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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED PRECIP
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
1145 AM CST MON FEB 01 2016

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...THE ST CLOUD MN  CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2016...

CLIMATE    NORMAL   PERIOD   1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE    RECORD   PERIOD   1893 TO 2016

           WEATHER  OBSERVED NORMAL   DEPART   LAST YEARS
           VALUE    DATE(S)    VALUE  FROM     VALUE  DATE(S)
                                      NORMAL
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MONTHLY     REPORT   JANUARY   2016      STC    AIRPORT

TEMPS                ACTUAL   NORMAL   DEPART            RANK
AVERAGE    MAX        22.0     21.4      0.6    WARMER    45   WARM
AVERAGE    MIN         5.7      1.8      3.9    WARMER    29   WARM
MONTH      MEAN       13.9     11.6      2.3    WARMER    32   WARM

DAILY      MAX         40 JAN-27-2016
DAILY      MIN        -18 JAN-11-2016

HDD                  ACTUAL   NORMAL   DEPART            RANK
TOTAL      MONTH      1580     1655      -75    WARMER    32   WARM
TOTAL      SEASON     4222     5102     -880    WARMER   NEAR  NORM

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      0.31     0.65     -0.34    DRIER    30   DRY
ANNUAL     TOTAL      0.31     0.65     -0.34    DRIER    30   DRY
DAILY      MAX        0.11 JAN-25-2016

SNW                  ACTUAL   AVERAGE  DEPART            RANK
MONTH      TOTAL       4.6      8.6     -4.0     DRIER    36   DRY
SEASON     TOTAL      18.5     27.2     -8.7     DRIER    22   SNOWY
DAILY      MAX         1.2 JAN-25-2016
MAX        DEPTH       5   JAN-25-2016

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     -435     WARMEST     1   WARM
JANUARY    HDD      2193     1912     538      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   T        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     8.5     10.6     -2.1
PEAK WIND  GUST        43       MPH   WEST        JAN-27-2016
DAILY FAST 2-MINUTE    36       MPH   WEST        JAN-27-2016

SUNSHINE   MINUTES  MINUTES  HOURS    HOURS    PERCENT  PERCENT
ANNUAL     MIN-GAIN MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAINHOUR-LOSSPCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JANUARY       56        0       0.9      0.0      13       0

SUNSHINE   MINUTES   MINUTES   HOURS    HOURS   PERCENT PERCENT
1 MOTNH    MIN-GAIN MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAINHOUR-LOSSPCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JANUARY       56        0       0.9      0.0      13       0

SUNSHINE   MINUTES  MINUTES  HOURS    HOURS    PERCENT  PERCENT
3-MONTH    MIN-GAIN MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAINHOUR-LOSSPCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
NDJ           64       -90      1.1     -1.5      15      -21

WEATHER             ACTUAL
TYPE       NCDC     COUNT
1=FOG/MIST          17
2=FOG DENSE1.0      0
3=THUNDER  0.0      0
4=IP/SLEET          0
5=HAIL              0
6=FRZ RAIN          0
7=BLWG DUST         0
8=HAZE/SMK          15
9=BLWG SNW          0

TEMP         NCDC     COUNT   NUMBER   OF DAYS
MAXIMUM     NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE  DEPART
<=32         24.5      27       24        3    COOLER
>=50                    0        0        0    NORMAL
>=60                    0        0        0    NORMAL
>=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        30.6      31       31        0    COOLER
<= 20                  25       27       -2    WARMER
<= 10                  17       21       -4    WARMER
<= 0         13.9       9       14       -5    WARMER
<= -10                  8        8        0    NORMAL
>= 50                   0        2       -2    COOLER

PRECIP       NCDC     COUNT   NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE  DEPART
T (ONLY)               12        8        4    WETTER
>= 0.01       7.4       8        8        1    WETTER
>= 0.10       2.1       1        2       -1    DRIER
>= 0.25                 0        1       -1    DRIER
>= 0.50       0.2       0        0        0    DRIER
>= 1.00       0.0       0        0        0    NORMAL

SNOW         NCDC     COUNT   NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE  DEPART
T (ONLY)                9        6        3    SNOWIER
>= 0.1        8.1      11        9        3    SNOWIER
>= 1.0        3.0       2        3       -1    DRIER
>= 1.5                  0        2       -2    DRIER
>= 2.0                  0        2       -2    DRIER
>= 3.0                  0        1       -1    DRIER

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 THIS MONTH

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS

3-MONTH    DATA     NOVEMBER DECEMBER JANUARY  (NDJ)
NDJ        2016     ACTUAL   NORMAL   DEPART              RANK
NDJ-16     MAX      33.6     28.4     5.2      WARMER     10   WARM
NDJ-16     MIN      18.7     10.2     8.5      WARMER      3   WARM
NDJ-16     MEAN     26.2     19.3     6.9      WARMER      5   WARM
NDJ-16     HDD      3563     4217     -654     WARMER    NEAR  NORM
NDJ-16     CDD      0        0        0        NORMAL     N/A
NDJ-16     PRECIP   4.45     2.85     1.60     WETTER     15   WET
NDJ-16     SNW      18.3     26.4     -8.1     DRIER      53   DRY

           3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME    NDJ      EXTREME  YEAR     DEPART              RANK
NOV-DEC-JANMAX      37.8     2002     9.4      WARMEST     1   WARM
NOV-DEC-JANMAX      19.8     1912     -8.6     COLDEST     1   COLD
NOV-DEC-JANMIN      20       2002     9.8      WARMEST     1   WARM
NOV-DEC-JANMIN      -1.7     1977     -11.9    COLDEST     1   COLD
NOV-DEC-JANMEAN     29.0     2002     9.7      WARMEST     1   WARM
NOV-DEC-JANMEAN     9.5      1977     -9.8     COLDEST     1   COLD
NOV-DEC-JANHDD      3304     2002     -913     WARMEST     1   WARM
NOV-DEC-JANHDD      5114     1977     897      COLDEST     1   COLD
NOV-DEC-JANCDD      0        NONE     RECORDED WARMEST     1   WARM
NOV-DEC-JANCDD      0        NONE     RECORDED COLDEST     1   COLD
NOV-DEC-JANPRECIP   6.50     1997     3.65     WETTEST     1   WET
NOV-DEC-JANPRECIP   0.33     1940     -2.52    DRIEST      1   DRY
NOV-DEC-JANSNW      54.0     1969     27.6     SNOWIEST    1   WET
NOV-DEC-JANSNW      3        1900     -23.4    DRIEST      1   DRY

2 MONTH    DATA     DECEMBER JANUARY

DEC+JAN    2016     ACTUAL   NORMAL   DEPART              RANK
DEC+JAN    MAX      27.0     23.1     4.0      WARMER     23   WARM
DEC+JAN    MIN      13.3     4.5      8.9      WARMER      5   WARM
DEC+JAN    MEAN     20.2     13.8     6.5      WARMER     11   WARM
DEC+JAN HDD2 MONTH  2763     3177     -414     WARMER     29   WARM
JUL-JAN-16 HDD-SEA  4222     5102     -880     WARMER    NEAR  NORM
DEC+JAN    CDD      0        0        0        NORMAL     N/A
DEC+JAN    PRECIP   1.35     1.47     -0.12    DRIER      38   DRY
DEC+JAN SNW2 MONTH  12.8     18.0     -5.2     DRIER      16   DRY
JUL-JAN-16 SNOW-SEA 18.5     27.2     -8.7     DRIER      22   SNOWY

           ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES   JANUARY  EXTREME  YEAR     DEPART              RANK
DEC+JAN    MAX        32.5     1914   9.5      WARMEST     1   WARM
DEC+JAN    MAX        13.8     1977   -9.3     COLDEST     1   COLD
DEC+JAN    MIN        15.2     2006   10.8     WARMEST     1   WARM
DEC+JAN    MIN        -8.8     1977   -13.3    COLDEST     1   COLD
DEC+JAN    MEAN       23.7     1914   10.0     WARMEST     1   WARM
DEC+JAN    MEAN        2.6     1977   -11.2    COLDEST     1   COLD
DEC+JAN HDD2 MONTH    2548     1914   -629     WARMEST     1   WARM
DEC+JAN HDD2 MONTH    3860     1977   683      COLDEST     1   COLD
JUL-JAN    HDD-SEA    4119     1921   -983     WARMEST     1   WARM
JUL-JAN    HDD-SEA    6174     1977   1072     COLDEST     1   COLD
DEC+JAN    CDD          0      NONE   RECORDED WARMEST     1   WARM
DEC+JAN    CDD          0      NONE   RECORDED COLDEST     1   COLD
DEC+JAN    PRECIP     4.47     1969   3.00     WETTEST     1   WET
DEC+JAN    PRECIP     0.15     1931   -1.32    DRIEST      1   DRY
DEC+JAN SNW2 MONTH    48.3     1969   30.3     SNOWIEST    1   WET
DEC+JAN SNW2 MONTH      0      1894   -18.0    DRIEST      1   DRY
JUL-JAN    SNOW-SEA   27.2     2037   0.0      SNOWIEST    1   WET
JUL-JAN    SNOW-SEA   27.2     1894   0.0      DRIEST      1   DRY


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