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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
1030 AM CST SAT FEB 01 2014

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

TEMPS                   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
AVERAGE     MAX          16.2      21.4      -5.2     COOLER   37  COLD
AVERAGE     MIN          -6.9      1.8       -8.7     COOLER   21  COLD
MONTH       MEAN         4.7       11.6      -6.9     COOLER   25  COLD

DAILY       MAX           39 JAN-12-2014
DAILY       MIN          -24 JAN-06-2014

HDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        1862      1655      207      COOLER   26  COLD
TOTAL       SEASON       5550      5102      448      COOLER   18  COLD

CDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH         0         0         0       NORMAL   N/A
TOTAL       ANNUAL        0         0         0       NORMAL   N/A

PRECIP                  ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        1.34      0.65      0.69     WETTER   16  WET
ANNUAL      TOTAL        1.34      0.65      0.69     WETTER   16  WET
DAILY       MAX          0.39 JAN-18-2014

SNW                     ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART            RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        16.8      8.6       8.2     SNOWIER   17  WET
SEASON      TOTAL        40.8      27.2      13.6    SNOWIER   11  WET
DAILY       MAX           5.7 JAN-18-2014
MAX         DEPTH         18  JAN-26-2014

JANUARY     EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME               EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
JANUARY     MAX       33.1      1990      11.7      WARMEST     1  WARM
JANUARY     MAX       3.3       1912      -18.1     COLDEST     1  COLD
JANUARY     MIN       18.2      2006      16.4      WARMEST     1  WARM
JANUARY     MIN       -14.7     1912      -16.5     COLDEST     1  COLD
JANUARY     MEAN      25.5      2006      13.9      WARMEST     1  WARM
JANUARY     MEAN      -5.7      1912      -17.3     COLDEST     1  COLD
JANUARY     HDD       1220      2006      -435      WARMEST     1  WARM
JANUARY     HDD       2183      1912      528       COLDEST     1  COLD
JANUARY     CDD       0         NONE      RECORDED  WARMEST     1  WARM
JANUARY     CDD       0         NONE      RECORDED  COLDEST     1  COLD
JANUARY     PRECIP    2.75      1897      2.10      WETTEST     1  WET
JANUARY     PRECIP    0.00      1898      -0.65     DRIEST      1  DRY
JANUARY     SNOW      29.9      1975      21.3      SNOWIEST    1  WET
JANUARY     SNOW      0.1       1990      -8.5      DRIEST      1  DRY

WIND        MPH         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
ANNUAL      AVERAGE      10.4      10.6      -0.2
PEAK WIND   GUST          46 MPH NORTHWEST JAN-26-2014
DAILY FAST  2-MINUTE      38 MPH NORTHWEST JAN-26-2014

SUNSHINE
ANNUAL       MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JAN             57        0        1.0       0.0        13      0

SUNSHINE
MONTHLY      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JAN             57        0        1.0       0.0        13      0

SUNSHINE
SEASON       MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
NDJ             63       -90       1.1       -1.5       14     -21

WEATHER               ACTUAL
TYPE        NCDC      COUNT
1=FOG/MIST            13
2=FOG DENSE 1.0       4
3=THUNDER   0.0       0
4=IP/SLEET            0
5=HAIL                0
6=FRZ RAIN            1
7=BLWG DUST           0
8=HAZE/SMK            15
9=BLWG SNW            1

TEMP           NCDC     COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
MAXIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<=32           24.5       26        24        2     COOLER
>=50                      0         0         0     NORMAL
>=60                      0         0         0     NORMAL
>=70                      0         0         0     NORMAL
>=80                      0         0         0     NORMAL
>=90           0.0        0         0         0     NORMAL

TEMP           NCDC     COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
MINIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 32          30.6       31        31        0     NORMAL
<= 20                     29        27        2     COOLER
<= 10                     25        21        4     COOLER
<= 0           13.9       22        14        8     COOLER
<= -10                    17        7         10    COOLER
>= 50                     0         2         -2    COOLER

PRECIP         NCDC     COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  7         8         -1    DRIER
>= 0.01        7.4        11        8         3     WETTER
>= 0.10        2.1        5         2         3     WETTER
>= 0.25                   1         1         0     WETTER
>= 0.50        0.2        0         0         0     DRIER
>= 1.00        0.0        0         0         0     NORMAL

SNOW           NCDC     COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  5         6         -1    DRIER
>= 0.1         8.1        13        8         5     SNOWIER
>= 1.0         3.0        6         3         3     SNOWIER
>= 1.5                    5         2         3     SNOWIER
>= 2.0                    3         2         1     SNOWIER
>= 3.0                    1         1         0     NORMAL

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

NEW DAILY   RECORD    EXTREME     LISTING           PREVIOUS
TYPE        NEW/TIE   /AMOUNT       /DATE YEAR      SET/TIE    OLD YEAR
COLD MAX    TIE->        -15        JAN-06-2014     TIES->     -15 1912
SNOW        NEW->        5.7        JAN-18-2014     OLD->      3.5 1935 1922

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS

3-MONTH     DATA      NOVEMBER  DECEMBER  JANUARY   (NDJ)
NDJ         2014      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
NDJ-14      MAX       23.5      28.4      -4.9      COOLER     16  COLD
NDJ-14      MIN       3.0       10.2      -7.2      COOLER      4  COLD
NDJ-14      MEAN      13.2      19.3      -6.1      COOLER      8  COLD
NDJ-14      HDD       4758      4217      541       COOLER      9  COLD
NDJ-14      CDD       0         0         0         NORMAL     N/A
NDJ-14      PRECIP    3.64      2.20      1.44      WETTER     28  WET
NDJ-14      SNW       40.0      17.8      22.2      SNOWIER    11  WET

            3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     NDJ       EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
NOV-DEC-JAN MAX       37.8      2002      9.4       WARMEST     1  WARM
NOV-DEC-JAN MAX       19.8      1912      -8.6      COLDEST     1  COLD
NOV-DEC-JAN MIN       20        2002      9.8       WARMEST     1  WARM
NOV-DEC-JAN MIN       -1.7      1977      -11.9     COLDEST     1  COLD
NOV-DEC-JAN MEAN      29.0      2002      9.7       WARMEST     1  WARM
NOV-DEC-JAN MEAN      9.4       1977      -9.9      COLDEST     1  COLD
NOV-DEC-JAN HDD       3304      2002      -913      WARMEST     1  WARM
NOV-DEC-JAN HDD       5114      1977      897       COLDEST     1  COLD
NOV-DEC-JAN CDD       0         NONE      RECORDED  WARMEST     1  WARM
NOV-DEC-JAN CDD       0         NONE      RECORDED  COLDEST     1  COLD
NOV-DEC-JAN PRECIP    6.50      1997      4.30      WETTEST     1  WET
NOV-DEC-JAN PRECIP    0.33      1940      -1.87     DRIEST      1  DRY
NOV-DEC-JAN SNW       54.0      1969      36.2      SNOWIEST    1  WET
NOV-DEC-JAN SNW       4.1       1959      -13.7     DRIEST      1  DRY

ANNUAL      DATA      YEAR   TO DATE

JANUARY     2014      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
JAN-14      MAX       16.2      21.4      -5.2      COOLER     37  COLD
JAN-14      MIN       -6.9      1.8       -8.7      COOLER     21  COLD
JAN-14      MEAN      4.7       11.6      -6.9      COOLER     25  COLD
JAN-14      HDD-ANN   1862      1655      207       COOLER     26  COLD
JUL-JAN-14  HDD-SEA   5550      5102      448       COOLER     18  COLD
JAN-14      CDD       0         0         0         NORMAL     N/A
JAN-14      PRECIP    1.34      0.65      0.69      WETTER     16  WET
JAN-14      SNOW-ANN  16.8      8.6       8.2       SNOWIER    17  WET
JUL-JAN-14  SNOW-SEA  40.8      27.2      13.6      SNOWIER    11  WET

            ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES    JANUARY   EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
JANUARY     MAX          33.1      1990   11.7      WARMEST     1  WARM
JANUARY     MAX          3.3       1912   -18.1     COLDEST     1  COLD
JANUARY     MIN          18.2      2006   16.4      WARMEST     1  WARM
JANUARY     MIN         -14.7      1912   -16.5     COLDEST     1  COLD
JANUARY     MEAN         25.5      2006   13.9      WARMEST     1  WARM
JANUARY     MEAN         -5.7      1912   -17.3     COLDEST     1  COLD
JANUARY     HDD-ANN      1220      2006   -435      WARMEST     1  WARM
JANUARY     HDD-ANN      2183      1912   528       COLDEST     1  COLD
JUL-JAN     HDD-SEA      4119      1921   -983      WARMEST     1  WARM
JUL-JAN     HDD-SEA      6174      1977   1072      COLDEST     1  COLD
JANUARY     CDD           0        NONE   RECORDED  WARMEST     1  WARM
JANUARY     CDD           0        NONE   RECORDED  COLDEST     1  COLD
JANUARY     PRECIP       2.75      1897   2.10      WETTEST     1  WET
JANUARY     PRECIP       0.00      1898   -0.65     DRIEST      1  DRY
JANUARY     SNOW-ANN     29.9      1975   21.3      SNOWIEST    1  WET
JANUARY     SNOW-ANN     0.1       1990   -8.5      DRIEST      1  DRY
JUL-JAN     SNOW-SEA     55.0      1937   27.8      SNOWIEST    1  WET
JUL-JAN     SNOW-SEA     4.1       1959   -23.1     DRIEST      1  DRY


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