Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
211 AM CDT FRI MAY 1 2015

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...THE TWIN CITIES MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              95   04/21/1980
 LOW                2   04/13/1962
HIGHEST            84   04/01        67      17       74  04/20
LOWEST             27   04/03        28      -1       18  04/15
AVG. MAXIMUM     59.9              57.8     2.1     51.4
AVG. MINIMUM     39.6              37.2     2.4     34.0
MEAN             49.7              47.5     2.2     42.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      5               8.6    -3.6       11
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.00   2001
 MINIMUM         0.16   1987
TOTALS           2.42              2.66   -0.24     6.27
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.09   -0.01     0.21
DAYS >= .01        12              10.7     1.3       15
DAYS >= .10         6               5.9     0.1       12
DAYS >= .50         2               1.7     0.3        6
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.4    -0.4        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.66   04/12 TO 04/13

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           21.8   5
                        0
TOTALS            0.3               2.4    -2.1      7.0
SINCE 7/1        32.4              54.4   -22.0     69.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.6    -0.6        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             6  04/04
 24 HR TOTAL      0.2   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     451               530     -79      662
 SINCE 7/1       7322              7318       4     8332
COOLING TOTAL       0                 5      -5        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 5      -5        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/250    DATE  04/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/290    DATE  04/02

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     54

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      1
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      4

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

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