Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
400 PM CDT SUN NOV 03 2013

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

CLIMATE     NORMAL    PERIOD    1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE     RECORD    PERIOD    1871 TO 2013

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MONTHLY       REPORT   DECEMBER    2013   MSP       AIRPORT

TEMPS                   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
AVERAGE     MAX          19.9      27.1      -7.2     COOLER   15  COLD
AVERAGE     MIN           4.9      12.4      -7.5     COOLER   21  COLD
MONTH       MEAN         12.4      19.7      -7.3     COOLER   16  COLD

DAILY       MAX          47 DEC-28-2013
DAILY       MIN         -13 DEC-24-2013

HDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        1622      1404      218      COOLER   18  COLD
TOTAL       SEASON       3123      3023      100      COOLER   72  WARM

CDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH         0         0         0       NORMAL   N/A N/A
TOTAL       ANNUAL       983       753       230      WARMER   20  WARM

PRECIP                  ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        1.46      1.16      0.30     WETTER   34  WET
ANNUAL      TOTAL       32.77     30.61      2.16     WETTER   29  WET
DAILY       MAX          0.52 DEC-04-2013

SNOW                    ACTUAL     AVG      DEPART            RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        15.9      11.9      4.0     SNOWIER   22   WET
SEASON      TOTAL        17.0      21.8      -4.8     DRIER   NEAR NORM
DAILY       MAX           4.1 DEC-04-2013
MAX         DEPTH         9   DEC-25-2013

DECEMBER    EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     DECEMBER   EXTREME     YEAR     DEPART            RANK
DECEMBER    MAX          40.2      1877      13.1    WARMEST    1  WARM
DECEMBER    MAX          11.1      1983      -16     COLDEST    1  COLD
DECEMBER    MIN          27.3      1877      14.9    WARMEST    1  WARM
DECEMBER    MIN          -3.8      1983     -16.2    COLDEST    1  COLD
DECEMBER    MEAN         33.8      1877      14.1    WARMEST    1  WARM
DECEMBER    MEAN         3.7       1983      -16     COLDEST    1  COLD
DECEMBER    HDD          961       1877      -443    WARMEST    1  WARM
DECEMBER    HDD          1896      1983      492     COLDEST    1  COLD
DECEMBER    CDD           0        NONE    RECORDED  WARMEST    1  WARM
DECEMBER    CDD           0        NONE    RECORDED  COLDEST    1  COLD
DECEMBER    PCP          4.27      1982      3.11    WETTEST    1  WET
DECEMBER    PCP           T        1943     -1.16     DRIEST    1  DRY
DECEMBER    SNOW         33.6      2010      21.7    SNOWIEST   1  WET
DECEMBER    SNOW          T        1943     -11.9     DRIEST    1  DRY

WIND        MPH         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTH       AVERAGE      8.1       9.1       -1.0
DAILY PEAK  GUST          40 MPH NORTH DEC-28-2013
DAILY FAST  2-MINUTE      29 MPH WEST  DEC-04-2013

SUNSHINE    TOTAL     TOTAL     TOTAL     TOTAL     TOTAL     TOTAL
ANNUAL      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
JAN-DEC        417       -417      7.0       -7.0      100    -100

SUNSHINE
MONTHLY     MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
DEC             10       -22       0.2       -0.4       2      -5

SUNSHINE
MONTHLY     MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
OND             10       -184      0.2       -3.1       2      -44

WEATHER                 ACTUAL
TYPE           NCDC     COUNT
1=FOG/MIST                26
2=FOG DENSE    1.2        5
3=THUNDER      0.2        0
4=IP/SLEET                1
5=HAIL                    0
6=FRZ RAIN                3
7=BLWG DUST               0
8=HAZE/SMK                19
9=BLWG SNW                1

TEMP           NCDC     COUNT
MAXIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<=32           19.0       24        19       5.2      COOLER
>=50                      0         1        -0.5     COOLER
>=60                      0         0        -0.1     COOLER
>=70                      0         0         0       NORMAL
>=80                      0         0         0       NORMAL
>=90           0.0        0         0         0       NORMAL

TEMP           NCDC     COUNT
MINIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 32          30.0       31        30        1       COOLER
<= 20                     28        21        7       COOLER
<= 10                     20        13        7       COOLER
<= 0           6.1        13        6         7       COOLER
<= -10                    4         2         2       COOLER
>= 50                     0         0         0       NORMAL

PRECIP         NCDC     COUNT
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  8         9         -1      DRIER
>= 0.01        9.8        15        10        5       WETTER
>= 0.10        3.1        4         3         1       WETTER
>= 0.25                   1         1         0       DRIER
>= 0.50        0.3        1         0         1       WETTER
>= 1.00        0.1        0         0         0       DRIER

SNOW           NCDC     COUNT
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  7         8         -1      DRIER
>= 0.1         9.3        16        10        7      SNOWIER
>= 1.0         3.7        5         4         2      SNOWIER
>= 1.5                    4         3         1      SNOWIER
>= 2.0                    2         2         0      SNOWIER
>= 3.0                    1         1         0       NORMAL

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

NEW DAILY   RECORD     EXTREME   LISTING             PREVIOUS
TYPE        NEW/TIE    /AMOUNT      /DATE YEAR       SET/TIE   OLD YEAR
SNOW          NEW->      1.8        DEC-10-2013       OLD->    1.4 1970
MAX           NEW->       47        DEC-28-2013       OLD->    45  1896

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS
3-MONTH     DATA      OCTOBER   NOVEMBER  DECEMBER    (OND)
OND         2013      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
OND-13      MAX       39.4      42.1      -2.7      COOLER     27  COLD
OND-13      MIN       23.8      26.1      -2.3      COOLER     38  COLD
OND-13      MEAN      31.6      34.1      -2.5      COOLER     32  COLD
OND-13      HDD       3057      2850      207       COOLER     31  COLD
OND-13      CDD       2         6         -4        COOLER     69  COLD
OND-13      PRECIP    4.98      5.36      -0.38     DRIER     NEAR NORM
OND-13      SNOW      17.0      21.8      -4.8      DRIER     NEAR NORM

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     OND       EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
OCT-NOV-DEC MAX       49.4      1953      7.3       WARMEST     1  WARM
OCT-NOV-DEC MAX       34.6      1919      -7.5      COLDEST     1  COLD
OCT-NOV-DEC MIN       34.5      1931      8.4       WARMEST     1  WARM
OCT-NOV-DEC MIN       17.7      1985      -8.4      COLDEST     1  COLD
OCT-NOV-DEC MEAN      41.6      1931      7.5       WARMEST     1  WARM
OCT-NOV-DEC MEAN      26.7      1985      -7.4      COLDEST     1  COLD
OCT-NOV-DEC HDD       2144      1931      -706      WARMEST     1  WARM
OCT-NOV-DEC HDD       3508      1985      658       COLDEST     1  COLD
OCT-NOV-DEC CDD       44        1953      38        WARMEST     1  WARM
OCT-NOV-DEC CDD       0         2002      -6        COLDEST     1  COLD
OCT-NOV-DEC PRECIP    10.99     1982      5.63      WETTEST     1  WET
OCT-NOV-DEC PRECIP    0.90      1895      -4.46     DRIEST      1  DRY
OCT-NOV-DEC SNOW      61.8      1991      40.0      SNOWIEST    1  WET
OCT-NOV-DEC SNOW      1.7       1913      -20.1     DRIEST      1  DRY

ANNUAL      DATA
JAN-DEC     2013      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
JAN-DEC-13  MAX       53.5      55.2      -1.7      COOLER     47  COLD
JAN-DEC-13  MIN       36.9      37.2      -0.3      COOLER    NEAR NORM
JAN-DEC-13  MEAN      45.2      46.2      -1.0      COOLER     72  COLD
JAN-DEC-13  HDD-ANN   8059      7580      479       COOLER     55  COLD
JUL-DEC-13  HDD-SEA   3123      3023      100       COOLER     72  WARM
JAN-DEC-13  CDD       983       753       230       WARMER     20  WARM
JAN-DEC-13  PRECIP    32.77     30.61     2.16      WETTER     29  WET
JAN-DEC-13  SNOW-ANN  68.9      54.4      14.5      SNOWIER    15  WET
JUL-DEC-13  SNOW-SEA  17.0      21.8      -4.8      DRIER     NEAR NORM

ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES    JAN-DEC   EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
JAN-DEC     MAX       59.9      2012      4.7       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-DEC     MAX       48.2      1875      -7.0      COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-DEC     MIN       42.2      1931      5.0       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-DEC     MIN       28.8      1875      -8.4      COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-DEC     MEAN      50.84     1931      4.6       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-DEC     MEAN      38.55     1875      -7.7      COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-DEC     HDD-ANN   6186      1931      -1394     WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-DEC     HDD-ANN   9970      1875      2390      COLDEST     1  COLD
JUL-DEC     HDD-SEA   2245      1931      -778      WARMEST     1  WARM
JUL-DEC     HDD-SEA   3795      1873      772       COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-DEC     CDD       1178      1936      425       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-DEC     CDD       313       1904      -440      COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-DEC     PRECIP    40.15     1911      9.54      WETTEST     1  WET
JAN-DEC     PRECIP    13.04     1910      -17.57    DRIEST      1  DRY
JAN-DEC     SNOW-ANN  101.5     1983      47.1      SNOWIEST    1  WET
JAN-DEC     SNOW-ANN  12.5      1931      -41.9     DRIEST      1  DRY
JUL-DEC     SNOW-SEA  61.8      1991      40.0      SNOWIEST    1  WET
JUL-DEC     SNOW-SEA  1.7       1913      -20.1     DRIEST      1  DRY

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