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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
644 AM CDT THU MAY 1 2014

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

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              96   04/21/1980
 LOW               -3   04/04/1975
HIGHEST            75   04/20        67       8       77  04/28
LOWEST             16   04/15        25      -9       13  04/03
                                                          04/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     50.2              56.3    -6.1     44.8
AVG. MINIMUM     31.5              32.7    -1.2     27.5
MEAN             40.8              44.5    -3.7     36.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               0.6     0.4        2
DAYS MIN <= 32     15              14.2     0.8       23
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.42   2001
 MINIMUM         0.05   1987
TOTALS           5.90              2.57    3.33     2.90
DAILY AVG.       0.20              0.09    0.11     0.10
DAYS >= .01        14               9.1     4.9       14
DAYS >= .10        10               5.2     4.8        8
DAYS >= .50         3               1.7     1.3        2
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.4     1.6        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.05   04/27 TO 04/28

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           24.4   2013
TOTALS           12.0               3.0     9.0     24.4
SINCE 7/1        75.5              45.7    29.8     78.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                MM      MM        3
DAYS >= 1.0         3               1.0     2.0        5
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         8   04/17                         10  04/19
 24 HR TOTAL      8.5   04/16 TO 04/16

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     716               617      99      856
 SINCE 7/1       9232              8167    1065     8454
COOLING TOTAL       0                 2      -2        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 2      -2        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/300    DATE  04/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/310    DATE  04/10

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      8

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

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