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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
123 AM CDT WED MAY 1 2013

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

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              95   04/21/1980
 LOW                2   04/13/1962
HIGHEST            81   04/28        67      14       75  04/15
LOWEST             19   04/02        28      -9       27  04/11
                        04/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     48.6              57.8    -9.2     59.6
AVG. MINIMUM     33.3              37.2    -3.9     40.5
MEAN             41.0              47.5    -6.5     50.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     15               8.6     6.4        3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.00   2001
 MINIMUM         0.16   1987
TOTALS           5.22              2.66    2.56     3.04
DAILY AVG.       0.17              0.09    0.08     0.10
DAYS >= .01        18              10.7     7.3       13
DAYS >= .10        10               5.9     4.1        7
DAYS >= .50         4               1.7     2.3        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.4     0.6        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.02   04/18 TO 04/18

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           21.8   5
                        0
TOTALS           17.9               2.4    15.5        T
SINCE 7/1        67.2              54.4    12.8     22.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         3               0.6     2.4        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         7   04/19                          0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      6.4   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     716               530     186      442
 SINCE 7/1       7416              7318      98     5729
COOLING TOTAL       3                 5      -2        0
 SINCE 1/1          3                 5      -2       16
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/320    DATE  04/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/320    DATE  04/28

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            5
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               13     SLEET                      6
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      7

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

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