Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
1030 AM CST SAT FEB 01 2014

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...THE TWIN CITIES MN  CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF  JANUARY 2015...

CLIMATE     NORMAL    PERIOD    1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE     RECORD    PERIOD    1871 TO 2015

            WEATHER   OBSERVED  NORMAL    DEPART    LAST YEARS
            VALUE     DATE(S)     VALUE   FROM      VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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MONTHLY      REPORT    JANUARY     2015      MSP     AIRPORT

TEMPS                   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
AVERAGE     MAX          25.7      23.7      2.0      WARMER    39   WARM
AVERAGE     MIN          12.3      7.5       4.8      WARMER    16   WARM
MONTH       MEAN         19.0      15.6      3.4      WARMER    24   WARM

DAILY       MAX               45 JAN-26-2015
DAILY       MIN              -11 JAN-05-2015

HDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        1418      1531      -113     WARMER    24   WARM
TOTAL       SEASON       4464      4554      -90      WARMER    50   WARM

CDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH         0         0         0       NORMAL    N/A
TOTAL       ANNUAL        0         0         0       NORMAL    N/A

PRECIP                  ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        0.34      0.90     -0.56     DRIER     25   DRY
ANNUAL      TOTAL        0.34      0.90     -0.56     DRIER     25   DRY
DAILY       MAX          0.15 JAN-08-2015

SNOW                    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        5.4       12.2      -6.8     DRIER     32    DRY
SEASON      TOTAL       20.4       34.0     -13.6     DRIER     53    DRY
DAILY       MAX          3.0 JAN-08-2015
MAX         DEPTH          5 JAN-09-2015

JANUARY     EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES    JANUARY    EXTREME     YEAR     DEPART             RANK
JANUARY     MAX          35.7      1880       12     WARMEST     1   WARM
JANUARY     MAX          4.4       1912     -19.3    COLDEST     1   COLD
JANUARY     MIN          22.7      2006      15.2    WARMEST     1   WARM
JANUARY     MIN          -13       1875     -20.5    COLDEST     1   COLD
JANUARY     MEAN         28.6      2006       13     WARMEST     1   WARM
JANUARY     MEAN         -3.4      1875      -19     COLDEST     1   COLD
JANUARY     HDD          1123      2006      -408    WARMEST     1   WARM
JANUARY     HDD          2114      1875      583     COLDEST     1   COLD
JANUARY     CDD           0        NONE    RECORDED  WARMEST     1   WARM
JANUARY     CDD           0        NONE    RECORDED  COLDEST     1   COLD
JANUARY     PRECIP       4.34      1881      3.44    WETTEST     1   WET
JANUARY     PRECIP       0.05      1898     -0.85     DRIEST     1   DRY
JANUARY     SNOW         46.4      1982      34.2    SNOWIEST    1   WET
JANUARY     SNOW         0.6       1898     -11.6     DRIEST     1   DRY

WIND        MPH         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTH       AVERAGE      9.4       10.6      -1.2
DAILY PEAK  GUST          42 MPH NORTHWEST JAN-08-2015
DAILY FAST  2-MINUTE      31 MPH NORTHWEST JAN-08-2015

SUNSHINE    MINUTES   MINUTES   HOURS     HOURS     PERCENT   PERCENT
1 MONTH     MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
JAN             55        0        0.9       0.0        13       0

SUNSHINE    MINUTES   MINUTES   HOURS     HOURS     PERCENT   PERCENT
1 MOTNH     MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
JANUARY         55        0        0.9       0.0        13       0

SUNSHINE    MINUTES   MINUTES   HOURS     HOURS     PERCENT   PERCENT
3-MONTH     MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
NDJ             61       -89       1.0       -1.5       14      -22

WEATHER                 ACTUAL
TYPE           NCDC     COUNT
1=FOG/MIST                16
2=FOG DENSE    1.0        0
3=THUNDER      0.0        0
4=IP/SLEET                0
5=HAIL                    0
6=FRZ RAIN                2
7=BLWG DUST               0
8=HAZE/SMK                13
9=BLWG SNW                4

TEMP           NCDC     COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
MAXIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<=32           22.2       20        23        -3      WARMER
>=50                      0         0         0       COOLER
>=60                      0         0         0       NORMAL
>=70                      0         0         0       NORMAL
>=80                      0         0         0       NORMAL
>=90           0.0        0         0         0       NORMAL

TEMP           NCDC     COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
MINIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 32          30.6       31        31        0       COOLER
<= 20                     20        25        -5      WARMER
<= 10                     11        17        -6      WARMER
<= 0           9.5        9         10        -1      WARMER
<= -10                    2         4         -2      WARMER
>= 50                     0         0         0       NORMAL

PRECIP         NCDC     COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  7         9         -2      DRIER
>= 0.01        8.9        8         9         -1      DRIER
>= 0.10        3.0        1         3         -2      DRIER
>= 0.25                   0         1         -1      DRIER
>= 0.50        0.3        0         0         0       DRIER
>= 1.00        0.0        0         0         0       NORMAL

SNOW           NCDC     COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  2         8         -6      DRIER
>= 0.1         8.4        10        9         1      SNOWIER
>= 1.0         3.2        1         3         -2      DRIER
>= 1.5                    1         2         -1      DRIER
>= 2.0                    1         2         -1      DRIER
>= 3.0                    1         1         0       NORMAL

NEW DAILY    EXTREME
MAX TEMP        0
COLD MAX        0
MIN TEMP        0
WARM MIN        0
PRECIP          0
SNOW            1

NEW DAILY   RECORD     EXTREME   LISTING             PREVIOUS
TYPE        NEW/TIE    /AMOUNT      /DATE YEAR       SET/TIE    OLD  YEAR
SNOW        NEW->        3.0        JAN-08-2015     OLD->       3.0  2015

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS
3-MONTH     DATA      NOVEMBER  DECEMBER  JANUARY   (NDJ)
NDJ         2015        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
NDJ-15      MAX          29.3      30.7      -1.4     COOLER    66   COLD
NDJ-15      MIN          16.6      15.3      1.3      WARMER    35   WARM
NDJ-15      MEAN         23.0      23.0      0.0      NORMAL   NEAR  NORM
NDJ-15      HDD          3850      3874      -24      WARMER    54   WARM
NDJ-15      CDD           0         0         0       NORMAL    N/A
NDJ-15      PRECIP       2.07      3.83     -1.76     DRIER     46   DRY
NDJ-15      SNOW         20.4      33.4     -13.0     DRIER     55   DRY

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     NDJ        EXTREME     YEAR     DEPART             RANK
NOV-DEC-JAN MAX          37.9      1914      7.2     WARMEST     1   WARM
NOV-DEC-JAN MAX          21.7      1887      -9.0    COLDEST     1   COLD
NOV-DEC-JAN MIN          23.5      1914      8.2     WARMEST     1   WARM
NOV-DEC-JAN MIN          3.6       1873     -11.7    COLDEST     1   COLD
NOV-DEC-JAN MEAN         30.7      1914      7.7     WARMEST     1   WARM
NOV-DEC-JAN MEAN         14.0      1875      -9.0    COLDEST     1   COLD
NOV-DEC-JAN HDD          3145      1914      -729    WARMEST     1   WARM
NOV-DEC-JAN HDD          4681      1875      807     COLDEST     1   COLD
NOV-DEC-JAN CDD           0        NONE    RECORDED  WARMEST     1   WARM
NOV-DEC-JAN CDD           0        NONE    RECORDED  COLDEST     1   COLD
NOV-DEC-JAN PRECIP       8.54      1997      4.71    WETTEST     1   WET
NOV-DEC-JAN PRECIP       0.80      1981     -3.03     DRIEST     1   DRY
NOV-DEC-JAN SNOW         62.2      1984      28.8    SNOWIEST    1   WET
NOV-DEC-JAN SNOW         6.6       1889     -26.8     DRIEST     1   DRY

2 MONTH     DATA       DECEMBER  JANUARY
DEC+JAN     2015        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
DEC+JAN     MAX          27.7      25.4      2.3    WARMER      39   WARM
DEC+JAN     MIN          15.6      9.9       5.7    WARMER      16   WARM
DEC+JAN     MEAN         21.7      17.7      4.0    WARMER      24   WARM
DEC+JAN     2 MONTH      2671      2935      -264   WARMER      24   WARM
JUL-JAN-15  HDD-SEA      4464      4554      -90    WARMER      50   WARM
DEC+JAN     CDD           0         0         0     NORMAL      N/A  0
DEC+JAN     PRECIP       1.20      2.06     -0.86   DRIER       42   DRY
DEC+JAN     2 MONTH      11.0      24.1     -13.1   DRIER       32   DRY
JUL-JAN-15  SNOW-SEA     20.4      34.0     -13.6   DRIER       53   DRY

ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES    JANUARY    EXTREME     YEAR     DEPART             RANK
DEC+JAN     MAX          34.7      1878      9.3     WARMEST     1   WARM
DEC+JAN     MAX          14.1      1887     -11.3    COLDEST     1   COLD
DEC+JAN     MIN          20.8      1878      10.9    WARMEST     1   WARM
DEC+JAN     MIN          -6.1      1887     -16.0    COLDEST     1   COLD
DEC+JAN     MEAN         27.8      1878      10.1    WARMEST     1   WARM
DEC+JAN     MEAN         4.0       1887     -13.7    COLDEST     1   COLD
DEC+JAN     2 MONTH      2311      1878      -624    WARMEST     1   WARM
DEC+JAN     2 MONTH      3767      1887      832     COLDEST     1   COLD
JUL-JAN     HDD-SEA      3624      2002      -930    WARMEST     1   WARM
JUL-JAN     HDD-SEA      5486      1887      932     COLDEST     1   COLD
DEC+JAN     CDD           0        NONE    RECORDED  WARMEST     1   WARM
DEC+JAN     CDD           0        NONE    RECORDED  COLDEST     1   COLD
DEC+JAN     PRECIP       7.03      1881      4.97    WETTEST     1   WET
DEC+JAN     PRECIP       0.18      1898     -1.88     DRIEST     1   DRY
DEC+JAN     2 MONTH      57.0      1982      32.9    SNOWIEST    1   WET
DEC+JAN     2 MONTH      1.0       1944     -23.1     DRIEST     1   DRY
JUL-JAN     SNOW-SEA     71.9      1982      37.9    SNOWIEST    1   WET
JUL-JAN     SNOW-SEA     6.8       1931     -27.2     DRIEST     1   DRY

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CARLYON



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