Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
1000 AM CDT FRI NOV 1 2013

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...THE TWIN CITIES MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2013

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              90   10/03/1997
                        10/10/1928
 LOW               10   10/30/1925
HIGHEST            78   10/10        70       8       78  10/03
LOWEST             26   10/22        31      -5       25  10/31
AVG. MAXIMUM     57.1              58.0    -0.9     56.4
AVG. MINIMUM     41.2              39.7     1.5     38.6
MEAN             49.1              48.9     0.2     47.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      6               6.2    -0.2        9
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.42   1911
 MINIMUM         0.01   1952
TOTALS           3.00              2.43    0.57     1.30
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.08    0.02     0.04
DAYS >= .01        15               9.2     5.8        7
DAYS >= .10         6               4.7     1.3        3
DAYS >= .50         3               1.4     1.6        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.4    -0.4        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.17   10/14 TO 10/15

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            8.2   5
                        0
TOTALS              T               0.6    -0.6        T
SINCE 7/1           T               0.6    -0.6        T
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   10/22 TO 10/22

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     487               507     -20      535
 SINCE 7/1        553               680    -127      660
COOLING TOTAL       2                 6      -4        0
 SINCE 1/1        983               753     230     1131
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/320    DATE  10/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/250    DATE  10/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            5
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         13

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      3

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

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