Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
1150 AM CST MON FEB 01 2016

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...THE TWIN CITIES MN  CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2016...

CLIMATE    NORMAL   PERIOD   1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE    RECORD   PERIOD   1871 TO 2016

           WEATHER  OBSERVED NORMAL   DEPART   LAST YEARS
           VALUE    DATE(S)    VALUE  FROM     VALUE  DATE(S)
                                      NORMAL
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MONTHLY     REPORT   JANUARY   2016      MSP    AIRPORT

TEMPS                ACTUAL   NORMAL   DEPART            RANK
AVERAGE    MAX        24.1     23.7      0.4    WARMER    40   WARM
AVERAGE    MIN        11.0      7.5      3.5    WARMER    17   WARM
MONTH      MEAN       17.6     15.6      2.0    WARMER    25   WARM

DAILY      MAX             43 JAN-30-2016
DAILY      MIN            -14 JAN-17-2016

HDD                  ACTUAL   NORMAL   DEPART            RANK
TOTAL      MONTH      1463     1531      -68    WARMER    25   WARM
TOTAL      SEASON     3709     4554     -845    WARMER     4   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      0.31     0.90     -0.59    DRIER    21   DRY
ANNUAL     TOTAL      0.31     0.90     -0.59    DRIER    21   DRY
DAILY      MAX           0.08 JAN-08-2016

SNOW                 ACTUAL   AVERAGE  DEPART            RANK
MONTH      TOTAL       4.1     12.2     -8.1     DRIER    32    DRY
SEASON     TOTAL      18.7     34.0     -15.3    DRIER    46    DRY
DAILY      MAX            1.2 JAN-08-2016
MAX        DEPTH          6   JAN-26-2016

JANUARY    EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES   JANUARY   EXTREME   YEAR    DEPART            RANK
JANUARY    MAX        35.7     1880     12.0    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     13.0    WARMEST    1   WARM
JANUARY    MEAN       -3.4     1875    -19.0    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     8.9     10.6     -1.7

DAILY PEAK GUST        33 MPH NORTHWEST JAN-28-2016
DAILY FAST 2-MINUTE    26 MPH NORTHWEST JAN-28-2016

SUNSHINE   MINUTES  MINUTES  HOURS    HOURS    PERCENT  PERCENT
ANNUAL     MIN-GAIN MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAINHOUR-LOSSPCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JANUARY       54        0       0.9      0.0      13       0

SUNSHINE   MINUTES  MINUTES  HOURS    HOURS    PERCENT  PERCENT
1 MONTH    MIN-GAIN MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JANUARY       54        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           63       -89      1.1     -1.5      15      -21

WEATHER              ACTUAL
TYPE         NCDC     COUNT
1=FOG/MIST             15
2=FOG DENSE   1.0       0
3=THUNDER     0.0       0
4=IP/SLEET              0
5=HAIL                  0
6=FRZ RAIN              1
7=BLWG DUST             0
8=HAZE/SMK             16
9=BLWG SNW              2

TEMP         NCDC     COUNT   NUMBER   OF DAYS
MAXIMUM     NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE  DEPART
<=32         22.2      23       23        0     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                  24       25       -1     WARMER
<= 10                  11       17       -6     WARMER
<= 0          9.5       9       10       -1     WARMER
<= -10                  3        4       -1     WARMER
>= 50                   0        0        0     NORMAL

PRECIP       NCDC     COUNT   NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE  DEPART
T (ONLY)                9        9        0     WETTER
>= 0.01       8.9      11        9        2     WETTER
>= 0.10       3.0       0        3       -3      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)                9        8        1     SNOWIER
>= 0.1        8.4       9        9        0      DRIER
>= 1.0        3.2       1        3       -2      DRIER
>= 1.5                  0        2       -2      DRIER
>= 2.0                  0        2       -2      DRIER
>= 3.0                  0        1       -1      DRIER

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     NOVEMBER DECEMBER JANUARY  (NDJ)
NDJ        2016      ACTUAL   NORMAL   DEPART            RANK
NDJ-16     MAX        36.1     30.7      5.4    WARMER     8   WARM
NDJ-16     MIN        23.3     15.3      8.0    WARMER     3   WARM
NDJ-16     MEAN       29.7     23.0      6.7    WARMER     4   WARM
NDJ-16     HDD        3237     3874     -637    WARMER     4   WARM
NDJ-16     CDD          0        0        0     NORMAL    N/A
NDJ-16     PRECIP     7.15     3.83     3.32    WETTER     5   WET
NDJ-16     SNOW      18.7     33.4     -14.7    DRIER     49   DRY

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME    NDJ       EXTREME   YEAR    DEPART            RANK
NOV-DEC-JANMAX        37.9     1914      7.2    WARMEST    1   WARM
NOV-DEC-JANMAX        21.7     1887     -9.0    COLDEST    1   COLD
NOV-DEC-JANMIN        23.5     1914      8.2    WARMEST    1   WARM
NOV-DEC-JANMIN         3.6     1873     -11.7   COLDEST    1   COLD
NOV-DEC-JANMEAN       30.7     1914      7.7    WARMEST    1   WARM
NOV-DEC-JANMEAN       12.1     1887     -10.9   COLDEST    1   COLD
NOV-DEC-JANHDD        3145     1914     -729    WARMEST    1   WARM
NOV-DEC-JANHDD        4681     1875      807    COLDEST    1   COLD
NOV-DEC-JANCDD          0      NONE   RECORDED  WARMEST    1   WARM
NOV-DEC-JANCDD          0      NONE   RECORDED  COLDEST    1   COLD
NOV-DEC-JANPRECIP     8.54     1997     4.71    WETTEST    1   WET
NOV-DEC-JANPRECIP     0.80     1981     -3.03   DRIEST     1   DRY
NOV-DEC-JANSNOW       62.2     1984     28.8   SNOWIEST    1   WET
NOV-DEC-JANSNOW        6.6     1889     -26.8   DRIEST     1   DRY

2 MONTH    DATA     DECEMBER  JANUARY
DEC+JAN    2016      ACTUAL   NORMAL   DEPART            RANK
DEC+JAN    MAX        29.6     25.4      4.2   WARMER     40   WARM
DEC+JAN    MIN        18.1      9.9      8.2   WARMER     17   WARM
DEC+JAN    MEAN       23.9     17.7      6.3   WARMER     25   WARM
DEC+JAN    2 MONTH    2534     2935     -401   WARMER     25   WARM
JUL-JAN-16 HDD-SEA    3709     4554     -845   WARMER      4   WARM
DEC+JAN    CDD          0        0        0    NORMAL     N/A
DEC+JAN    PRECIP     2.63     2.06     0.57   WETTER     42   DRY
DEC+JAN    2 MONTH    13.6     24.1     -10.5  DRIER      32   DRY
JUL-JAN-16 SNOW-SEA   18.7     34.0     -15.3  DRIER      46   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        2.3     1873    -15.4    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

$$
CARLYON


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