Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED ON SEP 11 2014...LOW TEMP ON AUG 12...
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
730 AM CDT TUE SEP 02 2014

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...THE ST CLOUD MN  CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF  AUGUST 2014...

CLIMATE     NORMAL    PERIOD    1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE     RECORD    PERIOD    1893 TO 2014

            WEATHER   OBSERVED  NORMAL    DEPART    LAST YEARS
            VALUE     DATE(S)     VALUE   FROM      VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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MONTHLY       REPORT    AUGUST     2014   STC       AIRPORT

TEMPS                   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
AVERAGE     MAX          81.4      79.6      1.8      WARMER    40   WARM
AVERAGE     MIN          61.0      56.0      5.0      WARMER     7   WARM
MONTH       MEAN         71.2      67.8      3.4      WARMER    19   WARM

DAILY       MAX           89        AUG-01-2014
DAILY       MIN           51        AUG-26-2014

HDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH         2         41       -39      WARMER     7   WARM
TOTAL       SEASON        9         58       -49      WARMER    13   WARM

CDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        202       127        75      WARMER    24   WARM
TOTAL       ANNUAL       554       429       125      WARMER    40   WARM

PRECIP                  ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        5.59      3.79      1.80     WETTER    18   WET
ANNUAL      TOTAL       29.37     19.58      9.79     WETTER     3   WET
DAILY       MAX          2.03       AUG-29-2014

SNW                     ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        0.0       0.0       0.0      NORMAL     N/A
SEASON      TOTAL        0.0       0.0       0.0      NORMAL     N/A
DAILY       MAX          0.0        AUG-01-2014
MAX         DEPTH         0         AUG-01-2014

AUGUST      EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     AUGUST    EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART               RANK
AUGUST      MAX       88.7      1900      9.1       WARMEST      1   WARM
AUGUST      MAX       73.2      1897      -6.4      COLDEST      1   COLD
AUGUST      MIN       65.5      1900      9.5       WARMEST      1   WARM
AUGUST      MIN       50.5      1950      -5.5      COLDEST      1   COLD
AUGUST      MEAN      77.1      1900      9.3       WARMEST      1   WARM
AUGUST      MEAN      62.3      2004      -5.5      COLDEST      1   COLD
AUGUST      HDD       0         1983      -41       WARMEST      1   WARM
AUGUST      HDD       121       2004      80        COLDEST      1   COLD
AUGUST      CDD       384       1900      257       WARMEST      1   WARM
AUGUST      CDD       44        1977      -83       COLDEST      1   COLD
AUGUST      PCP       9.28      1900      5.49      WETTEST      1   WET
AUGUST      PCP       0.42      1933      -3.37     DRIEST       1   DRY
AUGUST      SNOW      0.0       NONE      RECORDED  SNOWIEST     1   WET
AUGUST      SNOW      0.0       NONE      RECORDED  DRIEST       1   DRY

WIND        MPH         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
ANNUAL      AVERAGE      5.3       9.5       -4.2
PEAK WIND   GUST          35       MPH    NORTHWEST     AUG-31-2014
DAILY FAST  2-MINUTE      28       MPH    NORTHWEST     AUG-31-2014

SUNSHINE
ANNUAL       MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JAN-AUG         57       -144      7.0       -2.4       99      -34

SUNSHINE
MONTHLY      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
AUG             0        -87       0.0       -1.5       0       -21

SUNSHINE
SEASON       MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JJA             17       -144      0.3       -2.4       4       -34

WEATHER               ACTUAL
TYPE        NCDC      COUNT
1=FOG/MIST            19
2=FOG DENSE 0.5       7
3=THUNDER   6.4       9
4=IP/SLEET            0
5=HAIL                0
6=FRZ RAIN            0
7=BLWG DUST           0
8=HAZE/SMK            5
9=BLWG SNW            0

TEMP           NCDC     COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
MAXIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<=32           0.0        0         0         0     NORMAL
>=50                      31        31        0     NORMAL
>=60                      31        31        0     NORMAL
>=70                      31        29        2     WARMER
>=80                      20        16        4     WARMER
>=90           2.1        0         2         -2    COOLER

TEMP           NCDC     COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
MINIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 32          0.0        0         0         0     NORMAL
<= 20                     0         0         0     NORMAL
<= 10                     0         0         0     NORMAL
<= 0           0.0        0         0         0     NORMAL
<= -10                    0         0         0     NORMAL
>= 50                     31        0         31    WARMER

PRECIP         NCDC     COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  7         7         0     NORMAL
>= 0.01        9.3        7         11        -4    DRIER
>= 0.10        5.8        11        5         6     WETTER
>= 0.25                   5         4         1     WETTER
>= 0.50        2.5        4         4         0     NORMAL
>= 1.00        1.1        4         4         0     NORMAL

SNOW           NCDC     COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  3         0         3     SNOWIER
>= 0.1         0.0        0         0         0     NORMAL
>= 1.0         0.0        0         0         0     NORMAL
>= 1.5                    0         0         0     NORMAL
>= 2.0                    0         0         0     NORMAL
>= 3.0                    0         0         0     NORMAL

NEW DAILY    EXTREME
MAX TEMP        0
COLD MAX        0
MIN TEMP        0
WARM MIN        0
PRECIP          1
SNOW            0

NEW DAILY   RECORD    EXTREME     LISTING           PREVIOUS
TYPE        NEW/TIE   /AMOUNT       /DATE YEAR      SET/TIE     OLD  YEAR
PRECIP      NEW->        2.03       AUG-29-2014     OLD->      2.02  1964

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS

3-MONTH     DATA      JUNE      JULY      AUGUST    (JJA)
JJA         2014      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART                RANK
JJA-14      MAX       80.6      79.8      0.8       WARMER      49   NORM
JJA-14      MIN       59.3      56.0      3.3       WARMER      12   WARM
JJA-14      MEAN      69.9      67.9      2.0       WARMER      29   WARM
JJA-14      HDD       35        136       -101      WARMER       4   WARM
JJA-14      CDD       510       404       106       WARMER      47   WARM
JJA-14      PRECIP    13.02     11.27     1.75      WETTER      36   WET
JJA-14      SNW       0.0       NONE      RECORDED  NORMAL      N/A

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     JJA       EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART                RANK
JUN-JUL-AUG MAX       86.6      1921      6.8       WARMEST      1   WARM
JUN-JUL-AUG MAX       74.6      1897      -5.2      COLDEST      1   COLD
JUN-JUL-AUG MIN       62.0      1894      6.0       WARMEST      1   WARM
JUN-JUL-AUG MIN       50.6      1992      -5.4      COLDEST      1   COLD
JUN-JUL-AUG MEAN      73.7      1921      5.8       WARMEST      1   WARM
JUN-JUL-AUG MEAN      62.7      1992      -5.2      COLDEST      1   COLD
JUN-JUL-AUG HDD       23        1900      -113      WARMEST      1   WARM
JUN-JUL-AUG HDD       326       1992      190       COLDEST      1   COLD
JUN-JUL-AUG CDD       852       1921      448       WARMEST      1   WARM
JUN-JUL-AUG CDD       141       1992      -263      COLDEST      1   COLD
JUN-JUL-AUG PRECIP    22.06     1897      10.79     WETTEST      1   WET
JUN-JUL-AUG PRECIP    3.51      1950      -7.76     DRIEST       1   DRY
JUN-JUL-AUG SNW       0.0       NONE      RECORDED  SNOWIEST     1   WET
JUN-JUL-AUG SNW       0.0       NONE      RECORDED  DRIEST       1   DRY

ANNUAL      DATA      YEAR   TO DATE

JAN-AUG     2014      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART                RANK
JAN-AUG-14  MAX       53.0      56.5      -3.5      COOLER      17   COLD
JAN-AUG-14  MIN       32.2      34.2      -2.0      COOLER      36   COLD
JAN-AUG-14  MEAN      42.6      45.4      -2.8      COOLER      25   COLD
JAN-AUG-14  HDD-ANN   5845      5143      702       COOLER      17   COLD
JUL+AUG HDD 2-MONTH   9         58        -49       WARMER      13   WARM
JAN-AUG-14  CDD       554       1921      125       WARMER      40   WARM
JAN-AUG-14  PRECIP    29.37     19.58     9.79      WETTER       3   WET
JAN-AUG-14  SNOW-ANN  51.5      27.1      24.4      SNOWIER     56   DRY
JUL-AUG-14  SNOW-SEA  0.0       NONE      RECORDED

ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES    JAN-AUG   EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART                RANK
JAN-AUG     MAX       62.3      2012      5.8       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-AUG     MAX       50.0      1979      -6.5      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-AUG     MIN       40.2      2012      6.0       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-AUG     MIN       28.1      1950      -6.1      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-AUG     MEAN      51.3      2012      5.9       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-AUG     MEAN      39.4      1979      -6.0      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-AUG     HDD-ANN   3948      2012      -1195     WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-AUG     HDD-ANN   6393      1979      1250      COLDEST      1   COLD
JUL-AUG     HDD-SEA   1         2011      -57       WARMEST      1   WARM
JUL-AUG     HDD-SEA   193       1992      135       COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-AUG     CDD       933       1921      -988      WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-AUG     CDD       183       1992      -1738     COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-AUG     PRECIP    34.26     1897      14.68     WETTEST      1   WET
JAN-AUG     PRECIP    9.90      1934      -9.68     DRIEST       1   DRY
JAN-AUG     SNOW-ANN  75.5      1965      48.4      SNOWIEST     1   WET
JAN-AUG     SNOW-ANN  3.0       1902      -24.1     DRIEST       1   DRY
JUL-AUG     SNOW-SEA  0         NONE      RECORDED  SNOWIEST     1   WET
JUL-AUG     SNOW-SEA  0         NONE      RECORDED  DRIEST       1   DRY

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