Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
730 AM CDT MON JUN 01 2015

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

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

            WEATHER   OBSERVED  NORMAL    DEPART    LAST YEARS
            VALUE     DATE(S)     VALUE   FROM      VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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MONTHLY       REPORT     MAY       2015      MSP     AIRPORT

TEMPS                   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
AVERAGE     MAX          68.5      69.4     -0.9      COOLER    75   COLD
AVERAGE     MIN          49.9      48.9      1.0      WARMER    43   WARM
MONTH       MEAN         59.2      59.2      0.1      WARMER    58   WARM

DAILY       MAX          84 MAY-27-2015
DAILY       MIN          37 MAY-19-2015

HDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        199       218       -19      WARMER    46   WARM
TOTAL       SEASON       7521      7536      -15      WARMER    39   WARM

CDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH         27        37       -10      COOLER    60   COLD
TOTAL       ANNUAL        27        42       -15      COOLER    51   COLD

PRECIP                  ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        3.55      3.36      0.19     WETTER    56   WET
ANNUAL      TOTAL        7.33      9.58     -2.25     DRIER     42   DRY
DAILY       MAX          0.72 MAY-10-2015

SNOW                    ACTUAL     AVG      DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        0.0        T        0.0      NORMAL     1    DRY
SEASON      TOTAL        32.4      54.5     -22.1     DRIER     31    DRY
DAILY       MAX           0.0 MAY-01-2015
MAX         DEPTH         0   MAY-01-2015

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      -149    WARMEST     1   WARM
MAY         HDD          553       1907      335     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       2015       -T      DRIEST     1   DRY

WIND        MPH         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTH       AVERAGE      10.1      10.8      -0.7
DAILY PEAK  GUST      50 MPH SOUTHWEST MAY-17-2015
DAILY FAST  2-MINUTE  38 MPH SOUTHWEST MAY-17-2015

SUNSHINE    MINUTES   MINUTES   HOURS     HOURS     PERCENT   PERCENT
5 MONTH     MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
JAN-MAY        390        0        6.5       0.0        94       0

SUNSHINE    MINUTES   MINUTES   HOURS     HOURS     PERCENT   PERCENT
1 MONTH     MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
MAY             67        0        1.1       0.0        16       0

SUNSHINE    MINUTES   MINUTES   HOURS     HOURS     PERCENT   PERCENT
3-MONTH     MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
MAM            254        0        4.2       0.0        61       0

WEATHER                 ACTUAL
TYPE           NCDC     COUNT
1=FOG/MIST                0
2=FOG DENSE    0.3        0
3=THUNDER      5.0        0
4=IP/SLEET                0
5=HAIL                    0
6=FRZ RAIN                0
7=BLWG DUST               0
8=HAZE/SMK                0
9=BLWG SNW                0

TEMP           NCDC     COUNT
MAXIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<=32           0.0        0         0         0       NORMAL
>=50                      30        31        -1      COOLER
>=60                      26        27        -1      COOLER
>=70                      15        16        -1      COOLER
>=80                      4         6         -2      COOLER
>=90           0.5        0         1         -1      COOLER

TEMP           NCDC     COUNT
MINIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 32          0.3        0         1         -1      WARMER
<= 20                     0         0         0       NORMAL
<= 10                     0         0         0       NORMAL
<= 0           0.0        0         0         0       NORMAL
<= -10                    0         0         0       NORMAL
>= 50                     16        15        1       WARMER

PRECIP         NCDC     COUNT
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  5         5         0       WETTER
>= 0.01        11.5       15        12        3       WETTER
>= 0.10        7.7        7         8         -1      DRIER
>= 0.25                   6         5         1       WETTER
>= 0.50        2.2        4         2         2       WETTER
>= 1.00        0.5        0         1         -1      DRIER

SNOW           NCDC     COUNT
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  0         0         0       DRIER
>= 0.1         0.1        0         0         0       DRIER
>= 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      MARCH     APRIL     MAY       (MAM)
MAM         2015      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART                RANK
MAM-15      MAX       57.9      56.2      1.7       WARMER      21   WARM
MAM-15      MIN       38.4      36.8      1.6       WARMER      19   WARM
MAM-15      MEAN      48.1      46.5      1.6       WARMER      17   WARM
MAM-15      HDD       1556      1746      -190      WARMER      13   WARM
MAM-15      CDD       27        42        -15       COOLER      51   COLD
MAM-15      PRECIP    6.64      7.91      -1.27     DRIER       73   DRY
MAM-15      SNOW      7.1       12.8      -5.7      DRIER       47   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      -668      WARMEST      1   WARM
MAR-APR-MAY HDD       2567      1888      821       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      ACCUM
JAN-MAY     2015      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART                RANK
JAN-MAY-15  MAX       43.8      44.2      -0.4      COOLER     NEAR  NORM
JAN-MAY-15  MIN       26.0      26.1      -0.1      COOLER     NEAR  NORM
JAN-MAY-15  MEAN      34.9      35.2      -0.3      COOLER     NEAR  NORM
JAN-MAY-15  HDD-ANN   4475      4513      -38       WARMER      35   WARM
JUL-MAY-15  HDD-SEA   7521      7536      -15       WARMER      39   WARM
JAN-MAY-15  CDD       27        42        -15       COOLER      51   COLD
JAN-MAY-15  PRECIP    7.33      9.58      -2.25     DRIER       42   DRY
JAN-MAY-15  SNOW-ANN  17.4      32.7      -15.3     DRIER       24   DRY
JUL-MAY-15  SNOW-SEA  32.4      54.5      -22.1     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      -1078     WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-MAY     HDD-ANN   6446      1875      1933      COLDEST      1   COLD
JUL-MAY     HDD-SEA   5841      2012      -1695     WARMEST      1   WARM
JUL-MAY     HDD-SEA   9685      1875      2149      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

$$
CARLYON


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