Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT...CORECTED MONTHLY PRECIP TOTAL
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
430 AM CST SUN JAN 1 2017

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...THE ST CLOUD MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 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              63   12/06/1939
 LOW              -41   12/19/1983
HIGHEST            41   12/26        38       3       46  12/10
LOWEST            -28   12/18       -10     -18        0  12/28
AVG. MAXIMUM     24.5              24.7    -0.2     32.0
AVG. MINIMUM     10.4               7.1     3.3     21.0
MEAN             17.5              15.9     1.6     26.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     19              21.5    -2.5       14
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              30.6     0.4       26
DAYS MIN <= 0       8               9.7    -1.7        1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.56   2010
 MINIMUM         0.00   1895
                        1896
                        1898
TOTALS           1.55              0.82    0.73     1.02
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.03    0.02     0.03
DAYS >= .01        12               7.6     4.4        7
DAYS >= .10         3               2.4     0.6        5
DAYS >= .50         1               0.2     0.8        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.76   12/25 TO 12/26

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           25.5   5
                        0
TOTALS            8.8               9.4    -0.6      8.2
SINCE 7/1        16.1              18.6    -2.5     13.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      3                 4      -1        1
DAYS >= 1.0         2               3.1    -1.1        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         7   12/20                          6  12/01
                        12/19
                        12/18
 24 HR TOTAL      3.0   12/11 TO 12/11

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1464              1522     -58     1183
 SINCE 7/1       2838              3447    -609     2642
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        506               465      41      492
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/200    DATE  12/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/170    DATE  12/26

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     79

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               17     SLEET                      0
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      5

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

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