Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
204 AM CDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE TWIN CITIES MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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              83   03/29/1986
                        03/30/1968
                        03/23/1910
 LOW              -27   03/11/1948
HIGHEST            60   03/30        55       5       56  03/30
LOWEST            -15   03/02         9     -24        5  03/20
AVG. MAXIMUM     33.9              41.3    -7.4     34.6
AVG. MINIMUM     17.1              24.3    -7.2     19.8
MEAN             25.5              32.8    -7.3     27.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     14               5.9     8.1       15
DAYS MIN <= 32     30              23.8     6.2       29
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               1.0     2.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.75   1965
 MINIMUM         0.09   1910
TOTALS           0.82              1.89   -1.07     2.04
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.06   -0.03     0.07
DAYS >= .01         7               9.3    -2.3        8
DAYS >= .10         2               4.8    -2.8        6
DAYS >= .50         0               0.9    -0.9        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.44   03/27 TO 03/27

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           40.0   5
                        0
TOTALS            4.7              10.3    -5.6     13.8
SINCE 7/1        62.8              52.0    10.8     49.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      8                 5       3        6
DAYS >= 1.0         2               2.7    -0.7        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        21   03/01                         13  03/06
 24 HR TOTAL      2.3   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1217               998     219     1166
 SINCE 7/1       7670              6788     882     6700
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/280    DATE  03/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/270    DATE  03/14

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         13

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      1
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                     12

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

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