Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
153 AM CST FRI JAN 1 2016

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...THE ST CLOUD MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2015

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            46   12/10        38       8       50  12/14
LOWEST              0   12/28       -10      10       -8  12/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     32.0              24.7     7.3     29.6
AVG. MINIMUM     21.0               7.1    13.9     18.6
MEAN             26.5              15.9    10.6     24.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     14              21.5    -7.5       17
DAYS MIN <= 32     26              30.6    -4.6       25
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               9.7    -8.7        4

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.56   2010
 MINIMUM         0.00   1895
                        1896
                        1898
TOTALS           1.02              0.82    0.20     0.75
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.03    0.00     0.02
DAYS >= .01         7               7.6    -0.6        9
DAYS >= .10         5               2.4     2.6        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.46   11/30 TO 12/01

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           25.5   5
                        0
TOTALS            8.2               9.4    -1.2      2.5
SINCE 7/1        13.9              18.6    -4.7     20.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 4      -3        1
DAYS >= 1.0         3               3.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   12/01                          3  12/05
                                                          12/04
                                                          12/03
 24 HR TOTAL      4.3   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1183              1522    -339     1262
 SINCE 7/1       2642              3447    -805     3194
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        492               465      27      597
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/290    DATE  12/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    35/290    DATE  12/10

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         18

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     85

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                2     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      0
FOG                      21     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      2

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

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