Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
510 PM CDT SUN OCT 01 2017

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

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

              WEATHER      OBSERVED    NORMAL    DEPART
              VALUE        DATE(S)     VALUE     FROM
                                                 NORMAL
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MONTHLY           REPORT   SEPTEMBER    2017   STC       AIRPORT

TEMPS                        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
AVERAGE       MAX             74.0      70.3      3.7      WARMER    20   WARM
AVERAGE       MIN             50.8      46.8      4.0      WARMER    22   WARM
MONTH         MEAN            62.4      58.6      3.8      WARMER    21   WARM

DAILY         MAX              89 SEP-22-2017
DAILY         MIN              40 SEP-29-2017

HDD                          ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL         MONTH           139       228       -89      WARMER    23   WARM
TOTAL         SEASON          179       286       -107     WARMER    25   WARM

CDD                          ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL         MONTH            71        34        37      WARMER    29   WARM
TOTAL         ANNUAL          361       463       -102     COOLER    22   COLD

PRECIP                       ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
MONTH         TOTAL           2.93      3.46     -0.53     DRIER    NEAR  NORM
ANNUAL        TOTAL          23.86     23.04      0.82     WETTER   NEAR  NORM
DAILY         MAX             1.38 SEP-23-2017

SNW                          ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART             RANK
MONTH         TOTAL           0.0        T         -T      DRIER    NEAR  NORM
SEASON        TOTAL           0.0        T         -T      DRIER    NEAR  NORM
DAILY         MAX             0.0 SEP-01-2017
MAX           DEPTH            0  SEP-01-2017

SEPTEMBER     EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME       SEPTEMBER    EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART               RANK
SEPTEMBER     MAX          78.8      1908      8.5       WARMEST      1   WARM
SEPTEMBER     MAX          58.1      1965      -12.2     COLDEST      1   COLD
SEPTEMBER     MIN          55.6      2015      8.8       WARMEST      1   WARM
SEPTEMBER     MIN          38.4      1974      -8.4      COLDEST      1   COLD
SEPTEMBER     MEAN         66.5      1931      7.9       WARMEST      1   WARM
SEPTEMBER     MEAN         50.3      1965      -8.3      COLDEST      1   COLD
SEPTEMBER     HDD          84        1920      -144      WARMEST      1   WARM
SEPTEMBER     HDD          435       1965      207       COLDEST      1   COLD
SEPTEMBER     CDD          150       1931      116       WARMEST      1   WARM
SEPTEMBER     CDD          0         2010      -34       COLDEST      1   COLD
SEPTEMBER     PCP          10.72     1926      7.26      WETTEST      1   WET
SEPTEMBER     PCP          0.07      1952      -3.39     DRIEST       1   DRY
SEPTEMBER     SNOW         1.8       1942      1.8       SNOWIEST     1   WET
SEPTEMBER     SNOW         0.0       2015      -T        DRIEST       1   DRY

WIND          MPH            ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTHLY       AVERAGE         7.9       12.1      -4.2
PEAK GUST     51 MPH WEST SEP-20-2017
FASTEST 2-MIN 36 MPH WEST SEP-20-2017

SUNSHINE        (POSSIBLE)
1 MONTH         MIN-GAIN    MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
SEPTEMBER           0         -95       0.0       -1.6       0       -22

SUNSHINE        (POSSIBLE)
3 MONTH         MIN-GAIN    MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JAS                 0         -234      0.0       -3.9       0       -55

SUNSHINE        (POSSIBLE)
9 MONTH         MIN-GAIN    MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JAN-SEP            417        -239      7.0       -4.0       98      -56

WEATHER                    ACTUAL
TYPE          NCEI         COUNT
1=FOG/MIST                 16
2=FOG DENSE   0.8          1
3=THUNDER     4.4          8
4=IP/SLEET                 0
5=HAIL                     0
6=FRZ RAIN                 0
7=BLWG DUST                0
8=HAZE/SMK                 2
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                       30        30        0         WARMER
>=60                       28        27        1         WARMER
>=70                       20        18        3         WARMER
>=80                       10        7         3         WARMER
>=90          0.3          0         1         -1        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            0         2         -2        WARMER
>= 50                      15        13        2         WARMER
>= 60                      4         3         1         WARMER
>= 70                      1         0         1         WARMER

PRECIP        NCEI         COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL       ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
T (ONLY)                   4         3         1         WETTER
>= 0.01       10           13        9         3         WETTER
>= 0.10       6            6         5         0         NORMAL
>= 0.25                    3         4         -1        DRIER
>= 0.50       2            2         2         0         DRIER
>= 1.00       1            1         1         0         WETTER

SNOW          NCEI         COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL       ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
T (ONLY)                   0         0         0         NORMAL
>= 0.1        0            0         0         0         NORMAL
>= 1.0        0            0         0         0         NORMAL
>= 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         JULY      AUGUST    SEPTEMBER (JAS)
JAS           2017         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART                RANK
JAS-17        MAX          77.2      77.4      -0.2      COOLER      54   COLD
JAS-17        MIN          54.3      53.7      0.6       WARMER     NEAR  NORM
JAS-17        MEAN         65.7      65.6      0.1       WARMER     NEAR  NORM
JAS-17        HDD          179       286       -107      WARMER      25   WARM
JAS-17        CDD          274       343       -69       COOLER      22   COLD
JAS-17        PRECIP       10.58     10.56     0.02      WETTER     NEAR  NORM
JAS-17        SNW          0.0       0.0       -T        DRIER       33   SNOWY

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME       JAS          EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART                RANK
JUL-AUG-SEP   MAX          84.0      1936      6.6       WARMEST      1   WARM
JUL-AUG-SEP   MAX          71.8      1965      -5.6      COLDEST      1   COLD
JUL-AUG-SEP   MIN          59.0      1894      5.3       WARMEST      1   WARM
JUL-AUG-SEP   MIN          48.5      1992      -5.2      COLDEST      1   COLD
JUL-AUG-SEP   MEAN         71.4      1936      5.8       WARMEST      1   WARM
JUL-AUG-SEP   MEAN         61.0      1992      -4.6      COLDEST      1   COLD
JUL-AUG-SEP   HDD          94        1920      -192      WARMEST      1   WARM
JUL-AUG-SEP   HDD          506       1965      220       COLDEST      1   COLD
JUL-AUG-SEP   CDD          756       1936      413       WARMEST      1   WARM
JUL-AUG-SEP   CDD          105       1992      -238      COLDEST      1   COLD
JUL-AUG-SEP   PRECIP       22.25     1926      11.69     WETTEST      1   WET
JUL-AUG-SEP   PRECIP       2.76      1922      -7.80     DRIEST       1   DRY
JUL-AUG-SEP   SNW          1.7       1942      -8.9      SNOWIEST     1   WET
JUL-AUG-SEP   SNW          0.0       2004      -T        DRIEST       1   DRY

9 MONTH       DATA
JAN-SEP       2017         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART                RANK
JAN-SEP-17    MAX          59.4      58.0      1.4       WARMER      24   WARM
JAN-SEP-17    MIN          38.2      35.6      2.6       WARMER      10   WARM
JAN-SEP-17    MEAN         48.8      46.8      2.0       WARMER      11   WARM
JAN-SEP-17    HDD-ANN      4668      5373      -705      WARMER       7   WARM
AUG+SEP-17    2-MONTH-HDD  179       286       -107      WARMER      25   WARM
JAN-SEP-17    CDD          361       1936      -102      COOLER      22   COLD
JAN-SEP-17    PRECIP       23.86     23.04     0.82      WETTER     NEAR  NORM
JAN-SEP-17    SNOW-ANN     15.8      27.1      -11.3     DRIER       62   DRY
JUL-SEP-17    SNOW-SEA     0.0       T         -T        DRIER       N/A  --

ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES      JAN-SEP      EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART                RANK
JAN-SEP       MAX          63.8      2012      5.8       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-SEP       MAX          52.2      1965      -5.8      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-SEP       MIN          40.6      2012      5.0       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-SEP       MIN          30.1      1950      -5.5      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-SEP       MEAN         52.2      2012      5.4       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-SEP       MEAN         41.5      1979      -5.3      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-SEP       HDD-ANN      4155      2012      -1218     WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-SEP       HDD-ANN      6621      1979      1248      COLDEST      1   COLD
AUG+SEP HDD   2-MONTH      89        1920      -197      WARMEST      1   WARM
AUG+SEP HDD   2-MONTH      492       1965      206       COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-SEP       CDD          989       1921      -947      WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-SEP       CDD          192       1992      -1744     COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-SEP       PRECIP       38.44     1897      15.40     WETTEST      1   WET
JAN-SEP       PRECIP       13.62     1910      -9.42     DRIEST       1   DRY
JAN-SEP       SNOW-ANN     75.5      1965      48.4      SNOWIEST     1   WET
JAN-SEP       SNOW-ANN     3.0       1902      -24.1     DRIEST       1   DRY
JUL-SEP       SNOW-SEA     1.8       1942      1.8       SNOWIEST     1   WET
JUL-SEP       SNOW-SEA     0.0       2015      -T        DRIEST       1   DRY

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

NEW DAILY     RECORD       EXTREME     LISTING           PREVIOUS
TYPE          NEW/TIE      /AMOUNT       /DATE YEAR      SET/TIE     OLD  YEAR
WARM LOW      NEW->            70        SEP-22-2017     OLD->       66   1920

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CARLYON


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