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CLIMATE REPORT...RETRANSMITTED...
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
233 PM CDT WED JUN 01 2016

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...THE ST CLOUD MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF  MAY 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     MAY      2016      STC     AIRPORT

TEMPS                  ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
AVERAGE     MAX         69.9      68.8      1.1      WARMER   40  WARM
AVERAGE     MIN         44.4      44.2      0.2      WARMER  NEAR NORM
MONTH       MEAN        57.1      56.5      0.6      WARMER  NEAR NORM

DAILY       MAX         89 MAY-06-2016
DAILY       MIN         28 MAY-15-2016

HDD                    ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        264      287       -23      WARMER   49  WARM
TOTAL       SEASON      7137      8454     -1317     WARMER    8  WARM

CDD                    ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        26        23        3       WARMER   46  WARM
TOTAL       ANNUAL       31        25        6       WARMER   44  WARM

PRECIP                 ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
MONTH       TOTAL       2.17      2.95     -0.78     DRIER    35  DRY
ANNUAL      TOTAL       6.35      8.31     -1.96     DRIER    27  DRY
DAILY       MAX         0.58 MAY-25-2016
NEW RECORD  PCP         0

SNW                    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART            RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        0.0       T         -T      DRIER     1  DRY
SEASON      TOTAL       30.3      45.7     -15.4     DRIER    28  DRY
DAILY       MAX          0.0       MAY-01-2016
MAX         DEPTH        0         MAY-01-2016
NEW RECORD  SNW          0

MAY         EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     MAY        EXTREME    YEAR     DEPART            RANK
MAY         MAX         80.0      1934      11.2   WARMEST     1  WARM
MAY         MAX         59.6      1907      -9.2   COLDEST     1  COLD
MAY         MIN         52.4      1934      8.2    WARMEST     1  WARM
MAY         MIN         34.8      1907      -9.4   COLDEST     1  COLD
MAY         MEAN        66.2      1934      9.7    WARMEST     1  WARM
MAY         MEAN        47.2      1907      -9.3   COLDEST     1  COLD
MAY         HDD          112      1977      -175   WARMEST     1  WARM
MAY         HDD          544      1907      257    COLDEST     1  COLD
MAY         CDD          158      1934      135    WARMEST     1  WARM
MAY         CDD           0       2008      -23    COLDEST     1  COLD
MAY         PRECIP      9.68      1912      6.73   WETTEST     1  WET
MAY         PRECIP      0.20      1900     -2.75   DRIEST      1  DRY
MAY         SNOW         3.3      1938      3.3    SNOWIEST    1  WET
MAY         SNOW         0.0      2016       -T    DRIEST      1  DRY

WIND        MPH        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
ANNUAL      AVERAGE      7.8      10.8      -3.0
PEAK WIND   GUST        41 MPH  SOUTHEAST MAY-09-2016
DAILY FAST  2-MINUTE    30 MPH  NORTHWEST MAY-13-2016

SUNSHINE
5 MONTH      MIN-GAIN MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JAN-MAY        398        0       6.6       0.0        94      0

SUNSHINE
1 MONTH      MIN-GAIN MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
MAY             69        0       1.2       0.0        16      0

SUNSHINE
3 MONTH      MIN-GAIN MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
MAM            260        0       4.3       0.0        61      0

WEATHER               ACTUAL
TYPE        NCDC      COUNT
1=FOG/MIST            14
2=FOG DENSE 0.3       3
3=THUNDER   5.0       2
4=IP/SLEET            0
5=HAIL                0
6=FRZ RAIN            0
7=BLWG DUST           0
8=HAZE/SMK            6.875
9=BLWG SNW            0

TEMP           NCDC     COUNT    NUMBER   OF DAYS
MAXIMUM       NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 0                      0        0         0     NORMAL
<=32            0         0        0         0     NORMAL
>=50                     30        30        0     WARMER
>=60                     26        25        1     WARMER
>=70                     15        15        0     WARMER
>=80                      7        5         2     WARMER
>=90           0.4        0       0.7        0     COOLER

TEMP           NCDC     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        0         0     NORMAL
<= 32          2.4        3       3.0        1     COOLER
>= 50                     9       9.0        0     NORMAL
>= 60                     2       1.4        1     WARMER
>= 70                     0       0.0        0     NORMAL

PRECIP         NCDC     COUNT    NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  1        3         -2    DRIER
>= 0.01        10.9      10        12        -1    DRIER
>= 0.10        6.5        8        8         2     WETTER
>= 0.25                   3        5         -2    DRIER
>= 0.50        2.1        1        3         -1    DRIER
>= 1.00        0.5        0        1         -1    DRIER

SNOW           NCDC     COUNT    NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  0        0         0     NORMAL
>= 0.1         0.1        0        0         0     DRIER
>= 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

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS
3-MONTH     DATA      MARCH    APRIL     MAY       (MAM)
MAM         2016       ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
MAM-16      MAX         57.1      54.7      2.4    WARMER     19  WARM
MAM-16      MIN         36.3      32.2      4.1    WARMER      6  WARM
MAM-16      MEAN        46.7      43.5      3.2    WARMER     10  WARM
MAM-16      HDD         1686      2008      -322   WARMER      8  WARM
MAM-16      CDD          31        25        6     WARMER     44  WARM
MAM-16      PRECIP      5.41      7.07     -1.66   DRIER      31  DRY
MAM-16      SNW          4.6      11.5      -6.9   DRIER      27  DRY

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     MAM        EXTREME    YEAR     DEPART            RANK
MAR-APR-MAY MAX         62.3      1910      7.6    WARMEST     1  WARM
MAR-APR-MAY MAX         45.2      1950      -9.5   COLDEST     1  COLD
MAR-APR-MAY MIN         39.5      2012      7.3    WARMEST     1  WARM
MAR-APR-MAY MIN         25.9      1943      -6.3   COLDEST     1  COLD
MAR-APR-MAY MEAN        50.6      2012      7.1    WARMEST     1  WARM
MAR-APR-MAY MEAN        35.8      1950      -7.7   COLDEST     1  COLD
MAR-APR-MAY HDD         1345      2012      -663   WARMEST     1  WARM
MAR-APR-MAY HDD         2673      1950      665    COLDEST     1  COLD
MAR-APR-MAY CDD          220      1934      195    WARMEST     1  WARM
MAR-APR-MAY CDD           0       1983      -25    COLDEST     1  COLD
MAR-APR-MAY PRECIP      16.02     1894      8.95   WETTEST     1  WET
MAR-APR-MAY PRECIP      1.95      1926     -5.12   DRIEST      1  DRY
MAR-APR-MAY SNW         57.8      1965      46.3   SNOWIEST    1  WET
MAR-APR-MAY SNW          0.0      1895     -11.5   DRIEST      1  DRY

5 MONTH     DATA      ACCUM

JAN-MAY     2016       ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
JAN-MAY-15  MAX         44.8      42.5      2.3    WARMER     14  WARM
JAN-MAY-15  MIN         25.8      21.1      4.7    WARMER      6  WARM
JAN-MAY-15  MEAN        35.3      31.8      3.5    WARMER      7  WARM
JAN-MAY-15  HDD-ANN     4495      5007      -512   WARMER      8  WARM
JUL-MAY-15  HDD-SEA     7137      8454     -1317   WARMER      8  WARM
JAN-MAY-15  CDD          31        25        6     WARMER     44  WARM
JAN-MAY-15  PRECIP      6.35      8.31     -1.96   DRIER      27  DRY
JAN-MAY-15  SNOW-ANN    16.4      27.1     -10.7   DRIER      36  DRY
JUL-MAY-15  SNOW-SEA    30.3      45.7     -15.4   DRIER      28  DRY

ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES    JAN-MAY    EXTREME    YEAR     DEPART            RANK
JAN-MAY     MAX         50.4      1987      7.9    WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-MAY     MAX         33.6      1979      -8.9   COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-MAY     MIN         29.2      2012      8.1    WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-MAY     MIN         13.3      1979      -7.8   COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-MAY     MEAN        39.4      2012      7.6    WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-MAY     MEAN        23.4      1979      -8.4   COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-MAY     HDD-ANN     3889      2012     -1118   WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-MAY     HDD-ANN     6227      1979      1220   COLDEST     1  COLD
JUL-MAY     HDD-SEA     6716      2012     -1738   WARMEST     1  WARM
JUL-MAY     HDD-SEA     9889      1979      1435   COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-MAY     CDD          177      1934      152    WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-MAY     CDD           0       2008      -25    COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-MAY     PRECIP      16.83     1894      8.52   WETTEST     1  WET
JAN-MAY     PRECIP      2.87      1934     -5.44   DRIEST      1  DRY
JAN-MAY     SNOW-ANN    75.5      1965      60.8   SNOWIEST    1  WET
JAN-MAY     SNOW-ANN     3.0      1902     -24.1   DRIEST      1  DRY
JUL-MAY     SNOW-SEA    87.9      1965      42.2   SNOWIEST    1  WET
JUL-MAY     SNOW-SEA    14.1      1959     -31.6   DRIEST      1  DRY

NEW DAILY    EXTREME
MAX TEMP        1
COLD MAX        0
MIN TEMP        1
WARM MIN        0
PRECIP          0
SNOW            0

NEW DAILY   RECORD    EXTREME    LISTING           PREVIOUS
TYPE        NEW/TIE   /AMOUNT      /DATE YEAR      SET/TIE    OLD YEAR
WARM MAX    NEW->        89        MAY-06-2016     OLD->      87  1918  2000
COLD LOW    TIE->        29        MAY-14-2016     TIES->     29  1921

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CARLYON



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