Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
215 PM CDT MON JUN 02 2014

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...THE TWIN CITIES MN  CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF  MAY 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     MAY       2014      MSP     AIRPORT

TEMPS                   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
AVERAGE     MAX          67.8      69.4     -1.6      COOLER   63  COLD
AVERAGE     MIN          49.3      48.9      0.4      WARMER   53  WARM
MONTH       MEAN         58.6      59.2     -0.6      COOLER   74  COLD

DAILY       MAX          87 MAY-30-2014
DAILY       MIN          36 MAY-04-2014

HDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        244       218        26      COOLER   64  COLD
TOTAL       SEASON       8576      7536      1040     COOLER   16  COLD

CDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH         52        37        15      WARMER   47  WARM
TOTAL       ANNUAL        52        42        10      WARMER   54  WARM

PRECIP                  ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        4.55      3.36      1.19     WETTER   32  WET
ANNUAL      TOTAL       14.47      9.58      4.89     WETTER   10  WET
DAILY       MAX          2.25 MAY-19-2014

SNOW                    ACTUAL     AVG      DEPART            RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        0.0        T        0.0      NORMAL  NEAR NORM
SEASON      TOTAL        69.8      54.4      15.4    SNOWIER   10   WET
DAILY       MAX           0.0 MAY-01-2014
MAX         DEPTH           0 MAY-01-2014

MAY         EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     MAY        EXTREME     YEAR     DEPART            RANK
MAY         MAX          80.9      1934      11.5    WARMEST    1  WARM
MAY         MAX          55.4      1907     -14.0    COLDEST    1  COLD
MAY         MIN          56.5      1934       7.6    WARMEST    1  WARM
MAY         MIN          38.3      1907     -10.6    COLDEST    1  COLD
MAY         MEAN         68.7      1934       9.5    WARMEST    1  WARM
MAY         MEAN         46.9      1907     -12.3    COLDEST    1  COLD
MAY         HDD           69       1881      -149    WARMEST    1  WARM
MAY         HDD          553       1907      335     COLDEST    1  COLD
MAY         CDD          204       1934      167     WARMEST    1  WARM
MAY         CDD           0        1983      -37     COLDEST    1  COLD
MAY         PRECIP      10.33      1906      6.97    WETTEST    1  WET
MAY         PRECIP       0.21      1934     -3.15    DRIEST     1  DRY
MAY         SNOW         3.0       1946      3.0     SNOWIEST   1  WET
MAY         SNOW         0.0       2014       -T     DRIEST     1  DRY

WIND        MPH         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTH       AVERAGE      9.2       10.8      -1.6
DAILY PEAK  GUST       38 MPH WEST      MAY-08-2014
DAILY FAST  2-MINUTE   32 MPH NORTHWEST MAY-08-2014

SUNSHINE
ANNUAL      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
JAN-MAY        392        0        6.5       0.0        95      0

SUNSHINE
MONTHLY     MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
MAY             69        0        1.2       0.0        17      0

SUNSHINE
SEASON      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
MAM            256        0        4.3       0.0        63      0

WEATHER                 ACTUAL
TYPE           NCDC     COUNT
1=FOG/MIST                11
2=FOG DENSE    0.3        0
3=THUNDER      5.0        8
4=IP/SLEET                0
5=HAIL                    0
6=FRZ RAIN                0
7=BLWG DUST               0
8=HAZE/SMK                6
9=BLWG SNW                0

TEMP           NCDC     COUNT
MAXIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<=32           0.0        0         0         0       NORMAL
>=50                      29        29        0       NORMAL
>=60                      23        23        0       NORMAL
>=70                      13        13        0       NORMAL
>=80                      6         6         0       NORMAL
>=90           0.5        0         0         0       NORMAL

TEMP           NCDC     COUNT
MINIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 32          0.3        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                     15        15        0       NORMAL

PRECIP         NCDC     COUNT
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  1         1         0       NORMAL
>= 0.01        11.5       10        10        0       NORMAL
>= 0.10        7.7        5         5         0       NORMAL
>= 0.25                   5         5         0       NORMAL
>= 0.50        2.2        4         4         0       NORMAL
>= 1.00        0.5        1         1         0       NORMAL

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

NEW DAILY   RECORD     EXTREME   LISTING             PREVIOUS
TYPE        NEW/TIE    /AMOUNT      /DATE YEAR       SET/TIE   OLD YEAR
PRECIP      NEW->        2.25       MAY-19-2014     OLD->     1.16 2013

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS
3-MONTH     DATA      MARCH     APRIL     MAY       (MAM)
MAM         2014      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
MAM-14      MAX       51.1      56.2      -5.1      COOLER     24  COLD
MAM-14      MIN       33.5      36.8      -3.3      COOLER     36  COLD
MAM-14      MEAN      42.3      46.5      -4.2      COOLER     32  COLD
MAM-14      HDD       2123      1746      377       COOLER     30  COLD
MAM-14      CDD       52        42        10        WARMER     54  WARM
MAM-14      PRECIP    11.64     7.91      3.73      WETTER     14  WET
MAM-14      SNOW      11.7      12.7      -1.0      DRIER      69  DRY

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     MAM       EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
MAR-APR-MAY MAX       63.5      2012      7.3       WARMEST     1  WARM
MAR-APR-MAY MAX       45.5      1888      -10.7     COLDEST     1  COLD
MAR-APR-MAY MIN       44.5      2012      7.7       WARMEST     1  WARM
MAR-APR-MAY MIN       28.2      1888      -8.6      COLDEST     1  COLD
MAR-APR-MAY MEAN      54        2012      7.5       WARMEST     1  WARM
MAR-APR-MAY MEAN      36.9      1888      -9.6      COLDEST     1  COLD
MAR-APR-MAY HDD       1078      2012      -668      WARMEST     1  WARM
MAR-APR-MAY HDD       2567      1888      821       COLDEST     1  COLD
MAR-APR-MAY CDD       226       1934      184       WARMEST     1  WARM
MAR-APR-MAY CDD       0         1983      -42       COLDEST     1  COLD
MAR-APR-MAY PRECIP    16.13     1965      8.22      WETTEST     1  WET
MAR-APR-MAY PRECIP    2.12      1910      -5.79     DRIEST      1  DRY
MAR-APR-MAY SNOW      42.6      1951      29.9      SNOWIEST    1  WET
MAR-APR-MAY SNOW      T         2010      -12.7     DRIEST      1  DRY

ANNUAL      DATA
JAN-MAY     2014      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
JAN-MAY-14  MAX       37.8      44.3      -6.5      COOLER     12  COLD
JAN-MAY-14  MIN       19.5      26.2      -6.7      COOLER     13  COLD
JAN-MAY-14  MEAN      28.7      35.3      -6.6      COOLER     14  COLD
JAN-MAY-14  HDD-ANN   5453      4513      940       COOLER     14  COLD
JUL-MAY-14  HDD-SEA   8576      7536      1040      COOLER     16  COLD
JAN-MAY-14  CDD       52        42        10        WARMER     54  WARM
JAN-MAY-14  PRECIP    14.47     9.58      4.89      WETTER     10  WET
JAN-MAY-14  SNOW-ANN  52.8      32.6      20.2      SNOWIER    16  WET
JUL-MAY-14  SNOW-SEA  69.8      54.4      15.4      SNOWIER    10  WET

ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES    JAN-MAY   EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
JAN-MAY     MAX       51.9      1987      7.6       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-MAY     MAX       32.2      1875      -12.1     COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-MAY     MIN       34.0      2012      7.8       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-MAY     MIN       12.0      1875      -14.2     COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-MAY     MEAN      42.6      2012      7.3       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-MAY     MEAN      22.1      1875      -13.2     COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-MAY     HDD-ANN   3435      2012      -1078     WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-MAY     HDD-ANN   6446      1875      1933      COLDEST     1  COLD
JUL-MAY     HDD-SEA   5841      2012      -1695     WARMEST     1  WARM
JUL-MAY     HDD-SEA   9685      1875      2149      COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-MAY     CDD       226       1934      184       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-MAY     CDD       0         1983      -42       COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-MAY     PRECIP    18.19     1965      8.61      WETTEST     1  WET
JAN-MAY     PRECIP    3.31      1934      -6.27     DRIEST      1  DRY
JAN-MAY     SNOW-ANN  69.5      1982      36.9      SNOWIEST    1  WET
JAN-MAY     SNOW-ANN  8.3       1931      -24.3     DRIEST      1  DRY
JUL-MAY     SNOW-SEA  98.6      1984      44.2      SNOWIEST    1  WET
JUL-MAY     SNOW-SEA  14.2      1931      -40.2     DRIEST      1  DRY

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CARLYON






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