May 2006 Climate Summary for the Twin Cities

June ended on a dry note in the Twin Cities, with the month ending 1.53 inches below normal. June was also a warmer than normal month and continues the monthly at or above normal streak that began in June 2005.

Listed below is a summary of June from the National Weather Service in Chanhassen.



CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN                               
159 AM CDT SAT JUL 1 2006

THE TWIN CITIES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2006...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1891 TO 2006
WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR'S         
                VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)      
                                         NORMAL                      
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
HIGH             104   06/27/1934                                    
LOW               34   06/03/1945                                    
HIGHEST            91   06/30        89       2       96  06/23       
LOWEST             49   06/12        52      -3       56  06/17       
                                                         06/16       
AVG. MAXIMUM     80.9              79.0     1.9     82.5              
AVG. MINIMUM     61.0              57.8     3.2     64.3              
MEAN             70.9              68.4     2.5     73.4              
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               3.0    -2.0        2              
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0              
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0              
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0              

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
MAXIMUM         9.82   1990                                          
MINIMUM         0.22   1988                                          
TOTALS           2.81              4.34   -1.53     4.24              
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.14   -0.05     0.14              
DAYS >= .01        10              11.0    -1.0       13              
DAYS >= .10         4               8.0    -4.0        9              
DAYS >= .50         2               3.0    -1.0        3              
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.0     1.0        1              
GREATEST
24 HR. TOTAL    1.15   MM                                            
                       06/16 TO 06/16                                
                       06/16 TO 06/17                                
DEGREE_DAYS
COOLING TOTAL     205               146      59      263              
SINCE 1/1        305               191     114      276              
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/110    DATE  06/20
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    36/350    DATE  06/05
SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM                                      

NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             16
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6
AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     57

WEATHER CONDITIONS. 
NUMBER OF DAYS WITH THUNDERSTORM              7     
MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      9                                           
                                                                   
-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.                                      
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.                                
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.                                       
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.                                          
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