Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED...RANKINGS...
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
1030 AM CST WED FEB 01 2017

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...THE ST CLOUD MN  CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF  JANUARY 2017...

CLIMATE     NORMAL       PERIOD    1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE     RECORD       PERIOD    1894 TO 42736

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

TEMPS                      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
AVERAGE     MAX             24.5      21.4      3.1      WARMER    27   WARM
AVERAGE     MIN              9.7       1.8      7.9      WARMER    11   WARM
MONTH       MEAN            17.1      11.6      5.5      WARMER    20   WARM

DAILY       MAX              41 JAN-30-2017
DAILY       MIN             -19 JAN-06-2017

HDD                        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH           1478      1657      -179     WARMER    21   WARM
TOTAL       SEASON          4316      5104      -788     WARMER    10   WARM

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           0.54      0.65     -0.11     DRIER     58   DRY
ANNUAL      TOTAL           0.54      0.65     -0.11     DRIER     58   DRY
DAILY       MAX             0.13 JAN-10-2017

SNW                        ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL           10.0      8.6       1.4     SNOWIER    43   SNOWY
SEASON      TOTAL           26.1      27.2      -1.1     DRIER    NEAR  NORM
DAILY       MAX              3.7 JAN-11-2017
MAX         DEPTH            8   JAN-12-2017

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      -437      WARMEST      1   WARM
JANUARY     HDD          2193      1912      536       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         0.0       1898      -8.6      DRIEST       1   DRY

WIND        MPH            ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
ANNUAL      AVERAGE         8.2       10.6      -2.4
PEAK WIND   GUST     40 MPH NORTHWEST JAN-10-2017
DAILY FAST  2-MINUTE 32 MPH NORTHWEST JAN-10-2017

SUNSHINE
1 MONTH       MIN-GAIN    MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JANUARY          57          0        1.0       0.0        13       0

SUNSHINE
2 MONTH       MIN-GAIN    MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
DEC-JAN          64         -20       1.1       -0.3       15      -5

SUNSHINE
3 MONTH       MIN-GAIN    MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
NDJ              64         -91       1.1       -1.5       15      -22

WEATHER                  ACTUAL
TYPE            NCEI     COUNT
1=FOG/MIST               23
2=FOG DENSE       1      7
3=THUNDER         0      0
4=IP/SLEET               0
5=HAIL                   0
6=FRZ RAIN               0
7=BLWG DUST              0
8=HAZE/SMK               8
9=BLWG SNW               0

TEMP            NCEI       COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
MAXIMUM        NORMAL      ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 0                         2         2         0     NORMAL
<=32             25          23        24        -2    COOLER
>=50                         0         0         0     COOLER
>=60                         0         0         0     NORMAL
>=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                       0         2         -2    WARMER
<= -10                       7         7         0     NORMAL
<= 0             14          12        14        -2    WARMER
<= 10                        13        21        -8    WARMER
<= 20                        20        27        -7    WARMER
<= 32            31          28        31        -3    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)                     8         8         0     WETTER
>= 0.01           7          9         8         2     WETTER
>= 0.10           2          2         2         0     DRIER
>= 0.25                      0         1         -1    DRIER
>= 0.50           0          0         0         0     DRIER
>= 1.00           0          0         0         0     NORMAL

SNOW            NCEI       COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A    NORMAL      ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                     7         6         1     SNOWIER
>= 0.1            8          8         9         0     DRIER
>= 1.0            3          4         3         1     SNOWIER
>= 1.5                       2         2         0     NORMAL
>= 2.0                       2         2         0     NORMAL
>= 3.0                       1         1         0     NORMAL

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS
3-MONTH     DATA         NOVEMBER  DECEMBER  JANUARY   (NDJ)
NDJ         2017         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART               RANK
NDJ-17      MAX          32.8      28.4      4.4       WARMER      15   WARM
NDJ-17      MIN          16.9      10.2      6.7       WARMER       8   WARM
NDJ-17      MEAN         24.9      19.3      5.6       WARMER      10   WARM
NDJ-17      HDD          3684      4219      -535      WARMER      11   WARM
NDJ-17      CDD          0         0         0         NORMAL      N/A
NDJ-17      PRECIP       3.78      2.85      0.93      WETTER      27   WET
NDJ-17      SNW          26.1      26.4      -0.3      DRIER      NEAR  NORM

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         28.9      2002      9.6       WARMEST      1   WARM
NOV-DEC-JAN MEAN         9.5       1977      -9.8      COLDEST      1   COLD
NOV-DEC-JAN HDD          3304      2002      -915      WARMEST      1   WARM
NOV-DEC-JAN HDD          5115      1977      896       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      3.65      WETTEST      1   WET
NOV-DEC-JAN PRECIP       0.33      1940      -2.52     DRIEST       1   DRY
NOV-DEC-JAN SNW          54.0      1969      27.6      SNOWIEST     1   WET
NOV-DEC-JAN SNW          4.1       1959      -22.3     DRIEST       1   DRY

2 MONTH     DATA         DECEMBER  JANUARY
DEC+JAN     2017         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART               RANK
DEC+JAN     2-MONTH-MAX  24.5      23.1      1.4       WARMER     NEAR  NORM
DEC+JAN     2-MONTH-MIN  10.1      4.5       5.6       WARMER      18   WARM
DEC+JAN     2-MONTH-MEAN 17.3      13.8      3.6       WARMER      25   WARM
DEC+JAN HDD 2-MONTH-HDD  2942      3179      -237      WARMER      26   WARM
DEC+JAN     2-MONTH-CDD  0         0         0         NORMAL      N/A
DEC+JAN     2-MONTH-PCP  2.09      1.47      0.62      WETTER      27   WET
DEC+JAN SNW 2-MONTH-SNW  18.8      18.0      0.8       SNOWIER     41   SNOWY

ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES    JANUARY       EXTREME     YEAR   DEPART               RANK
DEC+JAN     2-MONTH-MAX     32.5      1914   9.5       WARMEST      1   WARM
DEC+JAN     2-MONTH-MAX     13.8      1977   -9.3      COLDEST      1   COLD
DEC+JAN     2-MONTH-MIN     15.2      2006   10.8      WARMEST      1   WARM
DEC+JAN     2-MONTH-MIN     -8.7      1977   -13.2     COLDEST      1   COLD
DEC+JAN     2-MONTH-MEAN    23.7      1914   10.0      WARMEST      1   WARM
DEC+JAN     2-MONTH-MEAN    2.6       1977   -11.2     COLDEST      1   COLD
DEC+JAN HDD 2-MONTH-HDD     2549      1914   -630      WARMEST      1   WARM
DEC+JAN HDD 2-MONTH-HDD     3867      1977   688       COLDEST      1   COLD
JUL-JAN     HDD-SEA         4118      1921   -986      WARMEST      1   WARM
JUL-JAN     HDD-SEA         6175      1977   1071      COLDEST      1   COLD
DEC+JAN     2-MONTH-CDD      0        NONE   RECORDED  WARMEST      1   WARM
DEC+JAN     2-MONTH-CDD      0        NONE   RECORDED  COLDEST      1   COLD
DEC+JAN     2-MONTH-PCP     4.47      1969   3.00      WETTEST      1   WET
DEC+JAN     2-MONTH-PCP     0.15      1931   -1.32     DRIEST       1   DRY
DEC+JAN SNW 2-MONTH-SNW     48.3      1969   30.3      SNOWIEST     1   WET
DEC+JAN SNW 2-MONTH-SNW      1        1944   -17.0     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

NEW DAILY      EXTREME
MAX TEMP          0
COLD MAX          0
MIN TEMP          0
WARM MIN          2
PRECIP            0
SNOW              0

NEW DAILY   RECORD       EXTREME     LISTING           PREVIOUS
TYPE        NEW/TIE      /AMOUNT       /DATE YEAR      SET/TIE     OLD  YEAR
WARM LOW    NEW->            34        JAN-20-2017     OLD->       32   1900
WARM LOW    NEW->            33        JAN-22-2017     OLD->       32   1900

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CARLYON



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