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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED TO MAR-APR-MAY PRECIP RANKING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
1111 AM CDT THU JUN 01 2017

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

CLIMATE       NORMAL       PERIOD    1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE       RECORD       PERIOD    1894 TO 2017

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

TEMPS                        ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPART             RANK
AVERAGE       MAX             66.1      68.8       -2.7     COOLER    42 COLD
AVERAGE       MIN             43.7      44.2       -0.5     COOLER    57 COLD
MONTH         MEAN            54.9      56.5       -1.6     COOLER    45 COLD

DAILY         MAX                  81     MAY-14-2017
DAILY         MIN                  32     MAY-01-2017

HDD                          ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPART             RANK
TOTAL         MONTH           307        287        20      COOLER   NEAR NORM
TOTAL         SEASON          7286      8456      -1170     WARMER     7 WARM

CDD                          ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPART             RANK
TOTAL         MONTH            3         23        -20      COOLER    20 COLD
TOTAL         ANNUAL           3         25        -22      COOLER    17 COLD

PRECIP                       ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPART             RANK
MONTH         TOTAL           4.44      2.95       1.49     WETTER    33 WET
ANNUAL        TOTAL           9.70      8.31       1.39     WETTER    37 WET
DAILY         MAX             1.37        MAY-20-2017

SNW                          ACTUAL    AVERAGE    DEPART             RANK
MONTH         TOTAL           1.0         T        1.0     SNOWIER     6 SNOWY
SEASON        TOTAL           31.9      45.7      -13.8     DRIER     27 DRY
DAILY         MAX             1.0         MAY-01-2017
MAX           DEPTH            1          MAY-01-2017

MAY           EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME       MAY           EXTREME     YEAR      DEPART             RANK
MAY           MAX          80.0      1934       11.2      WARMEST      1 WARM
MAY           MAX          59.6      1907       -9.2      COLDEST      1 COLD
MAY           MIN          52.4      1934       8.2       WARMEST      1 WARM
MAY           MIN          34.8      1907       -9.4      COLDEST      1 COLD
MAY           MEAN         66.2      1934       9.7       WARMEST      1 WARM
MAY           MEAN         47.2      1907       -9.3      COLDEST      1 COLD
MAY           HDD          112       1977       -175      WARMEST      1 WARM
MAY           HDD          544       1907       257       COLDEST      1 COLD
MAY           CDD          158       1934       135       WARMEST      1 WARM
MAY           CDD          0         2008       -23       COLDEST      1 COLD
MAY           PRECIP       9.68      1912       6.73      WETTEST      1 WET
MAY           PRECIP       0.20      1900       -2.75     DRIEST       1 DRY
MAY           SNOW         3.3       1938       3.3       SNOWIEST     1 WET
MAY           SNOW         0.0       2016       -T        DRIEST       1 DRY

WIND          MPH            ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPART
MONTHLY       AVERAGE         8.1       12.1       -4.0
PEAK GUST     47 MPH          WEST        MAY-28-2017
FASTEST 2-MIN 36 MPH       NORTHWEST      MAY-28-2017

SUNSHINE      (POSSIBLE)
1 MONTH         MIN-GAIN    MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
MAY                69          0         1.2       0.0        16       0

SUNSHINE      (POSSIBLE)
3 MONTH         MIN-GAIN    MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
MAM                259         0         4.3       0.0        60       0

SUNSHINE      (POSSIBLE)
5 MONTH         MIN-GAIN    MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JAN-MAY            400         0         6.7       0.0        94       0

WEATHER                    ACTUAL
TYPE          NCEI         COUNT
1=FOG/MIST                 12
2=FOG DENSE   0.3          0
3=THUNDER     5.0          5
4=IP/SLEET                 0
5=HAIL                     0
6=FRZ RAIN                 0
7=BLWG DUST                0
8=HAZE/SMK                 0
9=BLWG SNW                 0

TEMP              NCEI       COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
MAXIMUM          NORMAL      ACTUAL    AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 0                           0          0         0     NORMAL
<=32                0          0          0         0     NORMAL
>=50                           28        30         -2    COOLER
>=60                           25        25         0     WARMER
>=70                           12        15         -3    COOLER
>=80                           4          5         -1    COOLER
>=90               0.4         0         0.7        0     COOLER

TEMP              NCEI       COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
MINIMUM          NORMAL      ACTUAL    AVERAGE    DEPART
<= -20                         0          0         0     NORMAL
<= -10                         0          0         0     NORMAL
<= 0                0          0          0         0     NORMAL
<= 10                          0          0         0     NORMAL
<= 20                          0          0         0     NORMAL
<= 32              2.4         1         3.0        -1    WARMER
>= 50                          7         9.0        -2    COOLER
>= 60                          0         1.5        -2    COOLER
>= 70                          0         0.0        0     NORMAL

PRECIP            NCEI       COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A      NORMAL      ACTUAL    AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                       1          3         -2    DRIER
>= 0.01           10.9         12        11         1     WETTER
>= 0.10            6.5         8          7         2     WETTER
>= 0.25                        7          5         3     WETTER
>= 0.50            2.1         3          3         1     WETTER
>= 1.00            0.5         1          1         1     WETTER

SNOW              NCEI       COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A      NORMAL      ACTUAL    AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                       0          0         0     NORMAL
>= 0.1             0.1         1          0         1     SNOWIER
>= 1.0             0.0         1          0         1     SNOWIER
>= 1.5                         0          0         0     NORMAL
>= 2.0                         0          0         0     NORMAL
>= 3.0                         0          0         0     NORMAL

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS
3-MONTH       DATA         MARCH     APRIL      MAY       (MAM)
MAM           2017           ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPART             RANK
MAM-17        MAX             54.2      54.7       -0.5   COOLER     NEAR NORM
MAM-17        MIN             33.4      32.2       1.2    WARMER      37 WARM
MAM-17        MEAN            43.8      43.5       0.3    WARMER      45 WARM
MAM-17        HDD             1930      2008       -78    WARMER      40 WARM
MAM-17        CDD              3         25        -22    COOLER      17 COLD
MAM-17        PRECIP          8.38      7.07       1.31   WETTER      35 WET
MAM-17        SNW             3.0       11.5       -8.5   DRIER       18 DRY

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME       MAM           EXTREME     YEAR      DEPART              RANK
MAR-APR-MAY   MAX             62.3      1910       7.6    WARMEST      1 WARM
MAR-APR-MAY   MAX             45.2      1950       -9.5   COLDEST      1 COLD
MAR-APR-MAY   MIN             39.5      2012       7.3    WARMEST      1 WARM
MAR-APR-MAY   MIN             25.9      1943       -6.3   COLDEST      1 COLD
MAR-APR-MAY   MEAN            50.6      2012       7.1    WARMEST      1 WARM
MAR-APR-MAY   MEAN            35.8      1950       -7.7   COLDEST      1 COLD
MAR-APR-MAY   HDD             1345      2012       -663   WARMEST      1 WARM
MAR-APR-MAY   HDD             2673      1950       665    COLDEST      1 COLD
MAR-APR-MAY   CDD             220       1934       195    WARMEST      1 WARM
MAR-APR-MAY   CDD              0        1983       -25    COLDEST      1 COLD
MAR-APR-MAY   PRECIP         16.02      1894       8.95   WETTEST      1 WET
MAR-APR-MAY   PRECIP          1.95      1926      -5.12   DRIEST       1 DRY
MAR-APR-MAY   SNW             57.8      1965       46.3   SNOWIEST     1 WET
MAR-APR-MAY   SNW             0.0       1895      -11.5   DRIEST       1 DRY

5 MONTH       DATA
JAN-MAY       2017           ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPART             RANK
JAN-MAY-17    MAX             44.8      42.5       2.3    WARMER      14 WARM
JAN-MAY-17    MIN             25.7      21.1       4.6    WARMER       7 WARM
JAN-MAY-17    MEAN            35.2      31.8       3.4    WARMER       8 WARM
JAN-MAY-17    HDD-ANN         4448      5009       -561   WARMER       7 WARM
JUL-MAY-17    HDD-SEA         7286      8456      -1170   WARMER       7 WARM
JAN-MAY-17    CDD              3         25        -22    COOLER      17 COLD
JAN-MAY-17    PRECIP          9.70      8.31       1.39   WETTER      37 WET
JAN-MAY-17    SNOW-ANN        15.8      27.1      -11.3   DRIER       43 DRY
JUL-MAY-17    SNOW-SEA        31.9      45.7      -13.8   DRIER       27 DRY

ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES      JAN-MAY       EXTREME     YEAR      DEPART              RANK
JAN-MAY       MAX             50.4      1987       7.9    WARMEST      1 WARM
JAN-MAY       MAX             33.6      1979       -8.9   COLDEST      1 COLD
JAN-MAY       MIN             29.2      2012       8.1    WARMEST      1 WARM
JAN-MAY       MIN             13.3      1979       -7.8   COLDEST      1 COLD
JAN-MAY       MEAN            39.4      2012       7.6    WARMEST      1 WARM
JAN-MAY       MEAN            23.4      1979       -8.4   COLDEST      1 COLD
JAN-MAY       HDD-ANN         3889      2012      -1120   WARMEST      1 WARM
JAN-MAY       HDD-ANN         6227      1979       1218   COLDEST      1 COLD
JUL-MAY       HDD-SEA         6716      2012      -1740   WARMEST      1 WARM
JUL-MAY       HDD-SEA         9889      1979       1433   COLDEST      1 COLD
JAN-MAY       CDD             177       1934       152    WARMEST      1 WARM
JAN-MAY       CDD              0        2008       -25    COLDEST      1 COLD
JAN-MAY       PRECIP         16.83      1894       8.52   WETTEST      1 WET
JAN-MAY       PRECIP          2.87      1934      -5.44   DRIEST       1 DRY
JAN-MAY       SNOW-ANN        75.5      1965       60.8   SNOWIEST     1 WET
JAN-MAY       SNOW-ANN        3.0       1902      -24.1   DRIEST       1 DRY
JUL-MAY       SNOW-SEA        87.9      1965       42.2   SNOWIEST     1 WET
JUL-MAY       SNOW-SEA        14.1      1959      -31.6   DRIEST       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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CARLYON



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