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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
1000 AM CDT FRI NOV 1 2013

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...THE ST CLOUD MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2013

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              90   10/02/1992
                        10/02/1953
 LOW                2   10/25/1896
HIGHEST            77   10/08        69       8       77  10/03
LOWEST             23   10/22        27      -4       18  10/12
AVG. MAXIMUM     53.3              56.6    -3.3     55.3
AVG. MINIMUM     36.5              34.9     1.6     33.5
MEAN             44.9              45.7    -0.8     44.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     12              12.4    -0.4       15
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.95   1899
 MINIMUM         0.00   1895
TOTALS           4.34              2.49    1.85     0.73
DAILY AVG.       0.14              0.08    0.06     0.02
DAYS >= .01        15               9.3     5.7        5
DAYS >= .10         8               5.2     2.8        2
DAYS >= .50         3               1.4     1.6        0
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.6     0.4        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.64   10/14 TO 10/15

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            6.4   5
                        0
TOTALS            0.8               0.8     0.0      0.3
SINCE 7/1         0.8               0.8     0.0      0.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                            -1  10/25
 24 HR TOTAL      0.8   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     614               599      15      632
 SINCE 7/1        792               885     -93      867
COOLING TOTAL       0                 2      -2        0
 SINCE 1/1        578               465     113      739
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/150    DATE  10/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/160    DATE  10/11

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      0

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

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