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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
855 AM CDT THU AUG 01 2013

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

            CLIMATE   NORMAL    PERIOD    1971 TO 2000
            CLIMATE   RECORD    PERIOD    1891 TO 2013

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEARS
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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MONTHLY       REPORT     JULY      2013      STC     AIRPORT

TEMPS                   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
AVERAGE     MAX          82.2      82.3      -0.1     COOLER   57  COLD
AVERAGE     MIN          59.5      58.4      1.1      WARMER  NEAR NORM
MONTH       MEAN         70.8      70.3      0.5      WARMER  NEAR NORM

DAILY       MAX          94 JUL-18-2013
DAILY       MIN          43 JUL-28-2013

HDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH         26        17        9       COOLER   19  COLD
TOTAL       SEASON        26        17        9       COOLER   19  COLD

CDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        217       172        45      WARMER   49  NORM
TOTAL       ANNUAL       327       302        25      WARMER  NEAR NORM

PRECIP                  ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        1.43      3.31     -1.88     DRIER    15  DRY
ANNUAL      TOTAL       19.48     15.79      3.69     WETTER   28  WET
DAILY       MAX          0.64 JUL-09-2013

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-01-2013
MAX         DEPTH        0   JUL-01-2013

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      7.0       9.6       -2.6
PEAK WIND   GUST     43 MPH NORTHWEST JUL-19-2013
DAILY FAST  2-MINUTE 30 MPH NORTHWEST JUL-19-2013

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            18
2=FOG DENSE 0.2       2
3=THUNDER   7.3       5
4=IP/SLEET            0
5=HAIL                0
6=FRZ RAIN            0
7=BLWG DUST           0
8=HAZE/SMK            6
9=BLWG SNW            0

TEMP        COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
MAXIMUM     ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
<=32        0         0         0         NORMAL
>=50        31        31        0         NORMAL
>=60        31        31        0         NORMAL
>=70        29        30        -1        COOLER
>=80        20        21        -1        COOLER
>=90        4         5         -1        COOLER

TEMP        COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
MINIMUM     ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
<= 32       0         0         0         NORMAL
<= 20       0         0         0         NORMAL
<= 10       0         0         0         NORMAL
<= 0        0         0         0         NORMAL
<= -10      0         0         0         NORMAL
>= 50       27        29        -2        COOLER

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

SNOW        COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
T (ONLY)    0         0         0         NORMAL
>= 0.1      0         0         0         NORMAL
>= 1.0      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        1
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->         68        JUL-26-2013     OLD->      69  1971 1990
LOW         NEW->         43        JUL-28-2013     OLD->      44  1981

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS

3-MONTH     DATA      MAY       JUNE      JULY      (MJJ)
MJJ         2013      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
MJJ-13      MAX       74.2      76.2      -2.0      COOLER     30  COLD
MJJ-13      MIN       52.7      52.1      0.6       WARMER    NEAR NORM
MJJ-13      MEAN      63.4      64.2      -0.8      COOLER     45  COLD
MJJ-13      HDD       444       382       62        COOLER     31  COLD
MJJ-13      CDD       327       290       37        WARMER    NEAR NORM
MJJ-13      PRECIP    12.17     10.43     1.74      WETTER     43  WET
MJJ-13      SNW       0.0       0.0       0.0       NORMAL      1  DRY

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     2013      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
JAN-JUL-13  MAX       49.5      53.2      -3.7      COOLER     18  COLD
JAN-JUL-13  MIN       29.5      31.1      -1.6      COOLER     43  COLD
JAN-JUL-13  MEAN      39.5      42.2      -2.7      COOLER     34  COLD
JAN-JUL-13  HDD-ANN   5625      5102      523       COOLER     32  COLD
JUL-JUL-13  HDD-SEA   26        17        9         COOLER     19  COLD
JAN-JUL-13  CDD       327       302       25        WARMER    NEAR NORM
JAN-JUL-13  PRECIP    19.48     15.79     3.69      WETTER     28  WET
JAN-JUL-13  SNOW-ANN  60.3      27.1      33.2      SNOWIER     3  WET
JUL-JUL-13  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   0         2012      -17       WARMEST     1  WARM
JULY        HDD-SEA   83        1992      66        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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CARLYON






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