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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED PRECIPITATION...
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 DECEMBER 2017...

CLIMATE     NORMAL    PERIOD   1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE     RECORD    PERIOD   1893 TO 2017

            WEATHER   OBSERVED NORMAL    DEPART    LAST YEARS
            VALUE     DATE(S)    VALUE   FROM      VALUE  DATE(S)
                                         NORMAL
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MONTHLY       REPORT  DECEMBER    2017   STC       AIRPORT

TEMPS                  ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
AVERAGE     MAX         24.5      24.7     -0.2     COOLER    57   COLD
AVERAGE     MIN         10.4       7.1      3.3     WARMER    41   WARM
MONTH       MEAN        17.5      15.9      1.6     WARMER   NEAR  NORM

DAILY       MAX          41 DEC-26-2016
DAILY       MIN         -28 DEC-18-2016

HDD                    ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH       1464      1522      -58     WARMER    55   WARM
TOTAL       SEASON      2838      3447      -609    WARMER     9   WARM

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

PRECIP                 ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
MONTH       TOTAL       1.55      0.82      0.73    WETTER    14   WET
ANNUAL      TOTAL      33.82     27.73      6.09    WETTER    15   WET
DAILY       MAX         0.74 DEC-25-2016

SNW                    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART            RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        8.8      9.4       -0.6     DRIER   NEAR  NORM
SEASON      TOTAL       16.1     18.6       -2.5     DRIER    34   DRY
DAILY       MAX          3.0 DEC-11-2016
MAX         DEPTH         7  DEC-17-2016

DECEMBER    EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     DECEMBER  EXTREME  YEAR      DEPART              RANK
DECEMBER    MAX       37.8     1939      13.1      WARMEST     1   WARM
DECEMBER    MAX       9.1      1983      -15.6     COLDEST     1   COLD
DECEMBER    MIN       21.1     1931      14        WARMEST     1   WARM
DECEMBER    MIN       -9.9     1983      -17       COLDEST     1   COLD
DECEMBER    MEAN      28.6     1913      12.7      WARMEST     1   WARM
DECEMBER    MEAN      -0.4     1983      -16.3     COLDEST     1   COLD
DECEMBER    HDD       1123     1913      -399      WARMEST     1   WARM
DECEMBER    HDD       2017     1983      495       COLDEST     1   COLD
DECEMBER    CDD       0        NONE      RECORDED  WARMEST     1   WARM
DECEMBER    CDD       0        NONE      RECORDED  COLDEST     1   COLD
DECEMBER    PCP       2.45     2010      1.63      WETTEST     1   WET
DECEMBER    PCP       0.00     1913      -0.82     DRIEST      1   DRY
DECEMBER    SNOW      25.5     1927      16.1      SNOWIEST    1   WET
DECEMBER    SNOW      0.0      1898      -9.4      DRIEST      1   DRY

WIND        MPH        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
ANNUAL      AVERAGE     11.1      9.1       2.0
PEAK WIND GUST      56 MPH SOUTH DEC-26-2016
DAILY FAST 2-MINUTE 44 MPH SOUTH DEC-26-2016

SUNSHINE
1 MONTH      MIN-GAIN MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
DECEMBER        8        -21      0.1       -0.4       2      -5

SUNSHINE
3 MONTH      MIN-GAIN MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
OND             8       -186      0.1       -3.1       2      -44

SUNSHINE
12 MONTH     MIN-GAIN MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JAN-DEC        425      -425      7.1       -7.1      100    -100

WEATHER                ACTUAL
TYPE           NCEI     COUNT
1=FOG/MIST               17
2=FOG DENSE     1         1
3=THUNDER      0.2        0
4=IP/SLEET                0
5=HAIL                    0
6=FRZ RAIN                1
7=BLWG DUST               0
8=HAZE/SMK                5
9=BLWG SNW                0

TEMP           NCEI     COUNT    NUMBER   OF DAYS
MAXIMUM       NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 0                      1        1         0     COOLER
<=32            22       19       20        -3     COOLER
>=50                      0        0         0     COOLER
>=60                      0        0         0     COOLER
>=70                      0        0         0     NORMAL
>=80                      0        0         0     NORMAL
>=90            0         0        0         0     NORMAL

TEMP           NCEI     COUNT    NUMBER   OF DAYS
MINIMUM       NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= -20                    1        1         0     NORMAL
<= -10                    4        4         0     NORMAL
<= 0            10        8        8        -2     WARMER
<= 10                    12       16        -4     WARMER
<= 20                    23       24        -1     WARMER
<= 32           31       31       30         0     COOLER
>= 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)                 10        8         3     WETTER
>= 0.01         8        12        8         4     WETTER
>= 0.10         2         3        3         1     WETTER
>= 0.25                   1        1         0     WETTER
>= 0.50        0.2        1        0         1     WETTER
>= 1.00         0         0        0         0     NORMAL

SNOW           NCEI     COUNT    NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  0        6        -6     DRIER
>= 0.1          8        12        8         4     SNOWIER
>= 1.0          3        10        3         7     SNOWIER
>= 1.5                    2        2         0     NORMAL
>= 2.0                    2        2         0     NORMAL
>= 3.0                    2        1         1     SNOWIER

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS
3-MONTH     DATA      OCTOBER  NOVEMBER  DECEMBER  (OND)
OND         2016      ACTUAL   NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
OND-16      MAX       44.1     40.1      4.0       WARMER     19   WARM
OND-16      MIN       26.9     21.2      5.7       WARMER      8   WARM
OND-16      MEAN      35.5     30.7      4.8       WARMER      9   WARM
OND-16      HDD       2698     3161      -463      WARMER     10   WARM
OND-16      CDD       0        1         -1        COOLER     N/A   --
OND-16      PRECIP    5.92     4.69      1.23      WETTER     27   WET
OND-16      SNW       16.1     18.6      -2.5      DRIER     NEAR  NORM

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     OND       EXTREME  YEAR      DEPART               RANK
OCT-NOV-DEC MAX       47.3     1939      7.2       WARMEST     1   WARM
OCT-NOV-DEC MAX       33.4     1985      -6.7      COLDEST     1   COLD
OCT-NOV-DEC MIN       30.0     1931      8.8       WARMEST     1   WARM
OCT-NOV-DEC MIN       11.6     1976      -9.6      COLDEST     1   COLD
OCT-NOV-DEC MEAN      38.1     1931      7.4       WARMEST     1   WARM
OCT-NOV-DEC MEAN      23.1     1985      -7.6      COLDEST     1   COLD
OCT-NOV-DEC HDD       2460     1931      -701      WARMEST     1   WARM
OCT-NOV-DEC HDD       3836     1985      675       COLDEST     1   COLD
OCT-NOV-DEC CDD       31       1922      30        WARMEST     1   WARM
OCT-NOV-DEC CDD       0        2016      -1        COLDEST     1   COLD
OCT-NOV-DEC PRECIP    9.41     1899      4.72      WETTEST     1   WET
OCT-NOV-DEC PRECIP    0.67     1952      -4.02     DRIEST      1   DRY
OCT-NOV-DEC SNW       40.5     1927      21.9      SNOWIEST    1   WET
OCT-NOV-DEC SNW       2.0      1939      -16.6     DRIEST      1   DRY

12 MONTH    DATA
JAN-DEC     2016      ACTUAL   NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
JAN-DEC-16  MAX       55.5     53.5      2.0       WARMER     14   WARM
JAN-DEC-16  MIN       36.4     32.0      4.4       WARMER      2   WARM
JAN-DEC-16  MEAN      45.9     42.8      3.1       WARMER      7   WARM
JAN-DEC-16  HDD-ANN   7366     8534      -1168     WARMER      5   WARM
JUL-DEC-16  HDD-SEA   2838     3447      -609      WARMER      9   WARM
JAN-DEC-16  CDD       506      464       42        WARMER    NEAR  NORM
JAN-DEC-16  PRECIP    33.82    27.73     6.09      WETTER     16   WET
JAN-DEC-16  SNOW-ANN  32.5     45.7      -13.2     DRIER      34   DRY
JUL-DEC-16  SNOW-SEA  16.1     18.6      -2.5      DRIER     NEAR  NORM

ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES    JAN-DEC   EXTREME  YEAR      DEPART               RANK
JAN-DEC     MAX       58.2     2012             4.7WARMEST     1   WARM
JAN-DEC     MAX       48.9     1897            -4.6COLDEST     1   COLD
JAN-DEC     MIN       37.9     1931             5.9WARMEST     1   WARM
JAN-DEC     MIN       26.9     1950            -5.1COLDEST     1   COLD
JAN-DEC     MEAN      47.9     1931             5.1WARMEST     1   WARM
JAN-DEC     MEAN      38.2     1950            -4.6COLDEST     1   COLD
JAN-DEC     HDD-ANN   7022     1931           -1512WARMEST     1   WARM
JAN-DEC     HDD-ANN   9942     1950            1408COLDEST     1   COLD
JUL-DEC     HDD-SEA   2607     1931            -840WARMEST     1   WARM
JUL-DEC     HDD-SEA   4220     1985             773COLDEST     1   COLD
JAN-DEC     CDD       989      1921             525WARMEST     1   WARM
JAN-DEC     CDD       192      1992            -272COLDEST     1   COLD
JAN-DEC     PRECIP    41.01    1897           13.28WETTEST     1   WET
JAN-DEC     PRECIP    14.64    1910          -13.09DRIEST      1   DRY
JAN-DEC     SNOW-ANN  84.6     1936            38.9SNOWIEST    1   WET
JAN-DEC     SNOW-ANN  8.8      1912           -36.9DRIEST      1   DRY
JUL-DEC     SNOW-SEA  40.5     1927            21.9SNOWIEST    1   WET
JUL-DEC     SNOW-SEA  2.0      1939           -16.6DRIEST      1   DRY

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

NEW DAILY   RECORD    EXTREME    LISTING           PREVIOUS
TYPE        NEW/TIE   /AMOUNT      /DATE YEAR      SET/TIE    OLD  YEAR
NO NEW      DAILY      RECORD   EXTREMES


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CARLYON



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