Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
430 AM CDT MON NOV 03 2014

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...THE TWIN CITIES MN  CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2014...

CLIMATE     NORMAL    PERIOD    1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE     RECORD    PERIOD    1871 TO 2014

            WEATHER   OBSERVED  NORMAL    DEPART    LAST YEARS
            VALUE     DATE(S)     VALUE   FROM      VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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MONTHLY       REPORT   OCTOBER     2014      MSP     AIRPORT

TEMPS                   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
AVERAGE     MAX          58.4      58.1      0.3      WARMER   73  WARM
AVERAGE     MIN          40.0      39.7      0.3      WARMER   69  WARM
MONTH       MEAN         49.2      48.9      0.3      WARMER   70  WARM

DAILY       MAX               72 OCT-16-2014
DAILY       MIN               26 OCT-31-2014

HDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        483       507       -24      WARMER   70  WARM
TOTAL       SEASON       614       680       -66      WARMER   43  WARM

CDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH         0         6         -6      COOLER    1  COLD
TOTAL       ANNUAL       759       753        6       WARMER   61  WARM

PRECIP                  ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        1.75      2.43     -0.68     DRIER    77  DRY
ANNUAL      TOTAL       33.67     27.68      5.99     WETTER   11  WET
DAILY       MAX             0.78 OCT-02-2014

SNOW                    ACTUAL     AVG      DEPART            RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        0.0       0.6       -0.6     DRIER   NEAR NORM
SEASON      TOTAL        0.0       0.6       -0.6     DRIER   NEAR NORM
DAILY       MAX              0.0 OCT-01-2014
MAX         DEPTH              0 OCT-01-2014

OCTOBER     EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     OCTOBER    EXTREME     YEAR     DEPART            RANK
OCTOBER     MAX          70.3      1963      12.2    WARMEST    1  WARM
OCTOBER     MAX          44.3      1925     -13.8    COLDEST    1  COLD
OCTOBER     MIN          49.3      1947      9.6     WARMEST    1  WARM
OCTOBER     MIN          31.4      1917      -8.3    COLDEST    1  COLD
OCTOBER     MEAN         59.3      1947      10.4    WARMEST    1  WARM
OCTOBER     MEAN         38.3      1925     -10.6    COLDEST    1  COLD
OCTOBER     HDD          210       1947      -297    WARMEST    1  WARM
OCTOBER     HDD          823       1925      316     COLDEST    1  COLD
OCTOBER     CDD           73       1879       67     WARMEST    1  WARM
OCTOBER     CDD           0        2014       -6     COLDEST    1  COLD
OCTOBER     PCP          5.29      1991      2.86    WETTEST    1  WET
OCTOBER     PCP          0.02      1939     -2.41     DRIEST    1  DRY
OCTOBER     SNOW         8.2       1991      7.6     SNOWIEST   1  WET
OCTOBER     SNOW          0        2012      -0.6     DRIEST    1  DRY

WIND        MPH         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTH       AVERAGE      9.5       12.0      -2.5
DAILY PEAK  GUST      39 MPH WEST      OCT-03-2014
DAILY FAST  2-MINUTE  30 MPH NORTHWEST OCT-03-2014

SUNSHINE
ANNUAL      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
JAN-OCT        408       -325      6.8       -5.4       99     -79

SUNSHINE
MONTHLY     MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
OCT             0        -92       0.0       -1.5       0      -22

SUNSHINE
MONTHLY     MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
ASO             0        -270      0.0       -4.5       0      -66

WEATHER                 ACTUAL
TYPE           NCDC     COUNT
1=FOG/MIST                9
2=FOG DENSE    0.6        3
3=THUNDER      1.8        0
4=IP/SLEET                0
5=HAIL                    0
6=FRZ RAIN                0
7=BLWG DUST               0
8=HAZE/SMK                3
9=BLWG SNW                0

TEMP           NCDC     COUNT
MAXIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<=32           0.1        0         0         0       NORMAL
>=50                      26        26        0       NORMAL
>=60                      15        15        0       NORMAL
>=70                      1         1         0       NORMAL
>=80                      0         0         0       NORMAL
>=90           0.0        0         0         0       NORMAL

TEMP           NCDC     COUNT
MINIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 32          6.2        3         3         0       NORMAL
<= 20                     0         0         0       NORMAL
<= 10                     0         0         0       NORMAL
<= 0           0.0        0         0         0       NORMAL
<= -10                    0         0         0       NORMAL
>= 50                     2         2         0       NORMAL

PRECIP         NCDC     COUNT
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  3         3         0       NORMAL
>= 0.01        9.2        6         6         0       NORMAL
>= 0.10        4.7        3         3         0       NORMAL
>= 0.25                   2         2         0       NORMAL
>= 0.50        1.4        2         2         0       NORMAL
>= 1.00        0.4        0         0         0       NORMAL

SNOW           NCDC     COUNT
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  0         0         0       NORMAL
>= 0.1         0.6        0         0         0       NORMAL
>= 1.0         0.1        0         0         0       NORMAL
>= 1.5                    0         0         0       NORMAL
>= 2.0                    0         0         0       NORMAL
>= 3.0                    0         0         0       NORMAL

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

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS
3-MONTH     DATA        AUGUST  SEPTEMBER OCTOBER     (ASO)
ASO         2014      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
ASO-14      MAX       70.8      70.1      0.7       WARMER     59  WARM
ASO-14      MIN       52.7      51.4      1.3       WARMER     26  WARM
ASO-14      MEAN      61.7      60.8      0.9       WARMER     42  WARM
ASO-14      HDD       607       675       -68       WARMER     44  WARM
ASO-14      CDD       328       277       51        WARMER      9  WARM
ASO-14      PRECIP    5.57      9.81      -4.24     DRIER      31  DRY
ASO-14      SNOW      0.0       0.6       -0.6      DRIER     NEAR NORM

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     ASO       EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
AUG-SEP-OCT MAX       77.2      1947      7.1       WARMEST     1  WARM
AUG-SEP-OCT MAX       63.6      1873      -6.5      COLDEST     1  COLD
AUG-SEP-OCT MIN       56.5      1947      5.1       WARMEST     1  WARM
AUG-SEP-OCT MIN       45.7      1873      -5.7      COLDEST     1  COLD
AUG-SEP-OCT MEAN      66.9      1947      6.1       WARMEST     1  WARM
AUG-SEP-OCT MEAN      54.7      1873      -6.1      COLDEST     1  COLD
AUG-SEP-OCT HDD       362       1920      -313      WARMEST     1  WARM
AUG-SEP-OCT HDD       1108      1873      433       COLDEST     1  COLD
AUG-SEP-OCT CDD       605       1947      328       WARMEST     1  WARM
AUG-SEP-OCT CDD       93        1902      -184      COLDEST     1  COLD
AUG-SEP-OCT PRECIP    18.99     2007      9.18      WETTEST     1  WET
AUG-SEP-OCT PRECIP    2.98      2012      -6.83     DRIEST      1  DRY
AUG-SEP-OCT SNOW      8.2       1991      7.6       SNOWIEST    1  WET
AUG-SEP-OCT SNOW      0.0       2004      -0.6      DRIEST      1  DRY

ANNUAL      DATA
JAN-OCT     2014      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
JAN-OCT-14  MAX       56.0      59.4      -3.4      COOLER     19  COLD
JAN-OCT-14  MIN       37.9      40.8      -2.9      COOLER     32  COLD
JAN-OCT-14  MEAN      47.0      50.1      -3.1      COOLER     26  COLD
JAN-OCT-14  HDD-ANN   6088      5237      851       COOLER     38  WARM
JUL-OCT-14  HDD-SEA   614       680       -66       WARMER     43  WARM
JAN-OCT-14  CDD       759       753       6         WARMER     61  WARM
JAN-OCT-14  PRECIP    33.67     27.68     5.99      WETTER     11  WET
JAN-OCT-14  SNOW-ANN  52.8      33.2      19.6      SNOWIER    10  WET
JUL-OCT-14  SNOW-SEA  0.0       0.6       -0.6      DRIER     NEAR NORM



ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES    JAN-OCT   EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
JAN-OCT     MAX       64.3      2012      4.9       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-OCT     MAX       51.3      1875      -8.1      COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-OCT     MIN       45.5      2012      4.7       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-OCT     MIN       31.3      1875      -9.5      COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-OCT     MEAN      54.9      2012      4.8       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-OCT     MEAN      41.3      1875      -8.8      COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-OCT     HDD-ANN   4106      2012      -1131     WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-OCT     HDD-ANN   7518      1875      2281      COLDEST     1  COLD
JUL-OCT     HDD-SEA   369       1920      -311      WARMEST     1  WARM
JUL-OCT     HDD-SEA   1126      1873      446       COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-OCT     CDD       1178      1936      425       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-OCT     CDD       313       1904      -440      COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-OCT     PRECIP    38.15     2002      10.47     WETTEST     1  WET
JAN-OCT     PRECIP    12.14     1910      -15.54    DRIEST      1  DRY
JAN-OCT     SNOW-ANN  70.9      1982      37.7      SNOWIEST    1  WET
JAN-OCT     SNOW-ANN  8.3       1931      -24.9     DRIEST      1  DRY
JUL-OCT     SNOW-SEA  8.2       1991      7.6       SNOWIEST    1  WET
JUL-OCT     SNOW-SEA  0         2011      -0.6      DRIEST      1  DRY

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CARLYON






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