Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
535 AM CDT FRI APR 1 2016

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

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              81   03/23/1910
 LOW              -32   03/01/1962
                        03/11/1948
HIGHEST            68   03/12        55      13       70  03/15
LOWEST             10   03/01         5       5      -16  03/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     47.0              39.0     8.0     43.3
AVG. MINIMUM     29.6              19.8     9.8     21.5
MEAN             38.3              29.4     8.9     32.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      4               7.2    -3.2        5
DAYS MIN <= 32     21              27.0    -6.0       26
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               2.4    -2.4        3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.66   2009
 MINIMUM         0.10   1959
TOTALS           1.50              1.55   -0.05     0.38
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.05    0.00     0.01
DAYS >= .01        11               8.2     2.8        6
DAYS >= .10         6               4.1     1.9        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.9    -0.9        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.44   03/29 TO 03/30

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           51.7   5
                        0
TOTALS            3.0               8.5    -5.5      3.3
SINCE 7/1        28.7              42.7   -14.0     30.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 6      -6        1
DAYS >= 1.0         1               2.5    -1.5        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   03/19                          3  03/06
                        03/05                             03/05
                                                          03/04
 24 HR TOTAL      1.2   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     817              1104    -287     1001
 SINCE 7/1       6268              7550   -1282     7259
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/300    DATE  03/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/300    DATE  03/16

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      3

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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