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CLIMATE REPORT...UPDATED...
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
605 AM CST FRI FEB 02 2018

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...THE TWIN CITIES MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2018...

CLIMATE        NORMAL         PERIOD    1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE        RECORD         PERIOD    1871 TO 2018

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MONTHLY         REPORT         JANUARY     2018      MSP     AIRPORT

TEMPS                           ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
AVERAGE        MAX               24.8      23.7      1.1      WARMER     80   NORM
AVERAGE        MIN                8.4       7.5      0.9      WARMER     49   WARM
MONTH          MEAN              16.6      15.6      1.0      WARMER     60   WARM

DAILY          MAX               47 JAN-26-2018
DAILY          MIN              -14 JAN-01-2018

HDD                             ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
TOTAL          MONTH             1491      1533      -42      WARMER     59   WARM
TOTAL          SEASON            4324      4556      -232     WARMER     34   WARM

CDD                             ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
TOTAL          MONTH              0         0         0       NORMAL    N/A
TOTAL          ANNUAL             0         0         0       NORMAL    N/A

PCP                INCHES       ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
MONTH              TOTAL         1.55      0.90      0.65     WETTER     20   WET
ANNUAL             TOTAL         1.55      0.90      0.65     WETTER     20   WET
DAILY                MAX         1.03 JAN-22-2018

SNW                INCHES       ACTUAL     AVG      DEPART              RANK
MONTH              TOTAL         20.4      12.2      8.2     SNOWIER     11    SNOWY
SEASON             TOTAL         27.5      34.0     -6.5     DRIER     NEAR   NORM
DAILY                MAX         12.4 JAN-22-2018
MAX                 DEPTH        11   JAN-23-2018

JANUARY        EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES       JANUARY         EXTREME     YEAR     DEPART              RANK
JANUARY        MAX               35.7      1880       12     WARMEST     1    WARM
JANUARY        MAX               4.4       1912     -19.3    COLDEST     1    COLD
JANUARY        MIN               22.7      2006      15.2    WARMEST     1    WARM
JANUARY        MIN               -13       1875     -20.5    COLDEST     1    COLD
JANUARY        MEAN              28.6      2006       13     WARMEST     1    WARM
JANUARY        MEAN              -3.4      1875      -19     COLDEST     1    COLD
JANUARY        HDD               1123      2006      -410    WARMEST     1    WARM
JANUARY        HDD               2114      1875      581     COLDEST     1    COLD
JANUARY        CDD                0        NONE    RECORDED  WARMEST     1    WARM
JANUARY        CDD                0        NONE    RECORDED  COLDEST     1    COLD
JANUARY        PRECIP            4.34      1881      3.44    WETTEST     1    WET
JANUARY        PRECIP            0.05      1898     -0.85     DRIEST     1    DRY
JANUARY        SNOW              46.4      1982      34.2    SNOWIEST    1    WET
JANUARY        SNOW              0.6       1898     -11.6     DRIEST     1    DRY

WIND                 MPH        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTHLY AVG                      9.1       12.1      -3.0
PEAK GUST         39 MPH NORTH JAN-31-2018
FASTEST 2-MIN     32 MPH NORTH JAN-31-2018

SUNSHINE          POSSIBLE
1 MONTH           MIN-GAIN     MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JANUARY              56           0        0.9       0.0        14       0

SUNSHINE          POSSIBLE
2  MONTH          MIN-GAIN     MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
DEC-JAN              60          -18       1.0       -0.3       15       -4

SUNSHINE          POSSIBLE
3 MONTH           MIN-GAIN     MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
NDJ                  60          -87       1.0       -1.5       15      -21

WEATHER                         ACTUAL
TYPE                NCDC        COUNT
1=FOG/MIST                       15
2=FOG DENSE           1           1
3=THUNDER             0           0
4=IP/SLEET                        1
5=HAIL                            0
6=FRZ RAIN                        0
7=BLWG DUST                       0
8=HAZE/SMK                        7
9=BLWG SNW                        2

TEMP                NCEI                           AVERAGE            TEMP
MAXIMUM            NORMAL       ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART            MAX
<= 0                              0         1         -1      WARMER  >=90
<=32                 22           20        22        -2      WARMER  <= 0
>=50                              0         0         0       COOLER  <=32
>=60                              0         0         0       NORMAL  >=50
>=70                              0         0         0       NORMAL  >=60
>=80                              0         0         0       NORMAL  >=70
>=90                  0           0         0         0       NORMAL  >=80

TEMP                NCEI                           AVERAGE            TEMP
MINIMUM            NORMAL       ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART            MIN
<= -20                            0         1         -1      WARMER  <= -20
<= -10                            7         4         4       COOLER  <= -10
<= 0                 10           12        10        2       COOLER  <= 0
<= 10                             17        17        1       COOLER  <= 10
<= 20                             21        25        -4      WARMER  <= 20
<= 32                31           30        31        -1      WARMER  <= 32
>= 50                             0         0         0       NORMAL  >= 50
>=60                              0         0         0       NORMAL  >=60
>= 70                             0         0         0       NORMAL  >= 70

PRECIP              NCEI                           AVERAGE
DAYS WITH          NORMAL       ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                          7         9         -2      DRIER
>= 0.01               9           5         9         -4      DRIER
>= 0.10               3           4         3         1       WETTER
>= 0.25                           1         1         0       WETTER
>= 0.50               0           1         0         1       WETTER
>= 1.00                           1         0         1       WETTER

SNOW                NCEI                           AVERAGE
DAYS WITH          NORMAL       ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                          5         7         -2      DRIER
>= 0.1                8           6         9         -3      DRIER
>= 1.0                3           4         3         1      SNOWIER
>= 1.5                            4         2         2      SNOWIER
>= 2.0                            4         1         3      SNOWIER
>= 3.0                            2         1         1      SNOWIER

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS
3-MONTH        DATA           NOVEMBER  DECEMBER  JANUARY   (NDJ)
NDJ            2017             ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
NDJ-17         MAX               30.7      30.7      0.0      NORMAL     59   WARM
NDJ-17         MIN               15.7      15.3      0.4      WARMER     49   WARM
NDJ-17         MEAN              23.2      23.0      0.2      WARMER     55   WARM
NDJ-17         HDD               3835      3876      -41      WARMER     54   WARM
NDJ-17         CDD                0         0         0       NORMAL    #N/A
NDJ-17         PRECIP            2.73      3.83     -1.10     DRIER      67   DRY
NDJ-17         SNOW              27.4      33.4      -6.0     DRIER     NEAR  NORM

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME        NDJ             EXTREME     YEAR     DEPART              RANK
NOV-DEC-JAN    MAX               37.9      1914      7.2     WARMEST     1    WARM
NOV-DEC-JAN    MAX               21.7      1887      -9.0    COLDEST     1    COLD
NOV-DEC-JAN    MIN               23.5      1914      8.2     WARMEST     1    WARM
NOV-DEC-JAN    MIN               3.6       1873     -11.7    COLDEST     1    COLD
NOV-DEC-JAN    MEAN              30.7      1914      7.7     WARMEST     1    WARM
NOV-DEC-JAN    MEAN              12.1      1887     -10.9    COLDEST     1    COLD
NOV-DEC-JAN    HDD               3145      1914      -731    WARMEST     1    WARM
NOV-DEC-JAN    HDD               4681      1875      805     COLDEST     1    COLD
NOV-DEC-JAN    CDD                0        NONE    RECORDED  WARMEST     1    WARM
NOV-DEC-JAN    CDD                0        NONE    RECORDED  COLDEST     1    COLD
NOV-DEC-JAN    PRECIP            8.54      1997      4.71    WETTEST     1    WET
NOV-DEC-JAN    PRECIP            0.80      1981     -3.03     DRIEST     1    DRY
NOV-DEC-JAN    SNOW              62.2      1984      28.8    SNOWIEST    1    WET
NOV-DEC-JAN    SNOW              6.6       1889     -26.8     DRIEST     1    DRY

2 MONTH        DATA            DECEMBER  JANUARY
DEC+JAN        2017             ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
DEC+JAN        2-MONTH-MAX       25.0      25.4      -0.4   COOLER      NEAR  NORM
DEC+JAN        2-MONTH-MIN       10.5      9.9       0.6    WARMER       49   WARM
DEC+JAN        2-MONTH-MEAN      17.8      17.7      0.1    WARMER       60   WARM
DEC+JAN        2-MONTH-HDD       2914      2937      -23    WARMER       59   WARM
DEC+JAN        2-MONTH-CDD        0         0         0     NORMAL      N/A
DEC+JAN        2-MONTH-PCP       1.55      0.90      0.65   WETTER       43   WET
DEC+JAN        2-MONTH-SNW       26.8      24.1      2.7    SNOWIER      25   SNOWY
JUL-JAN-18     HDD-SEA           4324      4556      -232   WARMER       34   WARM
JUL-JAN-18     SNOW-SEA          27.5      34.0      -6.5   DRIER       NEAR  NORM

ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES       JANUARY         EXTREME     YEAR     DEPART              RANK
DEC+JAN        MAX               34.7      1878      9.3     WARMEST     1    WARM
DEC+JAN        MAX               14.1      1887     -11.3    COLDEST     1    COLD
DEC+JAN        MIN               20.8      1878      10.9    WARMEST     1    WARM
DEC+JAN        MIN               -6.1      1887     -16.0    COLDEST     1    COLD
DEC+JAN        MEAN              27.8      1878      10.1    WARMEST     1    WARM
DEC+JAN        MEAN              2.3       1873     -15.4    COLDEST     1    COLD
DEC+JAN        2 MONTH           2311      1878      -626    WARMEST     1    WARM
DEC+JAN        2 MONTH           3767      1887      830     COLDEST     1    COLD
DEC+JAN        CDD                0        NONE    RECORDED  WARMEST     1    WARM
DEC+JAN        CDD                0        NONE    RECORDED  COLDEST     1    COLD
DEC+JAN        PRECIP            7.03      1881      6.13    WETTEST     1    WET
DEC+JAN        PRECIP            0.18      1898     -0.72     DRIEST     1    DRY
DEC+JAN        2 MONTH           57.0      1982      32.9    SNOWIEST    1    WET
DEC+JAN        2 MONTH           1.0       1944     -23.1     DRIEST     1    DRY
JUL-JAN        HDD-SEA           3624      2002      -932    WARMEST     1    WARM
JUL-JAN        HDD-SEA           5486      1887      930     COLDEST     1    COLD
JUL-JAN        SNOW-SEA          71.9      1982      37.9    SNOWIEST    1    WET
JUL-JAN        SNOW-SEA          6.8       1931     -27.2     DRIEST     1    DRY

NEW DAILY          EXTREME
MAX TEMP              0
COLD MAX              0
MIN TEMP              0
WARM MIN              1
PRECIP                1
SNOW                  0

NEW DAILY      RECORD          EXTREME   LISTING             PREVIOUS
TYPE           NEW/TIE         /AMOUNT      /DATE YEAR       SET/TIE    OLD    YEAR
WARM LOW       TIE->              33        JAN-10-2018     TIES->       33    1928
PRECIP         NEW->             1.03       JAN-22-2018     OLD->       0.89   1982

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CARLYON



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