Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CXUS53 KMPX 012100
CLMSTC

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
350 PM CDT MON AUG 01 2016

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...THE ST CLOUD MN  CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2016...

CLIMATE     NORMAL    PERIOD   1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE     RECORD    PERIOD   1893 TO 2016

            WEATHER   OBSERVED NORMAL    DEPART    LAST YEARS
            VALUE     DATE(S)    VALUE   FROM      VALUE  DATE(S)
                                         NORMAL
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MONTHLY       REPORT    JULY      2016      STC     AIRPORT

TEMPS                  ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
AVERAGE     MAX         81.0      82.3     -1.3     COOLER    42   COLD
AVERAGE     MIN         59.8      58.4      1.4     WARMER    42   WARM
MONTH       MEAN        70.4      70.3      0.1     WARMER   NEAR  NORM

DAILY       MAX         93 JUL-22-2016
DAILY       MIN         45 JUL-01-2016

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

CDD                    ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        182      182        0      NORMAL   NEAR  NORM
TOTAL       ANNUAL       321      302        19     WARMER   NEAR  NORM

PRECIP                 ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
MONTH       TOTAL       6.74      3.31      3.43    WETTER    10   WET
ANNUAL      TOTAL      16.46     15.79      0.67    WETTER   NEAR  NORM
DAILY       MAX         2.63 JUL-11-2016

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-01-2016
MAX         DEPTH        0   JUL-01-2016

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       256      WARMEST     1   WARM
JULY        CDD       34       1992      -148      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      6.9      9.6       -2.7

PEAK WIND  GUST     55 MPH NORTHWEST JUL-21-2016
DAILY FAST 2-MINUTE 39 MPH NORTHWEST JUL-21-2016

SUNSHINE
1 MOTNH      MIN-GAIN MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JULY            0        -53      0.0       -0.9       0      -13

SUNSHINE
3 MONTH      MIN-GAIN MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
MJJ             85       -58      1.4       -1.0      20      -14
     0          0         0        0         0         0       0
SUNSHINE
7 MONTH      MIN-GAIN MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JUN-JUL        414       -58      6.9       -1.0      98      -14

WEATHER               ACTUAL
TYPE        NCEI      COUNT
1=FOG/MIST            21
2=FOG DENSE 0.2       0
3=THUNDER   7.3       9
4=IP/SLEET            0
5=HAIL                0
6=FRZ RAIN            0
7=BLWG DUST           0
8=HAZE/SMK            3
9=BLWG SNW            0

TEMP           NCEI     COUNT    NUMBER   OF DAYS
MAXIMUM       NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 0                      0        0         0     NORMAL
<=32            0         0        0         0     NORMAL
>=50                     31        31        0     NORMAL
>=60                     31        31        0     WARMER
>=70                     30        30        0     WARMER
>=80                     18        21        -3    COOLER
>=90           3.8        2       4.4        -2    COOLER

TEMP           NCEI     COUNT    NUMBER   OF DAYS
MINIMUM       NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= -20                    0        0         0     NORMAL
<= -10                    0        0         0     NORMAL
<= 0            0         0        0         0     NORMAL
<= 10                     0        0         0     NORMAL
<= 20                     0        0         0     NORMAL
<= 32           0         0        0         0     NORMAL
>= 50                    30       29         1     WARMER
>= 60                    18       15         3     WARMER
>= 70                     0        2        -2     COOLER

PRECIP         NCEI     COUNT    NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  2        2         0     DRIER
>= 0.01        10.5      11        11        1     WETTER
>= 0.10        6.1        7        6         1     WETTER
>= 0.25                   6        4         2     WETTER
>= 0.50        2.4        3        2         1     WETTER
>= 1.00        0.8        3        1         2     WETTER

SNOW           NCEI     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

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS
3-MONTH     DATA      MAY      JUNE      JULY      (MJJ)
MJJ         2016      ACTUAL   NORMAL    DEPART               RANK
MJJ-16      MAX       76.4     76.2      0.2       WARMER     46   WARM
MJJ-16      MIN       53.5     52.1      1.4       WARMER     40   WARM
MJJ-16      MEAN      64.9     64.2      0.7       WARMER     42   WARM
MJJ-16      HDD       304      382       -78       WARMER     27   WARM
MJJ-16      CDD       316      300       16        WARMER    NEAR  NORM
MJJ-16      PRECIP    12.28    10.43     1.85      WETTER     44   WET
MJJ-16      SNW       0.0      0.0       0.0       NORMAL

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      420       WARMEST     1   WARM
MAY-JUN-JUL CDD       121      1992      -179      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      2015      0.0       DRIEST      1   DRY

7 MONTH     DATA
JAN-JUL     2016      ACTUAL   NORMAL    DEPART               RANK
JAN-JUL-15  MAX       54.7     53.2      1.5       WARMER     23   WARM
JAN-JUL-15  MIN       35.0     31.1      3.9       WARMER      7   WARM
JAN-JUL-15  MEAN      44.9     42.2      2.7       WARMER      7   WARM
JAN-JUL-15  HDD-ANN   4535     5102      -567      WARMER      7   WARM
JUN+JUL HDD 2-MONTH   40       95        -55       WARMER     17   WARM
JAN-JUL-15  CDD       321      302       19        WARMER    NEAR  NORM
JAN-JUL-15  PRECIP    16.46    15.79     0.67      WETTER    NEAR  NORM
JAN-JUL-15  SNOW-ANN  16.4     27.1      -10.7     DRIER      28   DRY
JUL-JUL-15  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     1950      -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
JUN+JUL HDD 2-MONTH   10       2005      -85       WARMEST     1   WARM
JUN+JUL HDD 2-MONTH   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

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

NEW DAILY   RECORD    EXTREME    LISTING           PREVIOUS
TYPE        NEW/TIE   /AMOUNT      /DATE YEAR      SET/TIE    OLD  YEAR
PRECIP      NEW->       2.63       JUL-11-2016     OLD->     1.53  1990

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CARLYON



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