Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
810 AM CDT SAT JUN 1 2013

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...THE ST CLOUD MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 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             105   05/31/1934
 LOW               18   05/03/1907
HIGHEST            95   05/14        79      16       94  05/18
LOWEST             28   05/12        35      -7       38  05/16
                        05/03                             05/13
                                                          05/12
AVG. MAXIMUM     65.1              68.8    -3.7     72.1
AVG. MINIMUM     43.7              44.2    -0.5     48.5
MEAN             54.4              56.5    -2.1     60.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               0.4     0.6        1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      6               2.4     3.6        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.68   1912
 MINIMUM         0.20   1900
TOTALS           4.98              2.95    2.03     8.76
DAILY AVG.       0.16              0.10    0.06     0.28
DAYS >= .01        15              10.9     4.1       13
DAYS >= .10        10               6.5     3.5       11
DAYS >= .50         4               2.1     1.9        8
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.5     0.5        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.71   05/17 TO 05/18

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            3.3   5
TOTALS            0.0                 T     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1        78.5              45.7    32.8     27.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   05/31 TO 05/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     331               287      44      183
 SINCE 7/1       8785              8454     331     6716
COOLING TOTAL      11                23     -12       44
 SINCE 1/1         11                25     -14       51
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/290    DATE  05/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/310    DATE  05/11

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      4

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

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