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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
900 AM CDT WED OCT 05 2016

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...THE TWIN CITIES MN  CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE    NORMAL   PERIOD   1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE    RECORD   PERIOD   1871 TO 2016

           WEATHER  OBSERVED NORMAL    DEPART  LAST YEARS
           VALUE    DATE(S)    VALUE    FROM   VALUE  DATE(S)
                                      NORMAL
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MONTHLY      REPORT SEPTEMBER  2016   MSP      AIRPORT

TEMPS                ACTUAL   NORMAL   DEPART           RANK
AVERAGE    MAX        74.0     71.7      2.3    WARMER   33 WARM
AVERAGE    MIN        58.2     52.4      5.8    WARMER    4 WARM
MONTH      MEAN       66.1     62.0      4.1    WARMER   16 WARM

DAILY      MAX        84 SEP-18-2016
DAILY      MIN        46 SEP-29-2016

HDD                  ACTUAL   NORMAL   DEPART           RANK
TOTAL      MONTH       50       154     -104    WARMER   1  WARM
TOTAL      SEASON      53       173     -120    WARMER   1  WARM

CDD                  ACTUAL   NORMAL   DEPART           RANK
TOTAL      MONTH       91       66       25     WARMER   42 WARM
TOTAL      ANNUAL      962      747      215    WARMER   21 WARM

PCP                  ACTUAL   NORMAL   DEPART           RANK
MONTH       TOTAL     5.47     3.08     2.39    WETTER   15 WET
ANNUAL      TOTAL    31.79     25.25    6.54    WETTER    7 WET
DAILY         MAX     1.88 SEP-21-2016

SNW            0     ACTUAL     AVG    DEPART           RANK
MONTH       TOTAL      T (HAIL)  T       0.0     DRIER  N/A
SEASON      TOTAL      T (HAIL)  T       0.0    NORMAL  N/A
DAILY         MAX      T (HAIL) SEP-21-2016
MAX          DEPTH      0       SEP-01-2016

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        59.3     2015      6.9    WARMEST  1  WARM
SEPTEMBER  MIN        43.4     1974     -9.0    COLDEST  1  COLD
SEPTEMBER  MEAN       68.8     1897      6.8    WARMEST  1  WARM
SEPTEMBER  MEAN       52.8     1965     -9.2    COLDEST  1  COLD
SEPTEMBER  HDD         50      2016     -104    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     2015      -T     DRIEST   1  DRY

WIND          MPH    ACTUAL   NORMAL   DEPART
MONTH       AVG-MPH    9.4      9.7     -0.3

PEAK    GUST     46 MPH NORTHEAST SEP-21-2016
FASTEST 2-MINUTE 36 MPH NORTH     SEP-21-2016

SUNSHINE
1 MONTH    MIN-GAIN MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
SEPTEMBER      0       -92      0.0     -1.5       0    -22

SUNSHINE
3 MONTH    MIN-GAIN MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JAS            0      -229      0.0     -3.8       0    -55

SUNSHINE
9 MONTH    MIN-GAIN MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JAN-SEP       407     -234      6.8     -3.9      98    -56

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

TEMP         NCEI                      AVERAGE
MAXIMUM     NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE  DEPART
<= 0                    0       0.0       0     NORMAL
<=32          0.0       0       0.0       0     NORMAL
>=50                   30      28.9       1     WARMER
>=60                   30      26.3       4     WARMER
>=70                   24      18.6       5     WARMER
>=80                    5       7.5      -3     COOLER
>=90          0.4       0       0.8      -1     COOLER

TEMP         NCEI                      AVERAGE
MINIMUM     NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE  DEPART
<= -20                  0       0.0       0     NORMAL
<= -10                  0       0.0       0     NORMAL
<= 0          0.0       0       0.0       0     NORMAL
<= 10                   0       0.0       0     NORMAL
<= 20                   0       0.0       0     NORMAL
<= 32         0.2       0       0.2       0     WARMER
>= 50                  27      19.8       7     WARMER
>=60                   14       7.1       7     WARMER
>= 70                   1       0.7       0     WARMER

PRECIP       NCEI                      AVERAGE
DAYS WITH A NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE  DEPART
T (ONLY)                4       3.7       0     WETTER
>= 0.01       9.8      14       9.6       4     WETTER
>= 0.10       5.9       7       5.6       1     WETTER
>= 0.25                 5       3.0       2     WETTER
>= 0.50       2.1       5       1.7       3     WETTER
>= 1.00       0.8       1       0.7       0     WETTER

SNOW         NCEI                      AVERAGE
DAYS WITH A NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE  DEPART
T (ONLY)                0       0.3       0      DRIER
>= 0.1        0.0       0       0.0       0     NORMAL
>= 1.0        0.0       0       0.0       0     NORMAL
>= 1.5                  0       0.0       0     NORMAL
>= 2.0                  0       0.0       0     NORMAL
>= 3.0                  0       0.0       0     NORMAL

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS
3-MONTH    DATA       JULY    AUGUST  SEPTEMBER  (JAS)
JAS        2016      ACTUAL   NORMAL   DEPART           RANK
JAS-16     MAX        80.0     78.5      1.5    WARMER   34 WARM
JAS-16     MIN        63.1     59.4      3.7    WARMER   2  WARM
JAS-16     MEAN       71.6     69.0      2.6    WARMER   11 WARM
JAS-16     HDD         53       173     -120    WARMER   1  WARM
JAS-16     CDD         683      547      136    WARMER   27 WARM
JAS-16     PRECIP     18.38    11.42    6.96    WETTER   6  WET
JAS-16     SNOW       T (HAIL)  T       0.0      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     6.1      WARMEST   1  WARM
JUL-AUG-SEP MAX      72.1     1903     -6.4     COLDEST   1  COLD
JUL-AUG-SEP MIN      63.9     1936     4.5      WARMEST   1  WARM
JUL-AUG-SEP MIN      53.3     1962     -6.1     COLDEST   1  COLD
JUL-AUG-SEP MEAN     74.3     1936     5.3      WARMEST   1  WARM
JUL-AUG-SEP MEAN     63.8     1992     -5.2     COLDEST   1  COLD
JUL-AUG-SEP HDD      53       2016     -120     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      2015     0.0      DRIEST    1  DRY

9 MONTH      DATA
JAN-SEP      2016    ACTUAL   NORMAL   DEPART           RANK
JAN-SEP-16 MAX        61.5     59.5      2.0    WARMER   10 WARM
JAN-SEP-16 MIN        44.9     40.9      4.0    WARMER   2  WARM
JAN-SEP-16 MEAN       53.2     50.2      3.0    WARMER   6  WARM
JAN-SEP-16 HDD-ANN    4090     4694     -604    WARMER   7  WARM
AUG+SEP HDD2-MONTH     52       168     -116    WARMER   1  WARM
JAN-SEP-16 CDD         962      747      215    WARMER   21 WARM
JAN-SEP-16 PRECIP     31.79    25.25    6.54    WETTER   7  WET
JAN-SEP-16 SNOW-ANN   22.1     32.7    -10.6    DRIER   39 DRY
JUL-SEP-16 SNOW-SEA    T (HAIL)  T       0.0     DRIER  N/A N/A

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     -1123    WARMEST   1  WARM
JAN-SEP    HDD-ANN  6834     1875     2140     COLDEST   1  COLD
AUG+SEP HDD2-MONTH  52       2016     -116     WARMEST   1  WARM
AUG+SEP HDD2-MONTH  408      1965     240      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     36.8     SNOWIEST  1  WET
JAN-SEP    SNOW-ANN 8.3      1931     -24.4    DRIEST    1  DRY
JUL-SEP    SNOW-SEA 1.7      1942     1.7      SNOWIEST  1  WET
JUL-SEP    SNOW-SEA 0        2015     -T`      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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