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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
620 AM CDT MON MAY 7 2018

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

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

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MONTHLY             REPORT      APRIL      2018      MSP     AIRPORT

TEMPS                           ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
AVERAGE        MAX               47.4      57.8     -10.4     COOLER     7    COLD
AVERAGE        MIN               27.7      37.2      -9.5     COOLER     2    COLD
MONTH          MEAN              37.6      47.5      -9.9     COOLER     4    COLD

DAILY          MAX               84    APR-30-2018
DAILY          MIN                8    APR-04-2018

HDD                             ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
TOTAL          MONTH             822       528       294      COOLER     4    COLD
TOTAL          SEASON            7515      7319      196      COOLER    NEAR  NORM

CDD                             ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
TOTAL          MONTH              4         5         -1      COOLER    N/A
TOTAL          ANNUAL             4         5         -1      COOLER    N/A

PRECIP         INCHES           ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
MONTH          TOTAL             2.21      2.66     -0.45     DRIER     NEAR  NORM
ANNUAL         TOTAL             6.28      6.22      0.06     WETTER     48   WET
DAILY          MAX               0.79 APR-14-2018

SNOW           INCHES           ACTUAL     AVG      DEPART              RANK
MONTH          TOTAL             26.1      2.5       23.6    SNOWIER     1     SNOWY
SEASON         TOTAL             78.3      54.5      23.8    SNOWIER     9     SNOWY
DAILY          MAX               11.1 APR-14-2018
MAX            DEPTH             11   APR-16-2018

APRIL          EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME        APRIL           EXTREME     YEAR     DEPART              RANK
APRIL          MAX               66.9      1987      9.1     WARMEST     1    WARM
APRIL          MAX               44.1      1950     -13.7    COLDEST     1    COLD
APRIL          MIN               46.2      1915      9.0     WARMEST     1    WARM
APRIL          MIN               25.7      1874     -11.5    COLDEST     1    COLD
APRIL          MEAN              56.0      1915      8.5     WARMEST     1    WARM
APRIL          MEAN              35.8      1874     -11.7    COLDEST     1    COLD
APRIL          HDD               292       2010      -236    WARMEST     1    WARM
APRIL          HDD               868       1874      340     COLDEST     1    COLD
APRIL          CDD                36       1952       31     WARMEST     1    WARM
APRIL          CDD                0        2017       -5     COLDEST     1    COLD
APRIL          PRECIP            7.00      2001      4.34    WETTEST     1    WET
APRIL          PRECIP            0.16      1987     -2.50     DRIEST     1    DRY
APRIL          SNW               26.1      2018     -28.4    SNOWIEST    1    WET
APRIL          SNW               0.0       2010     -54.5     DRIEST     1    DRY

WIND           MPH            ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTHLY        AVERAGE--->    9.5       11.3      -1.8
PEAK GUST      45 MPH NORTHEAST APR-14-2018
FASTEST 2-MIN  33 MPH NORTHWEST APR-06-2018

SUNSHINE       (POSSIBLE)
1 MONTH        MIN-GAIN       MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
APRIL          89             0         1.5       0.0       22        0

SUNSHINE       (POSSIBLE)
3 MONTH        MIN-GAIN       MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
FMA            267            0         4.5       0.0       65        0

SUNSHINE       (POSSIBLE)
4 MONTH        MIN-GAIN       MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
JAN-APR        323            0         5.4       0.0       78        0

WEATHER        NCEI           ACTUAL
TYPE           NORMAL         COUNT
1=FOG/MIST                    10
2=FOG DENSE    0.4            2
3=THUNDER      2.6            2
4=IP/SLEET                    1
5=HAIL                        0
6=FRZ RAIN                    0
7=BLWG DUST                   0
8=HAZE/SMK                    3
9=BLWG SNW                    2

TEMP                NCEI        COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
MAXIMUM            NORMAL       ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 0                              0         0         0       NORMAL
<=32                  0           8         0         8       COOLER
>=50                              13        21        -8      COOLER
>=60                              9         13        -4      COOLER
>=70                              2         5         -3      COOLER
>=80                              1         1         0       NORMAL
>=90                  0           0         0         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                             1         0         1       COOLER
<= 20                             7         1         6       COOLER
<= 32                12           20        9         11      COOLER
>= 50                             1         3         -2      COOLER
>=60                              0         0         0       COOLER
>= 70                             0         0         0       NORMAL

PRECIP              NCEI        COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A        NORMAL       ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                          6         4         2       WETTER
>= 0.01              11           8         11        -3      DRIER
>= 0.10               6           6         6         0       DRIER
>= 0.25                           3         4         -1      DRIER
>= 0.50               2           2         2         0       WETTER
>= 1.00               0           0         0         0       DRIER

SNOW                NCEI        COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A        NORMAL       ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                          3         3         0      SNOWIER
>= 0.1                2           8         2         6      SNOWIER
>= 1.0                1           6         1         5      SNOWIER
>= 1.5                            4         0         4      SNOWIER
>= 2.0                            3         0         3      SNOWIER
>= 3.0                            3         0         3      SNOWIER

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS
3-MONTH        DATA           FEBRUARY  MARCH     APRIL     (FMA)
FMA            2018           ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART                RANK
FMA-18         MAX            37.6      42.7      -5.1      COOLER       35   COLD
FMA-18         MIN            19.7      24.8      -5.1      COOLER       36   COLD
FMA-18         MEAN           28.6      33.8      -5.2      COOLER       32   COLD
FMA-18         HDD            3191      2763      428       COOLER       39   COLD
FMA-18         CDD            4         5         -1        COOLER      N/A
FMA-18         PRECIP         4.73      5.32      -0.59     DRIER       NEAR  NORM
FMA-18         SNW            50.8      20.5      30.3      SNOWIER      3    SNOWY

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME        FMA            EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART                 RANK
FEB-MAR-APR    MAX            51.9      1987      9.2       WARMEST      1    WARM
FEB-MAR-APR    MAX            28.9      1875      -13.8     COLDEST      1    COLD
FEB-MAR-APR    MIN            33.4      2012      8.6       WARMEST      1    WARM
FEB-MAR-APR    MIN            9.0       1875      -15.8     COLDEST      1    COLD
FEB-MAR-APR    MEAN           42.5      1878      8.7       WARMEST      1    WARM
FEB-MAR-APR    MEAN           19.0      1875      -14.8     COLDEST      1    COLD
FEB-MAR-APR    HDD            1952      1878      -811      WARMEST      1    WARM
FEB-MAR-APR    HDD            4034      1875      1271      COLDEST      1    COLD
FEB-MAR-APR    CDD            36        1952      31        WARMEST      1    WARM
FEB-MAR-APR    CDD            0         2015      -5        COLDEST      1    COLD
FEB-MAR-APR    PRECIP         9.86      1965      4.54      WETTEST      1    WET
FEB-MAR-APR    PRECIP         0.93      1987      -4.39     DRIEST       1    DRY
FEB-MAR-APR    SNOW           54.7      1962      34.2      SNOWIEST     1    WET
FEB-MAR-APR    SNOW           3.3       1987      -17.2     DRIEST       1    DRY

4 MONTH        DATA
JAN-APR        2018           ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART                 RANK
JAN-APR-18     4-MONTH-MAX    34.4      37.9      -3.5      COOLER       49   COLD
JAN-APR-18     4-MONTH-MIN    16.9      20.5      -3.6      COOLER       57   COLD
JAN-APR-18     4-MONTH-MEAN   25.6      29.2      -3.6      COOLER       54   COLD
JAN-APR-18     4-MONTH-HDD    4682      4296      386       COOLER       58   COLD
JAN-APR-18     4-MONTH-CDD    4         5         -1        COOLER      N/A
JAN-APR-18     4-MONTH-PCP    6.28      6.22      0.06      WETTER       48   WET
JAN-APR-18     4-MONTH-SNW    71.2      32.7      38.5      SNOWIER      1    SNOWY
JUL-APR-18   10-MONTH-HDD-SEA 7515      7319      196       COOLER      NEAR  NORM
JUL-APR-18   10-MONTH-SNW-SEA 78.3      54.5      23.8      SNOWIER      9    SNOWY

ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES                      EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART                 RANK
JAN-APR        4-MONTH-MAX    46.2      1987      8.3       WARMEST      1    WARM
JAN-APR        4-MONTH-MAX    23.3      1875      -14.6     COLDEST      1    COLD
JAN-APR        4-MONTH-MIN    29.0      2012      8.5       WARMEST      1    WARM
JAN-APR        4-MONTH-MIN    3.5       1875      -17.0     COLDEST      1    COLD
JAN-APR        4-MONTH-MEAN   37.4      2012      8.2       WARMEST      1    WARM
JAN-APR        4-MONTH-MEAN   13.4      1875      -15.8     COLDEST      1    COLD
JAN-APR        4-MONTH-HDD    3302      1878      -994      WARMEST      1    WARM
JAN-APR        4-MONTH-HDD    6148      1875      1852      COLDEST      1    COLD
JAN-APR        4-MONTH-CDD    36        1952      31        WARMEST      1    WARM
JAN-APR        4-MONTH-CDD    0         2015      -5        COLDEST      1    COLD
JAN-APR        4-MONTH-PCP    10.68     1975      4.46      WETTEST      1    WET
JAN-APR        4-MONTH-PCP    1.56      1987      -4.66     DRIEST       1    DRY
JAN-APR        4-MONTH-SNW    71        2018      39        SNOWIEST     1    WET
JAN-APR        4-MONTH-SNW    8         1931      -24       DRIEST       1    DRY
JUL-APR      10-MONTH-HDD-SEA 2947      2012      -4372     WARMEST      1    WARM
JUL-APR      10-MONTH-HDD-SEA 4863      1875      -2456     COLDEST      1    COLD
JUL-APR      10-MONTH-SNW-SEA 71.0      1984      16.5      SNOWIEST     1    WET
JUL-APR      10-MONTH-SNW-SEA 6.3       1931      -48.2     DRIEST       1    DRY

NEW DAILY      EXTREME
MAX TEMP       0
COLD MAX       3
MIN TEMP       0
WARM MIN       0
PRECIP         0
SNOW           2

NEW DAILY      RECORD          EXTREME   LISTING             PREVIOUS
TYPE           NEW/TIE         /AMOUNT      /DATE YEAR       SET/TIE    OLD    YEAR
SNOW           NEW->             7.5        APR-03-2018     OLD->       5.9    1974
COLD MAX       TIE->              26        APR-06-2018     TIES->       26    1939
COLD MAX       NEW->              30        APR-14-2018     OLD->        32    1928
COLD MAX       NEW->              28        APR-15-2018     OLD->        32    1951
SNOW           NEW->             3.5        APR-15-2018     OLD->       2.0    1961

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CARLYON



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