724  
CXUS53 KMPX 161702 CCA  
CLMMSP  
 
CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED SNOWFALL  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN  
320 PM CDT MON APR 02 2018  
   
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..THE TWIN CITIES MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2018
 
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2018  
 
MSP   
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MONTHLY REPORT MARCH 2018 MSP AIRPORT  
 
TEMPS ACTUAL NORMAL DEPART RANK  
AVERAGE MAX 40.3 41.3 -1.0 COOLER NEAR NORM  
AVERAGE MIN 24.6 24.3 0.3 WARMER 47 WARM  
MONTH MEAN 32.4 32.8 -0.4 COOLER NEAR NORM  
 
DAILY MAX 52 MAR-28-2018  
DAILY MIN 12 MAR-07-2018  
 
HDD ACTUAL NORMAL DEPART RANK  
TOTAL MONTH 1002 999 3 COOLER 49 WARM  
TOTAL SEASON 6693 6791 -98 WARMER 36 WARM  
 
CDD ACTUAL NORMAL DEPART RANK  
TOTAL MONTH 0 0 0 NORMAL 58 WARM  
TOTAL ANNUAL 0 0 0 NORMAL 58 WARM  
 
PCP INCHES ACTUAL NORMAL DEPART RANK  
MONTH TOTAL 1.19 1.89 -0.70 DRIER 54 DRY  
ANNUAL TOTAL 4.07 3.56 0.51 WETTER 67 WET  
DAILY MAX 0.38 MAR-26-2018  
 
SNW INCHES ACTUAL AVG DEPART RANK  
MONTH TOTAL 8.8 10.3 -1.5 DRIER 77 DRY  
SEASON TOTAL 52.2 52.0 0.2 SNOWIER 35 SNOWY  
DAILY MAX 3.6 MAR-05-2018  
MAX DEPTH 6 MAR-01-2018  
 
MARCH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD FOR COMPARISON  
EXTREME MARCH EXTREME YEAR DEPART RANK  
MARCH MAX 57.5 2012 16.2 WARMEST 1 WARM  
MARCH MAX 25.0 1899 -16.3 COLDEST 1 COLD  
MARCH MIN 39.1 2012 14.8 WARMEST 1 WARM  
MARCH MIN 9.2 1899 -15.1 COLDEST 1 COLD  
MARCH MEAN 48.3 2012 15.5 WARMEST 1 WARM  
MARCH MEAN 17.1 1899 -15.7 COLDEST 1 COLD  
MARCH HDD 524 2012 -475 WARMEST 1 WARM  
MARCH HDD 1478 1899 479 COLDEST 1 COLD  
MARCH CDD 0 0 0 WARMEST 1 WARM  
MARCH CDD 0 0 0 COLDEST 1 COLD  
MARCH PRECIP 4.75 1965 2.86 WETTEST 1 WET  
MARCH PRECIP 0.06 1883 -1.83 DRIEST 1 DRY  
MARCH SNOW 40.0 1951 29.7 SNOWIEST 1 WET  
MARCH SNOW 0.0 2010 -10.3 DRIEST 1 DRY  
 
WIND MPH ACTUAL NORMAL DEPART  
MONTHLY AVERAGE---> 9.7 12.1 -2.4  
PEAK GUST 46 MPH EAST MAR-05-2018  
FASTEST 2-MIN 36 MPH EAST MAR-05-2018  
 
SUNSHINE (POSSIBLE)  
1 MONTH MIN-GAIN MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS  
MARCH 98 0 1.6 0.0 24 0  
 
SUNSHINE (POSSIBLE)  
2 MONTH MIN-GAIN MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS  
FEB-MAR 178 0 3.0 0.0 43 0  
 
SUNSHINE (POSSIBLE)  
3 MONTH MIN-GAIN MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS  
JFM 234 0 3.9 0.0 57 0  
 
WEATHER NCEI ACTUAL  
TYPE NORMAL COUNT  
1=FOG/MIST 13  
2=FOG DENSE 2 2  
3=THUNDER 1 1  
4=IP/SLEET 2  
5=HAIL 0  
6=FRZ RAIN 1  
7=BLWG DUST 0  
8=HAZE/SMK 5  
9=BLWG SNW 0  
 
TEMP NCEI COUNT NUMBER OF DAYS  
MAXIMUM NORMAL ACTUAL AVERAGE DEPART  
<= 0 0 0 0 NORMAL  
<=32 6 2 7 -5 WARMER  
>=50 2 8 -6 COOLER  
>=60 0 3 -3 COOLER  
>=70 0 1 -1 COOLER  
>=80 0 0 0 COOLER  
>=90 0 0 0 0 NORMAL  
 
TEMP NCEI COUNT NUMBER OF DAYS  
MINIMUM NORMAL ACTUAL AVERAGE DEPART  
<= -20 0 0 0 NORMAL  
<= -10 0 0 0 WARMER  
<= 0 1 0 1 -1 WARMER  
<= 10 0 4 -4 WARMER  
<= 20 5 10 -5 WARMER  
<= 32 24 28 24 4 COOLER  
>= 50 0 1 -1 COOLER  
>=60 0 0 0 COOLER  
>= 70 0 0 0 NORMAL  
 
PRECIP NCEI COUNT NUMBER OF DAYS  
DAYS WITH A NORMAL ACTUAL AVERAGE DEPART  
T (ONLY) 2 6 -4 DRIER  
>= 0.01 9 8 9 -1 DRIER  
>= 0.10 5 4 5 -1 DRIER  
>= 0.25 2 2 0 DRIER  
>= 0.50 1 0 1 -1 DRIER  
>= 1.00 0 0 0 0 DRIER  
 
SNOW NCEI COUNT NUMBER OF DAYS  
DAYS WITH A NORMAL ACTUAL AVERAGE DEPART  
T (ONLY) 1 4 -3 DRIER  
>= 0.1 5 7 5 2 SNOWIER  
>= 1.0 3 4 3 1 SNOWIER  
>= 1.5 2 2 0 SNOWIER  
>= 2.0 1 1 0 DRIER  
>= 3.0 1 1 0 DRIER  
 
3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS  
3-MONTH DATA JANUARY FEBRUARY MARCH (JFM)  
JFM 2018 ACTUAL NORMAL DEPART RANK  
JFM-18 MAX 30.1 31.3 -1.2 COOLER NEAR NORM  
JFM-18 MIN 13.2 14.9 -1.7 COOLER NEAR NORM  
JFM-18 MEAN 21.6 23.1 -1.5 COOLER NEAR NORM  
JFM-18 HDD 3860 3768 92 COOLER NEAR NORM  
JFM-18 CDD 0 0 0 NORMAL N/A  
JFM-18 PRECIP 4.07 3.56 0.51 WETTER 39 WET  
JFM-18 SNOW 45.0 30.2 14.8 SNOWIER 15 SNOWY  
 
3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD FOR COMPARISON  
EXTREME JFM EXTREME YEAR DEPART RANK  
JAN-FEB-MAR MAX 41.1 1878 9.8 WARMEST 1 WARM  
JAN-FEB-MAR MAX 14.9 1875 -16.4 COLDEST 1 COLD  
JAN-FEB-MAR MIN 25.2 2012 10.3 WARMEST 1 WARM  
JAN-FEB-MAR MIN -4.8 1875 -19.7 COLDEST 1 COLD  
JAN-FEB-MAR MEAN 33.1 2012 10.0 WARMEST 1 WARM  
JAN-FEB-MAR MEAN 5.1 1875 -18.0 COLDEST 1 COLD  
JAN-FEB-MAR HDD 2881 2012 -887 WARMEST 1 WARM  
JAN-FEB-MAR HDD 5355 1875 1587 COLDEST 1 COLD  
JAN-FEB-MAR CDD 0 0 0 WARMEST 1 WARM  
JAN-FEB-MAR CDD 0 0 0 COLDEST 1 COLD  
JAN-FEB-MAR PRECIP 7.95 1881 4.39 WETTEST 1 WET  
JAN-FEB-MAR PRECIP 0.77 1958 -2.79 DRIEST 1 DRY  
JAN-FEB-MAR SNOW 66.4 1917 36.2 SNOWIEST 1 WET  
JAN-FEB-MAR SNOW 7.1 1958 -23.1 DRIEST 1 DRY  
 
2 MONTH DATA  
FEB+MAR 2018 ACTUAL NORMAL DEPART RANK  
FEB+MAR 2-MONTH-MAX 32.7 35.1 -2.4 COOLER 78 COLD  
FEB+MAR 2-MONTH-MIN 15.7 18.6 -2.9 COOLER NEAR NORM  
FEB+MAR 2-MONTH-MEAN 24.2 26.8 -2.7 COOLER NEAR NORM  
FEB+MAR 2-MONTH-HDD 2369 2235 134 COOLER NEAR NORM  
FEB+MAR 2-MONTH-CDD 0 0 0 NORMAL N/A  
FEB+MAR 2-MONTH-PCP 4.07 3.56 0.51 WETTER 67 NORM  
FEB+MAR 2-MONTH-SNW 24.6 18.0 6.6 SNOWIER 23 SNOWY  
42795 LAST HDD-SEA 6693 6791 -98 WARMER 36 WARM  
42795 LAST SNOW-SEA 52.1 52.0 0.1 SNOWIER 35 SNOWY  
 
ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD FOR COMPARISON  
EXTREMES FEB+MAR EXTREME YEAR DEPART RANK  
FEB-MAR MAX 47.1 1878 12.0 WARMEST 1 WARM  
FEB-MAR MAX 19.3 1875 -15.8 COLDEST 1 COLD  
FEB-MAR MIN 29.9 2012 11.4 WARMEST 1 WARM  
FEB-MAR MIN -0.8 1875 -19.4 COLDEST 1 COLD  
FEB-MAR MEAN 38.0 2012 11.2 WARMEST 1 WARM  
FEB-MAR MEAN 9.0 1875 -17.8 COLDEST 1 COLD  
FEB-MAR HDD-ANN 1548 1878 -687 WARMEST 1 WARM  
FEB-MAR HDD-ANN 3241 1875 1006 COLDEST 1 COLD  
FEB-MAR CDD 16 2012 16 WARMEST 1 WARM  
FEB-MAR CDD 0 1873 NORMAL COLDEST 1 COLD  
FEB-MAR PRECIP 6.34 1965 2.78 WETTEST 1 WET  
FEB-MAR PRECIP 0.50 1883 -3.06 DRIEST 1 DRY  
FEB-MAR SNOW-ANN 48.8 1965 30.8 SNOWIEST 1 WET  
FEB-MAR SNOW-ANN 3.0 1968 -15.0 DRIEST 1 DRY  
JUL-MAR HDD-SEA 5287 2012 -1504 WARMEST 1 WARM  
JUL-MAR HDD-SEA 8594 1875 1803 COLDEST 1 COLD  
JUL-MAR SNOW-SEA 90.2 1982 38.2 SNOWIEST 1 WET  
JUL-MAR SNOW-SEA 14.2 1931 -37.8 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 THIS MONTH  
 

 
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