Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
420 AM CST WED DEC 02 2015

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...THE TWIN CITIES MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 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 NOVEMBER   2015      MSP    AIRPORT

TEMPS                ACTUAL   NORMAL   DEPART           RANK
AVERAGE    MAX        49.0     41.2      7.8    WARMER    4  WARM
AVERAGE    MIN        33.7     26.2      7.5    WARMER    5  WARM
MONTH      MEAN       41.3     33.7      7.6    WARMER    4  WARM

DAILY      MAX             71 NOV-03-2015
DAILY      MIN             14 NOV-28-2015

HDD                  ACTUAL   NORMAL   DEPART           RANK
TOTAL      MONTH       703      939     -236    WARMER    4  WARM
TOTAL      SEASON     1175     1619     -444    WARMER    3  WARM

CDD                  ACTUAL   NORMAL   DEPART           RANK
TOTAL      MONTH        0        0        0     NORMAL   N/A
TOTAL      ANNUAL      809      753      56     WARMER   47  WARM

PRECIP               ACTUAL   NORMAL   DEPART           RANK
MONTH      TOTAL      4.52     1.77     2.75    WETTER    6  WET
ANNUAL     TOTAL     33.82    29.45     4.37    WETTER   19  WET
DAILY      MAX        1.73 NOV-11-2015

SNOW                 ACTUAL     AVG    DEPART           RANK
MONTH      TOTAL       5.1      9.3     -4.2     DRIER   22  DRY
SEASON     TOTAL       5.1      9.9     -4.8     DRIER   78  DRY
DAILY      MAX         3.8 NOV-30-2015
MAX        DEPTH       3   NOV-30-2015

NOVEMBER   EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME    NOVEMBER  EXTREME   YEAR    DEPART           RANK
NOVEMBER   MAX        54.9     2001     13.7    WARMEST   1  WARM
NOVEMBER   MAX        29.8     1896    -11.4    COLDEST   1  COLD
NOVEMBER   MIN        37.8     2001     11.6    WARMEST   1  WARM
NOVEMBER   MIN        13.8     1880    -12.4    COLDEST   1  COLD
NOVEMBER   MEAN       46.4     2001     12.7    WARMEST   1  WARM
NOVEMBER   MEAN       22.2     1880    -11.5    COLDEST   1  COLD
NOVEMBER   HDD         552     2001     -387    WARMEST   1  WARM
NOVEMBER   HDD        1276     1880      337    COLDEST   1  COLD
NOVEMBER   CDD          0      NONE   RECORDED  WARMEST   1  WARM
NOVEMBER   CDD          0      NONE   RECORDED  COLDEST   1  COLD
NOVEMBER   PCP        5.29     1991      3.52   WETTEST   1  WET
NOVEMBER   PCP        0.02     1939     -1.75   DRIEST    1  DRY
NOVEMBER   SNOW       46.9     1991     37.6    SNOWIEST   1  WET
NOVEMBER   SNOW         T      2009     -9.3    DRIEST    1  DRY

WIND       MPH       ACTUAL   NORMAL   DEPART
MONTH      AVERAGE    10.2     12.4     -2.2

DAILY PEAK GUST         48 MPH NORTHWEST NOV-19-2015
DAILY FASTEST 2-MINUTE  33 MPH WEST      NOV-19-2015

SUNSHINE   MINUTES  MINUTES  HOURS     HOURS     PERCENT  PERCENT
1 MONTH    MIN-GAIN MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
NOVEMBER       0       -69      0.0     -1.2       0       -17
3-MONTH    MIN-GAIN MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
SON            0      -254      0.0     -4.2       0       -61
11 MONTH   MIN-GAIN MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JAN-NOV       408     -394      6.8     -6.6      99       -95

WEATHER              ACTUAL
TYPE         NCDC     COUNT
1=FOG/MIST             14
2=FOG DENSE   1.0       1
3=THUNDER     0.5       4
4=IP/SLEET              0
5=HAIL                  0
6=FRZ RAIN              1
7=BLWG DUST             0
8=HAZE/SMK              7
9=BLWG SNW              0

TEMP         NCDC     COUNT
MAXIMUM     NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE  DEPART
<=32          6.3       4        7       -3     WARMER
>=50                   16        8       8.2    WARMER
>=60                    7        2       5.1    WARMER
>=70                    2        0       1.7    WARMER
>=80                    0        0        0     NORMAL
>=90          0.0       0        0        0     NORMAL

TEMP         NCDC     COUNT
MINIMUM     NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE  DEPART
<= 32        21.4      13       22       -9     WARMER
<= 20                   5        8       -3     WARMER
<= 10                   0        2       -2     WARMER
<= 0          0.5       0        1       -1     WARMER
<= -10                  0        0        0     WARMER
>= 50                   1        0        1     WARMER

PRECIP       NCDC     COUNT
DAYS WITH A NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE  DEPART
T (ONLY)                2        6       -4      DRIER
>= 0.01       8.7       8        9       -1      DRIER
>= 0.10       4.2       7        4        3     WETTER
>= 0.25                 5        2        3     WETTER
>= 0.50       1.1       3        1        2     WETTER
>= 1.00       0.3       2        0        2     WETTER

SNOW         NCDC     COUNT
DAYS WITH A NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE  DEPART
T (ONLY)                2        5       -3      DRIER
>= 0.1        5.2       2        5       -3      DRIER
>= 1.0        2.7       2        2        0      DRIER
>= 1.5                  1        2       -1      DRIER
>= 2.0                  1        1        0      DRIER
>= 3.0                  1        1        0     SNOWIER

NEW DAILY   EXTREME
MAX TEMP       0
COLD MAX       0
MIN TEMP       0
WARM MIN       2
PRECIP         1
SNOW           0

NEW DAILY  RECORD    EXTREME  LISTING          PREVIOUS
TYPE        NEW/TIE  /AMOUNT    /DATE YEAR      SET/TIE  OLD YEAR
WARM LOW     NEW->     52       NOV-04-2015      OLD->   51  1895 2008
PRECIP       NEW->    1.21      NOV-17-2015      OLD->  0.80 1886
WARM LOW    TIED->     49       NOV-17-2015     TIES->   49  1952

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS
3-MONTH    DATA     SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER-NOVEMBER   (SON)
SON        2015     ACTUAL   NORMAL   DEPART            RANK
SON-15     MAX      62.2     57.0     5.2      WARMER     4  WARM
SON-15     MIN      45.4     39.4     6.0      WARMER     2  WARM
SON-15     MEAN     53.8     48.2     5.6      WARMER     2  WARM
SON-15     HDD      1160     1600     -440     WARMER     3  WARM
SON-15     CDD      160      72       88       WARMER     8  WARM
SON-15     PRECIP  11.78     7.28     4.50     WETTER     9  WET
SON-15     SNOW     5.1      9.9     -4.8      DRIER     78  DRY

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     SON      EXTREME  YEAR     DEPART            RANK
SEP-OCT-NOV MAX      63.9     1963     6.9      WARMEST    1  WARM
SEP-OCT-NOV MAX      47.9     1873    -9.1      COLDEST    1  COLD
SEP-OCT-NOV MIN      46.0     1931     6.6      WARMEST    1  WARM
SEP-OCT-NOV MIN      31.2     1873    -8.2      COLDEST    1  COLD
SEP-OCT-NOV MEAN     54.5     1931     6.3      WARMEST    1  WARM
SEP-OCT-NOV MEAN     39.6     1873    -8.6      COLDEST    1  COLD
SEP-OCT-NOV HDD      1135     1931    -465      WARMEST    1  WARM
SEP-OCT-NOV HDD      2309     1873     709      COLDEST    1  COLD
SEP-OCT-NOV CDD      204      1908     132      WARMEST    1  WARM
SEP-OCT-NOV CDD      5        1924     -67      COLDEST    1  COLD
SEP-OCT-NOV PRECIP   15.75    1881     8.47     WETTEST    1  WET
SEP-OCT-NOV PRECIP   1.36     2011    -5.92     DRIEST     1  DRY
SEP-OCT-NOV SNOW     55.1     1991    45.2      SNOWIEST   1  WET
SEP-OCT-NOV SNOW     T        1963    -9.9      DRIEST     1  DRY

11 MONTH   DATA     ACCUM
JAN-NOV    2015     ACTUAL   NORMAL   DEPART            RANK
JAN-NOV-15 MAX      58.7     57.7     1.0      WARMER    20  WARM
JAN-NOV-15 MIN      41.2     39.4     1.8      WARMER    12  WARM
JAN-NOV-15 MEAN     50.0     48.6     1.4      WARMER    12  WARM
JAN-NOV-15 HDD-ANN  5657     6176     -519     WARMER    11  WARM
JUL-NOV-15 HDD-SEA  1175     1619     -444     WARMER     3  WARM
JAN-NOV-15 CDD      809      753      56       WARMER    47  WARM
JAN-NOV-15 PRECIP   33.82    29.45    4.37     WETTER    19  WET
JAN-NOV-15 SNOW-ANN 22.5     42.6    -20.1     DRIER     22  DRY
JUL-NOV-15 SNOW-SEA 5.1      9.9     -4.8      DRIER     78  DRY


ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES   JAN-NOV  EXTREME  YEAR     DEPART            RANK
JAN-NOV    MAX      62.6     2012     4.9      WARMEST    1  WARM
JAN-NOV    MAX      49.7     1875    -8.0      COLDEST    1  COLD
JAN-NOV    MIN      43.9     2012     4.5      WARMEST    1  WARM
JAN-NOV    MIN      29.9     1875    -9.5      COLDEST    1  COLD
JAN-NOV    MEAN     53.3     2012     4.7      WARMEST    1  WARM
JAN-NOV    MEAN     39.8     1875    -8.8      COLDEST    1  COLD
JAN-NOV    HDD-ANN  4934     2012   -1242      WARMEST    1  WARM
JAN-NOV    HDD-ANN  8730     1875    2554      COLDEST    1  COLD
JUL-NOV    HDD-SEA  1168     1931    -451      WARMEST    1  WARM
JUL-NOV    HDD-SEA  2335     1873     716      COLDEST    1  COLD
JAN-NOV    CDD      1178     1936     425      WARMEST    1  WARM
JAN-NOV    CDD      313      1904    -440      COLDEST    1  COLD
JAN-NOV    PRECIP   38.71    1965     9.26     WETTEST    1  WET
JAN-NOV    PRECIP   12.73    1910    -16.72    DRIEST     1  DRY
JAN-NOV    SNOW-ANN 82.0     1991     39.4     SNOWIEST   1  WET
JAN-NOV    SNOW-ANN 9.0      1931    -33.6     DRIEST     1  DRY
JUL-NOV    SNOW-SEA 55.1     1991     45.2     SNOWIEST   1  WET
JUL-NOV    SNOW-SEA T        1963     -9.9     DRIEST     1  DRY

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CARLYON


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