Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
147 AM CDT SUN APR 1 2018

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

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              83   03/29/1986
                        03/30/1968
                        03/23/1910
 LOW              -27   03/11/1948
HIGHEST            52   03/28        55      -3       MM  MM
LOWEST             12   03/08         9       3       MM  MM
                        03/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     40.3              41.3    -1.0       MM
AVG. MINIMUM     24.6              24.3     0.3       MM
MEAN             32.4              32.8    -0.4       MM
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0       MM
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               5.9    -3.9       MM
DAYS MIN <= 32     28              23.8     4.2       MM
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               1.0    -1.0       MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.75   1965
 MINIMUM         0.09   1910
TOTALS           1.19              1.89   -0.70       MM
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.06   -0.02       MM
DAYS >= .01         8               9.3    -1.3       MM
DAYS >= .10         4               4.8    -0.8       MM
DAYS >= .50         0               0.9    -0.9       MM
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.2    -0.2       MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.38   03/26 TO 03/26

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           40.0   5
                        0
TOTALS            8.7              10.3    -1.6       MM
SINCE 7/1        52.1              52.0     0.1       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                 5      -3       MM
DAYS >= 1.0         4               2.7     1.3       MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   03/01                         MM  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      3.5   03/05 TO 03/05

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1002               998       4       MM
 SINCE 7/1       6693              6788     -95       MM
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       MM
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0       MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/110    DATE  03/05
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/110    DATE  03/05

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                6     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      2
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      5

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

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