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CLMSTC

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
1030 AM CDT TUE DEC 01 2015

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...THE ST CLOUD MN  CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 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   NOVEMBER    2015      STC     AIRPORT

TEMPS                   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
AVERAGE     MAX          46.9      39.0      7.9      WARMER     8 WARM
AVERAGE     MIN          29.3      21.7      7.6      WARMER     5 WARM
MONTH       MEAN         38.1      30.4      7.7      WARMER     6 WARM

DAILY       MAX           68 NOV-02-2015
DAILY       MIN            7 NOV-28-2015

HDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        800       1040      -240     WARMER     6 WARM
TOTAL       SEASON       1459      1925      -466     WARMER     5 WARM

CDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH         0         0         0       NORMAL    N/A
TOTAL       ANNUAL       492       464        28      WARMER   NEAR NORM

PRECIP                  ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        3.10      1.38      1.72     WETTER     9 WET
ANNUAL      TOTAL       32.09     26.91      5.18     WETTER    17 WET
DAILY       MAX          1.04 NOV-17-2015

SNW                     ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        5.5       8.4       -2.9     DRIER     13 DRY
SEASON      TOTAL        5.7       9.2       -3.5     DRIER    NEAR NORM
DAILY       MAX          5.0 NOV-30-2015
MAX         DEPTH         T  NOV-20-2015

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      34.1      1940      25.7      SNOWIEST     1 WET
NOVEMBER    SNOW      T         2009      -8.4      DRIEST       1 DRY

WIND        MPH         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
ANNUAL      AVERAGE      9.7       12.4      -2.7

PEAK WIND   GUST     50 MPH WEST NOV-19-2015
DAILY FAST  2-MINUTE 37 MPH WEST NOV-19-2015

SUNSHINE     MINUTES   MINUTES    HOURS     HOURS    PERCENT  PERCENT
1 MONTH      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
NOVEMBER        0        -71       0.0       -1.2       0       -17

SUNSHINE     MINUTES   MINUTES    HOURS     HOURS    PERCENT  PERCENT
3-MONTH      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
SON             0        -260      0.0       -4.3       0       -61

SUNSHINE     MINUTES   MINUTES    HOURS     HOURS    PERCENT  PERCENT
11-MONTH     MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JAN-NOV        417       -404      7.0       -6.7       99      -96

WEATHER               ACTUAL
TYPE        NCDC      COUNT
1=FOG/MIST            17
2=FOG DENSE 1.0       2
3=THUNDER   0.5       0
4=IP/SLEET            0
5=HAIL                0
6=FRZ RAIN            0
7=BLWG DUST           0
8=HAZE/SMK            3
9=BLWG SNW            0

TEMP           NCDC     COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
MAXIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<=32           9.0        4         8         -5    WARMER
>=50                      15        6         9     WARMER
>=60                      7         1         6     WARMER
>=70                      0         0         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          25.5       15        26       -11    WARMER
<= 20                     6         13        -7    WARMER
<= 10                     1         5         -4    WARMER
<= 0           1.6        0         2         -2    WARMER
<= -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)                  5         5         0     DRIER
>= 0.01        7.8        5         7         -3    DRIER
>= 0.10        3.6        8         3         4     WETTER
>= 0.25                   5         2         3     WETTER
>= 0.50        0.8        4         1         3     WETTER
>= 1.00        0.1        3         0         3     WETTER

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

NEW DAILY    EXTREME
MAX TEMP        0
COLD MAX        0
MIN TEMP        0
WARM MIN        3
PRECIP          3
SNOW            0

NEW DAILY   RECORD    EXTREME     LISTING           PREVIOUS
TYPE        NEW/TIE   /AMOUNT       /DATE YEAR      SET/TIE     OLD  YEAR
WARM LOW    NEW->         50        NOV-04-2015     OLD->       48   1895 1898
WARM LOW    NEW->         47        NOV-16-2015     OLD->       39   1958
WARM LOW    NEW->         48        NOV-17-2015     OLD->       46   1952
PRECIP      NEW->        1.04       NOV-17-2015     OLD->      0.90  1918
PRECIP      NEW->        0.98       NOV-18-2015     OLD->      0.51  1922
PRECIP      NEW->        0.37       NOV-30-2015     OLD->      0.30  1908

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS

3-MONTH     DATA      SEPTEMBER OCTOBER   NOVEMBER  (SON)
SON         2015      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART               RANK
SON-15      MAX       60.7      55.3      5.4       WARMER       6 WARM
SON-15      MIN       40.3      34.5      5.8       WARMER       2 WARM
SON-15      MEAN      50.5      44.9      5.6       WARMER       3 WARM
SON-15      HDD       1407      1867      -460      WARMER       4 WARM
SON-15      CDD       106       35        71        WARMER       8 WARM
SON-15      PRECIP    8.48      7.33      1.15      WETTER      24 WET
SON-15      SNW       5.7       9.2       -3.5      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       46.8      1896      -8.5      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       34.1      1940      24.9      SNOWIEST     1 WET
SEP-OCT-NOV SNW       T         1928      -9.2      DRIEST       1 DRY

11 MONTH    DATA      JANUARY   THROUGH   NOVEMBER

JAN-NOV     2015      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART               RANK
JAN-NOV-14  MAX       57.3      56.1      1.2       WARMER      27 WARM
JAN-NOV-14  MIN       36.3      34.3      2.0       WARMER      14 WARM
JAN-NOV-14  MEAN      46.8      45.2      1.6       WARMER      16 WARM
JAN-NOV-14  HDD-ANN   6408      7010     -602       WARMER      14 WARM
JUL-NOV-14  HDD-SEA   1459      1925     -466       WARMER       5 WARM
JAN-NOV-14  CDD       492       1908       28       WARMER     NEAR NORM
JAN-NOV-14  PRECIP    32.09     26.91     5.18      WETTER      17 WET
JAN-NOV-14  SNOW-ANN  16.7      36.3     -19.6      DRIER       13 DRY
JUL-NOV-14  SNOW-SEA  5.7       9.2       -3.5      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       39.39608991931      5.1       WARMEST      1 WARM
JAN-NOV     MIN       29.33804631950      -5.0      COLDEST      1 COLD
JAN-NOV     MEAN      49.77862031931      4.6       WARMEST      1 WARM
JAN-NOV     MEAN      40.59827181979      -4.6      COLDEST      1 COLD
JAN-NOV     HDD-ANN   5739      2012      -1271     WARMEST      1 WARM
JAN-NOV     HDD-ANN   8317      1979      1307      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  34.1      1940      24.9      SNOWIEST     1 WET
JUL-NOV     SNOW-SEA  T         1928      -9.2      DRIEST       1 DRY

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CARLYON



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