Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
1030 AM CST MON JAN 01 2018

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...THE TWIN CITIES MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2017...

CLIMATE       NORMAL       PERIOD    1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE       RECORD       PERIOD    1871 TO 2017

              WEATHER      OBSERVED  NORMAL    DEPART    LAST YEARS
              VALUE        DATE(S)     VALUE   FROM      VALUE  DATE(S)
                                               NORMAL
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MONTHLY           REPORT    DECEMBER    2017   MSP       AIRPORT

TEMPS                        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
AVERAGE       MAX             25.2      27.1      -1.9     COOLER    55   COLD
AVERAGE       MIN             12.6      12.3      0.3      WARMER    69   WARM
MONTH         MEAN            18.9      19.7      -0.8     COOLER    67   COLD

DAILY         MAX             57 DEC-04-2017
DAILY         MIN            -16 DEC-31-2017

HDD                          ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL         MONTH           1423      1404       19      COOLER    67   COLD
TOTAL         SEASON          2833      3023      -190     WARMER    38   WARM

CDD                          ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL         MONTH            0         0         0       NORMAL    59   WARM
TOTAL         ANNUAL          830       753        77      WARMER    42   WARM

PCP              INCHES      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
MONTH            TOTAL        0.79      1.16     -0.37     DRIER     71   DRY
ANNUAL           TOTAL       32.36     30.61      1.75     WETTER    12   WET
DAILY              MAX        0.37 DEC-04-2017

SNW              INCHES      ACTUAL     AVG      DEPART             RANK
MONTH            TOTAL        6.4       11.9      -5.5     DRIER     57    DRY
SEASON           TOTAL        7.1       21.8     -14.7     DRIER      7    DRY
DAILY              MAX        2.1 DEC-04-2017
MAX               DEPTH        3  DEC-30-2017

DECEMBER      EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME       DECEMBER      EXTREME     YEAR     DEPART             RANK
DECEMBER      MAX             40.2      1877      13.1    WARMEST     1   WARM
DECEMBER      MAX             11.1      1983      -16     COLDEST     1   COLD
DECEMBER      MIN             27.3      1877       15     WARMEST     1   WARM
DECEMBER      MIN             -3.8      1983     -16.1    COLDEST     1   COLD
DECEMBER      MEAN            33.8      1877      14.1    WARMEST     1   WARM
DECEMBER      MEAN            3.7       1983      -16     COLDEST     1   COLD
DECEMBER      HDD             961       1877      -443    WARMEST     1   WARM
DECEMBER      HDD             1896      1983      492     COLDEST     1   COLD
DECEMBER      CDD              0        NONE    RECORDED  WARMEST     1   WARM
DECEMBER      CDD              0        NONE    RECORDED  COLDEST     1   COLD
DECEMBER      PCP             4.27      1982      3.11    WETTEST     1   WET
DECEMBER      PCP              T        1943     -1.16     DRIEST     1   DRY
DECEMBER      SNOW            33.6      2010      21.7    SNOWIEST    1   WET
DECEMBER      SNOW             T        1943     -11.9     DRIEST     1   DRY

WIND               MPH       ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTHLY AVG                   9.3       12.1      -2.8
PEAK GUST        44 MPH WEST      DEC-05-2017
FASTEST 2-MIN    32 MPH NORTHWEST DEC-04-2017

SUNSHINE      (POSSIBLE)
1 MONTH         MIN-GAIN    MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
DECEMBER           10         -22       0.2       -0.4       2       -5

SUNSHINE      (POSSIBLE)
3 MONTH         MIN-GAIN    MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
OND                10         -184      0.2       -3.1       2       -44

SUNSHINE      (POSSIBLE)
12 MONTH        MIN-GAIN    MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JAN-DEC            417        -417      7.0       -7.0      100     -100

WEATHER                      ACTUAL
TYPE              NCEI       COUNT
1=FOG/MIST                     17
2=FOG DENSE         1          0
3=THUNDER          0.2         0
4=IP/SLEET                     1
5=HAIL                         0
6=FRZ RAIN                     1
7=BLWG DUST                    0
8=HAZE/SMK                     7
9=BLWG SNW                     1

TEMP              NCEI                          AVERAGE
MAXIMUM          NORMAL      ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 0                           2         1         1       COOLER
<=32               19          24        18        6       COOLER
>=50                           3         1         2       WARMER
>=60                           0         0         0       NORMAL
>=70                           0         0         0       NORMAL
>=80                           0         0         0       NORMAL
>=90                0          0         0         0       NORMAL

TEMP              NCEI                          AVERAGE
MINIMUM          NORMAL      ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= -20                         0         0         0       NORMAL
<= -10                         2         1         1       COOLER
<= 0                6          6         5         1       COOLER
<= 10                          10        12        -2      WARMER
<= 20                          23        20        3       COOLER
<= 32              30          31        30        1       COOLER
>= 50                          0         0         0       NORMAL
>=60                           0         0         0       NORMAL
>= 70                          0         0         0       NORMAL

PRECIP            NCEI                          AVERAGE
DAYS WITH A      NORMAL      ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                       5         9         -4      DRIER
>= 0.01            10          10        11        -1      DRIER
>= 0.10             3          2         3         -1      DRIER
>= 0.25                        1         1         0       DRIER
>= 0.50            0.3         0         0         0       DRIER
>= 1.00            0.1         0         0         0       NORMAL

SNOW              NCEI                          AVERAGE
DAYS WITH A      NORMAL      ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                       5         8         -3      DRIER
>= 0.1              9          10        9         1      SNOWIER
>= 1.0              4          2         3         -1      DRIER
>= 1.5                         1         3         -2      DRIER
>= 2.0                         1         2         -1      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             42.3      42.1      0.2      WARMER    74   WARM
OND-17        MIN             27.3      26.1      1.2      WARMER    50   WARM
OND-17        MEAN            34.8      34.1      0.7      WARMER    59   WARM
OND-17        HDD             2761      2850      -89      WARMER    56   WARM
OND-17        CDD              1         6         -5      COOLER   NEAR  NORM
OND-17        PRECIP          5.67      5.36      0.31     WETTER    41   WET
OND-17        SNOW            7.1       21.8     -14.7     DRIER     28   DRY

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME       OND          EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART                RANK
OCT-NOV-DEC   MAX          49.4      1953      7.3       WARMEST      1   WARM
OCT-NOV-DEC   MAX          34.6      1919      -7.5      COLDEST      1   COLD
OCT-NOV-DEC   MIN          34.5      1931      8.4       WARMEST      1   WARM
OCT-NOV-DEC   MIN          16.9      1872      -9.2      COLDEST      1   COLD
OCT-NOV-DEC   MEAN         41.6      1931      7.5       WARMEST      1   WARM
OCT-NOV-DEC   MEAN         25.8      1872      -8.3      COLDEST      1   COLD
OCT-NOV-DEC   HDD          2144      1931      -706      WARMEST      1   WARM
OCT-NOV-DEC   HDD          3574      1872      724       COLDEST      1   COLD
OCT-NOV-DEC   CDD          44        1953      38        WARMEST      1   WARM
OCT-NOV-DEC   CDD          0         2002      -6        COLDEST      1   COLD
OCT-NOV-DEC   PRECIP       10.99     1982      5.63      WETTEST      1   WET
OCT-NOV-DEC   PRECIP       0.90      1895      -4.46     DRIEST       1   DRY
OCT-NOV-DEC   SNOW         61.8      1991      40.0      SNOWIEST     1   WET
OCT-NOV-DEC   SNOW         1.7       1913      -20.1     DRIEST       1   DRY

12 MONTH      DATA
JAN-DEC       2017           ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
JAN-DEC-17    MAX             57.0      55.1      1.9      WARMER    10   WARM
JAN-DEC-17    MIN             40.1      37.1      3.0      WARMER     5   WARM
JAN-DEC-17    MEAN            48.5      46.1      2.4      WARMER     8   WARM
JAN-DEC-17    HDD-ANNUAL      6741      7544      -803     WARMER     9   WARM
JUL-17-DEC-17 THIS HDD-SEA    2833      3023      -190     WARMER    38   WARM
JAN-DEC-17    CDD             830       753        77      WARMER    42   WARM
JAN-DEC-17    PRECIP         32.36     30.61      1.75     WETTER    34   WET
JAN-DEC-17    SNOW-ANNUAL     21.0      54.5     -33.5     DRIER      7   DRY
JUL-17-DEC-17 THIS SNOW-SEA   7.1       21.8     -14.7     DRIER     28   DRY

ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES      JAN-DEC      EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART                RANK
JAN-DEC       MAX          59.9      2012      4.8       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-DEC       MAX          48.2      1875      -6.9      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-DEC       MIN          42.2      1931      5.1       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-DEC       MIN          28.8      1875      -8.3      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-DEC       MEAN         50.84     1931      4.7       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-DEC       MEAN         38.55     1875      -7.6      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-DEC       HDD-ANN      6186      1931      -1358     WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-DEC       HDD-ANN      9970      1875      2426      COLDEST      1   COLD
JUL-DEC       HDD-SEA      2245      1931      -778      WARMEST      1   WARM
JUL-DEC       HDD-SEA      3795      1873      772       COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-DEC       CDD          1178      1936      425       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-DEC       CDD          313       1904      -440      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-DEC       PRECIP       40.32     2016      9.71      WETTEST      1   WET
JAN-DEC       PRECIP       11.54     1910      -19.07    DRIEST       1   DRY
JAN-DEC       SNOW-ANN     101.5     1983      47.0      SNOWIEST     1   WET
JAN-DEC       SNOW-ANN     12.5      1931      -42.0     DRIEST       1   DRY
JUL-DEC       SNOW-SEA     61.8      1991      40.0      SNOWIEST     1   WET
JUL-DEC       SNOW-SEA     1.7       1913      -20.1     DRIEST       1   DRY

NEW DAILY        EXTREME
MAX TEMP            1
COLD MAX            1
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
WARM MAX      NEW->            57        DEC-04-2017     OLD->       56   1941
COLD MAX      TIE->            -6        DEC-30-2017     TIES->      -6   1976

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CARLYON



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