Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
1258 PM CST THU JAN 1 2015

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...THE TWIN CITIES MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              63   12/05/2001
                        12/02/1982
                        12/06/1939
 LOW              -39   12/25/1879
HIGHEST            51   12/15        38      13       47  12/28
                        12/13
LOWEST             -7   12/31        -4      -3      -13  12/24
                        12/30
AVG. MAXIMUM     29.6              27.1     2.5     19.9
AVG. MINIMUM     18.9              12.3     6.6      4.9
MEAN             24.3              19.7     4.6     12.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     20              19.0     1.0       24
DAYS MIN <= 32     27              30.0    -3.0       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       4               6.1    -2.1       13

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.27   1982
 MINIMUM         0.00   1943
TOTALS           0.86              1.16   -0.30     1.46
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.04   -0.01     0.05
DAYS >= .01        10               9.8     0.2       15
DAYS >= .10         4               3.1     0.9        4
DAYS >= .50         0               0.3    -0.3        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.27   12/26 TO 12/27

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           33.6   2010
TOTALS            5.6              11.9    -6.3     15.9
SINCE 7/1        15.0              21.8    -6.8     17.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 5      -4        5
DAYS >= 1.0         1               3.7    -2.7        5
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   12/29                          9  12/26
                        12/28                             12/25
                        12/27
 24 HR TOTAL      3.4   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1253              1404    -151     1622
 SINCE 7/1       3046              3023      23     3123
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        759               753       6      983
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/320    DATE  12/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    32/260    DATE  12/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            5
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         20

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     79

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                6     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               13     SLEET                      3
FOG                      23     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                     16

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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