Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
715 AM CDT WED OCT 01 2014

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...THE TWIN CITIES MN  CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE     NORMAL    PERIOD    1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE     RECORD    PERIOD    1871 TO 2014

            WEATHER   OBSERVED  NORMAL      DEPART  LAST YEARS
            VALUE     DATE(S)     VALUE      FROM   VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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MONTHLY       REPORT  SEPTEMBER    2014   MSP       AIRPORT

TEMPS                   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
AVERAGE     MAX          72.2      71.7      0.5      WARMER    62 WARM
AVERAGE     MIN          53.2      52.4      0.8      WARMER    36 WARM
MONTH       MEAN         62.7      62.1      0.7      WARMER    49 WARM

DAILY       MAX          86 SEP-04-2014
DAILY       MIN          39 SEP-13-2014

HDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        124       154       -30      WARMER    40 WARM
TOTAL       SEASON       131       173       -42      WARMER    23 WARM

CDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH         63        66        -3      COOLER    78 COLD
TOTAL       ANNUAL       759       747        12      WARMER    61 WARM

PRECIP                  ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        0.92      3.08     -2.16     DRIER     16 DRY
ANNUAL      TOTAL       31.92     25.25      6.67     WETTER     6 WET
DAILY       MAX          0.64 AUG-31 TO SEP-01-2014

SNOW                    ACTUAL     AVG      DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        0.0        T         -T      DRIER     N/A
SEASON      TOTAL        0.0        T        0.0      NORMAL    N/A
DAILY       MAX          0.0  SEP-01-2014
MAX         DEPTH         0   SEP-01-2014

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          58.9      1931      6.5     WARMEST     1 WARM
SEPTEMBER   MIN          43.4      1974      -9.0    COLDEST     1 COLD
SEPTEMBER   MEAN         68.7      1931      6.6     WARMEST     1 WARM
SEPTEMBER   MEAN         52.8      1965      -9.3    COLDEST     1 COLD
SEPTEMBER   HDD           55       2009      -99     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       2013       -T      DRIEST     1 DRY

WIND        MPH         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTH       AVERAGE      8.7       9.7       -1.0

DAILY PEAK GUST      40 MPH NORTHWEST SEP-20-2014
DAILY FAST 2-MINUTE  31 MPH NORTHWEST SEP-20-2014

SUNSHINE
ANNUAL      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
JAN-SEP        408       -233      6.8       -3.9       99      -57

SUNSHINE
MONTHLY     MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
SEP             0        -93       0.0       -1.6       0       -23

SUNSHINE
SEASON      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
JAS             0        -228      0.0       -3.8       0       -56

WEATHER                 ACTUAL
TYPE           NCDC     COUNT
1=FOG/MIST                12
2=FOG DENSE    0.8        0
3=THUNDER      4.4        4
4=IP/SLEET                0
5=HAIL                    0
6=FRZ RAIN                0
7=BLWG DUST               0
8=HAZE/SMK                3
9=BLWG SNW                0

TEMP           NCDC     COUNT
MAXIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<=32           0.0        0         0         0       NORMAL
>=50                      30        31        -1      COOLER
>=60                      27        28        -1      COOLER
>=70                      18        19        -1      COOLER
>=80                      6         7         -1      COOLER
>=90           0.4        0         1         -1      COOLER

TEMP           NCDC     COUNT
MINIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 32          0.2        0         0         0       WARMER
<= 20                     0         0         0       NORMAL
<= 10                     0         0         0       NORMAL
<= 0           0.0        0         0         0       NORMAL
<= -10                    0         0         0       NORMAL
>= 50                     20        20        0       WARMER

PRECIP         NCDC     COUNT
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  3         4         -1      DRIER
>= 0.01        9.8        8         10        -2      DRIER
>= 0.10        5.9        4         6         -2      DRIER
>= 0.25                   0         3         -3      DRIER
>= 0.50        2.1        0         2         -2      DRIER
>= 1.00        0.8        0         1         -1      DRIER

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

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

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS

3-MONTH     DATA  JULY AUGUST SEPTEMBER   (JAS)
JAS         2014      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART               RANK
JAS-14      MAX       78.2      78.5      -0.3      COOLER      65 COLD
JAS-14      MIN       60.2      59.4      0.8       WARMER      26 WARM
JAS-14      MEAN      69.2      69.0      0.2       WARMER      52 WARM
JAS-14      HDD       131       173       -42       WARMER      30 WARM
JAS-14      CDD       545       547       -2        COOLER      77 COLD
JAS-14      PRECIP    6.09      11.42     -5.33     DRIER       18 DRY
JAS-14      SNOW      0.0       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       62        1933      -111      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       2007      0.0       DRIEST       1 DRY

ANNUAL      DATA
JAN-SEP     2014      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART                RANK
JAN-SEP-14  MAX       55.7      59.5      -3.8      COOLER      19 COLD
JAN-SEP-14  MIN       37.7      40.9      -3.2      COOLER      35 COLD
JAN-SEP-14  MEAN      46.7      50.2      -3.5      COOLER      24 COLD
JAN-SEP-14  HDD-ANN   5605      4730      875       COOLER      21 COLD
AUG+SEP 2-MON-HDD     131       173       -42       WARMER      23 WARM
JAN-SEP-14  CDD       759       747       12        WARMER      61 WARM
JAN-SEP-14  PRECIP    31.92     25.25     6.67      WETTER       6 WET
JAN-SEP-14  SNOW-ANN  52.8      32.6      20.2      SNOWIER     10 WET
JUL-SEP-14  SNOW-SEA  0.0       T         0.0       DRIER       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      -1159     WARMEST      1 WARM
JAN-SEP     HDD-ANN   6834      1875      2104      COLDEST      1 COLD
JUL-SEP     HDD-SEA   62        1933      -111      WARMEST      1 WARM
JUL-SEP     HDD-SEA   415       1965      242       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      36.9      SNOWIEST     1 WET
JAN-SEP     SNOW-ANN  8.3       1931      -24.3     DRIEST       1 DRY
JUL-SEP     SNOW-SEA  1.7       1942      1.7       SNOWIEST     1 WET
JUL-SEP     SNOW-SEA  0         2013      -T`       DRIEST       1 DRY

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CARLYON






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