Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
204 AM CDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE ST CLOUD MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              81   03/23/1910
 LOW              -32   03/01/1962
                        03/11/1948
HIGHEST            53   03/30        55      -2       48  03/30
LOWEST            -19   03/03         5     -24       -8  03/17
AVG. MAXIMUM     31.7              39.0    -7.3     31.8
AVG. MINIMUM     13.3              19.8    -6.5     12.0
MEAN             22.5              29.4    -6.9     21.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     17               7.2     9.8       17
DAYS MIN <= 32     29              27.0     2.0       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               2.4     0.6        6

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.66   2009
 MINIMUM         0.10   1959
TOTALS           1.20              1.55   -0.35     2.63
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.05   -0.01     0.08
DAYS >= .01         5               8.2    -3.2        8
DAYS >= .10         3               4.1    -1.1        6
DAYS >= .50         1               0.9     0.1        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.54   03/18 TO 03/18

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           51.7   5
                        0
TOTALS            9.2               8.5     0.7     16.6
SINCE 7/1        63.5              42.7    20.8     54.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     14                 6       8       14
DAYS >= 1.0         2               2.5    -0.5        4
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        23R  03/02                         17  03/20
                        03/01                             03/19
                                                          03/18
 24 HR TOTAL      7.4   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1307              1104     203     1328
 SINCE 7/1       8516              7550     966     7598
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/300    DATE  03/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/300    DATE  03/14

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           17
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                2     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                     14

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

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