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CLMSTC

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
715 AM CDT SUN NOV 03 2013

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...THE ST CLOUD MN  CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2013...

CLIMATE     NORMAL    PERIOD    1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE     RECORD    PERIOD    1893 TO 2013

            WEATHER   OBSERVED  NORMAL    DEPART    LAST YEARS
            VALUE     DATE(S)     VALUE   FROM      VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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MONTHLY       REPORT   OCTOBER     2013      STC     AIRPORT

TEMPS                   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
AVERAGE     MAX          53.3      56.6     -3.3      COOLER    27  COLD
AVERAGE     MIN          36.5      34.9      1.6      WARMER    48  WARM
MONTH       MEAN         44.9      45.7     -0.8      COOLER    37  COLD

DAILY       MAX           77 OCT-08-2013
DAILY       MIN           23 OCT-22-2013

FREEZE      DATA         TEMP        DATE                      AVG
LAST        <=32          31        MAY-13-2013     SPRING    MAY-12
FIRST       <=32          31        OCT-13-2013     AUTUMN    SEP-24
GROWING     SEASON    LENGTH        154 DAYS                  136 DAYS

HDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
TOTAL       MONTH        614       599        15      COOLER    37  COLD
TOTAL       SEASON       792       885       -93      WARMER    44  WARM

CDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
TOTAL       MONTH         0         1         -1      COOLER   NEAR NORM
TOTAL       ANNUAL       578       464       114      WARMER    45  WARM

PRECIP                  ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTH       TOTAL        4.34      2.49      1.85     WETTER    13  WET
ANNUAL      TOTAL       26.54     25.53      1.01     WETTER    46  WET
DAILY       MAX          1.06 OCT-15-2013

SNW                     ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
MONTH       TOTAL        0.8       0.8       0.0     SNOWIER    26  WET
SEASON      TOTAL        0.8       0.8       0.0     SNOWIER    26  WET
DAILY       MAX          0.8 OCT-20-2013
MAX         DEPTH         0  OCT-01-2013

OCTOBER     EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     OCTOBER   EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART               RANK
OCTOBER     MAX       68.8      1963      12.2      WARMEST     1   WARM
OCTOBER     MAX       43.4      1925      -13.2     COLDEST     1   COLD
OCTOBER     MIN       47.8      1900      12.9      WARMEST     1   WARM
OCTOBER     MIN       27.2      1976      -7.7      COLDEST     1   COLD
OCTOBER     MEAN      58.2      1900      12.5      WARMEST     1   WARM
OCTOBER     MEAN      35.8      1925      -9.9      COLDEST     1   COLD
OCTOBER     HDD       216       1900      -383      WARMEST     1   WARM
OCTOBER     HDD       900       1925      301       COLDEST     1   COLD
OCTOBER     CDD       31        1922      30        WARMEST     1   WARM
OCTOBER     CDD       0         2012      -1        COLDEST     1   COLD
OCTOBER     PCP       4.16      1922      1.67      WETTEST     1   WET
OCTOBER     PCP       T         1939      -2.49     DRIEST      1   DRY
OCTOBER     SNOW      6.4       2002      5.6       SNOWIEST    1   WET
OCTOBER     SNOW      0.0       1900      -0.8      DRIEST      1   DRY

WIND        MPH         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
ANNUAL      AVERAGE      8.0       12.0       -4
PEAK WIND   GUST      39 MPH SOUTH     OCT-11-2013
DAILY FAST  2-MINUTE  31 MPH SOUTHEAST OCT-11-2013

SUNSHINE
ANNUAL       MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JAN-OCT         57       -333      7.0       -5.6       99     -79

SUNSHINE
MONTHLY      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
OCT             0        -94       0.0       -1.6       0      -22

SUNSHINE
3 MONTHLY    MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
ASO             0        -276      0.0       -4.6       0      -65

WEATHER               ACTUAL
TYPE        NCDC      COUNT
1=FOG/MIST            15
2=FOG DENSE 0.6       3
3=THUNDER   1.8       4
4=IP/SLEET            0
5=HAIL                0
6=FRZ RAIN            0
7=BLWG DUST           0
8=HAZE/SMK            0
9=BLWG SNW            0

TEMP           NCDC     COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
MAXIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<=32           0.3        0         0         0     NORMAL
>=50                      18        23        -5    COOLER
>=60                      7         12        -5    COOLER
>=70                      6         4         2     WARMER
>=80                      0         1         -1    COOLER
>=90           0.0        0         0         0     NORMAL

TEMP           NCDC     COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
MINIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 32          12.4       12        13        -1    WARMER
<= 20                     0         2         -2    WARMER
<= 10                     0         0         0     NORMAL
<= 0           0.0        0         0         0     NORMAL
<= -10                    0         0         0     NORMAL
>= 50                     5         2         3     WARMER

PRECIP         NCDC     COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  4         4         0     WETTER
>= 0.01        9.3        15        9         6     WETTER
>= 0.10        5.2        8         5         3     WETTER
>= 0.25                   8         3         5     WETTER
>= 0.50        1.4        3         1         2     WETTER
>= 1.00        0.6        1         1         1     WETTER

SNOW           NCDC     COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  5         1         4     SNOWIER
>= 0.1         0.8        1         1         0     NORMAL
>= 1.0         0.2        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          0
SNOW            0

NEW DAILY   RECORD    EXTREME     LISTING           PREVIOUS
TYPE        NEW/TIE   /AMOUNT       /DATE YEAR      SET/TIE    OLD  YEAR
NO NEW      DAILY       RECORD   EXTREMES

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS

3-MONTH     DATA      AUGUST    SEPTEMBER OCTOBER   (ASO)
ASO         2013      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART               RANK
ASO-13      MAX       70.6      68.8      1.8       WARMER      38  WARM
ASO-13      MIN       47.8      45.9      1.9       WARMER      32  WARM
ASO-13      MEAN      59.2      57.4      1.8       WARMER      33  WARM
ASO-13      HDD       766       868       -102      WARMER      41  WARM
ASO-13      CDD       251       162       89        WARMER      42  COLD
ASO-13      PRECIP    7.06      9.74      -2.68     DRIER       39  DRY
ASO-13      SNW       0.8       0.8       0.0       NORMAL      26  WET

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     ASO       EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART               RANK
AUG-SEP-OCT MAX       76.4      1900      7.6       WARMEST     1   WARM
AUG-SEP-OCT MAX       64.2      1926      -4.6      COLDEST     1   COLD
AUG-SEP-OCT MIN       55.0      1900      9.1       WARMEST     1   WARM
AUG-SEP-OCT MIN       40.8      1974      -5.1      COLDEST     1   COLD
AUG-SEP-OCT MEAN      65.7      1900      8.3       WARMEST     1   WARM
AUG-SEP-OCT MEAN      54.1      1993      -3.3      COLDEST     1   COLD
AUG-SEP-OCT HDD       388       1900      -480      WARMEST     1   WARM
AUG-SEP-OCT HDD       1131      1896      263       COLDEST     1   COLD
AUG-SEP-OCT CDD       481       1900      319       WARMEST     1   WARM
AUG-SEP-OCT CDD       50        1977      -112      COLDEST     1   COLD
AUG-SEP-OCT PRECIP    19.16     1926      9.42      WETTEST     1   WET
AUG-SEP-OCT PRECIP    2.19      2012      -7.55     DRIEST      1   DRY
AUG-SEP-OCT SNW       6.4       2002      5.6       SNOWIEST    1   WET
AUG-SEP-OCT SNW       0.0       2011      -0.8      DRIEST      1   DRY

ANNUAL      DATA      YEAR   TO DATE

JAN-OCT     2013      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART               RANK
JAN-OCT-13  MAX       55.8      57.9      -2.1      COOLER        30COLD
JAN-OCT-13  MIN       35.0      35.5      -0.5      COOLER      53  COLD
JAN-OCT-13  MEAN      45.4      46.7      -1.3      COOLER        41COLD
JAN-OCT-13  HDD-ANN   6391      5970      421       COOLER        36COLD
JUL-OCT-13  HDD-SEA   792       885       -93       WARMER      44  WARM
JAN-OCT-13  CDD       578       1900      114       WARMER      45  WARM
JAN-OCT-13  PRECIP    26.54     25.53     1.01      WETTER      46  WET
JAN-OCT-13  SNOW-ANN  61.1      27.9      33.2      SNOWIER     3   WET
JUL-OCT-13  SNOW-SEA  0.8       0.8       0.0       SNOWIER     26  WET

ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES    JAN-OCT   EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART               RANK
JAN-OCT     MAX       63        1921      5.1       WARMEST     1   WARM
JAN-OCT     MAX       52.7      1979      -5.2      COLDEST     1   COLD
JAN-OCT     MIN       40.7      1931      5.2       WARMEST     1   WARM
JAN-OCT     MIN       30.8      1950      -4.7      COLDEST     1   COLD
JAN-OCT     MEAN      51.4      2012      4.7       WARMEST     1   WARM
JAN-OCT     MEAN      41.8      1979      -4.9      COLDEST     1   COLD
JAN-OCT     HDD-ANN   4786      2012      -1184     WARMEST     1   WARM
JAN-OCT     HDD-ANN   7244      1979      1274      COLDEST     1   COLD
JUL-OCT     HDD-SEA   389       1900      -496      WARMEST     1   WARM
JUL-OCT     HDD-SEA   1157      1896      272       COLDEST     1   COLD
JAN-OCT     CDD       989       1921      988       WARMEST     1   WARM
JAN-OCT     CDD       192       1992      192       COLDEST     1   COLD
JAN-OCT     PRECIP    40.13     1897      14.60     WETTEST     1   WET
JAN-OCT     PRECIP    14.09     1910      -11.44    DRIEST      1   DRY
JAN-OCT     SNOW-ANN  75.5      1965      47.6      SNOWIEST    1   WET
JAN-OCT     SNOW-ANN  3.0       1902      -24.9     DRIEST      1   DRY
JUL-OCT     SNOW-SEA  6.4       2002      5.6       SNOWIEST    1   WET
JUL-OCT     SNOW-SEA  0         2011      -0.8      DRIEST      1   DRY

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CARLYON






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