Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED...
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
700 AM CDT TUE SEP 02 2014

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...THE TWIN CITIES MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 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    AUGUST     2014   MSP       AIRPORT

TEMPS                   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
AVERAGE     MAX          81.8      80.5      1.3      WARMER    47   WARM
AVERAGE     MIN          64.8      61.8      3.0      WARMER    12   WARM
MONTH       MEAN         73.3      71.2      2.1      WARMER    24   WARM

DAILY       MAX               89 AUG-24-2014
DAILY       MIN               56 AUG-26-2014

HDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH         0         14       -14      WARMER     1   WARM
TOTAL       SEASON        7         19       -12      WARMER    30   WARM

CDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        265       205        60      WARMER    27   WARM
TOTAL       ANNUAL       696       681        15      WARMER    60   WARM

PRECIP                  ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        2.90      4.30     -1.40     DRIER     60   DRY
ANNUAL      TOTAL       31.00     22.17      8.83     WETTER     2   WET
DAILY       MAX             0.68 AUG-29-2014

SNOW                    ACTUAL     AVG      DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        0.0       0.0       0.0      NORMAL    N/A
SEASON      TOTAL        0.0       0.0       0.0      NORMAL    N/A
DAILY       MAX              0.0 AUG-01-2014
MAX         DEPTH              0 AUG-01-2014

AUGUST      EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     AUGUST     EXTREME     YEAR     DEPART             RANK
AUGUST      MAX          88.9      1947      8.4     WARMEST     1   WARM
AUGUST      MAX          72.3      1903      -8.2    COLDEST     1   COLD
AUGUST      MIN          68.1      1937      6.3     WARMEST     1   WARM
AUGUST      MIN          55.1      1890      -6.7    COLDEST     1   COLD
AUGUST      MEAN         78.2      1947       7      WARMEST     1   WARM
AUGUST      MEAN         65.1      1903      -6.1    COLDEST     1   COLD
AUGUST      HDD           0        2014      -14     WARMEST     1   WARM
AUGUST      HDD           82       1915       68     COLDEST     1   COLD
AUGUST      CDD          420       1947      215     WARMEST     1   WARM
AUGUST      CDD           76       1977      -129    COLDEST     1   COLD
AUGUST      PCP          9.32      2007      5.02    WETTEST     1   WET
AUGUST      PCP          0.20      1925     -4.10     DRIEST     1   DRY
AUGUST      SNOW         0.0       NONE    RECORDED  SNOWIEST    1   WET
AUGUST      SNOW         0.0       NONE    RECORDED   DRIEST     1   DRY

WIND        MPH         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTH       AVERAGE      7.4       9.5       -2.1

DAILY PEAK  GUST     48 MPH NORTH AUG-03-2014
DAILY FAST  2-MINUTE 38 MPH NORTH AUG-03-2014

SUNSHINE
ANNUAL      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
JAN-AUG        408       -140      6.8       -2.3       99      -34

SUNSHINE
MONTHLY     MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
AUG             0        -85       0.0       -1.4       0       -21

SUNSHINE
SEASON      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
JJA             16       -140      0.3       -2.3       4       -34

WEATHER                 ACTUAL
TYPE           NCDC     COUNT
1=FOG/MIST               18
2=FOG DENSE    0.5        0
3=THUNDER      6.4        9
4=IP/SLEET                0
5=HAIL                    0
6=FRZ RAIN                0
7=BLWG DUST               0
8=HAZE/SMK                8
9=BLWG SNW                0

TEMP           NCDC     COUNT
MAXIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<=32           0.0        0         0         0       NORMAL
>=50                      31        32        -1      COOLER
>=60                      31        32        -1      COOLER
>=70                      31        30        1       WARMER
>=80                      22        19        3       WARMER
>=90           2.6        0         3         -3      COOLER

TEMP           NCDC     COUNT
MINIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 32          0.0        0         0         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                     31        30        1       WARMER

PRECIP         NCDC     COUNT
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  5         3         2       WETTER
>= 0.01        9.7        12        10        2       WETTER
>= 0.10        6.1        7         6         1       WETTER
>= 0.25                   5         4         1       WETTER
>= 0.50        2.9        2         3         -1      DRIER
>= 1.00        1.3        0         1         -1      DRIER

SNOW           NCDC     COUNT
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  0         0         0       NORMAL
>= 0.1         0.0        0         0         0       NORMAL
>= 1.0         0.0        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         JUNE   JULY      AUGUST      (JJA)
JJA         2014      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART               RANK
JJA-14      MAX       80.1      80.9      -0.8      COOLER      53   COLD
JJA-14      MIN       62.8      61.6      1.2       WARMER      26   WARM
JJA-14      MEAN      71.4      71.3      0.1       WARMER      52   WARM
JJA-14      HDD       28        63        -35       WARMER      17   WARM
JJA-14      CDD       644       639       5         WARMER      60   WARM
JJA-14      PRECIP    16.53     12.59     3.94      WETTER      13   WET
JJA-14      SNOW      0         0         RECORDED  NORMAL      N/A

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     JJA       EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART                RANK
JUN-JUL-AUG MAX       87.3      1988      6.4       WARMEST      1   WARM
JUN-JUL-AUG MAX       73.9      1915      -7.0      COLDEST      1   COLD
JUN-JUL-AUG MIN       65.3      2010      3.7       WARMEST      1   WARM
JUN-JUL-AUG MIN       55.9      1992      -5.7      COLDEST      1   COLD
JUN-JUL-AUG MEAN      75.5      1988      4.2       WARMEST      1   WARM
JUN-JUL-AUG MEAN      65.1      1915      -6.2      COLDEST      1   COLD
JUN-JUL-AUG HDD       3         2005      -60       WARMEST      1   WARM
JUN-JUL-AUG HDD       242       1915      179       COLDEST      1   COLD
JUN-JUL-AUG CDD       1010      1988      371       WARMEST      1   WARM
JUN-JUL-AUG CDD       248       1992      -391      COLDEST      1   COLD
JUN-JUL-AUG PRECIP    23.52     1987      10.93     WETTEST      1   WET
JUN-JUL-AUG PRECIP    1.73      1894      -10.86    DRIEST       1   DRY
JUN-JUL-AUG SNOW      0.0       NONE      RECORDED  SNOWIEST     1   WET
JUN-JUL-AUG SNOW      0.0       NONE      RECORDED  DRIEST       1   DRY

ANNUAL      DATA
JAN-AUG     2014      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART                RANK
JAN-AUG-14  MAX       53.7      58.0      -4.3      COOLER      16   COLD
JAN-AUG-14  MIN       35.8      39.4      -3.6      COOLER      30   COLD
JAN-AUG-14  MEAN      44.7      48.7      -4.0      COOLER      17   COLD
JAN-AUG-14  HDD-ANN   5481      4576      905       COOLER      18   COLD
JUL+AUG     HDD-SEA   7         19        -12       WARMER      30   WARM
JAN-AUG-14  CDD       696       681       15        WARMER      60   WARM
JAN-AUG-14  PRECIP    31.00     22.17     8.83      WETTER       2   WET
JAN-AUG-14  SNOW-ANN  52.8      32.6      20.2      SNOWIER     10   WET
JUL-AUG-14  SNOW-SEA  0         0.0       RECORDED  NORMAL      N/A



ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES    JAN-AUG   EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART                RANK
JAN-AUG     MAX       63.8      2012      5.8       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-AUG     MAX       49.4      1875      -8.6      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-AUG     MIN       45.5      2012      6.1       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-AUG     MIN       28.8      1875      -10.6     COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-AUG     MEAN      54.7      2012      6.0       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-AUG     MEAN      39.1      1875      -9.6      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-AUG     HDD-ANN   3450      2012      -1126     WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-AUG     HDD-ANN   6578      1875      2002      COLDEST      1   COLD
JUL-AUG     HDD-SEA   0         2011      -19       WARMEST      1   WARM
JUL-AUG     HDD-SEA   124       1915      105       COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-AUG     CDD       1107      1988      426       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-AUG     CDD       295       1904      -386      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-AUG     PRECIP    33.64     1892      11.47     WETTEST      1   WET
JAN-AUG     PRECIP    8.62      1934      -13.55    DRIEST       1   DRY
JAN-AUG     SNOW-ANN  69.5      1982      36.9      SNOWIEST     1   WET
JAN-AUG     SNOW-ANN  8.3       1931      -24.3     DRIEST       1   DRY
JUL-AUG     SNOW-SEA  0         NONE      RECORDED  SNOWIEST     1   WET
JUL-AUG     SNOW-SEA  0         NONE      RECORDED  DRIEST       1   DRY

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CARLYON






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