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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
540 AM CST SAT FEB 1 2014

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...THE TWIN CITIES MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              58   01/25/1944
 LOW              -41   01/21/1888
HIGHEST            40   01/12        35       5       41  01/18
                                                          01/11
LOWEST            -23   01/06       -10     -13      -12  01/22
AVG. MAXIMUM     18.4              23.7    -5.3     25.0
AVG. MINIMUM     -2.5               7.5   -10.0      8.8
MEAN              8.0              15.6    -7.6     16.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     24              22.2     1.8       19
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              30.6     0.4       30
DAYS MIN <= 0      20               9.5    10.5        7

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.63   1967
 MINIMUM         0.05   1892
                        1898
TOTALS           1.42              0.90    0.52     0.86
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.03    0.02     0.03
DAYS >= .01        14               8.9     5.1        7
DAYS >= .10         5               3.0     2.0        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.44   01/30 TO 01/30

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           46.4   5
                        0
TOTALS           22.7              12.2    10.5      4.6
SINCE 7/1        39.7              34.0     5.7     20.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      9                 7       2        1
DAYS >= 1.0         6               3.2     2.8        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        16   01/31                          3  01/28
                                                          01/09
                                                          01/08
 24 HR TOTAL      6.4   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1762              1531     231     1482
 SINCE 7/1       4885              4554     331     4254
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/310    DATE  01/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/290    DATE  01/26

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                0     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       6
LIGHT SNOW               18     SLEET                      2
FOG                      20     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                     20

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

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