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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
513 AM CST THU MAR 02 2017

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...THE TWIN CITIES MN  CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF  FEBRUARY 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      FEBRUARY     2017      MSP     AIRPORT

TEMPS                      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
AVERAGE     MAX             40.2      28.9      11.3     WARMER    3  WARM
AVERAGE     MIN             22.3      12.8      9.5      WARMER    6  WARM
MONTH       MEAN            31.2      20.9      10.3     WARMER    7  WARM

DAILY       MAX             63 FEB-17-2017
DAILY       MIN              1 FEB-08-2017

HDD                        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH           939       1236      -297     WARMER    7  WARM
TOTAL       SEASON          4701      5792     -1091     WARMER    2  WARM

CDD                        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH            0         0         0       NORMAL   N/A
TOTAL       ANNUAL           0         0         0       NORMAL   N/A

PCP            INCHES      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
MONTH          TOTAL        0.64      0.77     -0.13     DRIER    67  DRY
ANNUAL         TOTAL        1.62      1.67     -0.05     DRIER    77  DRY
DAILY            MAX        0.61 FEB-20-2017

SNW            INCHES      ACTUAL     AVG      DEPART            RANK
MONTH          TOTAL        0.3       7.7       -7.4     DRIER     1   DRY
SEASON         TOTAL       26.8      41.7      -14.9     DRIER    51   DRY
DAILY            MAX        0.3 FEB-01-2017
MAX             DEPTH        T  FEB-01-2017

FEBRUARY    EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     FEBRUARY      EXTREME     YEAR     DEPART            RANK
FEBRUARY    MAX             41.1      1987      12.2    WARMEST    1  WARM
FEBRUARY    MAX             7.6       1936     -21.3    COLDEST    1  COLD
FEBRUARY    MIN             25.8      1998      13.0    WARMEST    1  WARM
FEBRUARY    MIN            -12.9      1875     -25.7    COLDEST    1  COLD
FEBRUARY    MEAN             32       1931      11.2    WARMEST    1  WARM
FEBRUARY    MEAN            -2.5      1875     -23.4    COLDEST    1  COLD
FEBRUARY    HDD             917       1998      -319    WARMEST    1  WARM
FEBRUARY    HDD             1885      1875      649     COLDEST    1  COLD
FEBRUARY    CDD              0        NONE    RECORDED
FEBRUARY    CDD              0        NONE    RECORDED
FEBRUARY    PRECIP          3.25      1922      2.48    WETTEST    1  WET
FEBRUARY    PRECIP          0.01      1877     -0.76     DRIEST    1  DRY
FEBRUARY    SNOW            26.5      1962      18.8   SNOWIEST    1  WET
FEBRUARY    SNOW            0.3       2017      -7.4     DRIEST    1  DRY

WIND             MPH       ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTH          AVG-MPH      10.4      9.4       1.0
PEAK GUST        41 MPH NORTHWEST FEB-14-2017
FASTEST 2-MINUTE 30 MPH NORTHWEST FEB-14-2017

SUNSHINE
1 MONTH       MIN-GAIN    MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
FEBRUARY         82          0        1.4       0.0        20      0

SUNSHINE
2  MONTH      MIN-GAIN    MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JAN-FEB          137         0        2.3       0.0        33      0

SUNSHINE
3 MONTH       MIN-GAIN    MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
DJF              147        -22       2.5       -0.4       35     -5

WEATHER                    ACTUAL
TYPE            NCDC       COUNT
1=FOG/MIST                   7
2=FOG DENSE       1          1
3=THUNDER        0.2         0
4=IP/SLEET                   0
5=HAIL                       0
6=FRZ RAIN                   1
7=BLWG DUST                  0
8=HAZE/SMK                   6
9=BLWG SNW                   0

TEMP            NCEI                          AVERAGE
MAXIMUM        NORMAL      ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 0                         0         0         0       WARMER
<=32             16          8         17        -9      WARMER
>=50                         6         1         5       WARMER
>=60                         2         0         2       WARMER
>=70                         0         0         0       NORMAL
>=80                         0         0         0       NORMAL
>=90              0          0         0         0       NORMAL

TEMP            NCEI                          AVERAGE
MINIMUM        NORMAL      ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= -20                       0         0         0       WARMER
<= -10                       0         2         -2      WARMER
<= 0              6          0         6         -6      WARMER
<= 10                        4         13        -9      WARMER
<= 20                        13        20        -7      WARMER
<= 32            27          24        27        -3      WARMER
>= 50                        0         0         0       NORMAL
>=60                         0         0         0       NORMAL
>= 70                        0         0         0       NORMAL

PRECIP          NCEI                          AVERAGE
DAYS WITH A    NORMAL      ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                     3         7         -4      DRIER
>= 0.01           7          3         7         -4      DRIER
>= 0.10           3          1         2         -1      DRIER
>= 0.25                      1         1         0       WETTER
>= 0.50           0          1         0         1       WETTER
>= 1.00           0          0         0         0       NORMAL

SNOW            NCEI                          AVERAGE
DAYS WITH A    NORMAL      ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                     1         5         -4      DRIER
>= 0.1            7          1         7         -6      DRIER
>= 1.0            3          0         3         -3      DRIER
>= 1.5                       0         2         -2      DRIER
>= 2.0                       0         2         -2      DRIER
>= 3.0                       0         1         -1      DRIER

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS
3-MONTH     DATA          DECEMBER  JANUARY   FEBRUARY   (DJF)
DJF         2017           ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
DJF-17      MAX             31.4      26.6      4.8    WARMER      9  WARM
DJF-17      MIN             17.3      10.9      6.4    WARMER      8  WARM
DJF-17      MEAN            24.3      18.8      5.5    WARMER      8  WARM
DJF-17      HDD             3657      4173      -516   WARMER      8  WARM
DJF-17      CDD              0         0        0.0    NORMAL     #N/A
DJF-17      PRECIP          3.76      2.83      0.93   WETTER     25  WET
DJF-17      SNOW            24.5      31.8      -7.3   DRIER      63  DRY

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME                  EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
DEC-JAN-FEB MAX          36.3      1878      9.7       WARMEST     1  WARM
DEC-JAN-FEB MAX          13.3      1875      -13.3     COLDEST     1  COLD
DEC-JAN-FEB MIN          21.6      1878      10.7      WARMEST     1  WARM
DEC-JAN-FEB MIN          -5.8      1875      -16.7     COLDEST     1  COLD
DEC-JAN-FEB MEAN         29.0      1878      10.2      WARMEST     1  WARM
DEC-JAN-FEB MEAN         3.8       1875      -15.0     COLDEST     1  COLD
DEC-JAN-FEB HDD          3240      1878      -933      WARMEST     1  WARM
DEC-JAN-FEB HDD          5471      1875      1298      COLDEST     1  COLD
DEC-JAN-FEB CDD          0         NONE      RECORDED  WARMEST     1  WARM
DEC-JAN-FEB CDD          0         NONE      RECORDED  COLDEST     1  COLD
DEC-JAN-FEB PRECIP       9.58      1881      6.75      WETTEST     1  WET
DEC-JAN-FEB PRECIP       0.69      1958      -2.14     DRIEST      1  DRY
DEC-JAN-FEB SNOW         71.7      1967      39.9      SNOWIEST    1  WET
DEC-JAN-FEB SNOW         5.2       1944      -26.6     DRIEST      1  DRY

2 MONTH     DATA
JAN+FEB     2017           ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
JAN+FEB     2-MONTH-MAX     33.6      26.3      7.3    WARMER      7  WARM
JAN+FEB     2-MONTH-MIN     18.5      10.2      8.4    WARMER      5  WARM
JAN+FEB     2-MONTH-MEAN    26.1      18.2      7.8    WARMER      5  WARM
DEC+JAN HDD 2-MONTH-HDD     2299      2769      -470   WARMER      5  WARM
JAN+FEB     2-MONTH-CDD      0         0         0     NORMAL     N/A
JAN+FEB     2-MONTH-PCP     1.62      1.67     -0.05   DRIER      77  DRY
JAN+FEB SNW 2-MONTH-SNW     8.7       19.9     -11.2   DRIER      21  DRY

ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES    JAN-FEB      EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
JAN+FEB     MAX          36.5      1931      10.2      WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN+FEB     MAX          7.0       1875      -19.3     COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN+FEB     MIN          21.3      1931      11.2      WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN+FEB     MIN          -13       1875      -23.2     COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN+FEB     MEAN         28.9      1931      10.7      WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN+FEB     MEAN         -3.0      1875      -21.2     COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN+FEB     HDD-ANN      2125      1931      -644      WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN+FEB     HDD-ANN      3999      1875      1230      COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN+FEB     CDD          0         NONE      RECORDED
JAN+FEB     CDD          0         NONE      RECORDED
JAN+FEB     PRECIP       6.89      1881      5.22      WETTEST     1  WET
JAN+FEB     PRECIP       0.45      1958      -1.22     DRIEST      1  DRY
JAN+FEB     SNOW-ANN     59.0      1967      39.1      SNOWIEST    1  WET
JAN+FEB     SNOW-ANN     3.6       1958      -16.3     DRIEST      1  DRY

NEW DAILY      EXTREME
MAX TEMP          5
COLD MAX          0
MIN TEMP          0
WARM MIN          2
PRECIP            0
SNOW              0

NEW DAILY   RECORD        EXTREME   LISTING             PREVIOUS
TYPE        NEW/TIE       /AMOUNT      /DATE YEAR       SET/TIE   OLD YEAR
WARM LOW    NEW->            36        FEB-11-2017     OLD->      35  1908 1882
WARM MAX    NEW->            63        FEB-17-2017     OLD->      55  1981
WARM MAX    TIE->            58        FEB-18-2017     TIES->     58  1981
WARM MAX    NEW->            59        FEB-19-2017     OLD->      57  1981
WARM LOW    NEW->            41        FEB-20-2017     OLD->      35  1899
WARM MAX    NEW->            62        FEB-21-2017     OLD->      59  1930
WARM MAX    NEW->            59        FEB-22-2017     OLD->      57  1930

$$
CARLYON



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