Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT...RETRANSMITTED...
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
533 AM CDT SUN NOV 01 2015

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...THE ST CLOUD MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2015...

CLIMATE     NORMAL    PERIOD    1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE     RECORD    PERIOD    1893 TO 2015

            WEATHER   OBSERVED  NORMAL    DEPART    LAST YEARS
            VALUE     DATE(S)     VALUE   FROM      VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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MONTHLY       REPORT   OCTOBER     2015      STC     AIRPORT

TEMPS                   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
AVERAGE     MAX          59.5      56.6      2.9      WARMER    41   WARM
AVERAGE     MIN          37.7      34.9      2.8      WARMER    36   WARM
MONTH       MEAN         48.6      45.7      2.9      WARMER    37   WARM

DAILY       MAX           83        OCT-11-2015
DAILY       MIN           25        OCT-17-2015

HDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
TOTAL       MONTH        501       599       -98      WARMER    36   WARM
TOTAL       SEASON       659       885       -226     WARMER    17   WARM

CDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
TOTAL       MONTH         0         1         -1      COOLER   NEAR  NORM
TOTAL       ANNUAL       492       464        28      WARMER   NEAR  NORM

PRECIP                  ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTH       TOTAL        3.14      2.49      0.65     WETTER    26   WET
ANNUAL      TOTAL       28.99     25.53      3.46     WETTER    35   WET
DAILY       MAX          0.89       OCT-28-2015

SNW                     ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
MONTH       TOTAL        0.2       0.8       -0.6     DRIER    NEAR  NORM
SEASON      TOTAL        0.2       0.8       -0.6     DRIER    NEAR  NORM
DAILY       MAX          0.2        OCT-28-2015
MAX         DEPTH         0         OCT-01-2015

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         2015      -1        COLDEST      1   COLD
OCTOBER     PCP       4.16      1922      1.67      WETTEST      1   WET
OCTOBER     PCP       0.00      1939      -2.49     DRIEST       1   DRY
OCTOBER     SNOW      6.4       2002      5.6       SNOWIEST     1   WET
OCTOBER     SNOW      0.0       2014      -0.8      DRIEST       1   DRY

WIND        MPH         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
ANNUAL      AVERAGE      8.6       12.0      -3.4
PEAK WIND GUST       49 MPH NORTHWEST OCT-12-2015
DAILY FAST 2-MINUTE  36 MPH NORTHWEST OCT-12-2015

SUNSHINE    MINUTES   MINUTES   HOURS     HOURS     PERCENT   PERCENT
1 MONTH      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
OCTOBER         0        -94       0.0       -1.6       0       -22

SUNSHINE    MINUTES   MINUTES   HOURS     HOURS     PERCENT   PERCENT
3-MONTH      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
ASO             0        -276      0.0       -4.6       0       -65

SUNSHINE    MINUTES   MINUTES   HOURS     HOURS     PERCENT   PERCENT
10 MONTH     MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JAN-OCT        417       -333      7.0       -5.6       99      -79

WEATHER               ACTUAL
TYPE        NCDC      COUNT
1=FOG/MIST            0
2=FOG DENSE 0.6       0
3=THUNDER   1.8       0
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     WARMER
>=50                      28        23        5     WARMER
>=60                      14        12        2     WARMER
>=70                      4         4         0     NORMAL
>=80                      1         1         0     NORMAL
>=90           0.0        0         0         0     NORMAL

TEMP           NCDC     COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
MINIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 32          12.4       5         13        -7    WARMER
<= 20                     0         2         -2    WARMER
<= 10                     0         0         0     NORMAL
<= 0           0.0        0         0         0     NORMAL
<= -10                    0         0         0     NORMAL
>= 50                     0         0         0     NORMAL

PRECIP         NCDC     COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  3         4         -1    DRIER
>= 0.01        9.3        3         9         -6    DRIER
>= 0.10        5.2        11        5         6     WETTER
>= 0.25                   6         3         3     WETTER
>= 0.50        1.4        4         1         3     WETTER
>= 1.00        0.6        3         0         2     WETTER

SNOW           NCDC     COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  0         1         -1    DRIER
>= 0.1         0.8        1         1         0     SNOWIER
>= 1.0         0.2        1         0         1     SNOWIER
>= 1.5                    0         0         0     NORMAL
>= 2.0                    0         0         0     NORMAL
>= 3.0                    0         0         0     NORMAL

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

NEW DAILY   RECORD    EXTREME     LISTING           PREVIOUS
TYPE        NEW/TIE   /AMOUNT       /DATE YEAR      SET/TIE     OLD  YEAR
WARM MAX    NEW->         83        OCT-13-2015     OLD->       82   1910   1930
WARM LOW    NEW->         46        OCT-27-2015     OLD->       45   1921   1982

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS

3-MONTH     DATA      AUGUST    SEPTEMBER OCTOBER   (ASO)
ASO         2015      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART                RANK
ASO-15      MAX       71.1      68.8      2.3       WARMER      27   WARM
ASO-15      MIN       49.3      45.9      3.4       WARMER      15   WARM
ASO-15      MEAN      60.2      57.4      2.8       WARMER      18   WARM
ASO-15      HDD       647       868       -221      WARMER      17   WARM
ASO-15      CDD       218       162       56        WARMER      47   WARM
ASO-15      PRECIP    8.48      9.74      -1.26     DRIER      NEAR  NORM
ASO-15      SNW       0.2       0.8       -0.6      DRIER      NEAR  NORM

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       2014      -0.8      DRIEST       1   DRY

10 MONTH    DATA      ACCUM

JAN-OCT     2015      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART                RANK
JAN-OCT-14  MAX       58.3      57.9      0.4       WARMER      38   WARM
JAN-OCT-14  MIN       37.0      35.5      1.5       WARMER      20   WARM
JAN-OCT-14  MEAN      47.6      46.7      0.9       WARMER      29   WARM
JAN-OCT-14  HDD-ANN   5608      5970      -362      WARMER      22   WARM
JUL-OCT-14  HDD-SEA   659       885       -226      WARMER      17   WARM
JAN-OCT-14  CDD       492       1900      28        WARMER     NEAR  NORM
JAN-OCT-14  PRECIP    28.99     25.53     3.46      WETTER      35   WET
JAN-OCT-14  SNOW-ANN  11.2      27.9      -16.7     DRIER       10   DRY
JUL-OCT-14  SNOW-SEA  0.2       0.8       -0.6      DRIER      NEAR  NORM

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   4784      2012      -1186     WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-OCT     HDD-ANN   7236      1979      1266      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         2014      -0.8      DRIEST       1   DRY

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CARLYON


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