Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT...RETRANSMITTED...
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
1030 AM CDT SUN NOV 01 2015

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...THE TWIN CITIES MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2015...

CLIMATE     NORMAL    PERIOD    1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE     RECORD    PERIOD    1871 TO 2015

            WEATHER   OBSERVED  NORMAL    DEPART    LAST YEARS
            VALUE     DATE(S)     VALUE   FROM      VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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MONTHLY       REPORT   OCTOBER     2015      MSP     AIRPORT

TEMPS                   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
AVERAGE     MAX          61.0      58.0      3.0      WARMER    41   WARM
AVERAGE     MIN          43.1      39.7      3.4      WARMER    27   WARM
MONTH       MEAN         52.1      48.9      3.2      WARMER    34   WARM

DAILY       MAX          85 OCT-11-2015
DAILY       MIN          31 OCT-17-2015

HDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        398       507       -109     WARMER    33   WARM
TOTAL       SEASON       472       680       -208     WARMER    11   WARM

CDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH         7         6         1       WARMER    45   WARM
TOTAL       ANNUAL       809       753        56      WARMER    47   WARM

PRECIP                  ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        2.61      2.43      0.18     WETTER    36   WET
ANNUAL      TOTAL       29.30     27.68      1.62     WETTER    36   WET
DAILY       MAX          0.94 OCT-23-2015

SNOW                    ACTUAL     AVG      DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL         T        0.6       -0.6     DRIER     43    DRY
SEASON      TOTAL         T        0.6       -0.6     DRIER     36    DRY
DAILY       MAX           T  OCT-28-2015
MAX         DEPTH         0  OCT-01-2015

OCTOBER     EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     OCTOBER    EXTREME     YEAR     DEPART             RANK
OCTOBER     MAX          70.3      1963      12.3    WARMEST     1   WARM
OCTOBER     MAX          44.3      1925     -13.7    COLDEST     1   COLD
OCTOBER     MIN          49.3      1947      9.6     WARMEST     1   WARM
OCTOBER     MIN          31.4      1917      -8.3    COLDEST     1   COLD
OCTOBER     MEAN         59.3      1947      10.4    WARMEST     1   WARM
OCTOBER     MEAN         38.3      1925     -10.6    COLDEST     1   COLD
OCTOBER     HDD          210       1947      -297    WARMEST     1   WARM
OCTOBER     HDD          823       1925      316     COLDEST     1   COLD
OCTOBER     CDD           73       1879       67     WARMEST     1   WARM
OCTOBER     CDD           0        2014       -6     COLDEST     1   COLD
OCTOBER     PCP          5.29      1991      2.86    WETTEST     1   WET
OCTOBER     PCP          0.02      1939     -2.41     DRIEST     1   DRY
OCTOBER     SNOW         8.2       1991      7.6     SNOWIEST    1   WET
OCTOBER     SNOW          0        2014      -0.6     DRIEST     1   DRY

WIND        MPH         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTH       AVERAGE      9.2       12.0      -2.8
DAILY PEAK  GUST     45 MPH WEST OCT-12-2015
DAILY FAST  2-MINUTE 35 MPH WEST OCT-12-2015

SUNSHINE    MINUTES   MINUTES   HOURS     HOURS     PERCENT   PERCENT
10 MONTH    MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
JAN-OCT        408       -325      6.8       -5.4       99      -79

SUNSHINE    MINUTES   MINUTES   HOURS     HOURS     PERCENT   PERCENT
3-MONTH     MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
ASO             0        -271      0.0       -4.5       0       -65

SUNSHINE    MINUTES   MINUTES   HOURS     HOURS     PERCENT   PERCENT
1 MONTH     MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
OCTOBER         0        -93       0.0       -1.6       0       -22

WEATHER                 ACTUAL
TYPE           NCDC     COUNT
1=FOG/MIST                0
2=FOG DENSE    0.6        0
3=THUNDER      1.8        0
4=IP/SLEET                0
5=HAIL                    0
6=FRZ RAIN                0
7=BLWG DUST               0
8=HAZE/SMK                0
9=BLWG SNW                0

TEMP           NCDC     COUNT
MAXIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<=32           0.1        0         0         0       WARMER
>=50                      28        25        3       WARMER
>=60                      18        14        4       WARMER
>=70                      3         5         -2      COOLER
>=80                      1         1         0       COOLER
>=90           0.0        0         0         0       NORMAL

TEMP           NCDC     COUNT
MINIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 32          6.2        1         6         -5      WARMER
<= 20                     0         0         0       WARMER
<= 10                     0         0         0       NORMAL
<= 0           0.0        0         0         0       NORMAL
<= -10                    0         0         0       NORMAL
>= 50                     5         4         1       WARMER

PRECIP         NCDC     COUNT
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  5         4         1       WETTER
>= 0.01        9.2        10        9         1       WETTER
>= 0.10        4.7        6         5         1       WETTER
>= 0.25                   5         3         2       WETTER
>= 0.50        1.4        1         1         0       DRIER
>= 1.00        0.4        0         0         0       DRIER

SNOW           NCDC     COUNT
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  2         1         1      SNOWIER
>= 0.1         0.6        0         1         -1      DRIER
>= 1.0         0.1        0         0         0       DRIER
>= 1.5                    0         0         0       DRIER
>= 2.0                    0         0         0       DRIER
>= 3.0                    0         0         0       NORMAL

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

NEW DAILY   RECORD     EXTREME   LISTING             PREVIOUS
TYPE        NEW/TIE    /AMOUNT      /DATE YEAR       SET/TIE    OLD  YEAR
WARM MAX    NEW->         85        OCT-11-2015     OLD->       84   1930

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS
3-MONTH     DATA        AUGUST  SEPTEMBER OCTOBER     (ASO)
ASO         2015      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART               RANK
ASO-15      MAX       72.2      70.1      2.1       WARMER      30   WARM
ASO-15      MIN       54.9      51.3      3.6       WARMER       5   WARM
ASO-15      MEAN      63.6      60.7      2.9       WARMER      13   WARM
ASO-15      HDD       470       675       -205      WARMER      10   WARM
ASO-15      CDD       359       277       82        WARMER      24   WARM
ASO-15      PRECIP    10.25     9.81      0.44      WETTER      39   WET
ASO-15      SNOW      T         0.6       -0.6      DRIER       36   DRY

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     ASO       EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART                RANK
AUG-SEP-OCT MAX       77.2      1947      7.1       WARMEST      1   WARM
AUG-SEP-OCT MAX       63.6      1873      -6.5      COLDEST      1   COLD
AUG-SEP-OCT MIN       56.5      1947      5.2       WARMEST      1   WARM
AUG-SEP-OCT MIN       45.7      1873      -5.6      COLDEST      1   COLD
AUG-SEP-OCT MEAN      66.9      1947      6.2       WARMEST      1   WARM
AUG-SEP-OCT MEAN      54.7      1873      -6.0      COLDEST      1   COLD
AUG-SEP-OCT HDD       362       1920      -313      WARMEST      1   WARM
AUG-SEP-OCT HDD       1108      1873      433       COLDEST      1   COLD
AUG-SEP-OCT CDD       605       1947      328       WARMEST      1   WARM
AUG-SEP-OCT CDD       93        1902      -184      COLDEST      1   COLD
AUG-SEP-OCT PRECIP    18.99     2007      9.18      WETTEST      1   WET
AUG-SEP-OCT PRECIP    2.98      2012      -6.83     DRIEST       1   DRY
AUG-SEP-OCT SNOW      8.2       1991      7.6       SNOWIEST     1   WET
AUG-SEP-OCT SNOW      0.0       2004      -0.6      DRIEST       1   DRY

10 MONTH    DATA      ACCUM
JAN-OCT     2015      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART                RANK
JAN-OCT-15  MAX       59.7      59.3      0.4       WARMER      34   WARM
JAN-OCT-15  MIN       42.0      40.8      1.2       WARMER      14   WARM
JAN-OCT-15  MEAN      50.8      50.1      0.7       WARMER      20   WARM
JAN-OCT-15  HDD-ANN   4954      5237      -283      WARMER      17   WARM
JUL-OCT-15  HDD-SEA   472       680       -208      WARMER      11   WARM
JAN-OCT-15  CDD       809       753       56        WARMER      47   WARM
JAN-OCT-15  PRECIP    29.30     27.68     1.62      WETTER      36   WET
JAN-OCT-15  SNOW-ANN  17.4      33.3      -15.9     DRIER      NEAR  NORM
JUL-OCT-15  SNOW-SEA  T         0.6       -0.6      DRIER       36   DRY



ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES    JAN-OCT   EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART                RANK
JAN-OCT     MAX       64.3      2012      5.0       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-OCT     MAX       51.3      1875      -8.0      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-OCT     MIN       45.5      2012      4.7       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-OCT     MIN       31.3      1875      -9.5      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-OCT     MEAN      54.9      2012      4.8       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-OCT     MEAN      41.3      1875      -8.8      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-OCT     HDD-ANN   4106      2012      -1131     WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-OCT     HDD-ANN   7518      1875      2281      COLDEST      1   COLD
JUL-OCT     HDD-SEA   369       1920      -311      WARMEST      1   WARM
JUL-OCT     HDD-SEA   1126      1873      446       COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-OCT     CDD       1178      1936      425       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-OCT     CDD       313       1904      -440      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-OCT     PRECIP    38.15     2002      10.47     WETTEST      1   WET
JAN-OCT     PRECIP    12.14     1910      -15.54    DRIEST       1   DRY
JAN-OCT     SNOW-ANN  70.9      1982      37.6      SNOWIEST     1   WET
JAN-OCT     SNOW-ANN  8.3       1931      -25.0     DRIEST       1   DRY
JUL-OCT     SNOW-SEA  8.2       1991      7.6       SNOWIEST     1   WET
JUL-OCT     SNOW-SEA  0         2014      -0.6      DRIEST       1   DRY

$$
CARLYON



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