Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
209 AM CDT MON MAY 1 2017

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...THE TWIN CITIES MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              95   04/21/1980
 LOW                2   04/13/1962
HIGHEST            73   04/08        67       6       80  04/16
LOWEST             32   04/27        28       4       20  04/09
                        04/11
AVG. MAXIMUM     59.3              57.8     1.5     56.9
AVG. MINIMUM     41.6              37.2     4.4     39.2
MEAN             50.5              47.5     3.0     48.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      2               8.6    -6.6       10
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.00   2001
 MINIMUM         0.16   1987
TOTALS           4.45              2.66    1.79     2.84
DAILY AVG.       0.15              0.09    0.06     0.09
DAYS >= .01        14              10.7     3.3       12
DAYS >= .10        11               5.9     5.1        7
DAYS >= .50         3               1.7     1.3        2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.4     0.6        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.23   04/14 TO 04/15

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           21.8   5
                        0
TOTALS            0.5               2.4    -1.9      0.5
SINCE 7/1        32.0              54.4   -22.4     36.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.6    -0.6        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   04/11                          0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.5   04/10 TO 04/10

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     428               530    -102      509
 SINCE 7/1       6084              7318   -1234     6102
COOLING TOTAL       0                 5      -5        8
 SINCE 1/1          0                 5      -5        8
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/180    DATE  04/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/190    DATE  04/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         18

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     60

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      5

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

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