -34

WEATHER                ACTUAL
TYPE           NCEI     COUNT
1=FOG/MIST               17
2=FOG DENSE    0.5        1
3=THUNDER      6.4        9
4=IP/SLEET                0
5=HAIL                    0
6=FRZ RAIN                0
7=BLWG DUST               0
8=HAZE/SMK                6
9=BLWG SNW                0

TEMP           NCEI                       AVERAGE
MAXIMUM       NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 0                      0        0         0      NORMAL
<=32           0.0        0        0         0      NORMAL
>=50                     31        30        1      COOLER
>=60                     31        30        1      WARMER
>=70                     29        30        -1     COOLER
>=80                     23        18        5      WARMER
>=90           2.6        2        3         -1     COOLER

TEMP           NCEI                       AVERAGE
MINIMUM       NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= -20                    0        0         0      NORMAL
<= -10                    0        0         0      NORMAL
<= 0           0.0        0        0         0      NORMAL
<= 10                     0        0         0      NORMAL
<= 20                     0        0         0      NORMAL
<= 32          0.0        0        0         0      NORMAL
>= 50                    31        30        1      WARMER
>=60                     26        21        5      WARMER
>= 70                     4        3         1      WARMER

PRECIP         NCEI                       AVERAGE
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  1        3        -2      DRIER
>= 0.01        9.7       12        10        2      WETTER
>= 0.10        6.1       10        6         4      WETTER
>= 0.25                   9        4         5      WETTER
>= 0.50        2.9        5        3         2      WETTER
>= 1.00        1.3        5        1         4      WETTER

SNOW           NCEI                       AVERAGE
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  0        0         0      NORMAL
>= 0.1         0.0        0        0         0      NORMAL
>= 1.0         0.0        0        0         0      NORMAL
>= 1.5                    0        0         0      NORMAL
>= 2.0                    0        0         0      NORMAL
>= 3.0                    0        0         0      NORMAL

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS
3-MONTH     DATA        JUNE      JULY     AUGUST    (JJA)
JJA         2016       ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
JJA-16      MAX         82.1      80.9      1.2     WARMER    35   WARM
JJA-16      MIN         64.4      61.6      2.8     WARMER     8   WARM
JJA-16      MEAN        73.3      71.3      2.0     WARMER    19   WARM
JJA-16      HDD         10        63      -53       WARMER     2   WARM
JJA-16      CDD        795       639      156       WARMER    26   WARM
JJA-16      PRECIP      17.40     12.59     4.81    WETTER     8   WET
JJA-16      SNOW         0.0       0.0      0.0     NORMAL    N/A

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     JJA       EXTREME  YEAR      DEPART               RANK
JUN-JUL-AUG MAX       87.3     1988      6.4       WARMEST     1   WARM
JUN-JUL-AUG MAX       73.9     1915      -7.0      COLDEST     1   COLD
JUN-JUL-AUG MIN       65.3     2010      3.7       WARMEST     1   WARM
JUN-JUL-AUG MIN       55.9     1992      -5.7      COLDEST     1   COLD
JUN-JUL-AUG MEAN      75.5     1988      4.2       WARMEST     1   WARM
JUN-JUL-AUG MEAN      65.1     1915      -6.2      COLDEST     1   COLD
JUN-JUL-AUG HDD       3        2005      -60       WARMEST     1   WARM
JUN-JUL-AUG HDD       242      1915      179       COLDEST     1   COLD
JUN-JUL-AUG CDD       1010     1988      371       WARMEST     1   WARM
JUN-JUL-AUG CDD       248      1992      -391      COLDEST     1   COLD
JUN-JUL-AUG PRECIP    23.52    1987      10.93     WETTEST     1   WET
JUN-JUL-AUG PRECIP    1.73     1894      -10.86    DRIEST      1   DRY
JUN-JUL-AUG SNOW      0.0      NONE      RECORDED  SNOWIEST    1   WET
JUN-JUL-AUG SNOW      0.0      NONE      RECORDED  DRIEST      1   DRY

8 MONTH        DATA
JAN-AUG        2016    ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
JAN-AUG-16  MAX         60.0      58.0      2.0     WARMER    11   WARM
JAN-AUG-16  MIN         43.3      39.4      3.9     WARMER     3   WARM
JAN-AUG-16  MEAN        51.6      48.7      2.9     WARMER     6   WARM
JAN-AUG-16  HDD-ANN     4040      4540      -500    WARMER     7   WARM
JUL+AUG HDD 2-MONTH       3        19       -16     WARMER    13   WARM
JAN-AUG-16  CDD-ANN      871      681       190     WARMER    19   WARM
JAN-AUG-16  PRECIP      26.32    22.17      4.15    WETTER    15   WET
JAN-AUG-16  SNOW-ANN    22.1      32.7     -10.6     DRIER    38   DRY
JUL-AUG-16  SNOW-SEA     0.0      0.0       0.0      DRIER    N/A

ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES    JAN-AUG   EXTREME  YEAR      DEPART               RANK
JAN-AUG     MAX       63.8     2012      5.8       WARMEST     1   WARM
JAN-AUG     MAX       49.4     1875      -8.6      COLDEST     1   COLD
JAN-AUG     MIN       45.5     2012      6.1       WARMEST     1   WARM
JAN-AUG     MIN       28.8     1875      -10.6     COLDEST     1   COLD
JAN-AUG     MEAN      54.7     2012      6.0       WARMEST     1   WARM
JAN-AUG     MEAN      39.1     1875      -9.6      COLDEST     1   COLD
JAN-AUG     HDD-ANN   3450     2012      -1090     WARMEST     1   WARM
JAN-AUG     HDD-ANN   6578     1875      2038      COLDEST     1   COLD
JUL+AUG HDD 2-MONTH   0        2011      -19       WARMEST     1   WARM
JUL+AUG HDD 2-MONTH   124      1915      105       COLDEST     1   COLD
JAN-AUG     CDD       1107     1988      426       WARMEST     1   WARM
JAN-AUG     CDD       295      1904      -386      COLDEST     1   COLD
JAN-AUG     PRECIP    33.64    1892      11.47     WETTEST     1   WET
JAN-AUG     PRECIP    8.62     1934      -13.55    DRIEST      1   DRY
JAN-AUG     SNOW-ANN  69.5     1982      36.8      SNOWIEST    1   WET
JAN-AUG     SNOW-ANN  8.3      1931      -24.4     DRIEST      1   DRY
JUL-AUG     SNOW-SEA  0        NONE      RECORDED  SNOWIEST    1   WET
JUL-AUG     SNOW-SEA  0        NONE      RECORDED  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 THIS MONTH
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CARLYON


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