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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
1230 PM CDT WED NOV 01 2017

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

CLIMATE       NORMAL       PERIOD    1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE       RECORD       PERIOD    1894 TO 2017

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

TEMPS                        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
AVERAGE       MAX             57.2      56.6      0.6      WARMER   NEAR  NORM
AVERAGE       MIN             37.3      34.9      2.4      WARMER    44   WARM
MONTH         MEAN            47.2      45.7      1.5      WARMER   NEAR  NORM

DAILY         MAX              77        OCT-20-2017
DAILY         MIN              23        OCT-31-2017

HDD                          ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
TOTAL         MONTH           543       599       -56      WARMER    55   WARM
TOTAL         SEASON          722       885       -163     WARMER    27   WARM

CDD                          ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
TOTAL         MONTH            0         1         -1      COOLER     1   COLD
TOTAL         ANNUAL          361       464       -103     COOLER    22   COLD

PRECIP                       ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTH         TOTAL           5.08      2.49      2.59     WETTER     7   WET
ANNUAL        TOTAL          28.94     25.53      3.41     WETTER    37   WET
DAILY         MAX             1.55       OCT-02-2017

SNW                          ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
MONTH         TOTAL           1.4       0.8       0.6     SNOWIER    19   SNOWY
SEASON        TOTAL           1.4       0.8       0.6     SNOWIER    N/A  --
DAILY         MAX             1.4        OCT-27-2017
MAX           DEPTH            1         OCT-27-2017

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         2017      -1        COLDEST      1   COLD
OCTOBER       PCP          4.16      1922      1.67      WETTEST      1   WET
OCTOBER       PCP          0.00      1939      -2.49     DRIEST       1   DRY
OCTOBER       SNOW         6.4       2002      5.6       SNOWIEST     1   WET
OCTOBER       SNOW         0.0       2016      -0.8      DRIEST       1   DRY

WIND          MPH            ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTHLY       AVERAGE         9.2       12.1      -2.9
PEAK GUST     43 MPH          WEST       OCT-29-2017
FASTEST 2-MIN 31 MPH       NORTHWEST     OCT-30-2017

SUNSHINE      (POSSIBLE)
1 MONTH         MIN-GAIN    MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
OCTOBER             0         -94       0.0       -1.6       0       -22

SUNSHINE      (POSSIBLE)
3 MONTH         MIN-GAIN    MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
ASO                 0         -276      0.0       -4.6       0       -65

SUNSHINE      (POSSIBLE)
10 MONTH        MIN-GAIN    MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JAN-OCT            417        -333      7.0       -5.6       98      -79

WEATHER                    ACTUAL
TYPE          NCEI         COUNT
1=FOG/MIST                 12
2=FOG DENSE   0.6          1
3=THUNDER     1.8          3
4=IP/SLEET                 0
5=HAIL                     0
6=FRZ RAIN                 0
7=BLWG DUST                0
8=HAZE/SMK                 0
9=BLWG SNW                 0

TEMP              NCEI       COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
MAXIMUM          NORMAL      ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 0                           0         0         0     NORMAL
<=32                0          0        0.2       -0.3   COOLER
>=50                           24        23        1     WARMER
>=60                           14        12        2     WARMER
>=70                           4         4         0     COOLER
>=80                           0         1         -1    COOLER
>=90                0          0         0         0     NORMAL

TEMP              NCEI       COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
MINIMUM          NORMAL      ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= -20                         0         0         0     NORMAL
<= -10                         0         0         0     NORMAL
<= 0                0          0         0         0     NORMAL
<= 10                          0         0         0     NORMAL
<= 20                          0         2         -2    WARMER
<= 32              12          11        13        -1    WARMER
>= 50                          3         2         1     WARMER
>= 60                          0         0         0     COOLER
>= 70                          0         0         0     NORMAL

PRECIP            NCEI       COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A      NORMAL      ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                       1         4         -3    DRIER
>= 0.01            9.3         11        9         2     WETTER
>= 0.10            5.2         7         5         2     WETTER
>= 0.25                        6         3         3     WETTER
>= 0.50            1.4         4         1         3     WETTER
>= 1.00            0.6         2        0.4       1.4    WETTER

SNOW              NCEI       COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A      NORMAL      ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                       2         1         1     SNOWIER
>= 0.1             0.8         1         1         0     SNOWIER
>= 1.0             0.2         1         0         1     SNOWIER
>= 1.5                         0         0         0     NORMAL
>= 2.0                         0         0         0     NORMAL
>= 3.0                         0         0         0     NORMAL

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS
3-MONTH       DATA         AUGUST    SEPTEMBER OCTOBER   (ASO)
ASO           2017         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART                RANK
ASO-17        MAX          68.8      68.8      0.0       NORMAL      48   COLD
ASO-17        MIN          47.4      45.9      1.5       WARMER      44   WARM
ASO-17        MEAN         58.1      57.4      0.7       WARMER     NEAR  NORM
ASO-17        HDD          718       868       -150      WARMER      29   WARM
ASO-17        CDD          102       162       -60       COOLER      11   COLD
ASO-17        PRECIP       13.28     9.74      3.54      WETTER      14   WET
ASO-17        SNW          1.4       0.8       0.6       SNOWIER     N/A  --

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          6.4       2002      5.6       SNOWIEST     1   WET
AUG-SEP-OCT   SNW          0.0       2016      -0.8      DRIEST       1   DRY

10 MONTH      DATA
JAN-OCT       2017         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART                RANK
JAN-OCT-17    MAX          59.2      57.9      1.3       WARMER      28   WARM
JAN-OCT-17    MIN          38.2      35.5      2.7       WARMER      10   WARM
JAN-OCT-17    MEAN         48.7      46.7      2.0       WARMER      14   WARM
JAN-OCT-17    HDD-ANN      5211      5972      -761      WARMER       7   WARM
JUL-OCT-17    HDD-SEA      722       885       -163      WARMER      27   WARM
JAN-OCT-17    CDD          361       1900      -103      COOLER      22   COLD
JAN-OCT-17    PRECIP       28.94     25.53     3.41      WETTER      37   WET
JAN-OCT-17    SNOW-ANN     17.2      27.9      -10.7     DRIER       30   DRY
JUL-OCT-17    SNOW-SEA     1.4       0.8       0.6       SNOWIER     N/A  --

ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES      JAN-OCT      EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART                RANK
JAN-OCT       MAX          62.92067482012      5.0       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-OCT       MAX          52.68001541979      -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      4784      2012      -1188     WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-OCT       HDD-ANN      7236      1979      1264      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         2016      -0.8      DRIEST       1   DRY

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

NEW DAILY     RECORD       EXTREME     LISTING           PREVIOUS
TYPE          NEW/TIE      /AMOUNT       /DATE YEAR      SET/TIE     OLD  YEAR
PRECIP        NEW->           1.55       OCT-02-2017     OLD->      1.13  1982
PRECIP        NEW->           1.36       OCT-03-2017     OLD->      1.25  1990

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CARLYON



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