Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
657 AM CST WED JAN 1 2014

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

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

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            40   12/27        38       2       53  12/03
LOWEST            -25   12/24       -10     -15       -8  12/31
                                                          12/25
                                                          12/11
AVG. MAXIMUM     15.3              24.7    -9.4     26.8
AVG. MINIMUM     -2.8               7.1    -9.9      9.0
MEAN              6.2              15.9    -9.7     17.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     27              21.5     5.5       21
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              30.6     0.4       29
DAYS MIN <= 0      18               9.7     8.3       11

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.56   2010
 MINIMUM         0.00   1895
                        1896
                        1898
TOTALS           1.77              0.82    0.95     1.52
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.03    0.03     0.05
DAYS >= .01        18               7.6    10.4        9
DAYS >= .10         6               2.4     3.6        2
DAYS >= .50         1               0.2     0.8        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.53   12/04 TO 12/04
                        12/03 TO 12/04
                        12/04 TO 12/04

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           25.5   5
                        0
TOTALS           20.4               9.4    11.0     15.0
SINCE 7/1        24.0              18.6     5.4     18.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      7                 4       3        5
DAYS >= 1.0         7               3.1     3.9        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        11   12/27                         11  12/10
                        12/26
                        12/25
 24 HR TOTAL      5.0   12/04 TO 12/04

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1815              1522     293     1451
 SINCE 7/1       3688              3447     241     3273
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        578               465     113      739
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/300    DATE  12/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/300    DATE  12/17

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     78

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                2     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               21     SLEET                      0
FOG                      23     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      7
HAZE                     19

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

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