Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
805 AM CDT WED OCT 01 2014

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...THE ST CLOUD MN  CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE     NORMAL    PERIOD    1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE     RECORD    PERIOD    1893 TO 2014

            WEATHER   OBSERVED  NORMAL      DEPART  LAST YEARS
            VALUE     DATE(S)     VALUE      FROM   VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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MONTHLY       REPORT  SEPTEMBER    2014   STC       AIRPORT

TEMPS                   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
AVERAGE     MAX          72.0      70.3      1.7      WARMER    41 WARM
AVERAGE     MIN          50.4      46.8      3.6      WARMER    24 WARM
MONTH       MEAN         61.2      58.6      2.6      WARMER    29 WARM

DAILY       MAX          85 SEP-27-2014
DAILY       MIN          33 SEP-13-2014

HDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        152       228       -76      WARMER    23 WARM
TOTAL       SEASON       161       286       -125     WARMER    23 COLD

CDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH         43        34         9      WARMER    62 NORM
TOTAL       ANNUAL       597       463       134      WARMER    43 WARM

PRECIP                  ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        4.05      3.46      0.59     WETTER    33 WET
ANNUAL      TOTAL       33.42     23.04     10.38     WETTER     4 WET
DAILY       MAX          2.94 SEP-03-2014

SNW                     ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        0.0        T         -T      DRIER     43 WET
SEASON      TOTAL        0.0        T         -T      DRIER     58 DRY
DAILY       MAX          0.0 SEP-01-2014
MAX         DEPTH         0  SEP-01-2014

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      8         WARMEST      1 WARM
SEPTEMBER   MEAN      50.3      1965      -8.2      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       2013      -T        DRIEST       1 DRY

WIND        MPH         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
ANNUAL      AVERAGE      7.9       9.7       -1.8

PEAK WIND GUST       53 MPH  WEST      SEP-20-2014
DAILY FAST 2-MINUTE  38 MPH  SOUTHEAST SEP-03-2014

SUNSHINE
ANNUAL       MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JAN-SEP         57       -239      7.0       -4.0       99      -57

SUNSHINE
MONTHLY      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
SEP             0        -95       0.0       -1.6       0       -22

SUNSHINE
SEASON       MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JAS             0        -234      0.0       -3.9       0       -55

WEATHER               ACTUAL
TYPE        NCDC      COUNT
1=FOG/MIST            17
2=FOG DENSE 0.8       3
3=THUNDER   4.4       4
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                      26        26        0     NORMAL
>=70                      20        17        3     WARMER
>=80                      6         6         0     NORMAL
>=90           0.3        0         0         0     NORMAL

TEMP           NCDC     COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
MINIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 32          1.5        0         0         0     NORMAL
<= 20                     0         0         0     NORMAL
<= 10                     0         0         0     NORMAL
<= 0           0.0        0         0         0     NORMAL
<= -10                    0         0         0     NORMAL
>= 50                     16        0         16    WARMER

PRECIP         NCDC     COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  5         5         0     NORMAL
>= 0.01        9.9        5         7         -2    DRIER
>= 0.10        6.0        7         6         1     WETTER
>= 0.25                   6         3         3     WETTER
>= 0.50        2.2        3         1         2     WETTER
>= 1.00        0.8        1         1         0     NORMAL

SNOW           NCDC     COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  1         0         1     SNOWIER
>= 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        1
COLD MAX        0
MIN TEMP        0
WARM MIN        0
PRECIP          1
SNOW            0

NEW DAILY   RECORD    EXTREME       LISTING         PREVIOUS
TYPE        NEW/TIE   /AMOUNT       /DATE YEAR      SET/TIE    OLD  YEAR
PRECIP      NEW->        2.94       SEP-03-2014     OLD->      1.61  2006 1975
MAX         TIE->         85        SEP-28-2014     TIES->      85   1905

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS

3-MONTH     DATA      JULY      AUGUST    SEPTEMBER (JAS)
JAS         2014      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART                RANK
JAS-14      MAX       78.4      77.4      1.0       WARMER      49 NORM
JAS-14      MIN       56.7      53.7      3.0       WARMER      15 WARM
JAS-14      MEAN      67.5      65.6      1.9       WARMER      32 WARM
JAS-14      HDD       161       286       -125      WARMER      12 WARM
JAS-14      CDD       420       343       77        WARMER      48 WARM
JAS-14      PRECIP    10.89     10.56     0.33      WETTER      45 WET
JAS-14      SNW       0.0       0.0       -T        DRIER       43 WET

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

ANNUAL      DATA      YEAR   TO DATE

JAN-SEP     2014      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART                RANK
JAN-SEP-14  MAX       55.1      58.0      -2.9      COOLER      20 COLD
JAN-SEP-14  MIN       34.2      35.6      -1.4      COOLER      42 COLD
JAN-SEP-14  MEAN      44.7      46.8      -2.1      COOLER      25 COLD
JAN-SEP-14  HDD-ANN   5997      5371      626       COOLER      15 WARM
JUL-SEP-14  2-MON-HDD 154       269       -115      WARMER      23 COLD
JAN-SEP-14  CDD       597       1936      134       WARMER      43 WARM
JAN-SEP-14  PRECIP    33.42     23.04     10.38     WETTER       4 WET
JAN-SEP-14  SNOW-ANN  51.5      27.1      24.4      SNOWIER     43 WET
JUL-SEP-14  SNOW-SEA  0.0       T         -T        SNOWIER     58 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      52.2      2012      5.4       WARMEST      1 WARM
JAN-SEP     MEAN      41.5      1979      -5.3      COLDEST      1 COLD
JAN-SEP     HDD-ANN   4154      2012      -1217     WARMEST      1 WARM
JAN-SEP     HDD-ANN   6621      1979      1250      COLDEST      1 COLD
AUG-SEP-HDD 2-MONTH   89        1920      -197      WARMEST      1 WARM
AUG-SEP-HDD 2-MONTH   492       1965      206       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  N/A       N/A       N/A       SNOWIEST     1 WET
JUL-SEP     SNOW-SEA  N/A       N/A       N/A       DRIEST       1 DRY

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