Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLMSTC

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
426 AM CDT MON NOV 03 2014

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

TEMPS                   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
AVERAGE     MAX          59.4      56.6      2.8      WARMER   44  WARM
AVERAGE     MIN          37.0      34.9      2.1      WARMER   44  WARM
MONTH       MEAN         48.2      45.7      2.5      WARMER   40  WARM

DAILY       MAX           73 OCT-16-2014
DAILY       MIN           21 OCT-31-2014

HDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
TOTAL       MONTH        515       599       -84      WARMER   40  WARM
TOTAL       SEASON       676       885       -209     WARMER   25  COLD

CDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
TOTAL       MONTH         0         1         -1      COOLER    1  COLD
TOTAL       ANNUAL       602       464       138      WARMER   43  WARM

PRECIP                  ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTH       TOTAL        0.65      2.49     -1.84     DRIER    20  DRY
ANNUAL      TOTAL       34.08     25.53      8.55     WETTER    6  WET
DAILY       MAX          0.27 OCT-02-2014

SNW                     ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
MONTH       TOTAL        0.0       0.8       -0.8     DRIER    37  DRY
SEASON      TOTAL        0.0       0.8       -0.8     DRIER     8  WET
DAILY       MAX          0.0 OCT-01-2014
MAX         DEPTH         0  OCT-01-2014

OCTOBER     EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     OCTOBER   EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
OCTOBER     MAX       68.8      1963      12.2      WARMEST     1  WARM
OCTOBER     MAX       43.4      1925      -13.2     COLDEST     1  COLD
OCTOBER     MIN       47.8      1900      12.9      WARMEST     1  WARM
OCTOBER     MIN       27.2      1976      -7.7      COLDEST     1  COLD
OCTOBER     MEAN      58.2      1900      12.5      WARMEST     1  WARM
OCTOBER     MEAN      35.8      1925      -9.9      COLDEST     1  COLD
OCTOBER     HDD       216       1900      -383      WARMEST     1  WARM
OCTOBER     HDD       900       1925      301       COLDEST     1  COLD
OCTOBER     CDD       31        1922      30        WARMEST     1  WARM
OCTOBER     CDD       0         2014      -1        COLDEST     1  COLD
OCTOBER     PCP       4.16      1922      1.67      WETTEST     1  WET
OCTOBER     PCP       T         1939      -2.49     DRIEST      1  DRY
OCTOBER     SNOW      6.4       2002      5.6       SNOWIEST    1  WET
OCTOBER     SNOW      0.0       1900      -0.8      DRIEST      1  DRY

WIND        MPH         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
ANNUAL      AVERAGE      9.2       12.0      -2.8
PEAK WIND   GUST     47 MPH WEST      OCT-03-2014
DAILY FAST  2-MINUTE 36 MPH NORTHWEST OCT-03-2014

SUNSHINE
ANNUAL       MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JAN-OCT         57       -333      7.0       -5.6       99     -79

SUNSHINE
MONTHLY      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
OCT             0        -94       0.0       -1.6       0      -22

SUNSHINE
MONTHLY      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
ASO             0        -276      0.0       -4.6       0      -65

WEATHER               ACTUAL
TYPE        NCDC      COUNT
1=FOG/MIST            9
2=FOG DENSE 0.6       4
3=THUNDER   1.8       0
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           0.3        0         0         0     NORMAL
>=50                      27        27        0     NORMAL
>=60                      15        15        0     NORMAL
>=70                      4         4         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          12.4       7         7         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                     1         0         1     WARMER

PRECIP         NCDC     COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  1         1         0     NORMAL
>= 0.01        9.3        1         8         -7    DRIER
>= 0.10        5.2        8         2         6     WETTER
>= 0.25                   2         1         1     WETTER
>= 0.50        1.4        1         0         1     WETTER
>= 1.00        0.6        0         0         0     NORMAL

SNOW           NCDC     COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  0         0         0     NORMAL
>= 0.1         0.8        0         0         0     NORMAL
>= 1.0         0.2        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      AUGUST    SEPTEMBER OCTOBER   (ASO)
ASO         2014      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
ASO-14      MAX       70.9      68.8      2.1       WARMER     29  WARM
ASO-14      MIN       49.6      45.9      3.7       WARMER     12  WARM
ASO-14      MEAN      60.2      57.4      2.8       WARMER     18  WARM
ASO-14      HDD       669       868       -199      WARMER     19  WARM
ASO-14      CDD       250       162       88        WARMER     28  WARM
ASO-14      PRECIP    10.30     9.74      0.56      WETTER     37  WET
ASO-14      SNW       0.0       0.8       -0.8      DRIER      32  DRY

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     ASO       EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
AUG-SEP-OCT MAX       76.4      1900      7.6       WARMEST     1  WARM
AUG-SEP-OCT MAX       64.2      1926      -4.6      COLDEST     1  COLD
AUG-SEP-OCT MIN       55.0      1900      9.1       WARMEST     1  WARM
AUG-SEP-OCT MIN       40.8      1974      -5.1      COLDEST     1  COLD
AUG-SEP-OCT MEAN      65.7      1900      8.3       WARMEST     1  WARM
AUG-SEP-OCT MEAN      54.1      1993      -3.3      COLDEST     1  COLD
AUG-SEP-OCT HDD       388       1900      -480      WARMEST     1  WARM
AUG-SEP-OCT HDD       1131      1896      263       COLDEST     1  COLD
AUG-SEP-OCT CDD       481       1900      319       WARMEST     1  WARM
AUG-SEP-OCT CDD       50        1977      -112      COLDEST     1  COLD
AUG-SEP-OCT PRECIP    19.16     1926      9.42      WETTEST     1  WET
AUG-SEP-OCT PRECIP    2.19      2012      -7.55     DRIEST      1  DRY
AUG-SEP-OCT SNW       1965.0    144       1964.2    SNOWIEST    1  WET
AUG-SEP-OCT SNW       1902.0    1         1901.2    DRIEST      1  DRY

ANNUAL      DATA      YEAR   TO DATE

JAN-OCT     2014      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
JAN-OCT-14  MAX       55.6      57.9      -2.3      COOLER       34COLD
JAN-OCT-14  MIN       34.5      35.5      -1.0      COOLER     43  COLD
JAN-OCT-14  MEAN      45.0      46.7      -1.7      COOLER       32COLD
JAN-OCT-14  HDD-ANN   6512      5970      542       COOLER       18WARM
JUL-OCT-14  HDD-SEA   676       885       -209      WARMER     25  COLD
JAN-OCT-14  CDD       602       1900      138       WARMER     43  WARM
JAN-OCT-14  PRECIP    34.08     25.53     8.55      WETTER      6  WET
JAN-OCT-14  SNOW-ANN  51.5      27.9      23.6      SNOWIER    32  DRY
JUL-OCT-14  SNOW-SEA  0.0       0.8       -0.8      DRIER       8  WET

ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES    JAN-OCT   EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
JAN-OCT     MAX       63        1921      5.1       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-OCT     MAX       52.7      1979      -5.2      COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-OCT     MIN       40.7      1931      5.2       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-OCT     MIN       30.8      1950      -4.7      COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-OCT     MEAN      51.4      2012      4.7       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-OCT     MEAN      41.8      1979      -4.9      COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-OCT     HDD-ANN   4786      2012      -1184     WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-OCT     HDD-ANN   7244      1979      1274      COLDEST     1  COLD
JUL-OCT     HDD-SEA   389       1900      -496      WARMEST     1  WARM
JUL-OCT     HDD-SEA   1157      1896      272       COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-OCT     CDD       989       1921      988       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-OCT     CDD       192       1992      192       COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-OCT     PRECIP    40.13     1897      14.60     WETTEST     1  WET
JAN-OCT     PRECIP    14.09     1910      -11.44    DRIEST      1  DRY
JAN-OCT     SNOW-ANN  75.5      1965      47.6      SNOWIEST    1  WET
JAN-OCT     SNOW-ANN  3.0       1902      -24.9     DRIEST      1  DRY
JUL-OCT     SNOW-SEA  6.4       2002      5.6       SNOWIEST    1  WET
JUL-OCT     SNOW-SEA  0         2011      -0.8      DRIEST      1  DRY

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CARLYON






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