Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
1251 PM CST MON JAN 1 2018

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...THE ST CLOUD MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2017

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   12/06/1939
 LOW              -41   12/19/1983
HIGHEST            50   12/04        38      12       41  12/26
LOWEST            -24   12/31       -10     -14      -28  12/18
AVG. MAXIMUM     22.5              24.7    -2.2     24.5
AVG. MINIMUM      7.4               7.1     0.3     10.4
MEAN             14.9              15.9    -1.0     17.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     24              21.5     2.5       19
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              30.6     0.4       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       8               9.7    -1.7        8

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.56   2010
 MINIMUM         0.00   1895
                        1896
                        1898
TOTALS           0.44              0.82   -0.38     1.58
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.03   -0.02     0.05
DAYS >= .01        10               7.6     2.4       13
DAYS >= .10         1               2.4    -1.4        3
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.15   12/28 TO 12/28

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           25.5   5
                        0
TOTALS            3.6               9.4    -5.8      8.8
SINCE 7/1        10.7              18.6    -7.9     16.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 4      -3        3
DAYS >= 1.0         1               3.1    -2.1        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   12/31                          7  12/20
                        12/30                             12/19
                                                          12/18
 24 HR TOTAL      1.1   12/28 TO 12/28

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1543              1522      21     1464
 SINCE 7/1       3309              3447    -138     2838
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        361               465    -104      506
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/310    DATE  12/04
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/310    DATE  12/04

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     77

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                1     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW               15     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      6

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

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