Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
402 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

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

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              58   01/25/1944
 LOW              -41   01/21/1888
HIGHEST            45   01/26        35      10       40  01/12
LOWEST            -11   01/05       -10      -1      -23  01/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     25.7              23.7     2.0     18.4
AVG. MINIMUM     12.3               7.5     4.8     -2.5
MEAN             19.0              15.6     3.4      8.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     20              22.2    -2.2       24
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              30.6     0.4       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       9               9.5    -0.5       20

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.63   1967
 MINIMUM         0.05   1892
                        1898
TOTALS           0.34              0.90   -0.56     1.42
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.03   -0.02     0.05
DAYS >= .01         8               8.9    -0.9       14
DAYS >= .10         1               3.0    -2.0        5
DAYS >= .50         0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.15   01/08 TO 01/08

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           46.4   5
                        0
TOTALS            5.4              12.2    -6.8     22.7
SINCE 7/1        20.4              34.0   -13.6     39.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                 7      -5        9
DAYS >= 1.0         1               3.2    -2.2        6
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   01/09                         16  01/31
 24 HR TOTAL      3.0   01/08 TO 01/08

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1418              1531    -113     1762
 SINCE 7/1       4464              4554     -90     4885
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/300    DATE  01/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/310    DATE  01/08

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         16

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                2     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW               11     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                     13

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

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