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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED PRECIPITATION...
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
1030 AM CST THU DEC 01 2016

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...THE ST CLOUD MN  CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2017...

CLIMATE     NORMAL    PERIOD   1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE     RECORD    PERIOD   1893 TO 2017

            WEATHER   OBSERVED NORMAL    DEPART    LAST YEARS
            VALUE     DATE(S)    VALUE   FROM      VALUE  DATE(S)
                                         NORMAL
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MONTHLY       REPORT  DECEMBER    2017   STC       AIRPORT

TEMPS                  ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
AVERAGE     MAX         24.5      24.7     -0.2     COOLER    57
COLD AVERAGE     MIN         10.4       7.1      3.3     WARMER   41
  WARM MONTH       MEAN        17.5      15.9      1.6     WARMER
NEAR  NORM

DAILY       MAX          41 DEC-26-2016
DAILY       MIN         -28 DEC-18-2016

HDD                    ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH       1464      1522      -58     WARMER    55
WARM TOTAL       SEASON      2838      3447      -609    WARMER
9   WARM

CDD                    ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH         0        0         0      NORMAL    N/A
N/A TOTAL       ANNUAL       506      464        42     WARMER
NEAR  NORM

PRECIP                 ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
MONTH       TOTAL       1.55      0.82      0.73    WETTER    14
WET ANNUAL      TOTAL      33.82     27.73      6.09    WETTER    15
  WET DAILY       MAX         0.74 DEC-25-2016

SNW                    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART            RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        8.8      9.4       -0.6     DRIER   NEAR
NORM SEASON      TOTAL       16.1     18.6       -2.5     DRIER
34   DRY DAILY       MAX          3.0 DEC-11-2016 MAX         DEPTH
       7  DEC-17-2016

DECEMBER    EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR
COMPARISON EXTREME     DECEMBER  EXTREME  YEAR      DEPART
   RANK DECEMBER    MAX       37.8     1939      13.1      WARMEST
  1   WARM DECEMBER    MAX       9.1      1983      -15.6
COLDEST     1   COLD DECEMBER    MIN       21.1     1931      14
   WARMEST     1   WARM DECEMBER    MIN       -9.9     1983      -17
      COLDEST     1   COLD DECEMBER    MEAN      28.6     1913
12.7      WARMEST     1   WARM DECEMBER    MEAN      -0.4     1983
   -16.3     COLDEST     1   COLD DECEMBER    HDD       1123
1913      -399      WARMEST     1   WARM DECEMBER    HDD       2017
   1983      495       COLDEST     1   COLD DECEMBER    CDD       0
      NONE      RECORDED  WARMEST     1   WARM DECEMBER    CDD
0        NONE      RECORDED  COLDEST     1   COLD DECEMBER    PCP
   2.45     2010      1.63      WETTEST     1   WET DECEMBER    PCP
     0.00     1913      -0.82     DRIEST      1   DRY DECEMBER
SNOW      25.5     1927      16.1      SNOWIEST    1   WET DECEMBER
  SNOW      0.0      1898      -9.4      DRIEST      1   DRY

WIND        MPH        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
ANNUAL      AVERAGE     11.1      9.1       2.0
PEAK WIND GUST      56 MPH SOUTH DEC-26-2016
DAILY FAST 2-MINUTE 44 MPH SOUTH DEC-26-2016

SUNSHINE
1 MONTH      MIN-GAIN MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
DECEMBER        8        -21      0.1       -0.4       2      -5

SUNSHINE
3 MONTH      MIN-GAIN MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
OND             8       -186      0.1       -3.1       2      -44

SUNSHINE
12 MONTH     MIN-GAIN MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JAN-DEC        425      -425      7.1       -7.1      100    -100

WEATHER                ACTUAL
TYPE           NCEI     COUNT
1=FOG/MIST               17
2=FOG DENSE     1         1
3=THUNDER      0.2        0
4=IP/SLEET                0
5=HAIL                    0
6=FRZ RAIN                1
7=BLWG DUST               0
8=HAZE/SMK                5
9=BLWG SNW                0

TEMP           NCEI     COUNT    NUMBER   OF DAYS
MAXIMUM       NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 0                      1        1         0     COOLER
<=32            22       19       20        -3     COOLER
>=50                      0        0         0     COOLER
>=60                      0        0         0     COOLER
>=70                      0        0         0     NORMAL
>=80                      0        0         0     NORMAL
>=90            0         0        0         0     NORMAL

TEMP           NCEI     COUNT    NUMBER   OF DAYS
MINIMUM       NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= -20                    1        1         0     NORMAL
<= -10                    4        4         0     NORMAL
<= 0            10        8        8        -2     WARMER
<= 10                    12       16        -4     WARMER
<= 20                    23       24        -1     WARMER
<= 32           31       31       30         0     COOLER
>= 50                     0        0         0     NORMAL
>= 60                     0        0         0     NORMAL
>= 70                     0        0         0     NORMAL

PRECIP         NCEI     COUNT    NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                 10        8         3     WETTER
>= 0.01         8        12        8         4     WETTER
>= 0.10         2         3        3         1     WETTER
>= 0.25                   1        1         0     WETTER
>= 0.50        0.2        1        0         1     WETTER
>= 1.00         0         0        0         0     NORMAL

SNOW           NCEI     COUNT    NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  0        6        -6     DRIER
>= 0.1          8        12        8         4     SNOWIER
>= 1.0          3        10        3         7     SNOWIER
>= 1.5                    2        2         0     NORMAL
>= 2.0                    2        2         0     NORMAL
>= 3.0                    2        1         1     SNOWIER

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS
3-MONTH     DATA      OCTOBER  NOVEMBER  DECEMBER  (OND)
OND         2016      ACTUAL   NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
OND-16      MAX       44.1     40.1      4.0       WARMER     19
WARM OND-16      MIN       26.9     21.2      5.7       WARMER
8   WARM OND-16      MEAN      35.5     30.7      4.8       WARMER
   9   WARM OND-16      HDD       2698     3161      -463
WARMER     10   WARM OND-16      CDD       0        1         -1
   COOLER     N/A   --OND-16      PRECIP    5.92     4.69      1.23
    WETTER     27   WET OND-16      SNW       16.1     18.6      -
2.5      DRIER     NEAR  NORM

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     OND       EXTREME  YEAR      DEPART               RANK
OCT-NOV-DEC MAX       47.3     1939      7.2       WARMEST     1
WARM OCT-NOV-DEC MAX       33.4     1985      -6.7      COLDEST
1   COLD OCT-NOV-DEC MIN       30.0     1931      8.8       WARMEST
   1   WARM OCT-NOV-DEC MIN       11.6     1976      -9.6
COLDEST     1   COLD OCT-NOV-DEC MEAN      38.1     1931      7.4
   WARMEST     1   WARM OCT-NOV-DEC MEAN      23.1     1985      -
7.6      COLDEST     1   COLD OCT-NOV-DEC HDD       2460     1931
  -701      WARMEST     1   WARM OCT-NOV-DEC HDD       3836     1985
     675       COLDEST     1   COLD OCT-NOV-DEC CDD       31
1922      30        WARMEST     1   WARM OCT-NOV-DEC CDD       0
   2016      -1        COLDEST     1   COLD OCT-NOV-DEC PRECIP
9.41     1899      4.72      WETTEST     1   WET OCT-NOV-DEC PRECIP
  0.67     1952      -4.02     DRIEST      1   DRY OCT-NOV-DEC SNW
    40.5     1927      21.9      SNOWIEST    1   WET OCT-NOV-DEC SNW
      2.0      1939      -16.6     DRIEST      1   DRY

12 MONTH    DATA
JAN-DEC     2016      ACTUAL   NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
JAN-DEC-16  MAX       55.5     53.5      2.0       WARMER     14
WARM JAN-DEC-16  MIN       36.4     32.0      4.4       WARMER
2   WARM JAN-DEC-16  MEAN      45.9     42.8      3.1       WARMER
   7   WARM JAN-DEC-16  HDD-ANN   7366     8534      -1168
WARMER      5   WARM JUL-DEC-16  HDD-SEA   2838     3447      -609
   WARMER      9   WARM JAN-DEC-16  CDD       506      464       42
      WARMER    NEAR  NORM JAN-DEC-16  PRECIP    33.82    27.73
6.09      WETTER     16   WET JAN-DEC-16  SNOW-ANN  32.5     45.7
  -13.2     DRIER      34   DRY JUL-DEC-16  SNOW-SEA  16.1     18.6
    -2.5      DRIER     NEAR  NORM

ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES    JAN-DEC   EXTREME  YEAR      DEPART               RANK
JAN-DEC     MAX       58.2     2012             4.7WARMEST     1
WARM JAN-DEC     MAX       48.9     1897            -4.6COLDEST
1   COLD JAN-DEC     MIN       37.9     1931             5.9WARMEST
   1   WARM JAN-DEC     MIN       26.9     1950            -
5.1COLDEST     1   COLD JAN-DEC     MEAN      47.9     1931
   5.1WARMEST     1   WARM JAN-DEC     MEAN      38.2     1950
     -4.6COLDEST     1   COLD JAN-DEC     HDD-ANN   7022     1931
       -1512WARMEST     1   WARM JAN-DEC     HDD-ANN   9942     1950
           1408COLDEST     1   COLD JUL-DEC     HDD-SEA   2607
1931            -840WARMEST     1   WARM JUL-DEC     HDD-SEA   4220
   1985             773COLDEST     1   COLD JAN-DEC     CDD
989      1921             525WARMEST     1   WARM JAN-DEC     CDD
   192      1992            -272COLDEST     1   COLD JAN-DEC
PRECIP    41.01    1897           13.28WETTEST     1   WET JAN-DEC
  PRECIP    14.64    1910          -13.09DRIEST      1   DRY JAN-DEC
    SNOW-ANN  84.6     1936            38.9SNOWIEST    1   WET JAN-
DEC     SNOW-ANN  8.8      1912           -36.9DRIEST      1   DRY
JUL-DEC     SNOW-SEA  40.5     1927            21.9SNOWIEST    1
WET JUL-DEC     SNOW-SEA  2.0      1939           -16.6DRIEST      1
  DRY

NEW DAILY    EXTREME
MAX TEMP        0
COLD MAX        0
MIN TEMP        0
WARM MIN        0
PRECIP          0
SNOW            0

NEW DAILY   RECORD    EXTREME    LISTING           PREVIOUS
TYPE        NEW/TIE   /AMOUNT      /DATE YEAR      SET/TIE    OLD
YEAR NO NEW      DAILY      RECORD   EXTREMES


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