Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
1030 AM CST THU DEC 01 2016

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...THE ST CLOUD MN  CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 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  NOVEMBER    2016      STC     AIRPORT

TEMPS                  ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
AVERAGE     MAX         49.5      39.0      10.5    WARMER     3   WARM
AVERAGE     MIN         30.6      21.7      8.9     WARMER     3   WARM
MONTH       MEAN        40.0      30.4      9.6     WARMER     2   WARM

DAILY       MAX          72 NOV-05-2016
DAILY       MIN          14 NOV-19-2016

HDD                    ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        742      1040      -298    WARMER     2   WARM
TOTAL       SEASON      1374      1925      -551    WARMER     2   WARM

CDD                    ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH         0        0         0      NORMAL    N/A
TOTAL       ANNUAL       506      464        42     WARMER   NEAR  NORM

PRECIP                 ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
MONTH       TOTAL       1.69      1.38      0.31    WETTER    32   WET
ANNUAL      TOTAL      32.27     26.91      5.36    WETTER    17   WET
DAILY       MAX         0.61 NOV-18-2016

SNW                    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART            RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        7.3      8.4       -1.1     DRIER    31   DRY
SEASON      TOTAL        7.3      9.2       -1.9     DRIER   NEAR  NORM
DAILY       MAX          4.1 NOV-18-2016
MAX         DEPTH         4  NOV-23-2016

NOVEMBER    EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     NOVEMBER  EXTREME  YEAR      DEPART              RANK
NOVEMBER    MAX       51.8     2001      12.8      WARMEST     1   WARM
NOVEMBER    MAX       24.9     1896      -14.1     COLDEST     1   COLD
NOVEMBER    MIN       31.7     2001      10.0      WARMEST     1   WARM
NOVEMBER    MIN       12.3     1976      -9.4      COLDEST     1   COLD
NOVEMBER    MEAN      41.8     2001      11.4      WARMEST     1   WARM
NOVEMBER    MEAN      18.7     1896      -11.7     COLDEST     1   COLD
NOVEMBER    HDD       690      2001      -350      WARMEST     1   WARM
NOVEMBER    HDD       1383     1896      343       COLDEST     1   COLD
NOVEMBER    CDD       0        NONE      RECORDED  WARMEST     1   WARM
NOVEMBER    CDD       0        NONE      RECORDED  COLDEST     1   COLD
NOVEMBER    PCP       4.16     1922      2.78      WETTEST     1   WET
NOVEMBER    PCP       0.00     1939      -1.38     DRIEST      1   DRY
NOVEMBER    SNOW      26.9     1940      18.5      SNOWIEST    1   WET
NOVEMBER    SNOW      0        2009      -8.4      DRIEST      1   DRY

WIND        MPH        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
ANNUAL      AVERAGE      7.4      12.4      -5.0
PEAK WIND  GUST     45 MPH NORTH NOV-18-2016
DAILY FAST 2-MINUTE 35 MPH NORTH NOV-18-2016

SUNSHINE
1 MONTH      MIN-GAIN MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
NOVEMBER        0        -69      0.0       -1.2       0      -16

SUNSHINE
3 MONTH      MIN-GAIN MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
SON             0       -259      0.0       -4.3       0      -61

SUNSHINE
11 MONTH     MIN-GAIN MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JAN-NOV        414      -404      6.9       -6.7      98      -96

WEATHER               ACTUAL
TYPE        NCEI      COUNT
1=FOG/MIST            16
2=FOG DENSE 1.0       6
3=THUNDER   0.5       0
4=IP/SLEET            0
5=HAIL                0
6=FRZ RAIN            0
7=BLWG DUST           0
8=HAZE/SMK            0
9=BLWG SNW            0

TEMP           NCEI     COUNT    NUMBER   OF DAYS
MAXIMUM       NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 0                      0        0         0     NORMAL
<=32            9         3        7         -6    COOLER
>=50                     16        6         10    WARMER
>=60                      8        2         6     WARMER
>=70                      1        0         1     WARMER
>=80                      0        0         0     NORMAL
>=90            0         0        0         0      NORMAL

TEMP           NCEI     COUNT    NUMBER   OF DAYS
MINIMUM       NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= -20                    0        0         0     NORMAL
<= -10                    0        0         0     NORMAL
<= 0            2         0        1         -2    WARMER
<= 10                     0        4         -4    WARMER
<= 20                     3        12        -9    WARMER
<= 32           26       19        26        -7     WARMER
>= 50                     0        0         0      NORMAL
>= 60                     0        0         0      NORMAL
>= 70                     0        0         0      NORMAL

PRECIP         NCEI     COUNT    NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  4        5         -1    DRIER
>= 0.01        7.8        4        8         -4    DRIER
>= 0.10        3.6        8        3         4     WETTER
>= 0.25                   5        2         3     WETTER
>= 0.50        0.8        2        1         1     WETTER
>= 1.00        0.1        1        0         1     WETTER

SNOW           NCEI     COUNT    NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  0        4         -4    DRIER
>= 0.1         5.0        5        5         0     NORMAL
>= 1.0         2.2        3        2         1     SNOWIER
>= 1.5                    3        1         2     SNOWIER
>= 2.0                    3        1         2     SNOWIERNXUS99 KMPX DDHHMM
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>= 3.0                    1        1         0     NORMAL

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS
3-MONTH     DATA      SEPTEMBEROCTOBER   NOVEMBER  (SON)
SON         2016      ACTUAL   NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
SON-16      MAX       59.6     55.3      4.3       WARMER      8   WARM
SON-16      MIN       40.8     34.5      6.3       WARMER      2   WARM
SON-16      MEAN      50.2     44.9      5.3       WARMER      5   WARM
SON-16      HDD       1352     1867      -515      WARMER      2   WARM
SON-16      CDD       28       35        -7        COOLER     42   COLD
SON-16      PRECIP    7.45     7.33      0.12      WETTER     41   WET
SON-16      SNW       7.3      9.2       -1.9      DRIER     NEAR  NORM

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     SON       EXTREME  YEAR      DEPART               RANK
SEP-OCT-NOV MAX       62.6     1963      7.3       WARMEST     1   WARM
SEP-OCT-NOV MAX       47.2     1896      -8.1      COLDEST     1   COLD
SEP-OCT-NOV MIN       41.3     1931      6.8       WARMEST     1   WARM
SEP-OCT-NOV MIN       27.3     1976      -7.2      COLDEST     1   COLD
SEP-OCT-NOV MEAN      51.3     1963      6.4       WARMEST     1   WARM
SEP-OCT-NOV MEAN      37.9     1896      -7.0      COLDEST     1   COLD
SEP-OCT-NOV HDD       1259     1963      -608      WARMEST     1   WARM
SEP-OCT-NOV HDD       2454     1896      587       COLDEST     1   COLD
SEP-OCT-NOV CDD       204      1908      169       WARMEST     1   WARM
SEP-OCT-NOV CDD       5        1924      -30       COLDEST     1   COLD
SEP-OCT-NOV PRECIP    13.47    1926      6.14      WETTEST     1   WET
SEP-OCT-NOV PRECIP    0.61     1952      -6.72     DRIEST      1   DRY
SEP-OCT-NOV SNW       26.9     1940      17.7      SNOWIEST    1   WET
SEP-OCT-NOV SNW       0.0      1928      -9.2      DRIEST      1   DRY

11 MONTH    DATA      JANUARY  THROUGH   NOVEMBER
JAN-NOV     2016      ACTUAL   NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
JAN-NOV-15  MAX       58.4     56.1      2.3       WARMER     11   WARM
JAN-NOV-15  MIN       38.7     34.3      4.4       WARMER      2   WARM
JAN-NOV-15  MEAN      48.5     45.2      3.3       WARMER      6   WARM
JAN-NOV-15  HDD-ANN   5902     7012      -1110     WARMER      4   WARM
JUL-NOV-15  HDD-SEA   1374     1925      -551      WARMER      2   WARM
JAN-NOV-15  CDD       506      1908      42        WARMER    NEAR  NORM
JAN-NOV-15  PRECIP    32.27    26.91     5.36      WETTER     17   WET
JAN-NOV-15  SNOW-ANN  23.7     36.3      -12.6     DRIER      31   DRY
JUL-NOV-15  SNOW-SEA  7.3      9.2       -1.9      DRIER     NEAR  NORM

ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES    JAN-NOV   EXTREME  YEAR      DEPART               RANK
JAN-NOV     MAX       61.1     2012      5.0       WARMEST     1   WARM
JAN-NOV     MAX       51.3     1979      -4.8      COLDEST     1   COLD
JAN-NOV     MIN       39.4     1931      5.1       WARMEST     1   WARM
JAN-NOV     MIN       29.4     1950      -4.9      COLDEST     1   COLD
JAN-NOV     MEAN      49.8     1931      4.6       WARMEST     1   WARM
JAN-NOV     MEAN      40.6     1979      -4.6      COLDEST     1   COLD
JAN-NOV     HDD-ANN   5739     2012      -1273     WARMEST     1   WARM
JAN-NOV     HDD-ANN   8317     1979      1305      COLDEST     1   COLD
JUL-NOV     HDD-SEA   1295     1963      -630      WARMEST     1   WARM
JUL-NOV     HDD-SEA   2540     1896      615       COLDEST     1   COLD
JAN-NOV     CDD       989      1921      -919      WARMEST     1   WARM
JAN-NOV     CDD       192      1992      -1716     COLDEST     1   COLD
JAN-NOV     PRECIP    40.73    1897      13.82     WETTEST     1   WET
JAN-NOV     PRECIP    14.40    1910      -12.51    DRIEST      1   DRY
JAN-NOV     SNOW-ANN  80.0     1965      43.7      SNOWIEST    1   WET
JAN-NOV     SNOW-ANN  4.0      1902      -32.3     DRIEST      1   DRY
JUL-NOV     SNOW-SEA  26.9     1940      17.7      SNOWIEST    1   WET
JUL-NOV     SNOW-SEA  0        1928      -9.2      DRIEST      1   DRY

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

NEW DAILY   RECORD    EXTREME    LISTING           PREVIOUS
TYPE        NEW/TIE   /AMOUNT      /DATE YEAR      SET/TIE    OLD  YEAR
WARM MAX    TIE->        72        NOV-05-2016     TIES->     72   1975
WARM LOW    TIE->        46        NOV-07-2016     TIES->     46   1977
SNOW        TIE->        4.1       NOV-18-2016     TIES->     4.1  1947

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CARLYON



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