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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
140 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

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...THE TWIN CITIES MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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              83   03/29/1986
                        03/30/1968
                        03/23/1910
 LOW              -27   03/11/1948
HIGHEST            70   03/15        55      15       60  03/30
LOWEST             -7   03/05         9     -16      -15  03/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     45.3              41.3     4.0     33.9
AVG. MINIMUM     25.6              24.3     1.3     17.1
MEAN             35.5              32.8     2.7     25.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      6               5.9     0.1       14
DAYS MIN <= 32     22              23.8    -1.8       30
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               1.0     1.0        3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.75   1965
 MINIMUM         0.09   1910
TOTALS           0.67              1.89   -1.22     0.82
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.06   -0.04     0.03
DAYS >= .01         5               9.3    -4.3        7
DAYS >= .10         4               4.8    -0.8        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.9    -0.9        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.20   03/22 TO 03/22

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           40.0   5
                        0
TOTALS            6.8              10.3    -3.5      4.7
SINCE 7/1        32.1              52.0   -19.9     62.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 5      -5        8
DAYS >= 1.0         3               2.7     0.3        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   03/23                         21  03/01
 24 HR TOTAL      3.1   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     906               998     -92     1217
 SINCE 7/1       6871              6788      83     7670
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/300    DATE  03/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/310    DATE  03/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             15
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     59

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                2     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     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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