Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
830 AM CDT THU AUG 01 2013

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...THE TWIN CITIES MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2013...

             CLIMATE    NORMAL    PERIOD  1971 TO 2000
             CLIMATE    RECORD    PERIOD  1871 TO 2013

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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MONTHLY      REPORT   JULY      2013      MSP       AIRPORT

TEMPS                   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
AVERAGE     MAX          84.0      83.5      0.5      WARMER   59  WARM
AVERAGE     MIN          65.9      64.0      1.9      WARMER   22  WARM
MONTH       MEAN         75.0      73.8      1.2      WARMER   41  WARM

DAILY       MAX          94 JUL-17-2013
DAILY       MIN          53 JUL-27-2013

HDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH         8         5         3       COOLER   35  COLD
TOTAL       SEASON        8         5         3       COOLER   35  COLD

CDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        322       259        63      WARMER   40  WARM
TOTAL       ANNUAL       539       476        63      WARMER   41  WARM

PRECIP                  ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        3.51      4.04     -0.53     DRIER   NEAR NORM
ANNUAL      TOTAL       24.37     17.87      6.50     WETTER    4  WET
DAILY       MAX          2.79 JUL-13-2013

SNOW                    ACTUAL     AVG      DEPART            RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        0.0       0.0       0.0      NORMAL   N/A
SEASON      TOTAL        0.0       0.0       0.0      NORMAL   N/A
DAILY       MAX          0.0 JUL-01-2013
MAX         DEPTH        0   JUL-01-2013

JULY        EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     JULY       EXTREME     YEAR     DEPART            RANK
JULY        MAX          92.5      1936      9.0     WARMEST    1  WARM
JULY        MAX          74.7      1992     -8.8     COLDEST    1  COLD
JULY        MIN          70.4      2012      6.4     WARMEST    1  WARM
JULY        MIN          56.3      1891     -7.7     COLDEST    1  COLD
JULY        MEAN         81.4      1936      7.6     WARMEST    1  WARM
JULY        MEAN         65.8      1992       -8     COLDEST    1  COLD
JULY        HDD           0        2012       -5     WARMEST    1  WARM
JULY        HDD           42       1915       37     COLDEST    1  COLD
JULY        CDD          516       1936      257     WARMEST    1  WARM
JULY        CDD           64       1992     -195     COLDEST    1  COLD
JULY        PCP         17.90      1987     13.86    WETTEST    1  WET
JULY        PCP          0.11      1936     -3.93     DRIEST    1  DRY
JULY        SNOW         0.0       NONE    RECORDED  SNOWIEST   1  WET
JULY        SNOW         0.0       NONE    RECORDED   DRIEST    1  DRY

WIND        MPH         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTH       AVERAGE      8.4       9.6       -1.2
DAILY PEAK  GUST     37 MPH NORTHWEST JUL-27-2013
DAILY FAST  2-MINUTE 28 MPH NORTHWEST JUL-26-2013

SUNSHINE
ANNUAL      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
JUN-JUL        407       -56       6.8       -0.9       98     -13

SUNSHINE
MONTHLY     MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
JUL             0        -51       0.0       -0.9       0      -12

SUNSHINE
SEASON      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
MJJ             84       -56       1.4       -0.9       20     -13

WEATHER                 ACTUAL
TYPE           NCDC     COUNT
1=FOG/MIST                6
2=FOG DENSE    0.2        1
3=THUNDER      7.3        4
4=IP/SLEET                0
5=HAIL                    0
6=FRZ RAIN                0
7=BLWG DUST               0
8=HAZE/SMK                4
9=BLWG SNW                0

TEMP           NCDC     COUNT
MAXIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<=32           0.0        0         0         0       NORMAL
>=50                      31        31        0       NORMAL
>=60                      31        31        0       NORMAL
>=70                      30        30        0       NORMAL
>=80                      24        23        1       WARMER
>=90           5.6        7         6         1       WARMER

TEMP           NCDC     COUNT
MINIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 32          0.0        0         0         0       NORMAL
<= 20                     0         0         0       NORMAL
<= 10                     0         0         0       NORMAL
<= 0           0.0        0         0         0       NORMAL
<= -10                    0         0         0       NORMAL
>= 50                     31        31        0       NORMAL

PRECIP         NCDC     COUNT
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  8         4         4       WETTER
>= 0.01        10.4       7         10        -3      DRIER
>= 0.10                   3         7         -4      DRIER
>= 0.25                   3         4         -1      DRIER
>= 0.50                   1         3         -2      DRIER
>= 1.00        1.0        1         1         0       NORMAL

SNOW           NCDC     COUNT
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  0         0         0       NORMAL
>= 0.1                    0         0         0       NORMAL
>= 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        1
MIN TEMP        0
WARM MIN        1
PRECIP          1
SNOW            0

NEW DAILY   RECORD     EXTREME   LISTING             PREVIOUS
TYPE        NEW/TIE    /AMOUNT      /DATE YEAR       SET/TIE   OLD YEAR
PRECIP      NEW->        2.79       JUL-13-2013     OLD->     2.03 1919
WARM LOW    TIE->         80        JUL-18-2013     TIES->     80  2011
COLD MAX    NEW->         64        JUL-27-2013     OLD->      65  1991

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS
3-MONTH     DATA      MAY       JUNE      JULY      (MJJ)
MJJ         2013      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
MJJ-13      MAX       76.2      77.3      -1.1      COOLER     65  COLD
MJJ-13      MIN       58.5      57.3      1.2       WARMER     25  WARM
MJJ-13      MEAN      67.4      67.3      0.1       WARMER     44  WARM
MJJ-13      HDD       300       267       33        COOLER     61  COLD
MJJ-13      CDD       536       454       82        WARMER     41  WARM
MJJ-13      PRECIP    14.92     11.65     3.27      WETTER     21  WET
MJJ-13      SNOW      0.5       0.0       0.5       SNOWIER    11  WET

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     MJJ       EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
MAY-JUN-JUL MAX       85.1      1988      7.8       WARMEST     1  WARM
MAY-JUN-JUL MAX       69.1      1915     -8.2       COLDEST     1  COLD
MAY-JUN-JUL MIN       62.2      2012      4.9       WARMEST     1  WARM
MAY-JUN-JUL MIN       51.6      1945     -5.7       COLDEST     1  COLD
MAY-JUN-JUL MEAN      72.7      1934      5.4       WARMEST     1  WARM
MAY-JUN-JUL MEAN      60.6      1915     -6.7       COLDEST     1  COLD
MAY-JUN-JUL HDD       81        1988     -186       WARMEST     1  WARM
MAY-JUN-JUL HDD       624       1907      357       COLDEST     1  COLD
MAY-JUN-JUL CDD       830       1933      376       WARMEST     1  WARM
MAY-JUN-JUL CDD       187       1915     -267       COLDEST     1  COLD
MAY-JUN-JUL PRECIP    25.27     1892     13.62      WETTEST     1  WET
MAY-JUN-JUL PRECIP    3.09      1988     -8.56      DRIEST      1  DRY
MAY-JUN-JUL SNOW      3.0       1946      3.0       SNOWIEST    1  WET
MAY-JUN-JUL SNOW      0.0       2012      0.0       DRIEST      1  DRY

ANNUAL      DATA
JAN-JUL     2013      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
JAN-JUL-13  MAX       51.9      54.8      -2.9      COOLER     42  COLD
JAN-JUL-13  MIN       35.6      36.2      -0.6      COOLER    NEAR NORM
JAN-JUL-13  MEAN      43.8      45.5      -1.7      COOLER     67  COLD
JAN-JUL-13  HDD-ANN   4944      4562      382       COOLER     59  COLD
JUL-JUL-13  HDD-SEA   8         5         3         COOLER     35  COLD
JAN-JUL-13  CDD       539       476       63        WARMER     41  WARM
JAN-JUL-13  PRECIP    24.37     17.87     6.50      WETTER      4  WET
JAN-JUL-13  SNOW-ANN  51.9      32.6      19.3      SNOWIER    10  WET
JUL-JUL-13  SNOW-SEA  0         NONE      RECORDED  NORMAL     N/A

ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES    JAN-JUL   EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
JAN-JUL     MAX       61.4      1987      6.6       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-JUL     MAX       45.3      1875     -9.5       COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-JUL     MIN       43.2      2012      7.0       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-JUL     MIN       24.8      1875    -11.4       COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-JUL     MEAN      52.2      2012      6.7       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-JUL     MEAN      35.1      1875    -10.4       COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-JUL     HDD-ANN   3446      2012    -1116       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-JUL     HDD-ANN   6552      1875     1990       COLDEST     1  COLD
JULY        HDD-SEA   0         2012      -5        WARMEST     1  WARM
JULY        HDD-SEA   42        1915      37        COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-JUL     CDD       843       1934      367       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-JUL     CDD       206       1904     -270       COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-JUL     PRECIP    28.93     1892      11.06     WETTEST     1  WET
JAN-JUL     PRECIP    7.01      1934     -10.86     DRIEST      1  DRY
JAN-JUL     SNOW-ANN  69.5      1982      36.9      SNOWIEST    1  WET
JAN-JUL     SNOW-ANN  8.3       1931     -24.3      DRIEST      1  DRY
JULY        SNOW-SEA  0         NONE      RECORDED  SNOWIEST    1  WET
JULY        SNOW-SEA  0         NONE      RECORDED  DRIEST      1  DRY

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CARLYON






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