Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
123 AM CDT WED MAY 1 2013

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...THE ST CLOUD MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              96   04/21/1980
 LOW               -3   04/04/1975
HIGHEST            77   04/28        67      10       74  04/24
                                                          04/14
LOWEST             13   04/03        25     -12       20  04/11
                        04/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     44.8              56.3   -11.5     58.7
AVG. MINIMUM     27.5              32.7    -5.2     36.7
MEAN             36.2              44.5    -8.3     47.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               0.6     1.4        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     23              14.2     8.8       11
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.42   2001
 MINIMUM         0.05   1987
TOTALS           2.90              2.57    0.33     2.60
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.09    0.01     0.09
DAYS >= .01        14               9.1     4.9        9
DAYS >= .10         8               5.2     2.8        5
DAYS >= .50         2               1.7     0.3        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.4    -0.4        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.86   04/18 TO 04/18

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           15.6   1928
TOTALS           24.4R              3.0    21.4        T
SINCE 7/1        78.5              45.7    32.8     27.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      3                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         5               1.0     4.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        10R  04/19                          0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      9.4   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     856               617     239      511
 SINCE 7/1       8454              8167     287     6533
COOLING TOTAL       0                 2      -2        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 2      -2        7
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/290    DATE  04/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/340    DATE  04/11

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      0
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      7

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

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