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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
216 AM CST TUE JAN 1 2019

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...THE TWIN CITIES MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 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              63   12/05/2001
                        12/02/1982
                        12/06/1939
 LOW              -39   12/25/1879
HIGHEST            46   12/16        38       8       57  12/04
LOWEST              6   12/07        -4      10      -16  12/31
AVG. MAXIMUM     31.6              27.1     4.5     25.2
AVG. MINIMUM     20.0              12.3     7.7     12.5
MEAN             25.8              19.7     6.1     18.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     19              19.0     0.0       24
DAYS MIN <= 32     30              30.0     0.0       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               6.1    -6.1        6

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.27   1982
 MINIMUM         0.00   1943
TOTALS           1.53              1.16    0.37     0.79
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.04    0.01     0.03
DAYS >= .01         8               9.8    -1.8       10
DAYS >= .10         3               3.1    -0.1        2
DAYS >= .50         1               0.3     0.7        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.95   12/27 TO 12/27

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           33.6   2010
TOTALS            6.7              11.9    -5.2      6.4
SINCE 7/1        11.0              21.8   -10.8      7.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                 5      -3        2
DAYS >= 1.0         2               3.7    -1.7        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   12/15                          3  12/31
                        12/14                             12/30
                        12/13
 24 HR TOTAL      2.3   12/26 TO 12/26

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1207              1404    -197     1423
 SINCE 7/1       3010              3023     -13     2833
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1       1135               753     382      830
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/020    DATE  12/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/030    DATE  12/27

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         19

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     80

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
  0
  1
  0
  0
  3
  0
  2
HAZE                     12

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

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