Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
1258 PM CST THU JAN 1 2015

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...THE ST CLOUD MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 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              63   12/06/1939
 LOW              -41   12/19/1983
HIGHEST            50   12/14        38      12       40  12/27
LOWEST             -8   12/01       -10       2      -25  12/24
AVG. MAXIMUM     29.6              24.7     4.9     15.3
AVG. MINIMUM     18.6               7.1    11.5     -2.8
MEAN             24.1              15.9     8.2      6.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     17              21.5    -4.5       27
DAYS MIN <= 32     25              30.6    -5.6       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       4               9.7    -5.7       18

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.56   2010
 MINIMUM         0.00   1895
                        1896
                        1898
TOTALS           0.75              0.82   -0.07     1.77
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.03   -0.01     0.06
DAYS >= .01         9               7.6     1.4       18
DAYS >= .10         2               2.4    -0.4        6
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.46   12/15 TO 12/15
                        12/15 TO 12/16

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           25.5   5
                        0
TOTALS            2.5               9.4    -6.9     20.4
SINCE 7/1        20.1              18.6     1.5     24.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 4      -3        7
DAYS >= 1.0         0               3.1    -3.1        7
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   12/05                         11  12/27
                        12/04                             12/26
                        12/03                             12/25
 24 HR TOTAL      0.8   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1262              1522    -260     1815
 SINCE 7/1       3194              3447    -253     3688
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        597               465     132      578
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/310    DATE  12/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    34/350    DATE  12/15

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         18

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                4     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                     15

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

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