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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
10:30 AM CDT THU JUN 01 2017

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...THE TWIN CITIES MN  CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF  MAY 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      MAY       2017      MSP     AIRPORT

TEMPS                        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
AVERAGE       MAX             67.7      69.4     -1.7      COOLER    63   COLD
AVERAGE       MIN             49.3      48.9      0.4      WARMER    55   WARM
MONTH         MEAN            58.5      59.2     -0.6      COOLER    71   COLD

DAILY         MAX             84 MAY-14-2017
DAILY         MIN             35 MAY-01-2017

HDD                          ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL         MONTH           214       181        33      COOLER   NEAR  NORM
TOTAL         SEASON         6298      7500     -1202      WARMER     4   WARM

CDD                          ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL         MONTH            21        37       -16      COOLER    49   COLD
TOTAL         ANNUAL           21        42       -21      COOLER    41   COLD

PCP              INCHES      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
MONTH            TOTAL        4.80      3.36      1.44     WETTER    27   WET
ANNUAL           TOTAL       11.55      9.58      1.97     WETTER    28   WET
DAILY              MAX        1.81 MAY-17-2017

SNW              INCHES      ACTUAL     AVG      DEPART             RANK
MONTH            TOTAL         T         T        0.0      NORMAL   NEAR  NORM
SEASON           TOTAL       32.0      54.5     -22.5      DRIER     31   DRY
DAILY              MAX         T MAY-01-2017
MAX               DEPTH        0 MAY-01-2017

MAY           EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME       MAY           EXTREME     YEAR     DEPART             RANK
MAY           MAX             80.9      1934      11.5    WARMEST     1 WARM
MAY           MAX             55.4      1907     -14.0    COLDEST     1 COLD
MAY           MIN             56.5      1934      7.6     WARMEST     1 WARM
MAY           MIN             38.3      1907     -10.6    COLDEST     1 COLD
MAY           MEAN            68.7      1934      9.5     WARMEST     1 WARM
MAY           MEAN            46.9      1907     -12.3    COLDEST     1 COLD
MAY           HDD              69       1881      -112    WARMEST     1 WARM
MAY           HDD             553       1907      372     COLDEST     1 COLD
MAY           CDD             204       1934      167     WARMEST     1 WARM
MAY           CDD              0        1983      -37     COLDEST     1 COLD
MAY           PRECIP         10.33      1906      6.97    WETTEST     1 WET
MAY           PRECIP          0.21      1934     -3.15     DRIEST     1 DRY
MAY           SNOW            3.0       1946      3.0    SNOWIEST     1 WET
MAY           SNOW            0.0       2016       -T      DRIEST     1 DRY

WIND               MPH       ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTHLY AVG                   8.7       12.1      -2.5

PEAK GUST        34 MPH  NORTHWEST  MAY-28-2017
FASTEST 2-MIN    26 MPH  NORTHWEST  MAY-05-2017

SUNSHINE      (POSSIBLE)
1 MONTH         MIN-GAIN    MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
MAY                68          0        1.1       0.0        16       0

SUNSHINE      (POSSIBLE)
3 MONTH         MIN-GAIN    MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
MAM                254         0        4.2       0.0        60       0

SUNSHINE      (POSSIBLE)
5 MONTH         MIN-GAIN    MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JAN-MAY            391         0        6.5       0.0        94       0

WEATHER                      ACTUAL
TYPE              NCEI       COUNT
1=FOG/MIST                     9
2=FOG DENSE         0          0
3=THUNDER          5.0         5
4=IP/SLEET                     0
5=HAIL                         0
6=FRZ RAIN                     0
7=BLWG DUST                    0
8=HAZE/SMK                     2
9=BLWG SNW                     0

TEMP              NCEI                          AVERAGE
MAXIMUM          NORMAL      ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 0                           0         0         0       NORMAL
<=32                0          0         0         0       NORMAL
>=50                           30        30        0       COOLER
>=60                           26        26        0       WARMER
>=70                           14        16        -2      COOLER
>=80                           4         6         -2      COOLER
>=90                1          0         1         -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       NORMAL
<= 10                          0         0         0       NORMAL
<= 20                          0         0         0       NORMAL
<= 32               0          0         1         -1      WARMER
>= 50                          14        15        -1      COOLER
>=60                           3         4         -1      COOLER
>= 70                          0         0         0       COOLER

PRECIP            NCEI                          AVERAGE
DAYS WITH A      NORMAL      ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                       4         5         -1      DRIER
>= 0.01            12          14        12        2       WETTER
>= 0.10             8          7         8         -1      DRIER
>= 0.25                        6         5         1       WETTER
>= 0.50             2          2         2         0       DRIER
>= 1.00             1          2         1         2       WETTER

SNOW              NCEI                          AVERAGE
DAYS WITH A      NORMAL      ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                       1         1         0      SNOWIER
>= 0.1              0          0         0         0       DRIER
>= 1.0              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           MARCH     APRIL      MAY      (MAM)
MAM           2017           ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
MAM-17        MAX             56.4      56.2      0.2      WARMER    45 WARM
MAM-17        MIN             39.0      36.8      2.2      WARMER    14 WARM
MAM-17        MEAN            47.7      46.5      1.2      WARMER    26 WARM
MAM-17        HDD             1597      1708      -111     WARMER    20 WARM
MAM-17        CDD              21        42       -21      COOLER    41 COLD
MAM-17        PRECIP          9.93      7.91      2.02     WETTER    27 WET
MAM-17        SNOW            5.2       12.8      -7.6     DRIER     27 DRY

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME       MAM          EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART                RANK
MAR-APR-MAY   MAX          63.5      2012      7.3       WARMEST      1 WARM
MAR-APR-MAY   MAX          45.5      1888      -10.7     COLDEST      1 COLD
MAR-APR-MAY   MIN          44.5      2012      7.7       WARMEST      1 WARM
MAR-APR-MAY   MIN          28.2      1888      -8.6      COLDEST      1 COLD
MAR-APR-MAY   MEAN         54        2012      7.5       WARMEST      1 WARM
MAR-APR-MAY   MEAN         36.9      1888      -9.6      COLDEST      1 COLD
MAR-APR-MAY   HDD          1078      2012      -630      WARMEST      1 WARM
MAR-APR-MAY   HDD          2567      1888      859       COLDEST      1 COLD
MAR-APR-MAY   CDD          226       1934      184       WARMEST      1 WARM
MAR-APR-MAY   CDD          0         1983      -42       COLDEST      1 COLD
MAR-APR-MAY   PRECIP       16.13     1965      8.22      WETTEST      1 WET
MAR-APR-MAY   PRECIP       2.12      1910      -5.79     DRIEST       1 DRY
MAR-APR-MAY   SNOW         42.6      1951      29.8      SNOWIEST     1 WET
MAR-APR-MAY   SNOW         T         2010      -12.8     DRIEST       1 DRY

5 MONTH       DATA
JAN-MAY       2017           ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
JAN-MAY-17    MAX             47.3      44.2      3.1      WARMER    10 WARM
JAN-MAY-17    MIN             30.8      26.1      4.7      WARMER     5 WARM
JAN-MAY-17    MEAN            39.0      35.2      3.8      WARMER     7 WARM
JAN-MAY-17    HDD-ANNUAL      3896      4477      -581     WARMER     6 WARM
JUL-MAY-17    LAST HDD-SEA    6298      7500     -1202     WARMER     4 WARM
JAN-MAY-17    CDD              21        42       -21      COOLER    41 COLD
JAN-MAY-17    PRECIP         11.55      9.58      1.97     WETTER    28 WET
JAN-MAY-17    SNOW-ANNUAL     13.9      32.7     -18.8     DRIER     15 DRY
JUL-MAY-17    LAST SNOW-SEA   32.0      54.5     -22.5     DRIER     31 DRY

ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES      JAN-MAY      EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART                RANK
JAN-MAY       MAX          51.9      1987      7.7       WARMEST      1 WARM
JAN-MAY       MAX          32.2      1875      -12.0     COLDEST      1 COLD
JAN-MAY       MIN          34.0      2012      7.9       WARMEST      1 WARM
JAN-MAY       MIN          12.0      1875      -14.1     COLDEST      1 COLD
JAN-MAY       MEAN         42.6      2012      7.4       WARMEST      1 WARM
JAN-MAY       MEAN         22.1      1875      -13.1     COLDEST      1 COLD
JAN-MAY       HDD-ANN      3435      2012      -1042     WARMEST      1 WARM
JAN-MAY       HDD-ANN      6446      1875      1969      COLDEST      1 COLD
JUL-MAY       HDD-SEA      5841      2012      -1659     WARMEST      1 WARM
JUL-MAY       HDD-SEA      9685      1875      2185      COLDEST      1 COLD
JAN-MAY       CDD          226       1934      184       WARMEST      1 WARM
JAN-MAY       CDD          0         1983      -42       COLDEST      1 COLD
JAN-MAY       PRECIP       18.19     1965      8.61      WETTEST      1 WET
JAN-MAY       PRECIP       3.31      1934      -6.27     DRIEST       1 DRY
JAN-MAY       SNOW-ANN     69.5      1982      36.8      SNOWIEST     1 WET
JAN-MAY       SNOW-ANN     8.3       1931      -24.4     DRIEST       1 DRY
JUL-MAY       SNOW-SEA     98.6      1984      44.1      SNOWIEST     1 WET
JUL-MAY       SNOW-SEA     14.2      1931      -40.3     DRIEST       1 DRY

NEW DAILY        EXTREME
MAX TEMP            0
COLD MAX            0
MIN TEMP            0
WARM MIN            0
PRECIP              2
SNOW                0

NEW DAILY     RECORD        EXTREME   LISTING             PREVIOUS
TYPE          NEW/TIE       /AMOUNT      /DATE YEAR       SET/TIE    OLD  YEAR
PRECIP        NEW->           1.81       MAY-17-2017     OLD->      1.17  1938
PRECIP        NEW->           1.47       MAY-20-2016     OLD->      1.14  1937

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CARLYON



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