Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
205 PM CST SAT FEB 01 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 YEARS
            VALUE     DATE(S)     VALUE   FROM      VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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MONTHLY      REPORT    JANUARY     2014      MSP     AIRPORT

TEMPS                   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
AVERAGE     MAX          18.4      23.7      -5.3     COOLER   41  COLD
AVERAGE     MIN          -2.5      7.5      -10.0     COOLER   25  COLD
MONTH       MEAN         8.0       15.6      -7.6     COOLER   36  COLD

DAILY       MAX               40 JAN-12-2014
DAILY       MIN              -23 JAN-06-2014

HDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        1762      1531      231      COOLER   35  COLD
TOTAL       SEASON       4885      4554      331      COOLER   40  COLD

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        1.42      0.90      0.52     WETTER   22  WET
ANNUAL      TOTAL        1.42      0.90      0.52     WETTER   22  WET
DAILY       MAX             0.44 JAN-30-2014

SNOW                    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART            RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        22.7      12.2      10.5    SNOWIER    8   WET
SEASON      TOTAL        39.7      34.0      5.7     SNOWIER   17   WET
DAILY       MAX              6.4 JAN-30-2014
MAX         DEPTH             16 JAN-31-2014

JANUARY     EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES    JANUARY    EXTREME     YEAR     DEPART            RANK
JANUARY     MAX          35.7      1880       12     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     WARMEST    1  WARM
JANUARY     MEAN         -3.4      1875      -19     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      10.2      10.6      -0.4
DAILY PEAK  GUST          47       MPH       WEST       JAN-26-2014
DAILY FAST  2-MINUTE      37       MPH    NORTHWEST     JAN-16-2014

SUNSHINE
ANNUAL      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
JAN             56        0        0.9       0.0        14      0

SUNSHINE
MONTHLY     MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
JAN             56        0        0.9       0.0        14      0

SUNSHINE
SEASON      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
NDJ             60       -87       1.0       -1.5       15     -21

WEATHER                 ACTUAL
TYPE           NCDC     COUNT
1=FOG/MIST                21
2=FOG DENSE    1.0        5
3=THUNDER      0.0        0
4=IP/SLEET                2
5=HAIL                    0
6=FRZ RAIN                3
7=BLWG DUST               0
8=HAZE/SMK                20
9=BLWG SNW                5

TEMP           NCDC     COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
MAXIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<=32           22.2       24        22        2       COOLER
>=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                     28        25        3       COOLER
<= 10                     26        17        9       COOLER
<= 0           9.5        20        10        10      COOLER
<= -10                    11        4         8       COOLER
>= 50                     0         0         0       NORMAL

PRECIP         NCDC     COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  4         9         -5      DRIER
>= 0.01        8.9        14        9         5       WETTER
>= 0.10        3.0        5         3         2       WETTER
>= 0.25                   2         1         1       WETTER
>= 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)                  5         8         -3      DRIER
>= 0.1         8.4        13        9         4      SNOWIER
>= 1.0         3.2        6         3         3      SNOWIER
>= 1.5                    4         2         2      SNOWIER
>= 2.0                    4         2         3      SNOWIER
>= 3.0                    3         1         2      SNOWIER

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

NEW DAILY   RECORD     EXTREME   LISTING             PREVIOUS
TYPE        NEW/TIE    /AMOUNT      /DATE YEAR       SET/TIE   OLD YEAR
SNOW        NEW->        4.5        JAN-18-2014     OLD->      3.1 1895
SNOW        NEW->        6.4        JAN-30-2014     OLD->      3.6 1947

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS
3-MONTH     DATA      NOVEMBER  DECEMBER  JANUARY   (NDJ)
NDJ         2014        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
NDJ-14      MAX          26.5      30.7      -4.2     COOLER   30  COLD
NDJ-14      MIN          9.2       15.4      -6.2     COOLER   19  COLD
NDJ-14      MEAN         17.9      23.1      -5.2     COOLER   22  COLD
NDJ-14      HDD          4332      2343      1989     COOLER   21  COLD
NDJ-14      CDD           0         0         0       NORMAL   N/A
NDJ-14      PRECIP       3.40      3.83     -0.43     DRIER   NEAR NORM
NDJ-14      SNOW         39.7      21.2      18.5    SNOWIER   16  WET

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     NDJ        EXTREME     YEAR     DEPART            RANK
NOV-DEC-JAN MAX          37.9      1914      7.2     WARMEST    1  WARM
NOV-DEC-JAN MAX          21.7      1887      -9.0    COLDEST    1  COLD
NOV-DEC-JAN MIN          23.5      1914      8.1     WARMEST    1  WARM
NOV-DEC-JAN MIN          3.6       1873     -11.8    COLDEST    1  COLD
NOV-DEC-JAN MEAN         30.7      1914      7.6     WARMEST    1  WARM
NOV-DEC-JAN MEAN         14.0      1875      -9.1    COLDEST    1  COLD
NOV-DEC-JAN HDD          3145      1914      802     WARMEST    1  WARM
NOV-DEC-JAN HDD          4681      1875      2338    COLDEST    1  COLD
NOV-DEC-JAN CDD           0        NONE    RECORDED  WARMEST    1  WARM
NOV-DEC-JAN CDD           0        NONE    RECORDED  COLDEST    1  COLD
NOV-DEC-JAN PRECIP       8.54      1997      4.71    WETTEST    1  WET
NOV-DEC-JAN PRECIP       0.80      1981     -3.03     DRIEST    1  DRY
NOV-DEC-JAN SNOW         62.2      1984      41.0    SNOWIEST   1  WET
NOV-DEC-JAN SNOW         6.6       1889     -14.6     DRIEST    1  DRY

ANNUAL      CUMULATIVEYEAR TO   DATE
ANNUAL      DATA
JANUARY     2014        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
JAN-14      MAX          18.4      23.7      -5.3     COOLER   41  COLD
JAN-14      MIN          -2.5      7.5      -10.0     COOLER   25  COLD
JAN-14      MEAN         8.0       15.6      -7.6     COOLER   36  COLD
JAN-14      HDD-ANN      1762      1531      231      COOLER   35  COLD
JUL-JAN-14  HDD-SEA      4885      4554      331      COOLER   40  COLD
JAN-14      CDD           0         0         0       NORMAL   N/A
JAN-14      PRECIP       1.42      0.90      0.52     WETTER   22  WET
JAN-14      SNOW-ANN     22.7      12.2      10.5    SNOWIER    8  WET
JUL-JAN-14  SNOW-SEA     39.7      34.0      5.7     SNOWIER   17  WET



ANNUAL 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         -13.0      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-ANN      1123      2006      -408    WARMEST    1  WARM
JANUARY     HDD-ANN      2114      1875      583     COLDEST    1  COLD
JUL-JAN     HDD-SEA      3624      2002      -930    WARMEST    1  WARM
JUL-JAN     HDD-SEA      5486      1887      932     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-ANN     46.4      1982      34.2    SNOWIEST   1  WET
JANUARY     SNOW-ANN     0.6       1898     -11.6     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

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CARLYON






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