Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
657 AM CST WED JAN 1 2014

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...THE TWIN CITIES MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 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              63   12/05/2001
                        12/02/1982
                        12/06/1939
 LOW              -39   12/25/1879
HIGHEST            47   12/28        38       9       55  12/03
LOWEST            -13   12/24        -4      -9        0  12/25
AVG. MAXIMUM     19.9              27.1    -7.2     30.6
AVG. MINIMUM      4.9              12.3    -7.4     16.2
MEAN             12.4              19.7    -7.3     23.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     24              19.0     5.0       19
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              30.0     1.0       28
DAYS MIN <= 0      13               6.1     6.9        1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.27   1982
 MINIMUM         0.00   1943
TOTALS           1.46              1.16    0.30     1.64
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.04    0.01     0.05
DAYS >= .01        15               9.8     5.2        9
DAYS >= .10         4               3.1     0.9        2
DAYS >= .50         1               0.3     0.7        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.53   12/03 TO 12/04

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           33.6   2010
TOTALS           15.9              11.9     4.0     15.0
SINCE 7/1        17.0              21.8    -4.8     15.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      5                 5       0        2
DAYS >= 1.0         5               3.7     1.3        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         9   12/26                          9  12/10
                        12/25
 24 HR TOTAL      4.1   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1622              1404     218     1284
 SINCE 7/1       3123              3023     100     2772
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        983               753     230     1131
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/350    DATE  12/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/360    DATE  12/28

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)     77

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       5
LIGHT SNOW               21     SLEET                      1
FOG                      26     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                     19

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

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