2008 Twin Cities Weather Summary

2008 was the driest year since 1988 in the Twin Cities with 22.38 inches of precipitation. This is 7.03 inches below the 1971-2000 normal of 29.41. it was also a cooler than normal year, with an average temperature 44.47 degrees, a little over a half a degree below the 1971-2000 normal. It was the coldest year since 1997.

Below is the 2008 Twin Cities Weather Summary from the Chanhassen National Weather Service.

CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED...
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1130 AM CST THU JAN 1 2009

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...THE TWIN CITIES  ANNUAL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR 2008...

                 CLIMATE   NORMAL    PERIOD    1971 TO 2000
                 CLIMATE   RECORD    PERIOD    1871 TO 2008
MSP
ANNUAL            REPORT      2008   MSP       AIRPORT

TEMPS                      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART               RANK
ANNUAL           MAX          53.6      54.7      -1.1   COOLER      52  COLD
ANNUAL           MIN          35.7      35.9      -0.2   COOLER      64  COLD
ANNUAL           AVG          44.7      45.4      -0.6   COOLER      57  COLD

                                                                    RANK
WARMEST          MONTH        75.6    JUL-2008    2.4    WARMER      31  WARM
COLDEST          MONTH        13.2    JAN-2008    0.1    WARMER      68  WARM

WARMEST          DAY       MAX           94        JUL-29-2008
COLDEST          DAY       MIN          -15        FEB-18-2008

FREEZE           DATA         TEMP        DATE                     AVERAGE
LAST             <=32          28        APR-29-2008     SPRING    APR-24
FIRST            <=32          31        OCT-21-2008     AUTUMN    OCT-06
GROWING          SEASON    LENGTH           176 DAYS     DAYS         166

SUB ZERO         DATA         TEMP        DATE
LAST MIN         <=ZERO       -2         MAR-08-2008     SPRING
FIRST MIN        <=ZERO       -2         DEC-12-2008     AUTUMN

HEATING          DEGREE     DAYS      (HDD)
HDD              BASE 65    ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
ANNUAL           2008         8114      7876      238    COOLER      47  COLD
SEASON           2007-08      7937      7876       61    COOLER      66  COLD

COOLING          DEGREE     DAYS      (CDD)
CDD              BASE 65    ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
ANNUAL           2008         787       699        88    WARMER      50  WARM

PRECIP                       ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
ANNUAL           2008        22.38     29.41     -7.03   DRIER       22  DRY

WETTEST            MONTH      3.35    AUG-2008   -0.70   DRIER       72  DRY
DRIEST             MONTH      0.15    NOV-2008   -0.89   DRIER       72  DRY
WETTEST             DAY       2.12    AUG-27-2008

FIRST            THUNDER       APR-10-2008
LAST             THUNDER       OCT-11-2008
TOTAL            THUNDER       32 DAYS

SNOW                         ACTUAL     AVG      DEPART             RANK
ANNUAL           2008         48.1      55.9     -7.8    DRIER      NEAR NORM

SEASON           2007-08      44.9      55.9    -11.0    DRIER       66  DRY

MAX SNOW         MONTH           18.0 MAR-2008    7.6    WETTER      13  WET
MAX SNOWFALL     DAILY            5.5    MAR-31-2008
MAX SNOW         DEPTH              8    DEC-25-2008

SNOWFALL                             AMOUNT         DATE
LAST             TRACE     >= T          T         APR-27-2008     SPRING
LAST             TENTH     >= 0.1       0.3        MAR-26-2008     SPRING
LAST             INCH      >= 1.0       5.5        MAR-31-2008     SPRING
FIRST            TRACE     >= T          T         OCT-26-2008     AUTUMN
FIRST            TENTH     >= 0.1       1.1        NOV-07-2008     AUTUMN
FIRST            INCH      >= 1.0       1.1        NOV-07-2008     AUTUMN

WEATHER
TYPE                         COUNT
1=FOG/MIST                   160
2=FOG DENSE                   17
3=THUNDER                     32
4=IP/SLEET                     3
5=HAIL                         2
6=FRZ RAIN                     8
7=BLWG DUST                    0
8=HAZE/SMK                   109
9=BLWG SNW                     4

WIND             MPH         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
ANNUAL           AVERAGE      8.8       10.4      -1.6
PEAK             GUST          62 MPH  NORTHWEST   JUN-14-2008
FASTEST          1-MINUTE      49 MPH  NORTHWEST   JUN-14-2008

EVERY YEAR A TOTAL GAIN OF 7 HOURS...THEN LOSS OF 7 HOURS OF DAYLIGHT
POSSIBLE MINUTES MON       MON      MON       MON   ANNUAL ANNUAL ANN  ANN
SUNSHINE         GAIN      GAIN     LOSS      LOSS   GAIN   GAIN LOSS LOSS
MINUTES          MIN       PCT      MIN       PCT    MIN    PCT   MIN  PCT
JANUARY          54        13        0         0     54      13    0    0
FEBRUARY         83        20        0         0    147      35    0    0
MARCH            97        23        0         0    244      59    0    0
APRIL            90        22        0         0    334      80    0    0
MAY              67        16        0         0    401      96    0    0
JUNE             16         4       -5        -1    417     100   -5   -1
JULY              0         0      -51       -12    417     100   -56  -13
AUGUST            0         0      -86       -21    417     100  -142  -34
SEPTEMBER         0         0      -91       -22    417     100  -233  -56
OCTOBER           0         0      -94       -23    417     100  -327  -78
NOVEMBER          0         0      -68       -16    417     100  -395  -95
DECEMBER         10         2      -22        -5    417     100  -417 -100
ANNUAL          417               -417

TEMP             NCDC        COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
MAXIMUM          NORMAL      ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<=32                76.3       89        73       17     COOLER
>=50                          205       213       -8     COOLER
>=60                          177       175        2     WARMER
>=70                          130       130        0     NORMAL
>=80                           74        69        5     WARMER
>=90                13          6        14       -8     COOLER

TEMP             NCDC        COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
MINIMUM          NORMAL      ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 32              154.2      161       152         9    COOLER
<= 20                         100        85        15    COOLER
<= 10                          65        49        16    COOLER
<= 0                29.9       37        25        12    COOLER
<= -10                         13         8         5    COOLER
>= 50                         130       127         3    WARMER

PCP              NCDC        COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
                 NORMAL      ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                       68        67        1     WETTER
>= 0.01            118.7      122       118        4     WETTER
>= 0.10                        51        63      -12     DRIER
>= 0.25                        26        37      -11     DRIER
>= 0.50                        11        18       -7     DRIER
>= 1.00             5.5         3         6       -3     DRIER

SNW              NCDC        COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
                 NORMAL      ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                       40        36        4     WETTER
>= 0.1                         50        39       11     WETTER
>= 1.0              16.9       17        16        1     WETTER
>= 1.5                         10        11       -1     DRIER
>= 2.0                          7         8       -1     DRIER
>= 3.0                          4         5       -1     DRIER

ACTUAL DAILY EXTREME FOR EACH MONTH

2008      WARM  COLD   COLD  WARM   WARM  COLD   MAX   MAX
MONTH      MAX   MAX    MIN   MIN   MEAN  MEAN   PCP   SNW
JAN-08     43     -2    -15    32     37    -8   0.09  0.9
FEB-08     38     -4    -14    24     30    -9   0.14  1.3
MAR-08     52     11     -6    37     45     3   0.72  5.5
APR-08     77     37     24    53     62    33   0.83  0.8
MAY-08     84     54     37    61     73    46   1.23   0
JUN-08     90     61     52    70     80    59   1.20   0
JUL-08     94     77     55    73     84    66   0.77   0
AUG-08     89     74     54    69     78    66   2.12   0
SEP-08     88     58     42    68     78    50   0.61   0
OCT-08     78     40     27    61     70    34   0.93   T
NOV-08     74     22      9    57     61    16   0.41  1.5
DEC-08     41     -1    -13    26     34    -6   0.27  3.6

ANN-08     94     -4    -15    73     84    -9   2.12  5.5

ANY NEW DAILY RECORD EXTREMES...SET OR EQUALLED DURING 2008

COUNTED BY TYPE OF RECORD FOR EACH MONTH
2008      WARM  COLD   COLD  WARM                MAX   MAX  CROSS
MONTH      MAX   MAX    MIN   MIN                PCP   SNW  TOTAL
JAN-08       0     0      0     0                0     0     0
FEB-08       0     0      0     0                0     0     0
MAR-08       0     0      0     0                0     1     1
APR-08       0     0      0     0                0     0     0
MAY-08       0     0      0     0                0     0     0
JUN-08       0     0      0     0                0     0     0
JUL-08       0     0      0     0                0     0     0
AUG-08       0     0      0     0                0     0     0
SEP-08       0     0      0     0                0     0     0
OCT-08       0     0      0     0                0     0     0
NOV-08       1     0      0     2                0     0     3
DEC-08       0     0      0     0                0     0     0
                                                             4
ANN-08       1     0      0     2                0     1     4

NEW DAILY RECORD EXTREMES THAT OCCURRED DURING 2008
                                                     PREVIOUS
NEW DAILY   SET/TIE   AMOUNT       DATE - YEAR       SET/TIE   OLD  YEAR
SNOW         NEW->        9.0        MAR-21-2008     OLD->      3.2  1992
MAX          TIE->         74        NOV-03-2008     TIES->      74  1978
HI-MIN       TIE->         51        NOV-04-2008     TIES->      51  1895
HI-MIN       NEW->         57        NOV-05-2008     OLD->       48  1918

MONTH BY MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS

MONTHLY          DATA        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
JAN-08           MAX          21.2      21.9      -0.7   COOLER      67  COLD
JAN-08           MIN          5.2       4.3       0.9    WARMER      65  WARM
JAN-08           MEAN         13.2      13.1      0.1    WARMER      68  WARM
JAN-08           HDD          1598      1616      -18    WARMER      68  WARM
JAN-08           CDD           0         0         0     NORMAL     N/A
JAN-08           PRECIP       0.15      1.04     -0.89   DRIER       9   DRY
JAN-08           SNW           2        13.5     -11.5   DRIER       9   DRY

MONTHLY          DATA        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
FEB-08           MAX          23.1      28.4      -5.3   COOLER      41  COLD
FEB-08           MIN          7.3       11.8      -4.5   COOLER      64  COLD
FEB-08           MEAN         15.2      20.1      -4.9   COOLER      51  COLD
FEB-08           HDD        1436.00     1273      123    COOLER      45  COLD
FEB-08           CDD           0         0         0     NORMAL     N/A
FEB-08           PRECIP       0.40      0.79     -0.39   DRIER       33  DRY
FEB-08           SNW          4.8       8.2       -3.4   DRIER       75  NORM

MONTHLY          DATA        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
MAR-08           MAX          36.2      40.6      -4.4   COOLER      57  COLD
MAR-08           MIN          20.4      23.5      -3.1   COOLER      59  COLD
MAR-08           MEAN         28.3      32.1      -3.8   COOLER      55  COLD
MAR-08           HDD        1130.00     1034       96    COOLER      55  COLD
MAR-08           CDD           0         0         0     NORMAL     N/A
MAR-08           PRECIP       1.97      1.86      0.11   WETTER      44  WET
MAR-08           SNW          18.0      10.4      7.6    SNOWIER     13  WET

MONTHLY          DATA        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
APR-08           MAX          52.9      57.0      -4.1   COOLER      33  COLD
APR-08           MIN          35.1      36.2      -1.1   COOLER      48  COLD
APR-08           MEAN         44.0      46.6      -2.6   COOLER      37  COLD
APR-08           HDD         621.00     560        61    COOLER      41  COLD
APR-08           CDD           0         4         -4    NORMAL     N/A
APR-08           PRECIP       3.12      2.31      0.81   WETTER      32  WET
APR-08           SNW          1.6       3.1       -1.5   DRIER       69  DRY

MONTHLY          DATA        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
MAY-08           MAX          66.6      70.1      -3.5   COOLER      49  COLD
MAY-08           MIN          46.0      48.5      -2.5   COOLER      40  COLD
MAY-08           MEAN         56.3      59.3      -3.0   COOLER      46  COLD
MAY-08           HDD         271.00     222        49    COOLER      50  COLD
MAY-08           CDD           12        41       -29    COOLER      32  COLD
MAY-08           PRECIP       2.53      3.24     -0.71   DRIER       52  DRY
MAY-08           SNW           0        0.1       -0.1   DRIER       27  DRY

MONTHLY          DATA        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
JUN-08           MAX          77.9      79.0      -1.1   COOLER      66  COLD
JUN-08           MIN          59.5      57.8      1.7    WARMER      41  WARM
JUN-08           MEAN         68.7      68.4      0.3    WARMER      50  WARM
JUN-08           HDD         11.00       44       -33    WARMER      10  WARM
JUN-08           CDD          131       146       -15    COOLER      62  COLD
JUN-08           PRECIP       2.70      4.34     -1.64   DRIER       39  DRY
JUN-08           SNW           0        NONE   RECORDED  NORMAL     N/A

MONTHLY          DATA        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
JUL-08           MAX          85.4      83.3      2.1    WARMER      36  WARM
JUL-08           MIN          65.7      63.0      2.7    WARMER      21  WARM
JUL-08           MEAN         75.6      73.2      2.4    WARMER      31  WARM
JUL-08           HDD          0.00       7         -7    WARMER      1   WARM
JUL-08           CDD          336       259        77    WARMER      33  WARM
JUL-08           PRECIP       2.13      4.04     -1.91   DRIER       39  DRY
JUL-08           SNW           0        NONE   RECORDED  NORMAL     N/A

MONTHLY          DATA        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
AUG-08           MAX          82.8      80.4      2.4    WARMER      33  WARM
AUG-08           MIN          62.1      60.8      1.3    WARMER      39  WARM
AUG-08           MEAN         72.5      70.6      1.9    WARMER      70  COLD
AUG-08           HDD          0.00       20       -20    WARMER      1   WARM
AUG-08           CDD          239       190        49    WARMER      36  WARM
AUG-08           PRECIP       3.35      4.05      -0.7   DRIER       72  DRY
AUG-08           SNW           0        NONE   RECORDED  NORMAL     N/A

MONTHLY          DATA        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
SEP-08           MAX          72.8      71.1      1.7    WARMER      44  WARM
SEP-08           MIN          54.3      50.8      3.5    WARMER      26  WARM
SEP-08           MEAN         63.6      61.0      2.6    WARMER      30  WARM
SEP-08           HDD         101.00     178       -77    WARMER      21  WARM
SEP-08           CDD           64        56        8     WARMER      57  WARM
SEP-08           PRECIP       1.78      2.69     -0.91   DRIER       41  DRY
SEP-08           SNW           0         T         -T    DRIER      N/A

MONTHLY          DATA        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
OCT-08           MAX          59.6      58.4      1.2    WARMER      57  WARM
OCT-08           MIN          41.2      38.9      2.3    WARMER      50  WARM
OCT-08           MEAN         50.4      48.7      1.7    WARMER      51  WARM
OCT-08           HDD         449.00     516       -67    WARMER      50  WARM
OCT-08           CDD           5         3         2     WARMER      47  WARM
OCT-08           PRECIP       1.96      2.11     -0.15   DRIER      NEAR NORM
OCT-08           SNW           T        0.6       -0.6   DRIER       40  DRY

MONTHLY          DATA        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
NOV-08           MAX          41.5      40.1      1.4    WARMER      56  WARM
NOV-08           MIN          27.8      24.8      3.0    WARMER      37  WARM
NOV-08           MEAN         34.7      32.5      2.2    WARMER      46  WARM
NOV-08           HDD         905.00     978       -73    WARMER      47  WARM
NOV-08           CDD           0         0        0.0    NORMAL     N/A
NOV-08           PRECIP       1.14      1.94      -0.8   DRIER       72  DRY
NOV-08           SNW          4.3       10.0      -5.7   DRIER       63  DRY

MONTHLY          DATA        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
DEC-08           MAX          23.0      26.4      -3.4   COOLER      33  COLD
DEC-08           MIN          4.0       10.9      -6.9   COOLER      15  COLD
DEC-08           MEAN         13.5      18.7      -5.2   COOLER      22  COLD
DEC-08           HDD        1592.00     1428      164    COOLER      21  COLD
DEC-08           CDD           0         0        0.0    NORMAL     N/A
DEC-08           PRECIP       1.15      1.00      0.15   WETTER      46  WET
DEC-08           SNW          17.4      10.0      7.4    SNOWIER     15  WET

ANNUAL              2008   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART               RANK
ANN-08           MAX          53.6      54.7      -1.1   COOLER      52  COLD
ANN-08           MIN          35.7      35.9      -0.2   COOLER      64  COLD
ANN-08           MEAN         44.7      45.4      -0.6   COOLER      57  COLD
ANN-08           HDD-ANN    8114.00   7876.00     238    COOLER      47  COLD
JUL-07-JUN-08    HDD-SEA      7937      7876       61    COOLER      66  COLD
ANN-08           CDD          787       699        88    WARMER      50  WARM
ANN-08           PRECIP      22.38     29.41     -7.03   DRIER       22  DRY
ANN-08           SNOW-ANN     48.1      55.9      -7.8   DRIER      NEAR NORM
JUL-07-JUN-08    SNOW-SEA     44.9      55.9      -11    DRIER       66  DRY


3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS

3-MONTH          DATA      NOVEMBER  DECEMBER  JANUARY   (NDJ)
NDJ              2008        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
NDJ-08           MAX          28.9      29.4      -0.5   COOLER      56  COLD
NDJ-08           MIN          14.0      12.9      1.1    WARMER      66  WARM
NDJ-08           MEAN         21.4      21.2      0.2    WARMER      62  COLD
NDJ-08           HDD          4000      4022      -22    WARMER     NEAR NORM
NDJ-08           CDD           0         0         0     NORMAL     N/A
NDJ-08           PRECIP       1.72      3.98     -2.26   DRIER       26  DRY
NDJ-08           SNW          20.5      33.5     -13.0   DRIER       55  DRY

3-MONTH          DATA       DECEMBER  JANUARY   FEBRUARY (DJF)
DJF              2008        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
DJF-08           MAX          22.6      25.2      -3.0   COOLER      36  COLD
DJF-08           MIN          7.4       9.0       -1.6   COOLER      60  COLD
DJF-08           MEAN         15.0      17.3      -2.3   COOLER      48  COLD
DJF-08           HDD          4528      4317      171    COOLER      44  COLD
DJF-08           CDD           0         0         0     NORMAL     N/A
DJF-08           PRECIP       2.03      2.83     -0.80   DRIER       43  DRY
DJF-08           SNW          24.9      31.7      -6.8   DRIER       65  DRY

3-MONTH          DATA       JANUARY   FEBRUARY   MARCH   (JFM)
JFM              2008        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
JFM-08           MAX          26.8      30.3      -3.5   COOLER      43  COLD
JFM-08           MIN          11.0      13.2      -2.2   COOLER      61  COLD
JFM-08           MEAN         18.9      21.8      -2.9   COOLER      55  COLD
JFM-08           HDD          4164      3923      241    COOLER      49  COLD
JFM-08           CDD           0         0         0     NORMAL     N/A
JFM-08           PRECIP       2.52      3.69     -1.17   DRIER       39  DRY
JFM-08           SNW          24.8      32.1      -7.0   DRIER       63  DRY

3-MONTH          DATA       FEBRUARY   MARCH     APRIL   (FMA)
FMA              2008        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
FMA-08           MAX          37.4      42.0      -4.6   COOLER      30  COLD
FMA-08           MIN          20.9      23.8      -2.9   COOLER      49  COLD
FMA-08           MEAN         29.2      32.9      -3.7   COOLER      41  COLD
FMA-08           HDD          3187      2867      320    COOLER      38  COLD
FMA-08           CDD           0         4         -4    NORMAL     N/A
FMA-08           PRECIP       5.49      4.96      0.53   WETTER      37  WET
FMA-08           SNW          24.4      21.7      2.7    SNOWIER     38  WET

3-MONTH          DATA        MARCH     APRIL      MAY    (MAM)
MAM              2008        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
MAM-08           MAX          51.9      55.9      -4.0   COOLER      35  COLD
MAM-08           MIN          33.8      36.1      -2.3   COOLER      40  COLD
MAM-08           MEAN         42.9      46.0      -3.1   COOLER      38  COLD
MAM-08           HDD          2022      1816      206    COOLER      44  COLD
MAM-08           CDD           12        45       -33    COOLER      27  COLD
MAM-08           PRECIP       7.62      7.41      0.21   WETTER      52  WET
MAM-08           SNW          19.6      13.6      6.0    SNOWIER     22  WET

3-MONTH          DATA        APRIL      MAY       JUNE   (AMJ)
AMJ              2008        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
AMJ-08           MAX          65.8      68.7      -2.9   COOLER      33  COLD
AMJ-08           MIN          46.9      47.5      -0.6   COOLER      52  COLD
AMJ-08           MEAN         56.3      58.1      -1.8   COOLER      38  COLD
AMJ-08           HDD          903       826        77    COOLER      51  COLD
AMJ-08           CDD          143       191       -48    COOLER      43  COLD
AMJ-08           PRECIP       8.35      9.89     -1.54   DRIER       49  DRY
AMJ-08           SNW          1.6       3.2       -1.6   DRIER       65  DRY

3-MONTH          DATA         MAY       JUNE      JULY   (MJJ)
MJJ              2008        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
MJJ-08           MAX          76.6      77.5      -0.9   COOLER      69  COLD
MJJ-08           MIN          57.1      56.4      0.7    WARMER      44  WARM
MJJ-08           MEAN         66.9      67.0      -0.1   COOLER     NEAR NORM
MJJ-08           HDD          282       273        9     COOLER      71  COLD
MJJ-08           CDD          479       446        33    WARMER      55  WARM
MJJ-08           PRECIP       7.36     11.62     -4.26   DRIER       15  DRY
MJJ-08           SNW          0.0       0.1       -0.1   DRIER       1   DRY

3-MONTH          DATA         JUNE      JULY     AUGUST  (JJA)
JJA              2008        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
JJA-08           MAX          82.0      80.9      1.1    WARMER      37  WARM
JJA-08           MIN          62.4      60.5      1.9    WARMER      27  WARM
JJA-08           MEAN         72.3      70.7      1.6    WARMER      27  WARM
JJA-08           HDD           11        71       -60    WARMER      2   WARM
JJA-08           CDD          706       595       111    WARMER      37  WARM
JJA-08           PRECIP       8.18     12.43     -4.25   DRIER       23  DRY
JJA-08           SNW           0        NONE   RECORDED  NORMAL     N/A

3-MONTH          DATA         JULY     AUGUST  SEPTEMBER (JAS)
JAS              2008        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
JAS-08           MAX          80.3      78.3      2.0    WARMER      22  WARM
JAS-08           MIN          60.7      58.2      2.5    WARMER      17  WARM
JAS-08           MEAN         70.6      68.3      2.3    WARMER      17  WARM
JAS-08           HDD          101       205       -104   WARMER      8   WARM
JAS-08           CDD          639       505       134    WARMER      32  WARM
JAS-08           PRECIP       7.26     10.78     -3.52   DRIER       30  DRY
JAS-08           SNW           0         T         -T    DRIER      N/A

3-MONTH          DATA        AUGUST  SEPTEMBER  OCTOBER  (ASO)
ASO              2008        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
ASO-08           MAX          71.7      70.0      1.7    WARMER      34  WARM
ASO-08           MIN          52.5      50.2      2.3    WARMER      28  WARM
ASO-08           MEAN         62.2      60.1      2.1    WARMER      27  WARM
ASO-08           HDD          550       714       -164   WARMER      29  WARM
ASO-08           CDD          308       249        59    WARMER      48  WARM
ASO-08           PRECIP       7.09      8.85     -1.76   DRIER       52  DRY
ASO-08           SNW           T        0.6       -0.6   DRIER       33  DRY

3-MONTH          DATA      SEPTEMBER  OCTOBER   NOVEMBER (SON)
SON              2008        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
SON-08           MAX          58.0      56.5      1.5    WARMER      43  WARM
SON-08           MIN          41.1      38.2      2.9    WARMER      25  WARM
SON-08           MEAN         49.6      47.4      2.2    WARMER      32  WARM
SON-08           HDD          1455      1672      -217   WARMER      30  WARM
SON-08           CDD           69        59        10    WARMER      62  WARM
SON-08           PRECIP       5.00      6.74     -1.74   DRIER       52  DRY
SON-08           SNW          4.3       10.6      -6.3   DRIER       59  DRY

3-MONTH          DATA       OCTOBER   NOVEMBER  DECEMBER (OND)
OND              2008        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
OND-08           MAX          41.4      41.6      -0.2   COOLER      51  COLD
OND-08           MIN          24.3      24.9      -0.6   COOLER      44  COLD
OND-08           MEAN         32.9      33.3      -0.4   COOLER      43  COLD
OND-08           HDD          2946      2922       24    COOLER      44  COLD
OND-08           CDD           5         3         2     WARMER      1   COLD
OND-08           PRECIP       4.25      5.05     -0.80   DRIER       69  DRY
OND-08           SNW          21.7      20.6      1.1    SNOWIER     30  WET

ANNUAL CUMULATIVE YEAR TO DATE SUMMARY
ANNUAL           DATA
JANUARY          2008        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
JAN-08           MAX          21.2      21.9      -0.7   COOLER      67  COLD
JAN-08           MIN          5.2       4.3       0.9    WARMER      65  WARM
JAN-08           MEAN         13.2      13.1      0.1    WARMER      68  WARM
JAN-08           HDD-ANN      1598      1616      -18    WARMER      68  WARM
JUL-JAN-08       HDD-SEA      4468      4743      -275   WARMER     NEAR NORM
JAN-08           CDD           0         0         0     NORMAL     N/A
JAN-08           PRECIP       0.15      1.04     -0.89   DRIER       9   DRY
JAN-08           SNW-ANN      2.0       13.5     -11.5   DRIER       9   DRY
JUL-JAN-08       SNW-SEA      20.5      34.1     -13.6   DRIER       53  DRY

ANNUAL           DATA
JAN-FEB          2008        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
JAN-FEB-08       MAX          22.2      25.2      -3.0   COOLER      41  COLD
JAN-FEB-08       MIN          6.3       8.1       -1.8   COOLER     NEAR NORM
JAN-FEB-08       MEAN         14.2      16.6      -2.4   COOLER      54  COLD
JAN-FEB-08       HDD-ANN      3034      2889      145    COOLER      49  COLD
JUL-FEB-08       HDD-SEA      5904      6016      -152   WARMER      61  WARM
JAN-FEB-08       CDD           0         0         0     NORMAL     N/A
JAN-FEB-08       PRECIP       0.55      1.83     -1.28   DRIER       4   DRY
JAN-FEB-08       SNW-ANN      6.8       21.7     -14.9   DRIER       12  DRY
JUL-FEB-08       SNW-SEA      25.3      42.3     -17.0   DRIER       45  DRY

ANNUAL           DATA
JAN-MAR          2008        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
JAN-MAR-08       MAX          26.8      30.3      -3.5   COOLER      43  COLD
JAN-MAR-08       MIN          11.0      13.2      -2.2   COOLER      61  COLD
JAN-MAR-08       MEAN         18.9      21.8      -2.9   COOLER      55  COLD
JAN-MAR-08       HDD-ANN      4164      3923      241    COOLER      49  COLD
JUL-MAR-08       HDD-SEA      7034      7050      -16    WARMER      70  WARM
JAN-MAR-08       CDD           0         0         0     NORMAL     N/A
JAN-MAR-08       PRECIP       2.52      3.69     -1.17   DRIER       39  DRY
JAN-MAR-08       SNW-ANN      24.8      32.1      -7.3   DRIER       63  DRY
JUL-MAR-08       SNW-SEA      43.3      52.7      -9.4   DRIER       72  DRY

ANNUAL           DATA
JAN-APR          2008        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
JAN-APR-08       MAX          33.4      37.0      -3.6   COOLER      37  COLD
JAN-APR-08       MIN          17.0      19.0      -2.0   COOLER      57  COLD
JAN-APR-08       MEAN         25.2      28.0      -2.8   COOLER      46  COLD
JAN-APR-08       HDD-ANN      4785      4483      302    COOLER      44  COLD
JUL-APR-08       HDD-SEA      7655      7610       45    COOLER      62  COLD
JAN-APR-08       CDD           0         4         -4    NORMAL     N/A
JAN-APR-08       PRECIP       5.64      6.00     -0.36   DRIER      NEAR NORM
JAN-APR-08       SNW-ANN      26.4      35.2      -8.8   DRIER       55  DRY
JUL-APR-08       SNW-SEA      44.9      55.8     -10.9   DRIER       66  DRY

ANNUAL           DATA
JAN-MAY          2008        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
JAN-MAY-08       MAX          40.0      43.6      -3.6   COOLER      37  COLD
JAN-MAY-08       MIN          22.8      24.9      -2.1   COOLER      52  COLD
JAN-MAY-08       MEAN         31.4      34.2      -2.8   COOLER      46  COLD
JAN-MAY-08       HDD-ANN      5056      4705      351    COOLER      46  COLD
JUL-MAY-08       HDD-SEA      7926      7832       94    COOLER      62  COLD
JAN-MAY-08       CDD           12        45       -33    COOLER      27  COLD
JAN-MAY-08       PRECIP       8.17      9.24     -1.07   DRIER       59  DRY
JAN-MAY-08       SNW-ANN      26.4      35.3      -8.9   DRIER       55  DRY
JUL-MAY-08       SNW-SEA      44.9      55.9     -11.0   DRIER       66  DRY

ANNUAL           DATA
JAN-JUN          2008        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
JAN-JUN-08       MAX          46.3      49.5      -3.2   COOLER      35  COLD
JAN-JUN-08       MIN          28.9      30.4      -1.5   COOLER      58  COLD
JAN-JUN-08       MEAN         37.6      39.9      -2.3   COOLER      45  COLD
JAN-JUN-08       HDD-ANN      5067      4749      318    COOLER      48  COLD
JUL-07-JUN-08    HDD-SEA      7937      7876       61    COOLER      66  COLD
JAN-JUN-08       CDD          143       191       -48    COOLER      46  COLD
JAN-JUN-08       PRECIP      10.87     13.58     -2.71   DRIER       39  DRY
JAN-JUN-08       SNW-ANN      26.4      35.3      -8.9   DRIER       55  DRY
JUL-07-JUN-08    SNW-SEA      44.9      55.9     -11.0   DRIER       66  DRY

ANNUAL           DATA
JAN-JUL          2008        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
JAN-JUL-08       MAX          51.9      54.3      -2.4   COOLER      42  COLD
JAN-JUL-08       MIN          34.2      35.0      -0.8   COOLER      66  COLD
JAN-JUL-08       MEAN         43.0      44.7      -1.7   COOLER      56  COLD
JAN-JUL-08       HDD-ANN      5067      4756      311    COOLER      49  COLD
JUL-JUL-08       HDD-SEA       0         7         -7    WARMER      1   WARM
JAN-JUL-08       CDD          479       450        29    WARMER      57  WARM
JAN-JUL-08       PRECIP      13.00     17.62     -4.62   DRIER       21  DRY
JAN-JUL-08       SNW-ANN      26.4      35.3      -8.9   DRIER       55  DRY
JUL-JUL-08       SNW-SEA       0        NONE   RECORDED  NORMAL     N/A

ANNUAL           DATA
JAN-AUG          2008        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
JAN-AUG-08       MAX          55.8      57.6      -1.8   COOLER      50  COLD
JAN-AUG-08       MIN          37.7      38.2      -0.5   COOLER      68  COLD
JAN-AUG-08       MEAN         46.7      47.9      -1.2   COOLER      60  COLD
JAN-AUG-08       HDD-ANN      5067      4776      291    COOLER      50  COLD
JUL-AUG-08       HDD-SEA       0         27       -27    WARMER     NEAR NORM
JAN-AUG-08       CDD          718       640        78    WARMER      47  WARM
JAN-AUG-08       PRECIP      16.35     21.67     -5.32   NORMAL      26  DRY
JAN-AUG-08       SNW-ANN      26.4      35.3      -8.9   DRIER       55  DRY
JUL-AUG-08       SNW-SEA       0        NONE   RECORDED  NORMAL     N/A

ANNUAL           DATA
JAN-SEP          2008        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
JAN-SEP-08       MAX          57.7      59.1      -1.4   COOLER      56  COLD
JAN-SEP-08       MIN          39.5      39.6      -0.1   COOLER      71  COLD
JAN-SEP-08       MEAN         48.6      49.4      -0.8   COOLER      62  COLD
JAN-SEP-08       HDD-ANN      5168      4954      214    COOLER      55  COLD
JUL-SEP-08       HDD-SEA      101       205       -104   WARMER      8   WARM
JAN-SEP-08       CDD          782       696        86    WARMER      48  WARM
JAN-SEP-08       PRECIP      18.13     24.36     -6.23   DRIER       20  DRY
JAN-SEP-08       SNW-ANN      26.4      35.3      -8.9   DRIER       55  DRY
JUL-SEP-08       SNW-SEA       0         T         -T    DRIER      NEAR NORM

ANNUAL           DATA
JAN-OCT          2008        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
JAN-OCT-08       MAX          57.9      59.0      -1.1   COOLER      58  COLD
JAN-OCT-08       MIN          39.7      39.6      0.1    WARMER      61  WARM
JAN-OCT-08       MEAN         48.8      49.3      -0.5   COOLER      67  COLD
JAN-OCT-08       HDD-ANN      5617      5470      147    COOLER      54  COLD
JUL-OCT-08       HDD-SEA      550       721       -171   WARMER      29  WARM
JAN-OCT-08       CDD          787       699        88    WARMER      50  WARM
JAN-OCT-08       PRECIP      20.09     26.47     -6.38   DRIER       22  DRY
JAN-OCT-08       SNW-ANN      26.4      35.9      -9.5   DRIER       54  DRY
JUL-OCT-08       SNW-SEA       T        0.6       -0.6   DRIER       54  DRY

ANNUAL           DATA
JAN-NOV          2008        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
JAN-NOV-08       MAX          56.4      57.3      -0.9   COOLER      62  COLD
JAN-NOV-08       MIN          38.6      38.2      0.4    WARMER      52  WARM
JAN-NOV-08       MEAN         47.5      47.8      -0.3   COOLER      69  COLD
JAN-NOV-08       HDD-ANN      6522      6448       74    COOLER      65  COLD
JUL-NOV-08       HDD-SEA      1455      1699      -244   WARMER      26  WARM
JAN-NOV-08       CDD          787       699        88    WARMER      50  WARM
JAN-NOV-08       PRECIP      21.23     28.41     -7.18   DRIER       18  DRY
JAN-NOV-08       SNW-ANN      30.7      45.9     -15.2   DRIER       48  DRY
JUL-NOV-08       SNW-SEA      4.3       10.6      -6.3   DRIER       59  DRY

ANNUAL           DATA
JAN-DEC          2008        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
JAN-DEC-08       MAX          53.6      54.7      -1.1   COOLER      51  COLD
JAN-DEC-08       MIN          35.7      35.9      -0.2   COOLER      62  COLD
JAN-DEC-08       MEAN         44.7      45.4      -0.6   COOLER      56  COLD
JAN-DEC-08       HDD-ANN      8114      7876      238    COOLER      47  COLD
JUL-DEC-08       HDD-SEA      3047      3127      -80    WARMER      74  WARM
JAN-DEC-08       CDD          787       699        88    WARMER      50  WARM
JAN-DEC-08       PRECIP      22.38     29.41     -7.03   DRIER       22  DRY
JAN-DEC-08       SNW-ANN      48.1      55.9      -7.8   DRIER      NEAR NORM
JUL-DEC-08       SNW-SEA      21.7      20.6      1.1    SNOWIER    NEAR NORM


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CARLYON