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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
700 AM CDT TUE OCT 01 2013

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

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

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

TEMPS                   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
AVERAGE     MAX          77.1      71.7      5.4      WARMER    8  WARM
AVERAGE     MIN          57.2      52.5      4.8      WARMER    6  WARM
MONTH       MEAN         67.2      62.1      5.2      WARMER    9  WARM

DAILY       MAX               94 SEP-07-2013
DAILY       MIN               44 SEP-16-2013

HDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH         58       154       -96      WARMER    4  WARM
TOTAL       SEASON        66       173       -107     WARMER    4  WARM

CDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        132        66        66      WARMER   15  WARM
TOTAL       ANNUAL       981       747       234      WARMER   19  WARM

PRECIP                  ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        1.35      3.08     -1.73     DRIER    27  DRY
ANNUAL      TOTAL       27.79     25.25      2.54     WETTER   31  WET
DAILY       MAX             0.47 SEP-14-2013

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

SEPTEMBER   EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     SEPTEMBER  EXTREME     YEAR     DEPART            RANK
SEPTEMBER   MAX          79.9      1948      8.2     WARMEST    1  WARM
SEPTEMBER   MAX          60.4      1965     -11.3    COLDEST    1  COLD
SEPTEMBER   MIN          58.9      1931      6.4     WARMEST    1  WARM
SEPTEMBER   MIN          43.4      1974      -9.1    COLDEST    1  COLD
SEPTEMBER   MEAN         68.7      1931      6.6     WARMEST    1  WARM
SEPTEMBER   MEAN         52.8      1965      -9.3    COLDEST    1  COLD
SEPTEMBER   HDD           55       2009      -99     WARMEST    1  WARM
SEPTEMBER   HDD          368       1965      214     COLDEST    1  COLD
SEPTEMBER   CDD          200       1908      134     WARMEST    1  WARM
SEPTEMBER   CDD           2        1924      -64     COLDEST    1  COLD
SEPTEMBER   PCP          9.95      1881      6.87    WETTEST    1  WET
SEPTEMBER   PCP          0.27      1882     -2.81     DRIEST    1  DRY
SEPTEMBER   SNOW         1.7       1942      1.7     SNOWIEST   1  WET
SEPTEMBER   SNOW         0.0       2013       -T      DRIEST    1  DRY

WIND        MPH         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTH       AVERAGE      9.0       9.7       -0.7
DAILY PEAK  GUST          39 MPH WEST SEP-28-2013
DAILY FAST  2-MINUTE      30 MPH WEST SEP-19-2013

SUNSHINE
ANNUAL      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
JAN-SEP        407       -233      6.8       -3.9       98     -56

SUNSHINE
MONTHLY     MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
SEP             0        -92       0.0       -1.5       0      -22

SUNSHINE
SEASON      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
JAS             0        -228      0.0       -3.8       0      -54

WEATHER                 ACTUAL
TYPE           NCDC     COUNT
1=FOG/MIST               11
2=FOG DENSE    0.8        0
3=THUNDER      4.4        1
4=IP/SLEET                0
5=HAIL                    0
6=FRZ RAIN                0
7=BLWG DUST               0
8=HAZE/SMK                5
9=BLWG SNW                0

TEMP           NCDC     COUNT
MAXIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<=32           0.0        0         0         0       NORMAL
>=50                      30        30        0       NORMAL
>=60                      30        27        3       WARMER
>=70                      24        18        6       WARMER
>=80                      10        7         3       WARMER
>=90           0.4        3         1         2       WARMER

TEMP           NCDC     COUNT
MINIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 32          0.2        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                     24        19        5       WARMER

PRECIP         NCDC     COUNT
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  4         4         0       NORMAL
>= 0.01        9.8        8         9         -1      DRIER
>= 0.10        5.9        5         6         -1      DRIER
>= 0.25                   2         4         -2      DRIER
>= 0.50        2.1        0         2         -2      DRIER
>= 1.00        0.8        0         1         -1      DRIER

SNOW           NCDC     COUNT
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  0         0         0       NORMAL
>= 0.1         0.0        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        1
PRECIP          0
SNOW            0

NEW DAILY   RECORD     EXTREME   LISTING             PREVIOUS
TYPE        NEW/TIE    /AMOUNT      /DATE YEAR       SET/TIE   OLD YEAR
WARM LOW    NEW->         75        AUG-29-2013     OLD->      74  1881 1969

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS
3-MONTH     DATA         JULY   AUGUST    SEPTEMBER   (JAS)
JAS         2013      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
JAS-13      MAX       81.8      78.6      3.2       WARMER     12  WARM
JAS-13      MIN       62.8      59.5      3.3       WARMER      2  WARM
JAS-13      MEAN      72.3      69.1      3.2       WARMER      4  WARM
JAS-13      HDD       66        173       -107      WARMER      4  WARM
JAS-13      CDD       764       547       217       WARMER     10  WARM
JAS-13      PRECIP    6.93      11.42     -4.49     DRIER      29  DRY
JAS-13      SNOW      T         T         0.0       NORMAL     N/A

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     JAS       EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
JUL-AUG-SEP MAX       84.6      1936      6.0       WARMEST     1  WARM
JUL-AUG-SEP MAX       72.1      1903      -6.5      COLDEST     1  COLD
JUL-AUG-SEP MIN       63.9      1936      4.4       WARMEST     1  WARM
JUL-AUG-SEP MIN       53.3      1962      -6.2      COLDEST     1  COLD
JUL-AUG-SEP MEAN      74.3      1936      5.2       WARMEST     1  WARM
JUL-AUG-SEP MEAN      63.8      1992      -5.3      COLDEST     1  COLD
JUL-AUG-SEP HDD       62        1933      -111      WARMEST     1  WARM
JUL-AUG-SEP HDD       415       1965      242       COLDEST     1  COLD
JUL-AUG-SEP CDD       976       1936      429       WARMEST     1  WARM
JUL-AUG-SEP CDD       180       1992      -367      COLDEST     1  COLD
JUL-AUG-SEP PRECIP    22.85     1987      11.43     WETTEST     1  WET
JUL-AUG-SEP PRECIP    2.10      1894      -9.32     DRIEST      1  DRY
JUL-AUG-SEP SNOW      1.7       1942      -9.7      SNOWIEST    1  WET
JUL-AUG-SEP SNOW      0.0       2007      0.0       DRIEST      1  DRY

ANNUAL      DATA
JAN-SEP     2013      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
JAN-SEP-13  MAX       58.3      59.5      -1.2      COOLER     68  COLD
JAN-SEP-13  MIN       41.3      40.9      0.4       WARMER     22  WARM
JAN-SEP-13  MEAN      49.8      50.2      -0.4      COOLER    NEAR NORM
JAN-SEP-13  HDD-ANN   5002      4730      272       COOLER     71  COLD
JUL-SEP-13  HDD-SEA   66        173       -107      WARMER      4  WARM
JAN-SEP-13  CDD       981       747       234       WARMER     19  WARM
JAN-SEP-13  PRECIP    27.79     25.25     2.54      WETTER     31  WET
JAN-SEP-13  SNOW-ANN  51.9      32.6      19.3      SNOWIER    10  WET
JUL-SEP-13  SNOW-SEA  T         T         0.0       NORMAL      1  DRY

ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES    JAN-SEP   EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
JAN-SEP     MAX       65.2      2012      5.7       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-SEP     MAX       51.3      1875      -8.2      COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-SEP     MIN       46.2      2012      5.3       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-SEP     MIN       31.0      1875      -9.9      COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-SEP     MEAN      55.7      2012      5.5       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-SEP     MEAN      41.2      1875      -9.0      COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-SEP     HDD-ANN   3571      2012      -1159     WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-SEP     HDD-ANN   6834      1875      2104      COLDEST     1  COLD
JUL-SEP     HDD-SEA   62        1933      -111      WARMEST     1  WARM
JUL-SEP     HDD-SEA   415       1965      242       COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-SEP     CDD       1175      1936      428       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-SEP     CDD       313       1904      -434      COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-SEP     PRECIP    35.83     1965      10.58     WETTEST     1  WET
JAN-SEP     PRECIP    11.28     1910      -13.97    DRIEST      1  DRY
JAN-SEP     SNOW-ANN  69.5      1982      36.9      SNOWIEST    1  WET
JAN-SEP     SNOW-ANN  8.3       1931      -24.3     DRIEST      1  DRY
JUL-SEP     SNOW-SEA  1.7       1942      1.7       SNOWIEST    1  WET
JUL-SEP     SNOW-SEA  0         2013      -T`       DRIEST      1  DRY

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CARLYON






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