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

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Graphics & Text | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
959
CXUS53 KMPX 012249 CCA
CLMSTC

CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED MONTHLY SNOWFALL DEPARTURE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
600 AM CST THU MAR 01 2018

...................................

...THE ST CLOUD MN  CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF  FEBRUARY 2018...

CLIMATE        NORMAL         PERIOD    1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE        RECORD         PERIOD    1894 TO 2018

STC
................................................................
MONTHLY         REPORT        FEBRUARY     2018      STC     AIRPORT

TEMPS                           ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
AVERAGE        MAX               21.9      26.8      -4.9     COOLER     38    COLD
AVERAGE        MIN               -3.1       7.2     -10.3     COOLER     18    COLD
MONTH          MEAN               9.4      17.0      -7.6     COOLER     23    COLD

DAILY          MAX                44 FEB-28-2018
DAILY          MIN               -19 FEB-06-2018

HDD                             ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
TOTAL          MONTH             1551      1344      207      COOLER     29    COLD
TOTAL          SEASON            6455      6448       7       COOLER    NEAR   NORM

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

PRECIP                          ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
MONTH          TOTAL             1.40      0.59      0.81     WETTER     11     WET
ANNUAL         TOTAL             1.58      1.24      0.34     WETTER     42     WET
DAILY          MAX               0.58 FEB-24-2018

SNW                             ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART              RANK
MONTH          TOTAL             16.1      7.0        9.1     WETTER     11    SNOWY
SEASON         TOTAL             32.5      34.2      -1.7     DRIER     NEAR   NORM
DAY            MAX                6.0 FEB-24-2018
MAX            DEEP              11   FEB-25-2018

FEBRUARY       EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME        FEBRUARY        EXTREME     YEAR     DEPART              RANK
FEBRUARY       MAX            39.5      1987      12.7      WARMEST      1     WARM
FEBRUARY       MAX            6.3       1936      -20.5     COLDEST      1     COLD
FEBRUARY       MIN            23.2      1998      16.0      WARMEST      1     WARM
FEBRUARY       MIN            -15.1     1936      -22.3     COLDEST      1     COLD
FEBRUARY       MEAN           29.6      1998      12.6      WARMEST      1     WARM
FEBRUARY       MEAN           -4.3      1936      -21.3     COLDEST      1     COLD
FEBRUARY       HDD            985       1998      -359      WARMEST      1     WARM
FEBRUARY       HDD            2006      1936      662       COLDEST      1     COLD
FEBRUARY       CDD            0         NONE      RECORDED  WARMEST      1     WARM
FEBRUARY       CDD            0         NONE      RECORDED  COLDEST      1     COLD
FEBRUARY       PRECIP         2.94      1922      2.35      WETTEST      1      WET
FEBRUARY       PRECIP         0.00      1921      -0.59     DRIEST       1      DRY
FEBRUARY       SNOW           21.6      1971      14.6      SNOWIEST     1      WET
FEBRUARY       SNOW           0.0       1921      -7.0      DRIEST       1      DRY

WIND           MPH            ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTHLY        AVERAGE--->    8.2       12.1      -3.875
PEAK GUST      37 MPH SOUTHEAST FEB-18-2018
FASTEST 2-MIN  29 MPH NORTHWEST FEB-17-2018

SUNSHINE       (POSSIBLE)
1 MONTH        MIN-GAIN       MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
FEBRUARY       82             0         1.4       0.0       18        0

SUNSHINE       (POSSIBLE)
2  MONTH       MIN-GAIN       MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
JAN-FEB        139            0         2.3       0.0       30        0

SUNSHINE       (POSSIBLE)
3 MONTH        MIN-GAIN       MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
DJF            143            -18       2.4       -0.3      31        -4

WEATHER        NCEI             ACTUAL
TYPE           NORMAL           COUNT
1=FOG/MIST                        14
2=FOG DENSE    1.3                2
3=THUNDER      0.2                0
4=IP/SLEET                        0
5=HAIL                            0
6=FRZ RAIN                        1
7=BLWG DUST                       0
8=HAZE/SMK                        7
9=BLWG SNW                        0

TEMP                NCEI        COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
MAXIMUM            NORMAL       ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 0                              0         1         -1    WARMER
<=32                 18           21        18        3     WARMER
>=50                              0         1         -1    COOLER
>=60                              0         0         0     NORMAL
>=70                              0         0         0     NORMAL
>=80                              0         0         0     NORMAL
>=90                  0           0        0.0        0     NORMAL

TEMP                NCEI        COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
MINIMUM            NORMAL       ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= -20                            0         1         -1    WARMER
<= -10                            7         4         3     COOLER
<= 0                  9           17        10        8     COOLER
<= 10                             26        17        9     COOLER
<= 20                             28        23        5     COOLER
<= 32                27           28       27.0       1     COOLER
>= 50                             0        0.0        0     NORMAL
>= 60                             0        0.0        0     NORMAL
>= 70                             0        0.0        0     NORMAL

PRECIP              NCEI        COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A        NORMAL       ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                          4         6         -2    DRIER
>= 0.01               6           8         6         2     WETTER
>= 0.10               2           5         2         3     WETTER
>= 0.25                           2         1         1     WETTER
>= 0.50               0           1         0         1     WETTER
>= 1.00              0.0          0         0         0     NORMAL

SNOW                NCEI        COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A        NORMAL       ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                          4         5         -1    DRIER
>= 0.1                6           8         7         2     SNOWIER
>= 1.0                3           6         3         4     SNOWIER
>= 1.5                            5         2         3     SNOWIER
>= 2.0                            2         2         0     NORMAL
>= 3.0                            2         1         1     SNOWIER

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS
3-MONTH        DATA            DECEMBER  JANUARY   FEBRUARY   (DJF)
DJF            2018             ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
DJF-18         MAX               22.3      24.3      -2.0     COOLER     53    COLD
DJF-18         MIN               2.8       5.4       -2.6     COOLER     58    COLD
DJF-18         MEAN              12.5      14.9      -2.4     COOLER     54    COLD
DJF-18         HDD               4689      4523      166      COOLER    NEAR   NORM
DJF-18         CDD                0       NONE     RECORDED   NORMAL    N/A
DJF-18         PRECIP            2.02      2.06     -0.04     DRIER      61     DRY
DJF-18         SNW               25.4      25.0      0.4     SNOWIER     46    SNOWY

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME        DJF             EXTREME     YEAR     DEPART              RANK
DEC-JAN-FEB    MAX               32.2      2012      7.9     WARMEST     1     WARM
DEC-JAN-FEB    MAX               12.2      1936     -12.1    COLDEST     1     COLD
DEC-JAN-FEB    MIN               16.2      1998      10.8    WARMEST     1     WARM
DEC-JAN-FEB    MIN               -7.2      1979     -12.6    COLDEST     1     COLD
DEC-JAN-FEB    MEAN              23.4      2012      8.5     WARMEST     1     WARM
DEC-JAN-FEB    MEAN              2.6       1936     -12.3    COLDEST     1     COLD
DEC-JAN-FEB    HDD               3721      2002      -802    WARMEST     1     WARM
DEC-JAN-FEB    HDD               5659      1936      1136    COLDEST     1     COLD
DEC-JAN-FEB    CDD                0       NONE     RECORDED  WARMEST     1     WARM
DEC-JAN-FEB    CDD                0       NONE     RECORDED  COLDEST     1     COLD
DEC-JAN-FEB    PRECIP            5.34      1922      3.28    WETTEST     1      WET
DEC-JAN-FEB    PRECIP            0.53      1902     -1.53     DRIEST     1      DRY
DEC-JAN-FEB    SNW               56.0      1937      31.0    SNOWIEST    1      WET
DEC-JAN-FEB    SNW               5.4       1924     -19.6     DRIEST     1      DRY

2 MONTH        DATA             JANUARY  FEBRUARY
JAN+FEB        2018              ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
JAN+FEB        2-MONTH-MAX          22.3      24.1      -1.8   COOLER    NEAR   NORM
JAN+FEB        2-MONTH-MIN           0.5       4.5      -4.0   COOLER       52  COLD
JAN+FEB        2-MONTH-MEAN         11.4      14.3      -3.0   COOLER       59  COLD
JAN+FEB        2-MONTH-HDD          3146      3001       145   COOLER    NEAR   NORM
JAN+FEB        2-MONTH-CDD             0    NONE   RECORDED    NORMAL     N/A
JAN+FEB        2-MONTH-PCP          1.58      1.24      0.34   WETTER       42   WET
JAN+FEB        2-MONTH-SNW          20.7      15.6       5.1  SNOWIER       35 SNOWY

ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES       JAN-FEB         EXTREME     YEAR     DEPART              RANK
JAN-FEB        MAX               33.9      1931      9.8     WARMEST     1     WARM
JAN-FEB        MAX               7.8       1936     -16.3    COLDEST     1     COLD
JAN-FEB        MIN               15.8      1998      11.3    WARMEST     1     WARM
JAN-FEB        MIN              -13.6      1936     -18.1    COLDEST     1     COLD
JAN-FEB        MEAN              24.6      1931      10.3    WARMEST     1     WARM
JAN-FEB        MEAN              -2.9      1936     -17.2    COLDEST     1     COLD
JAN-FEB        HDD-ANN           2389      1931      -612    WARMEST     1     WARM
JAN-FEB        HDD-ANN           4061      1936      1060    COLDEST     1     COLD
JAN-FEB        CDD                0        NONE    RECORDED
JAN-FEB        CDD                0        NONE    RECORDED
JAN-FEB        PRECIP            4.82      1922      3.58    WETTEST     1      WET
JAN-FEB        PRECIP            0.22      1964     -1.02     DRIEST     1      DRY
JAN-FEB        SNW-ANN           39.5      1897      23.9    SNOWIEST    1      WET
JAN-FEB        SNW-ANN           2.4       1964     -13.2     DRIEST     1      DRY

JUL-FEB        HDD-SEA           5268      2002     -1180    WARMEST     1     WARM
JUL-FEB        HDD-SEA           7722      1936      1274    COLDEST     1     COLD
JUL-FEB        SNW-SEA           73.8      1937      39.6    SNOWIEST    1      WET
JUL-FEB        SNW-SEA           9.2       1924     -25.0     DRIEST     1      DRY

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

NEW DAILY      RECORD         EXTREME     LISTING           PREVIOUS
TYPE           NEW/TIE        /AMOUNT       /DATE YEAR      SET/TIE     OLD    YEAR
NO NEW         DAILY            RECORD   EXTREMES

$$
CARLYON



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.