Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
153 AM CST FRI JAN 1 2016

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

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              63   12/05/2001
                        12/02/1982
                        12/06/1939
 LOW              -39   12/25/1879
HIGHEST            47   12/10        38       9       51  12/15
                        12/09                             12/13
                        12/04
LOWEST              7   12/31        -4      11       -7  12/31
                                                          12/30
AVG. MAXIMUM     35.1              27.1     8.0     29.6
AVG. MINIMUM     25.2              12.3    12.9     18.9
MEAN             30.2              19.7    10.5     24.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     11              19.0    -8.0       20
DAYS MIN <= 32     26              30.0    -4.0       27
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               6.1    -6.1        4

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.27   1982
 MINIMUM         0.00   1943
TOTALS           2.32              1.16    1.16     0.86
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.04    0.03     0.03
DAYS >= .01        13               9.8     3.2       10
DAYS >= .10         7               3.1     3.9        4
DAYS >= .50         1               0.3     0.7        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.63   12/14 TO 12/14

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           33.6   2010
TOTALS            9.5              11.9    -2.4      5.6
SINCE 7/1        14.6              21.8    -7.2     15.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 5      -4        1
DAYS >= 1.0         3               3.7    -0.7        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   12/31                          4  12/29
                        12/30                             12/28
                                                          12/27
 24 HR TOTAL      3.4   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1071              1404    -333     1253
 SINCE 7/1       2246              3023    -777     3046
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        809               753      56      759
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/360    DATE  12/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/360    DATE  12/14

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            1
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         24

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     80

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               15     SLEET                      2
FOG                      23     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                     12

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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