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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
545 PM CST THU JAN 01 2015

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...THE TWIN CITIES MN  CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE     NORMAL    PERIOD    1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE     RECORD    PERIOD    1871 TO 2014

MSP
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MONTHLY       REPORT   DECEMBER    2014   MSP       AIRPORT

TEMPS                   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
AVERAGE     MAX          29.6      27.1      2.5      WARMER   45  WARM
AVERAGE     MIN          18.9      12.3      6.6      WARMER   16  WARM
MONTH       MEAN         24.3      19.7      4.6      WARMER   34  WARM

DAILY       MAX               51 DEC-13-2014
DAILY       MIN               -7 DEC-30-2014

HDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        1253      1404      -151     WARMER   34  WARM
TOTAL       SEASON       3046      3023       23      COOLER   64  COLD

CDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH         0         0         0       NORMAL   N/A N/A
TOTAL       ANNUAL       759       753        6       WARMER   20  WARM

PRECIP                  ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        0.86      1.16     -0.30     DRIER    75  DRY
ANNUAL      TOTAL       35.40     30.61      4.79     WETTER  NEAR NORM
DAILY       MAX             0.22 DEC-27-2014

SNOW                    ACTUAL     AVG      DEPART            RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        5.6       11.9      -6.3     DRIER    48   DRY
SEASON      TOTAL        15.0      21.8      -6.8     DRIER    WET   0
DAILY       MAX              3.4 DEC-27-2014
MAX         DEPTH              4 DEC-27-2014

DECEMBER    EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     DECEMBER   EXTREME     YEAR     DEPART            RANK
DECEMBER    MAX          40.2      1877      13.1    WARMEST    1  WARM
DECEMBER    MAX          11.1      1983      -16     COLDEST    1  COLD
DECEMBER    MIN          27.3      1877       15     WARMEST    1  WARM
DECEMBER    MIN          -3.8      1983     -16.1    COLDEST    1  COLD
DECEMBER    MEAN         33.8      1877      14.1    WARMEST    1  WARM
DECEMBER    MEAN         3.7       1983      -16     COLDEST    1  COLD
DECEMBER    HDD          961       1877      -443    WARMEST    1  WARM
DECEMBER    HDD          1896      1983      492     COLDEST    1  COLD
DECEMBER    CDD           0        NONE    RECORDED  WARMEST    1  WARM
DECEMBER    CDD           0        NONE    RECORDED  COLDEST    1  COLD
DECEMBER    PCP          4.27      1982      3.11    WETTEST    1  WET
DECEMBER    PCP           T        1943     -1.16     DRIEST    1  DRY
DECEMBER    SNOW         33.6      2010      21.7    SNOWIEST   1  WET
DECEMBER    SNOW          T        1943     -11.9     DRIEST    1  DRY

WIND        MPH         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTH       AVERAGE      8.8       9.1       -0.3
DAILY PEAK  GUST          32 MPH NORTHWEST DEC-15-2014
DAILY FAST  2-MINUTE      26 MPH NORTHWEST DEC-16-2014

SUNSHINE    TOTAL     TOTAL     TOTAL     TOTAL     TOTAL     TOTAL
12-MONTH    MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
JAN-DEC        414       -414      6.9       -6.9      100    -100

SUNSHINE    MINUTES   MINUTES   HOURS     HOURS     PERCENT   PERCENT
1-MONTH
DECEMBER    MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
                6        -20       0.1       -0.3       1      -5
SUNSHINE    MINUTES   MINUTES   HOURS     HOURS     PERCENT   PERCENT
3-MONTH
            MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
                6        -182      0.1       -3.0       1      -44

WEATHER                 ACTUAL
TYPE           NCDC     COUNT
1=FOG/MIST                23
2=FOG DENSE    1.2        1
3=THUNDER      0.2        0
4=IP/SLEET                3
5=HAIL                    0
6=FRZ RAIN                0
7=BLWG DUST               0
8=HAZE/SMK                16
9=BLWG SNW                0

TEMP           NCDC     COUNT
MAXIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<=32           19.0       20        20       0.2      COOLER
>=50                      3         1        2.5      WARMER
>=60                      0         0        -0.1     COOLER
>=70                      0         0         0       NORMAL
>=80                      0         0         0       NORMAL
>=90           0.0        0         0         0       NORMAL

TEMP           NCDC     COUNT
MINIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 32          30.0       27        30        -3      WARMER
<= 20                     15        21        -6      WARMER
<= 10                     7         13        -6      WARMER
<= 0           6.1        4         6         -2      WARMER
<= -10                    0         2         -2      WARMER
>= 50                     0         0         0       NORMAL

PRECIP         NCDC     COUNT
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  7         9         -2      DRIER
>= 0.01        9.8        10        10        0       DRIER
>= 0.10        3.1        4         3         1       WETTER
>= 0.25                   0         1         -1      DRIER
>= 0.50        0.3        0         0         0       DRIER
>= 1.00        0.1        0         0         0       DRIER

SNOW           NCDC     COUNT
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  8         8         0      SNOWIER
>= 0.1         9.3        6         10        -4      DRIER
>= 1.0         3.7        1         4         -3      DRIER
>= 1.5                    1         3         -2      DRIER
>= 2.0                    1         2         -1      DRIER
>= 3.0                    1         1         0      SNOWIER

NEW DAILY    EXTREME
MAX TEMP        1
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->       43        DEC-14-2014       OLD->    38  1891
MAX           NEW->       51        DEC-15-2014       OLD->    49  1923

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS
3-MONTH     DATA      OCTOBER   NOVEMBER  DECEMBER    (OND)
OND         2014      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
OND-14      MAX       40.1      42.1      -2.0      COOLER     38  COLD
OND-14      MIN       25.8      26.1      -0.3      COOLER     70  COLD
OND-14      MEAN      33.0      34.1      -1.1      COOLER     49  COLD
OND-14      HDD       2915      2850      65        COOLER     55  COLD
OND-14      CDD       0         6         -6        COOLER    NEAR NORM
OND-14      PRECIP    3.48      5.36      -1.88     DRIER      57  DRY
OND-14      SNOW      15.0      21.8      -6.8      DRIER      76  DRY

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     OND       EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
OCT-NOV-DEC MAX       49.4      1953      7.3       WARMEST     1  WARM
OCT-NOV-DEC MAX       34.6      1919      -7.5      COLDEST     1  COLD
OCT-NOV-DEC MIN       34.5      1931      8.4       WARMEST     1  WARM
OCT-NOV-DEC MIN       16.9      1872      -9.2      COLDEST     1  COLD
OCT-NOV-DEC MEAN      41.6      1931      7.5       WARMEST     1  WARM
OCT-NOV-DEC MEAN      25.8      1872      -8.3      COLDEST     1  COLD
OCT-NOV-DEC HDD       2144      1931      -706      WARMEST     1  WARM
OCT-NOV-DEC HDD       3574      1872      724       COLDEST     1  COLD
OCT-NOV-DEC CDD       44        1953      38        WARMEST     1  WARM
OCT-NOV-DEC CDD       0         2002      -6        COLDEST     1  COLD
OCT-NOV-DEC PRECIP    10.99     1982      5.63      WETTEST     1  WET
OCT-NOV-DEC PRECIP    0.90      1895      -4.46     DRIEST      1  DRY
OCT-NOV-DEC SNOW      61.8      1991      40.0      SNOWIEST    1  WET
OCT-NOV-DEC SNOW      1.7       1913      -20.1     DRIEST      1  DRY

ANNUAL      DATA
JAN-DEC     2014      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
JAN-DEC-14  MAX       51.8      55.1      -3.3      COOLER     16  COLD
JAN-DEC-14  MIN       34.7      37.1      -2.4      COOLER     37  COLD
JAN-DEC-14  MEAN      43.3      46.1      -2.8      COOLER    NEAR NORM
JAN-DEC-14  HDD-ANN   8520      7580      940       COOLER     20  COLD
JUL-DEC-14  HDD-SEA   3046      3023      23        COOLER     64  COLD
JAN-DEC-14  CDD       759       753       6         WARMER     20  WARM
JAN-DEC-14  PRECIP    35.40     30.61     4.79      WETTER     14  WET
JAN-DEC-14  SNOW-ANN  67.8      54.5      13.3      SNOWIER    18  WET
JUL-DEC-14  SNOW-SEA  15.0      21.8      -6.8      DRIER      76  DRY

ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES    JAN-DEC   EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
JAN-DEC     MAX       59.9      2012      4.8       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-DEC     MAX       48.2      1875      -6.9      COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-DEC     MIN       42.2      1931      5.1       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-DEC     MIN       28.8      1875      -8.3      COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-DEC     MEAN      50.84     1931      4.7       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-DEC     MEAN      38.55     1875      -7.6      COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-DEC     HDD-ANN   6186      1931      -1394     WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-DEC     HDD-ANN   9970      1875      2390      COLDEST     1  COLD
JUL-DEC     HDD-SEA   2245      1931      -778      WARMEST     1  WARM
JUL-DEC     HDD-SEA   3795      1873      772       COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-DEC     CDD       1178      1936      425       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-DEC     CDD       313       1904      -440      COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-DEC     PRECIP    40.15     1911      9.54      WETTEST     1  WET
JAN-DEC     PRECIP    13.04     1910      -17.57    DRIEST      1  DRY
JAN-DEC     SNOW-ANN  101.5     1983      47.0      SNOWIEST    1  WET
JAN-DEC     SNOW-ANN  12.5      1931      -42.0     DRIEST      1  DRY
JUL-DEC     SNOW-SEA  61.8      1991      40.0      SNOWIEST    1  WET
JUL-DEC     SNOW-SEA  1.7       1913      -20.1     DRIEST      1  DRY

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