Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
1150 AM CDT FRI AUG 01 2014

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...THE ST CLOUD MN  CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF  JULY 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     JULY      2014      STC     AIRPORT

TEMPS                   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
AVERAGE     MAX          81.7      82.3      -0.6     COOLER    51   COLD
AVERAGE     MIN          58.7      58.4      0.3      WARMER   NEAR  NORM
MONTH       MEAN         70.2      70.3      -0.1     COOLER    50   COLD

DAILY       MAX          94 JUL-21-2014
DAILY       MIN          49 JUL-17-2014

HDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH         7         17       -10      WARMER    46   WARM
TOTAL       SEASON        7         17       -10      WARMER    10   WARM

CDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        175       182        -7      COOLER     N/A COLD
TOTAL       ANNUAL       352       302        50      WARMER    47   WARM

PRECIP                  ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        1.25      3.31     -2.06     DRIER     11   DRY
ANNUAL      TOTAL       23.78     15.79      7.99     WETTER     5   WET
DAILY       MAX          0.42 JUL-11-2014

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 JUL-01-2014
MAX         DEPTH         0  JUL-01-2014

JULY        EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     JULY      EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART               RANK
JULY        MAX       93.2      1936      10.9      WARMEST      1   WARM
JULY        MAX       74.6      1992      -7.7      COLDEST      1   COLD
JULY        MIN       66.4      1935      8.0       WARMEST      1   WARM
JULY        MIN       51.6      1992      -6.8      COLDEST      1   COLD
JULY        MEAN      78.9      1936      8.6       WARMEST      1   WARM
JULY        MEAN      63.1      1992      -7.2      COLDEST      1   COLD
JULY        HDD       0         2012      -17       WARMEST      1   WARM
JULY        HDD       83        1992      66        COLDEST      1   COLD
JULY        CDD       438       1936      266       WARMEST      1   WARM
JULY        CDD       34        1992      -138      COLDEST      1   COLD
JULY        PCP       12.81     1897      9.50      WETTEST      1   WET
JULY        PCP       0.21      1975      -3.10     DRIEST       1   DRY
JULY        SNOW      0.0       NONE      RECORDED  SNOWIEST     1   WET
JULY        SNOW      0.0       NONE      RECORDED  DRIEST       1   DRY

WIND        MPH         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
ANNUAL      AVERAGE      7.7       9.6       -1.9
PEAK WIND   GUST     38 MPH NORTHWEST JUL-14-2014
DAILY FAST  2-MINUTE 28 MPH NORTHWEST JUL-14-2014

SUNSHINE
ANNUAL       MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JUN-JUL         57       -57       7.0       -1.0       99      -13

SUNSHINE
MONTHLY      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JUL             0        -52       0.0       -0.9       0       -12

SUNSHINE
SEASON       MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
MJJ             86       -57       1.4       -1.0       20      -13

WEATHER               ACTUAL
TYPE        NCDC      COUNT
1=FOG/MIST            11
2=FOG DENSE 0.2       4
3=THUNDER   7.3       5
4=IP/SLEET            0
5=HAIL                0
6=FRZ RAIN            0
7=BLWG DUST           0
8=HAZE/SMK            2
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                      30        30        0     NORMAL
>=80                      20        20        0     NORMAL
>=90           3.8        2         2         0     NORMAL

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                     30        0         30    WARMER

PRECIP         NCDC     COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  1         1         0     NORMAL
>= 0.01        10.5       8         8         0     NORMAL
>= 0.10        6.1        4         4         0     NORMAL
>= 0.25                   2         2         0     NORMAL
>= 0.50        2.4        0         0         0     NORMAL
>= 1.00        0.8        0         0         0     NORMAL

SNOW           NCDC     COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  0         0         0     NORMAL
>= 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        1
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
COLD MAX    NEW->         65        JUL-14-2014     OLD->       68   2011

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS

3-MONTH     DATA      MAY       JUNE      JULY      (MJJ)
MJJ         2014      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART                RANK
MJJ-14      MAX       76.1      76.2      -0.1      COOLER     NEAR  NORM
MJJ-14      MIN       54.7      52.1      2.6       WARMER      20   WARM
MJJ-14      MEAN      65.4      64.2      1.2       WARMER      33   WARM
MJJ-14      HDD       299       382       -83       WARMER      26   WARM
MJJ-14      CDD       352       290       62        WARMER      47   WARM
MJJ-14      PRECIP    14.17     10.43     3.74      WETTER      25   WET
MJJ-14      SNW       0.0       0.0       0.0       NORMAL     NEAR  NORM

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     MJJ       EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART                RANK
MAY-JUN-JUL MAX       85.1      1988      8.9       WARMEST      1   WARM
MAY-JUN-JUL MAX       69.7      1945      -6.5      COLDEST      1   COLD
MAY-JUN-JUL MIN       57.4      1894      5.3       WARMEST      1   WARM
MAY-JUN-JUL MIN       46.8      1945      -5.3      COLDEST      1   COLD
MAY-JUN-JUL MEAN      70.0      1934      5.8       WARMEST      1   WARM
MAY-JUN-JUL MEAN      58.3      1945      -5.9      COLDEST      1   COLD
MAY-JUN-JUL HDD       136       1988      -246      WARMEST      1   WARM
MAY-JUN-JUL HDD       751       1945      369       COLDEST      1   COLD
MAY-JUN-JUL CDD       720       1921      430       WARMEST      1   WARM
MAY-JUN-JUL CDD       121       1992      -169      COLDEST      1   COLD
MAY-JUN-JUL PRECIP    21.54     1897      11.11     WETTEST      1   WET
MAY-JUN-JUL PRECIP    4.38      1910      -6.05     DRIEST       1   DRY
MAY-JUN-JUL SNW       3.3       1938      3.3       SNOWIEST     1   WET
MAY-JUN-JUL SNW       0.0       2013      0.0       DRIEST       1   DRY

ANNUAL      DATA      YEAR   TO DATE

JAN-JUL     2014      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART                RANK
JAN-JUL-14  MAX       49.0      53.2      -4.2      COOLER      13   COLD
JAN-JUL-14  MIN       28.1      31.1      -3.0      COOLER      22   COLD
JAN-JUL-14  MEAN      38.5      42.2      -3.7      COOLER      16   COLD
JAN-JUL-14  HDD-ANN   5843      5102      741       COOLER      13   COLD
JUN+JUL-HDD 2-MONTH   33        95        -10       WARMER      10   WARM
JAN-JUL-14  CDD       352       302       50        WARMER      47   WARM
JAN-JUL-14  PRECIP    23.78     15.79     7.99      WETTER       5   WET
JAN-JUL-14  SNOW-ANN  51.5      27.1      24.4      SNOWIER      6   WET
JUL-JUL-14  SNOW-SEA  0.0       NONE      RECORDED



ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES    JAN-JUL   EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART                RANK
JAN-JUL     MAX       59.9      1987      6.7       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-JUL     MAX       46.4      1979      -6.8      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-JUL     MIN       38.1      2012      7.0       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-JUL     MIN       24.9      1979      -6.2      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-JUL     MEAN      48.9      2012      6.7       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-JUL     MEAN      35.7      1979      -6.5      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-JUL     HDD-ANN   3919      2012      -1183     WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-JUL     HDD-ANN   6322      1979      1220      COLDEST      1   COLD
JULY        HDD-SEA   10        2005      -85       WARMEST      1   WARM
JULY        HDD-SEA   268       1945      173       COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-JUL     CDD       727       1921      425       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-JUL     CDD       121       1992      -181      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-JUL     PRECIP    31.78     1897      15.99     WETTEST      1   WET
JAN-JUL     PRECIP    7.19      1910      -8.60     DRIEST       1   DRY
JAN-JUL     SNOW-ANN  75.5      1965      48.4      SNOWIEST     1   WET
JAN-JUL     SNOW-ANN  3.0       1902      -24.1     DRIEST       1   DRY
JULY        SNOW-SEA  0         NONE      RECORDED  SNOWIEST     1   WET
JULY        SNOW-SEA  0         NONE      RECORDED  DRIEST       1   DRY

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