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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
415 AM CDT TUE NOV 01 2016

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...THE TWIN CITIES MN  CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2016...

CLIMATE     NORMAL    PERIOD    1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE     RECORD    PERIOD    1871 TO 2016

            WEATHER   OBSERVED  NORMAL    DEPART    LAST YEARS
            VALUE     DATE(S)     VALUE   FROM      VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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MONTHLY       REPORT   OCTOBER     2016      MSP     AIRPORT

TEMPS                   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
AVERAGE     MAX          61.1      58.0      3.1      WARMER   40  WARM
AVERAGE     MIN          44.7      39.7      5.0      WARMER   15  WARM
MONTH       MEAN         52.9      48.9      4.0      WARMER   26  WARM

DAILY       MAX          76 OCT-02-2016
DAILY       MIN          36 OCT-08-2016

HDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        370       507       -137     WARMER   24  WARM
TOTAL       SEASON       423       680       -257     WARMER    6  WARM

CDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH         2         6         -4      COOLER   70  COLD
TOTAL       ANNUAL       964       753       211      WARMER   21  WARM

PCP             0       ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
MONTH         TOTAL      3.41      2.43      0.98     WETTER   26  WET
ANNUAL        TOTAL     35.20     27.68      7.52     WETTER    8  WET
DAILY          MAX       1.01 OCT-06-2016

SNW             0       ACTUAL     AVG      DEPART            RANK
MONTH         TOTAL      0.0       0.6       -0.6     DRIER     1   DRY
SEASON        TOTAL       T        0.6       -0.6     DRIER     1   DRY
DAILY          MAX        0 OCT-01-2016
MAX           DEPTH       0 OCT-01-2016

OCTOBER     EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     OCTOBER    EXTREME     YEAR     DEPART            RANK
OCTOBER     MAX          70.3      1963      12.3    WARMEST    1  WARM
OCTOBER     MAX          44.3      1925     -13.7    COLDEST    1  COLD
OCTOBER     MIN          49.3      1947      9.6     WARMEST    1  WARM
OCTOBER     MIN          31.4      1917      -8.3    COLDEST    1  COLD
OCTOBER     MEAN         59.3      1947      10.4    WARMEST    1  WARM
OCTOBER     MEAN         38.3      1925     -10.6    COLDEST    1  COLD
OCTOBER     HDD          210       1947      -297    WARMEST    1  WARM
OCTOBER     HDD          823       1925      316     COLDEST    1  COLD
OCTOBER     CDD           73       1879       67     WARMEST    1  WARM
OCTOBER     CDD           0        2014       -6     COLDEST    1  COLD
OCTOBER     PCP          5.29      1991      2.86    WETTEST    1  WET
OCTOBER     PCP          0.02      1939     -2.41     DRIEST    1  DRY
OCTOBER     SNOW         8.2       1991      7.6     SNOWIEST   1  WET
OCTOBER     SNOW          0        2016      -0.6     DRIEST    1  DRY

WIND           MPH      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTH        AVG-MPH     9.0       12.0      -3.0
PEAK GUST        39 MPH NORTHWEST OCT-07-2016
FASTEST 2-MINUTE 29 MPH SOUTH     OCT-14-2016

SUNSHINE
1 MONTH      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
OCTOBER         0        -93       0.0       -1.6       0      -22

SUNSHINE
3 MONTH      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
ASO             0        -271      0.0       -4.5       0      -65

SUNSHINE
10 MONTH     MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JAN-OCT        407       -327      6.8       -5.5       98     -79

WEATHER                 ACTUAL
TYPE           NCEI     COUNT
1=FOG/MIST               13
2=FOG DENSE    0.6        1
3=THUNDER      1.8        2
4=IP/SLEET                0
5=HAIL                    0
6=FRZ RAIN                0
7=BLWG DUST               0
8=HAZE/SMK                3
9=BLWG SNW                0

TEMP           NCEI                        AVERAGE
MAXIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 0                      0        0.0        0       NORMAL
<=32           0.1        0        0.1        0       WARMER
>=50                      27       24         3       COOLER
>=60                      16       14         2       WARMER
>=70                      8        5          3       WARMER
>=80                      0        1         -1       COOLER
>=90           0.0        0        0.0        0       NORMAL

TEMP           NCEI                        AVERAGE
MINIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= -20                    0         0         0       NORMAL
<= -10                    0         0         0       NORMAL
<= 0           0.0        0         0         0       NORMAL
<= 10                     0         0         0       NORMAL
<= 20                     0        0.1       -0.1     WARMER
<= 32          6.2        0         6        -6       WARMER
>= 50                     8         4         4       WARMER
>=60                      0         1        -1       COOLER
>= 70                     0        0.1       -0.1     COOLER

PRECIP         NCEI                        AVERAGE
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  3         4         -1      DRIER
>= 0.01        9.2        11        10        2       WETTER
>= 0.10        4.7        6         4         2       WETTER
>= 0.25                   5         3         2       WETTER
>= 0.50        1.4        4         1         3       WETTER
>= 1.00        0.4        1        0.2        1       WETTER

SNOW           NCEI                        AVERAGE
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  0         2         -2      DRIER
>= 0.1         0.6        0         1         -1      DRIER
>= 1.0         0.1        0        0.1       -0.1     DRIER
>= 1.5                    0        0.1       -0.1     DRIER
>= 2.0                    0        0.1       -0.1     DRIER
>= 3.0                    0         0         0       NORMAL

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS
3-MONTH        DATA     AUGUST  SEPTEMBER  OCTOBER    (ASO)
ASO            2016     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
ASO-16      MAX          72.3      70.1      2.2      WARMER   25  WARM
ASO-16      MIN          55.9      51.3      4.6      WARMER    2  WARM
ASO-16      MEAN         64.1      60.7      3.4      WARMER    6  WARM
ASO-16      HDD          422       675       -253     WARMER    6  WARM
ASO-16      CDD          361       277        84      WARMER   22  WARM
ASO-16      PRECIP      16.70      9.81      6.89     WETTER    5  WET
ASO-16      SNOW          T        0.6       -0.6     DRIER     1  DRY

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     ASO       EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
AUG-SEP-OCT MAX       77.2      1947      7.1       WARMEST     1  WARM
AUG-SEP-OCT MAX       63.6      1873      -6.5      COLDEST     1  COLD
AUG-SEP-OCT MIN       56.5      1947      5.2       WARMEST     1  WARM
AUG-SEP-OCT MIN       45.7      1873      -5.6      COLDEST     1  COLD
AUG-SEP-OCT MEAN      66.9      1947      6.2       WARMEST     1  WARM
AUG-SEP-OCT MEAN      54.7      1873      -6.0      COLDEST     1  COLD
AUG-SEP-OCT HDD       362       1920      -313      WARMEST     1  WARM
AUG-SEP-OCT HDD       1108      1873      433       COLDEST     1  COLD
AUG-SEP-OCT CDD       605       1947      328       WARMEST     1  WARM
AUG-SEP-OCT CDD       93        1902      -184      COLDEST     1  COLD
AUG-SEP-OCT PRECIP    18.99     2007      9.18      WETTEST     1  WET
AUG-SEP-OCT PRECIP    2.98      2012      -6.83     DRIEST      1  DRY
AUG-SEP-OCT SNOW      8.2       1991      7.6       SNOWIEST    1  WET
AUG-SEP-OCT SNOW      0.0       2004      -0.6      DRIEST      1  DRY

10 MONTH       DATA
JAN-OCT        2016     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
JAN-OCT-16  MAX          61.5      59.3      2.2      WARMER    9  WARM
JAN-OCT-16  MIN          44.9      40.8      4.1      WARMER    2  WARM
JAN-OCT-16  MEAN         53.2      50.1      3.1      WARMER    4  WARM
JAN-OCT-16  HDD-ANN      4460      5201      -741     WARMER    5  WARM
JUL-OCT-16  HDD-SEA      423       680       -257     WARMER    6  WARM
JAN-OCT-16  CDD          964       753       211      WARMER   21  WARM
JAN-OCT-16  PRECIP      35.20     27.68      7.52     WETTER    8  WET
JAN-OCT-16  SNOW-ANN     22.1      33.3     -11.2     DRIER    37  DRY
JUL-OCT-16  SNOW-SEA      T        0.6       -0.6     DRIER     1  DRY

ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES    JAN-OCT   EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
JAN-OCT     MAX       64.3      2012      5.0       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-OCT     MAX       51.3      1875      -8.0      COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-OCT     MIN       45.5      2012      4.7       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-OCT     MIN       31.3      1875      -9.5      COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-OCT     MEAN      54.9      2012      4.8       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-OCT     MEAN      41.3      1875      -8.8      COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-OCT     HDD-ANN   4106      2012      -1095     WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-OCT     HDD-ANN   7518      1875      2317      COLDEST     1  COLD
JUL-OCT     HDD-SEA   369       1920      -311      WARMEST     1  WARM
JUL-OCT     HDD-SEA   1126      1873      446       COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-OCT     CDD       1178      1936      425       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-OCT     CDD       313       1904      -440      COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-OCT     PRECIP    38.18     2002      10.50     WETTEST     1  WET
JAN-OCT     PRECIP    10.64     1910      -17.04    DRIEST      1  DRY
JAN-OCT     SNOW-ANN  70.9      1982      37.6      SNOWIEST    1  WET
JAN-OCT     SNOW-ANN  8.3       1931      -25.0     DRIEST      1  DRY
JUL-OCT     SNOW-SEA  8.2       1991      7.6       SNOWIEST    1  WET
JUL-OCT     SNOW-SEA  0         2016      -0.6      DRIEST      1  DRY

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


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CARLYON


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