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CLMSTC

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
1030 AM CDT THU OCT 01 2015

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

TEMPS                   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
AVERAGE     MAX          75.7      70.3      5.4      WARMER    12   WARM
AVERAGE     MIN          53.8      46.8      7.0      WARMER     3   WARM
MONTH       MEAN         64.8      58.6      6.2      WARMER     4   WARM

DAILY       MAX           89 SEP-04-2015
DAILY       MIN           32 SEP-30-2015

HDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        106       228       -122     WARMER     7   WARM
TOTAL       SEASON       158       286       -128     WARMER    13   WARM

CDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        106        34        72      WARMER     7   WARM
TOTAL       ANNUAL       492       463        29      WARMER   NEAR  NORM

PRECIP                  ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        2.24      3.46     -1.22     DRIER     53   DRY
ANNUAL      TOTAL       25.85     23.04      2.81     WETTER   NEAR  NORM
DAILY       MAX          0.64 SEP-06-2015

SNW                     ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        0.0        T         -T      DRIER    NEAR  NORM
SEASON      TOTAL        0.0        T         -T      DRIER    NEAR  NORM
DAILY       MAX          0.0 SEP-01-2015
MAX         DEPTH         0  SEP-01-2015

SEPTEMBER   EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     SEPTEMBER EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART               RANK
SEPTEMBER   MAX       78.8      1908      8.5       WARMEST      1   WARM
SEPTEMBER   MAX       58.1      1965      -12.2     COLDEST      1   COLD
SEPTEMBER   MIN       55.6      1897      8.8       WARMEST      1   WARM
SEPTEMBER   MIN       38.4      1974      -8.4      COLDEST      1   COLD
SEPTEMBER   MEAN      66.5      1931      7.9       WARMEST      1   WARM
SEPTEMBER   MEAN      50.3      1965      -8.3      COLDEST      1   COLD
SEPTEMBER   HDD       84        1920      -144      WARMEST      1   WARM
SEPTEMBER   HDD       435       1965      207       COLDEST      1   COLD
SEPTEMBER   CDD       150       1931      116       WARMEST      1   WARM
SEPTEMBER   CDD       0         2010      -34       COLDEST      1   COLD
SEPTEMBER   PCP       10.72     1926      7.26      WETTEST      1   WET
SEPTEMBER   PCP       0.07      1952      -3.39     DRIEST       1   DRY
SEPTEMBER   SNOW      1.8       1942      1.8       SNOWIEST     1   WET
SEPTEMBER   SNOW      0.0       2015      -T        DRIEST       1   DRY

WIND        MPH         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
ANNUAL      AVERAGE      8.0       9.7       -1.7
PEAK WIND GUST          40 MPH SOUTH SEP-06-2015
DAILY FASTEST 2-MINUTE  29 MPH SOUTH SEP-06-2015

SUNSHINE    MINUTES   MINUTES   HOURS     HOURS     PERCENT   PERCENT
1 MONTH     MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
SEPTEMBER       0        -95       0.0       -1.6       0       -22

SUNSHINE    MINUTES   MINUTES   HOURS     HOURS     PERCENT   PERCENT
3-MONTH     MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
JAS             0        -234      0.0       -3.9       0       -55

SUNSHINE    MINUTES   MINUTES   HOURS     HOURS     PERCENT   PERCENT
9 MONTH     MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
JAN-SEP        417       -239      7.0       -4.0       99      -57

WEATHER               ACTUAL
TYPE        NCDC      COUNT
1=FOG/MIST            14
2=FOG DENSE 0.8       4
3=THUNDER   4.4       5
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           0.0        0         0         0     NORMAL
>=50                      30        30        0     NORMAL
>=60                      30        26        4     WARMER
>=70                      22        17        5     WARMER
>=80                      11        7         4     WARMER
>=90           0.3        0         0         0     COOLER

TEMP           NCDC     COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
MINIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 32          1.5        1         2         -1    WARMER
<= 20                     0         0         0     NORMAL
<= 10                     0         0         0     NORMAL
<= 0           0.0        0         0         0     NORMAL
<= -10                    0         0         0     NORMAL
>= 50                     20        0         20    WARMER

PRECIP         NCDC     COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  4         3         1     WETTER
>= 0.01        9.9        4         10        -6    DRIER
>= 0.10        6.0        12        6         6     WETTER
>= 0.25                   6         4         2     WETTER
>= 0.50        2.2        3         2         1     WETTER
>= 1.00        0.8        1         1         0     WETTER

SNOW           NCDC     COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  0         0         0     NORMAL
>= 0.1         0.0        0         0         0     NORMAL
>= 1.0         0.0        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      JULY      AUGUST    SEPTEMBER (JAS)
JAS         2015      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART                RANK
JAS-15      MAX       78.6      77.4      1.2       WARMER      46   WARM
JAS-15      MIN       56.4      53.7      2.7       WARMER      17   WARM
JAS-15      MEAN      67.5      65.6      1.9       WARMER      33   WARM
JAS-15      HDD       158       286       -128      WARMER      12   WARM
JAS-15      CDD       415       343       72        WARMER     NEAR  NORM
JAS-15      PRECIP    12.52     10.56     1.96      WETTER      24   WET
JAS-15      SNW       0.0       0.0       -T        DRIER        1   DRY

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     JAS       EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART                RANK
JUL-AUG-SEP MAX       84.0      1936      6.6       WARMEST      1   WARM
JUL-AUG-SEP MAX       71.8      1965      -5.6      COLDEST      1   COLD
JUL-AUG-SEP MIN       59.0      1894      5.3       WARMEST      1   WARM
JUL-AUG-SEP MIN       48.5      1992      -5.2      COLDEST      1   COLD
JUL-AUG-SEP MEAN      71.4      1936      5.8       WARMEST      1   WARM
JUL-AUG-SEP MEAN      61.0      1992      -4.6      COLDEST      1   COLD
JUL-AUG-SEP HDD       94        1920      -192      WARMEST      1   WARM
JUL-AUG-SEP HDD       506       1965      220       COLDEST      1   COLD
JUL-AUG-SEP CDD       756       1936      413       WARMEST      1   WARM
JUL-AUG-SEP CDD       105       1992      -238      COLDEST      1   COLD
JUL-AUG-SEP PRECIP    22.25     1926      11.69     WETTEST      1   WET
JUL-AUG-SEP PRECIP    2.76      1922      -7.80     DRIEST       1   DRY
JUL-AUG-SEP SNW       1.7       1942      -8.9      SNOWIEST     1   WET
JUL-AUG-SEP SNW       0.0       2004      -T        DRIEST       1   DRY

9 MONTH     DATA      ACCUM

JAN-SEP     2015      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART                RANK
JAN-SEP-14  MAX       58.2      58.0      0.2       WARMER      38   WARM
JAN-SEP-14  MIN       36.9      35.6      1.3       WARMER      22   WARM
JAN-SEP-14  MEAN      47.5      46.8      0.7       WARMER      32   WARM
JAN-SEP-14  HDD-ANN   5107      5371      -264      WARMER      25   WARM
AUG+SEP HDD 2-MONTH   146       269       -123      WARMER      13   WARM
JAN-SEP-14  CDD       492       1936      29        WARMER     NEAR  NORM
JAN-SEP-14  PRECIP    25.85     23.04     2.81      WETTER     NEAR  NORM
JAN-SEP-14  SNOW-ANN  11.0      27.1      -16.1     DRIER       57   DRY
JUL-SEP-14  SNOW-SEA  0.0       T         -T        SNOWIER      1   DRY

ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES    JAN-SEP   EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART                RANK
JAN-SEP     MAX       63.8      2012      5.8       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-SEP     MAX       52.2      1965      -5.8      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-SEP     MIN       40.57711862012      5.0       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-SEP     MIN       30.1      1950      -5.5      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-SEP     MEAN      52.17477652012      5.4       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-SEP     MEAN      41.47076721979      -5.3      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-SEP     HDD-ANN   4152      2012      -1219     WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-SEP     HDD-ANN   6613      1979      1242      COLDEST      1   COLD
AUG+SEP HDD 2-MONTH   89        1920      -180      WARMEST      1   WARM
AUG+SEP HDD 2-MONTH   492       1965      223       COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-SEP     CDD       989       1921      -947      WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-SEP     CDD       192       1992      -1744     COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-SEP     PRECIP    38.44     1897      15.40     WETTEST      1   WET
JAN-SEP     PRECIP    13.62     1910      -9.42     DRIEST       1   DRY
JAN-SEP     SNOW-ANN  75.5      1965      48.4      SNOWIEST     1   WET
JAN-SEP     SNOW-ANN  3.0       1902      -24.1     DRIEST       1   DRY
JUL-SEP     SNOW-SEA  1.8       1942      1.8       SNOWIEST     1   WET
JUL-SEP     SNOW-SEA  0.0       2015      -T        DRIEST       1   DRY

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CARLYON



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