Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLMSTC

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
1030 AM CDT SAT AUG 01 2015

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...THE ST CLOUD MN  CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF  JULY 2015...

CLIMATE     NORMAL    PERIOD    1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE     RECORD    PERIOD    1893 TO 2015

            WEATHER   OBSERVED  NORMAL    DEPART    LAST YEARS
            VALUE     DATE(S)     VALUE   FROM      VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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MONTHLY       REPORT     JULY      2015      STC     AIRPORT

TEMPS                   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
AVERAGE     MAX          82.2      82.3     -0.1      COOLER    58   COLD
AVERAGE     MIN          59.2      58.4      0.8      WARMER   NEAR  NORM
MONTH       MEAN         70.7      70.3      0.4      WARMER   NEAR  NORM

DAILY       MAX           88 JUL-05-2015
DAILY       MIN           48 JUL-07-2015

HDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH         12        17        -5      WARMER   NEAR  NORM
TOTAL       SEASON        12        17        -5      WARMER    17   WARM

CDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        197       182        15      WARMER   NEAR  NORM
TOTAL       ANNUAL       274       302       -28      COOLER    46   COLD

PRECIP                  ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        7.18      3.31      3.87     WETTER     8   WET
ANNUAL      TOTAL       20.51     15.79      4.72     WETTER    24   WET
DAILY       MAX          1.70 JUL-12-2015

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-01-2015
MAX         DEPTH         0  JUL-01-2015

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      256       WARMEST      1   WARM
JULY        CDD       34        1992      -148      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      7.4       9.6       -2.2
PEAK WIND GUST      46 MPH NORTH    JUL-12-2015
DAILY FAST 2-MINUTE 33 MPH NORTH    JUL-12-2015

SUNSHINE    MINUTES    MINUTES    HOURS     HOURS    PERCENT  PERCENT
1 MONTH      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JULY             0       -52       0.0       -0.9       0       -12

SUNSHINE    MINUTES   MINUTES   HOURS     HOURS     PERCENT   PERCENT
3-MONTH      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
MJJ             86       -57       1.4       -1.0       20      -13

SUNSHINE     MINUTES   MINUTES    HOURS     HOURS    PERCENT  PERCENT
7 MONTH      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JUN-JUL        417       -57       7.0       -1.0       99      -13

WEATHER               ACTUAL
TYPE        NCDC      COUNT
1=FOG/MIST            18
2=FOG DENSE 0.2       4
3=THUNDER   7.3       9
4=IP/SLEET            0
5=HAIL                0
6=FRZ RAIN            0
7=BLWG DUST           0
8=HAZE/SMK            4
9=BLWG SNW            0

TEMP           NCDC     COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
MAXIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<=32           0.0        0         0         0     NORMAL
>=50                      31        31        0     NORMAL
>=60                      31        31        0     NORMAL
>=70                      31        30        1     WARMER
>=80                      24        21        3     WARMER
>=90           3.8        0         5         -4    COOLER

TEMP           NCDC     COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
MINIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 32          0.0        0         0         0     NORMAL
<= 20                     0         0         0     NORMAL
<= 10                     0         0         0     NORMAL
<= 0           0.0        0         0         0     NORMAL
<= -10                    0         0         0     NORMAL
>= 50                     29        0         29    WARMER

PRECIP         NCDC     COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  1         3         -2    DRIER
>= 0.01        10.5       11        11        1     WETTER
>= 0.10        6.1        8         6         2     WETTER
>= 0.25                   8         4         4     WETTER
>= 0.50        2.4        4         2         2     WETTER
>= 1.00        0.8        4         1         3     WETTER

SNOW           NCDC     COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  0         0         0     NORMAL
>= 0.1         0.0        0         0         0     NORMAL
>= 1.0         0.0        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        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

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS

3-MONTH     DATA      MAY       JUNE      JULY      (MJJ)
MJJ         2015      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART                RANK
MJJ-15      MAX       75.4      76.2      -0.8      COOLER      57   COLD
MJJ-15      MIN       52.6      52.1      0.5       WARMER     NEAR  NORM
MJJ-15      MEAN      64.0      64.2      -0.2      COOLER     NEAR  NORM
MJJ-15      HDD       345       382       -37       WARMER      47   WARM
MJJ-15      CDD       274       300       -26       COOLER      47   COLD
MJJ-15      PRECIP    17.87     10.43     7.44      WETTER       4   WET
MJJ-15      SNW       0.0       0.0       0.0       NORMAL     NEAR  NORM

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      420       WARMEST      1   WARM
MAY-JUN-JUL CDD       121       1992      -179      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

7 MONTH     DATA      ACCUM

JAN-JUL     2015      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART                RANK
JAN-JUL-14  MAX       52.8      53.2      -0.4      COOLER     NEAR  NORM
JAN-JUL-14  MIN       31.7      31.1      0.6       WARMER      38   WARM
JAN-JUL-14  MEAN      42.3      42.2      0.1       WARMER      39   WARM
JAN-JUL-14  HDD-ANN   4961      5102      -141      WARMER      30   WARM
JUN+JUL HDD 2-MONTH   40        95        -5        WARMER      17   WARM
JAN-JUL-14  CDD       274       302       -28       COOLER      46   COLD
JAN-JUL-14  PRECIP    20.51     15.79     4.72      WETTER      24   WET
JAN-JUL-14  SNOW-ANN  11.0      27.1      -16.1     DRIER        9   DRY
JUL-JUL-14  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      35.67700791979      -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   10        2005      -85       WARMEST      1   WARM
JULY        HDD-SEA   268       1945      173       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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