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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
630 AM CDT MON SEP 04 2017

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...THE TWIN CITIES MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2017...

CLIMATE     NORMAL    PERIOD    1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE     RECORD    PERIOD    1871 TO 2017

            WEATHER   OBSERVED  NORMAL    DEPART    LAST YEARS
            VALUE     DATE(S)     VALUE   FROM      VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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MONTHLY       REPORT    AUGUST     2017   MSP       AIRPORT

TEMPS                   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
AVERAGE     MAX          77.0      80.5      -3.5     COOLER   19  COLD
AVERAGE     MIN          60.4      61.8      -1.4     COOLER   56  COLD
MONTH       MEAN         68.7      71.2      -2.5     COOLER   33  COLD

DAILY       MAX               89 AUG-01-2017
DAILY       MIN               54 AUG-03-2017

HDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH         7         14        -7      WARMER   54  WARM
TOTAL       SEASON        7         19       -12      WARMER   31  WARM

CDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        129       205       -76      COOLER   26  COLD
TOTAL       ANNUAL       688       681        7       WARMER   63  WARM

PCP           INCHES    ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
MONTH         TOTAL      6.75      4.30      2.45     WETTER   10  WET
ANNUAL        TOTAL     25.65     22.17      3.48     WETTER   22  WET
DAILY          MAX       1.94 AUG-16-2017

SNW           INCHES    ACTUAL     AVG      DEPART            RANK
MONTH         TOTAL      0.0       0.0       0.0      NORMAL   N/A
SEASON        TOTAL      0.0       0.0       0.0      NORMAL   N/A
DAILY          MAX       0.0 AUG-01-2017
MAX           DEPTH       0  AUG-01-2017

AUGUST      EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     AUGUST     EXTREME     YEAR     DEPART            RANK
AUGUST      MAX          88.9      1947      8.4     WARMEST    1  WARM
AUGUST      MAX          72.3      1903      -8.2    COLDEST    1  COLD
AUGUST      MIN          68.1      1937      6.3     WARMEST    1  WARM
AUGUST      MIN          55.1      1967      -6.7    COLDEST    1  COLD
AUGUST      MEAN         78.2      1947       7      WARMEST    1  WARM
AUGUST      MEAN         65.1      1903      -6.1    COLDEST    1  COLD
AUGUST      HDD           0        2014      -14     WARMEST    1  WARM
AUGUST      HDD           82       1915       68     COLDEST    1  COLD
AUGUST      CDD          420       1947      215     WARMEST    1  WARM
AUGUST      CDD           76       1977      -129    COLDEST    1  COLD
AUGUST      PCP          9.32      2007      5.02    WETTEST    1  WET
AUGUST      PCP          0.20      1925     -4.10     DRIEST    1  DRY
AUGUST      SNOW         0.0       NONE    RECORDED  SNOWIEST   1  WET
AUGUST      SNOW         0.0       NONE    RECORDED   DRIEST    1  DRY

WIND           MPH      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTHLY AVG              8.7       12.1      -4.3
PEAK GUST     42 MPH  SOUTHEAST AUG-21-2017
FASTEST 2-MIN 36 MPH  SOUTHEAST AUG-21-2017

SUNSHINE    (POSSIBLE)
1 MONTH      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
AUGUST          0        -85       0.0       -1.4       0      -20

SUNSHINE    (POSSIBLE)
3 MONTH      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JJA             16       -141      0.3       -2.4       4      -33

SUNSHINE    (POSSIBLE)
8 MONTH      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JAN-AUG        407       -141      6.8       -2.4       98     -34

WEATHER                 ACTUAL
TYPE           NCEI     COUNT
1=FOG/MIST                11
2=FOG DENSE     1         3
3=THUNDER      6.4        12
4=IP/SLEET                0
5=HAIL                    0
6=FRZ RAIN                0
7=BLWG DUST               0
8=HAZE/SMK                5
9=BLWG SNW                0

TEMP           NCEI                        AVERAGE
MAXIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 0                      0         0         0       NORMAL
<=32            0         0         0         0       NORMAL
>=50                      31        30        1       WARMER
>=60                      31        30        1       WARMER
>=70                      29        30        -1      COOLER
>=80                      11        18        -7      COOLER
>=90            3         0         3         -3      COOLER

TEMP           NCEI                        AVERAGE
MINIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= -20                    0         0         0       NORMAL
<= -10                    0         0         0       NORMAL
<= 0            0         0         0         0       NORMAL
<= 10                     0         0         0       NORMAL
<= 20                     0         0         0       NORMAL
<= 32           0         0         0         0       NORMAL
>= 50                     31        30        1       WARMER
>=60                      18        21        -3      COOLER
>= 70                     0         3         -3      COOLER

PRECIP         NCEI                        AVERAGE
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  1         3         -2      DRIER
>= 0.01         10        16        9         7       WETTER
>= 0.10         6         11        6         5       WETTER
>= 0.25                   7         4         3       WETTER
>= 0.50         3         5         3         2       WETTER
>= 1.00         1         3         1         2       WETTER

SNOW           NCEI                        AVERAGE
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  0         0         0       NORMAL
>= 0.1          0         0         0         0       NORMAL
>= 1.0          0         0         0         0       NORMAL
>= 1.5                    0         0         0       NORMAL
>= 2.0                    0         0         0       NORMAL
>= 3.0                    0         0         0       NORMAL

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS
3-MONTH     DATA         JUNE      JULY     AUGUST    (JJA)
JJA         2017        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
JJA-17      MAX          81.1      80.9      0.2      WARMER   61  WARM
JJA-17      MIN          62.5      61.6      0.9      WARMER   32  WARM
JJA-17      MEAN         71.8      71.3      0.5      WARMER   44  WARM
JJA-17      HDD           19        63       -44      WARMER   11  WARM
JJA-17      CDD          667       639        28      WARMER   55  WARM
JJA-17      PRECIP      14.10     12.59      1.51     WETTER   31  WET
JJA-17      SNOW         0.0       0.0       0.0      NORMAL   N/A

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     JJA       EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
JUN-JUL-AUG MAX       87.3      1988      6.4       WARMEST     1  WARM
JUN-JUL-AUG MAX       73.9      1915      -7.0      COLDEST     1  COLD
JUN-JUL-AUG MIN       65.3      2010      3.7       WARMEST     1  WARM
JUN-JUL-AUG MIN       55.9      1992      -5.7      COLDEST     1  COLD
JUN-JUL-AUG MEAN      75.5      1988      4.2       WARMEST     1  WARM
JUN-JUL-AUG MEAN      65.1      1915      -6.2      COLDEST     1  COLD
JUN-JUL-AUG HDD       3         2005      -60       WARMEST     1  WARM
JUN-JUL-AUG HDD       242       1915      179       COLDEST     1  COLD
JUN-JUL-AUG CDD       1010      1988      371       WARMEST     1  WARM
JUN-JUL-AUG CDD       248       1992      -391      COLDEST     1  COLD
JUN-JUL-AUG PRECIP    23.52     1987      10.93     WETTEST     1  WET
JUN-JUL-AUG PRECIP    1.73      1894      -10.86    DRIEST      1  DRY
JUN-JUL-AUG SNOW      0.0       NONE      RECORDED  SNOWIEST    1  WET
JUN-JUL-AUG SNOW      0.0       NONE      RECORDED  DRIEST      1  DRY

8 MONTH     DATA
JAN-AUG     2017        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
JAN-AUG-17  MAX          59.9      58.0      1.9      WARMER   12  WARM
JAN-AUG-17  MIN          42.7      39.4      3.3      WARMER    7  WARM
JAN-AUG-17  MEAN         51.3      48.7      2.6      WARMER    9  WARM
JAN-AUG-17  HDD-ANNUAL   3915      4540      -625     WARMER    5  WARM
JUL+AUG HDD 2-MONTH       7         19       -12      WARMER   31  WARM
JAN-AUG-17  CDD          688       681        7       WARMER   63  WARM
JAN-AUG-17  PRECIP      25.65     22.17      3.48     WETTER   22  WET
JAN-AUG-17  SNOW-ANNUA   13.9      32.7     -18.8     DRIER    15  DRY
JUL-AUG-17  THIS SNOW-   0.0       0.0       0.0      DRIER    N/A

ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES    JAN-AUG   EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
JAN-AUG     MAX       63.8      2012      5.8       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-AUG     MAX       49.4      1875      -8.6      COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-AUG     MIN       45.5      2012      6.1       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-AUG     MIN       28.8      1875      -10.6     COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-AUG     MEAN      54.7      2012      6.0       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-AUG     MEAN      39.1      1875      -9.6      COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-AUG     HDD-ANN   3450      2012      -1090     WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-AUG     HDD-ANN   6578      1875      2038      COLDEST     1  COLD
JUL+AUG HDD 2-MONTH   0         2011      -19       WARMEST     1  WARM
JUL+AUG HDD 2-MONTH   124       1915      105       COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-AUG     CDD       1107      1988      426       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-AUG     CDD       295       1904      -386      COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-AUG     PRECIP    33.64     1892      11.47     WETTEST     1  WET
JAN-AUG     PRECIP    8.62      1934      -13.55    DRIEST      1  DRY
JAN-AUG     SNOW-ANN  69.5      1982      36.8      SNOWIEST    1  WET
JAN-AUG     SNOW-ANN  8.3       1931      -24.4     DRIEST      1  DRY
JUL-AUG     SNOW-SEA  0         NONE      RECORDED  SNOWIEST    1  WET
JUL-AUG     SNOW-SEA  0         NONE      RECORDED  DRIEST      1  DRY

NEW DAILY    EXTREME
MAX TEMP        0
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
NO NEW DAILY RECORD EXTREMES THIS MONTH

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CARLYON



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