Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
644 AM CDT THU MAY 1 2014

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

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              95   04/21/1980
 LOW                2   04/13/1962
HIGHEST            74   04/20        67       7       81  04/28
LOWEST             18   04/15        28     -10       19  04/02
                                                          04/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     51.4              57.8    -6.4     48.6
AVG. MINIMUM     34.0              37.2    -3.2     33.3
MEAN             42.7              47.5    -4.8     41.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     11               8.6     2.4       15
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.00   2001
 MINIMUM         0.16   1987
TOTALS           6.27              2.66    3.61     5.22
DAILY AVG.       0.21              0.09    0.12     0.17
DAYS >= .01        15              10.7     4.3       18
DAYS >= .10        12               5.9     6.1       10
DAYS >= .50         6               1.7     4.3        4
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.4     0.6        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.80   04/26 TO 04/27

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           21.8   5
                        0
TOTALS            7.0               2.4     4.6     17.9
SINCE 7/1        69.8              54.4    15.4     67.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.0         2               0.6     1.4        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   04/04                          7  04/19
 24 HR TOTAL      5.0   04/03 TO 04/03

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     662               530     132      716
 SINCE 7/1       8332              7318    1014     7416
COOLING TOTAL       0                 5      -5        3
 SINCE 1/1          0                 5      -5        3
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/080    DATE  04/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/080    DATE  04/27

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      1
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      9

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

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