Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED RECORED WARM LOW DATE...
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
550 AM CST SAT FEB 01 2014

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

TEMPS                   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
AVERAGE     MAX          24.1      21.4      2.7      WARMER    28   WARM
AVERAGE     MIN          8.8       1.8       7.0      WARMER    14   WARM
MONTH       MEAN         16.5      11.6      4.9      WARMER    24   WARM

DAILY       MAX           44 JAN-23-2015
DAILY       MIN          -22 JAN-13-2015

HDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        1495      1655      -160     WARMER    24   WARM
TOTAL       SEASON       4689      5102      -413     WARMER    23   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        0.24      0.65     -0.41     DRIER     18   DRY
ANNUAL      TOTAL        0.24      0.65     -0.41     DRIER     18   DRY
DAILY       MAX          0.08 JAN-08-2015

SNW                     ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        2.5       8.6       -6.1     DRIER     15   DRY
SEASON      TOTAL       22.6      27.2       -4.6     DRIER    NEAR  NORM
DAILY       MAX          0.6 JAN-08-2015
MAX         DEPTH         2  JAN-09-2015

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       2183      1912      528       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      0.1       1990      -8.5      DRIEST       1   DRY

WIND        MPH         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
ANNUAL      AVERAGE      9.1       10.6      -1.5
PEAK WIND   GUST          42 MPH NORTHWEST JAN-08-2015
DAILY FAST  2-MINUTE      33 MPH NORTHWEST JAN-08-2015

SUNSHINE    MINUTES   MINUTES   HOURS     HOURS     PERCENT   PERCENT
1 MONTH      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JAN             57        0        1.0       0.0        13       0

SUNSHINE    MINUTES    MINUTES    HOURS     HOURS    PERCENT  PERCENT
1 MOTNH      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JANUARY         57        0        1.0       0.0        13       0

SUNSHINE    MINUTES   MINUTES   HOURS     HOURS     PERCENT   PERCENT
3-MONTH      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
NDJ             63       -90       1.1       -1.5       14      -21

WEATHER               ACTUAL
TYPE        NCDC      COUNT
1=FOG/MIST            14
2=FOG DENSE 1.0       0
3=THUNDER   0.0       0
4=IP/SLEET            0
5=HAIL                0
6=FRZ RAIN            2
7=BLWG DUST           0
8=HAZE/SMK            6
9=BLWG SNW            1

TEMP           NCDC     COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
MAXIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<=32           24.5       23        24        -2    WARMER
>=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                     22        27        -5    WARMER
<= 10                     16        21        -5    WARMER
<= 0           13.9       10        14        -4    WARMER
<= -10                    5         8         -3    WARMER
>= 50                     0         2         -2    COOLER

PRECIP         NCDC     COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  7         8         -1    DRIER
>= 0.01        7.4        8         8         1     WETTER
>= 0.10        2.1        0         2         -2    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)                  7         6         1     SNOWIER
>= 0.1         8.1        6         9         -2    DRIER
>= 1.0         3.0        0         3         -3    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        1
PRECIP          0
SNOW            0

NEW DAILY   RECORD    EXTREME     LISTING           PREVIOUS
TYPE        NEW/TIE   /AMOUNT       /DATE YEAR      SET/TIE     OLD  YEAR
WARM LOW    NEW->         29        JAN-28-2015     OLD->       25   1909

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS

3-MONTH     DATA      NOVEMBER  DECEMBER  JANUARY   (NDJ)
NDJ         2015      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART                RANK
NDJ-15      MAX       28.3      28.4      -0.1      COOLER     NEAR  NORM
NDJ-15      MIN       14.0      10.2      3.8       WARMER      15   WARM
NDJ-15      MEAN      21.2      19.3      1.9       WARMER      31   WARM
NDJ-15      HDD       4013      4217      -204      WARMER      30   WARM
NDJ-15      CDD       0         0         0         NORMAL      N/A
NDJ-15      PRECIP    2.88      2.85      0.03      WETTER      35   DRY
NDJ-15      SNW       22.6      26.4      -3.8      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      29.0      2002      9.7       WARMEST      1   WARM
NOV-DEC-JAN MEAN      9.4       1977      -9.9      COLDEST      1   COLD
NOV-DEC-JAN HDD       3304      2002      -913      WARMEST      1   WARM
NOV-DEC-JAN HDD       5114      1977      897       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     2015      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART                RANK
DEC+JAN     MAX       26.9      23.1      3.8       WARMER      22   WARM
DEC+JAN     MIN       13.7      4.5       9.2       WARMER       5   WARM
DEC+JAN     MEAN      20.3      13.8      6.6       WARMER      11   WARM
DEC+JAN HDD 2 MONTH   2757      3177      -420      WARMER      51   WARM
JUL-JAN-15  HDD-SEA   4689      5102      -413      WARMER      23   WARM
DEC+JAN     CDD       0         0         0         NORMAL      N/A
DEC+JAN     PRECIP    0.99      1.47      -0.48     DRIER       38   DRY
DEC+JAN SNW 2 MONTH   5.0       18.0      -13.0     DRIER       10   DRY
JUL-JAN-15  SNOW-SEA  22.6      27.2      -4.6      DRIER      NEAR  NORM

            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         2.55      1977   -11.2     COLDEST      1   COLD
DEC+JAN HDD 2 MONTH      2548      1914   -629      WARMEST      1   WARM
DEC+JAN HDD 2 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 SNW 2 MONTH      48.3      1969   30.3      SNOWIEST     1   WET
DEC+JAN SNW 2 MONTH       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


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