National Weather Service 2005 Twin Cities Weather Summary

2005 will be remembered as a warm year in the Twin Cities. The year finished as the 4th warmest on record going back to 1891. The average annual temperature was 48.2 degrees, which is 2.8 degrees above normal. The main reason for the 4th place finish was due to the mild overnight minimums. June 2005 was the fifth warmest June on record, again helped along by the mild overnight low temperatures. There was a record high minimum temperature set on June 23 where the "low" was 80 degrees.

Listed below is the National Weather Service Annual Summary for the Twin Cities.


CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED...
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
213 AM CST TUE JAN 3 2005
 
 ...THE TWIN CITIES  ANNUAL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR 2005...
 
 CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
 CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1891 TO 2005
 
 MSP
 ANNUAL REPORT 2005 MSP AIRPORT
 
 TEMPS           ACTUAL  NORMAL  DEPART           RANK
 ANNUAL  MAX     56.7    54.7    2.0     WARMER   8W
 ANNUAL  MIN     39.7    35.9    3.8     WARMER   3W
 ANNUAL  AVG     48.2    45.4    2.8     WARMER   4W
 
 WARMEST MONTH   76.8    JUL-05  3.6WARMER  14W
 COLDEST MONTH   15.6    JAN-05  2.5     WARMER  39W
 
 WARMEST DAY MAX  97     JUL-16-05 AND JUL-17-05
 COLDESTDAY MIN -14     JAN-14-05
 
 FREEZE DATA     TEMP    DATE                    AVERAGE
 LAST    <32    29      MAY-03-05        SPRING  MAY 1
 FIRST   <32    32      OCT-24-05        AUTUMN  OCT 5
 GROWING SEASON LENGTH   175 DAYS                 159 DAYS
 
 SUB ZERO DATA TEMP      DATE
 LAST MIN    T         T     MAY-02-05 SPRING
 LAST TENTH  > 0.1       5.3    MAR-18-05 SPRING
 LAST INCH   > 1.0       5.3    MAR-18-05 SPRING
 FIRST TRACE >  T         T     OCT-06-05 AUTUMN
 FIRST TENTH > 0.1       0.7    NOV-15-05 AUTUMN
 FIRST INCH  > 1.0       2.1    NOV-25-05 AUTUMN
 
 WEATHER TYPES TRACKED DAILY
 1  FOG / MIST          179
 2  FOG + <1/4 MILE      15
 3  THUNDER              41
 4  IP / SLEET            4
 5  HAIL                  1
 6  GLZ / RIME / ICE     11
 7  BL DST/SND <1/2       0
 8  SMOK/HAZE           125
 9  BLWG SNOW             1
 
 WIND    MPH             ACTUAL  NORMAL  DEPART
 ANNUAL AVERAGE           9.1    10.4    -1.3
 
 PEAK GUST       60 MPH  WEST      JUN-08-05
 FASTEST 1-MIN   47 MPH  NORTHWEST JUN-08-05
 
 TEMP COUNT     NUMBER OF DAYS
 MAXIMUM ACTUAL  AVERAGE DEPART
 <32     77      74      3      COOLER
 >50    225     214     11      WARMER
 >60    184     175      9      WARMER
 >70    141     130     11      WARMER
 >80     73      68      5      WARMER
 >90     24      13     11      WARMER
 
 TEMP COUNT     NUMBER OF DAYS
 MINIMUM ACTUAL  AVERAGE DEPART
 < 32   142     152    -10      WARMER
 < 20    82      86     -4      WARMER
 < 10    42      50     -8      WARMER
 < 0     12      27    -15      WARMER
 < -10    4       9     -5      WARMER
 > 50   149     126     23      WARMER
 
 PRECIP COUNT   NUMBER OF DAYS
          ACTUAL AVERAGE  DEPART
 T (ONLY)  68     67       1     WETTER
 > 0.01  114    118      -4     DRIER
 > 0.10   66     63       3     WETTER
 > 0.25   41     36       5     WETTER
 > 0.50   16     18      -2     DRIER
 > 1.00    6      6       0     NORMAL
 
 SNOW COUNT     NUMBER OF DAYS
          ACTUAL AVERAGE DEPART
 T (ONLY)  40     37      3      WETTER
 > 0.1    38     40     -2      DRIER
 > 1.0    13     17     -4      DRIER
 > 1.5     8     12     -4      DRIER
 > 2.0     7      8     -1      DRIER
 > 3.0     4      5     -1      DRIER
 
 ACTUAL DAILY EXTREME EACH MONTH
 2005   WARM/COLD /COLD /WARM / WARM/COLD /  MAX  /  MAX 
 MONTH   MAX/ MAX / MIN / MIN / MEAN/MEAN /  PCP  /  SNW 
 JAN-05  44    -1 / -14    29 /  33    -7 /  0.68    5.5 
 FEB-05  53    19 /   3    35 /  43    14 /  0.46    2.3 
 MAR-05  71    23 /   6    46 /  59    16 /  0.91    5.3 
 APR-05  81    44 /  29    61 /  71    39 /  0.94     0 
 MAY-05  79    42 /  29    60 /  69    38 /  0.62     T 
 JUN-05  96    73 /  56    80 /  88    67 /  1.03     0
 JUL-05  97    72 /  54    79 /  88    65 /  1.56     0
 AUG-05  96    71 /  53    74 /  85    62 /  2.04     0
 SEP-05  90    62 /  39    71 /  80    51 /  0.94     0
 OCT-05  85    44 /  31    72 /  79    39 /  4.61     0
 NOV-05  71    20 /   8    44 /  54    16 /  0.43    2.1
 DEC-05  43     7 /  -8    31 /  37     1 /  0.30    5.0
 
 2005
 ANNUAL  97    -1 / -14    80 /  88    -7 /  4.61    5.5
 
 COUNT NEW DAILY RECORD EXTREMES SET OR EQUALLED
 COUNT...BY TYPE...BY MONTH
 2005   WARM/COLD /COLD/WARM / MAX/ MAX /CROSS
 MONTH   MAX/ MAX / MIN/ MIN / PCP/ SNW /TOTAL
 JAN-05   0    0  /  0    0  /  0    0  /  0
 FEB-05   2    0  /  0    2  /  0    0  /  4
 MAR-05   0    0  /  0    0  /  0    1  /  1
 APR-05   0    0  /  0    2  /  0    0  /  2
 MAY-05   0    1  /  0    0  /  0    0  /  1
 JUN-05   0    0  /  0    1  /  0    0  /  1
 JUL-05   0    0  /  0    0  /  1    0  /  1
 AUG-05   0    0  /  0    0  /  1    0  /  1
 SEP-05   0    0  /  0    0  /  1    0  /  1
 OCT-05   0    0  /  0    2  /  1    0  /  1
 NOV-05   1    0  /  0    0  /  0    0  /  1
 DEC-05   0    0  /  0    0  /  0    0  /  0
 
 2005     3    1 /   0    7  /   4   1  / 16
 
 NEW DAILY RECORD EXTREMES LISTING     PREVIOUS
 RECORD SET/TIE VALUE      DATE/YEAR   SET/TIE OLD YEAR
 MAX     NEW->   51       4-FEB 2005   OLD->   49   1990 1925
 MAX     NEW->   51       5-FEB 2005   OLD->   47   1990 
 HI-MIN  NEW->   35       4-FEB 2005   OLD->   32   1991 1954
 HI-MIN  NEW->   33       5-FEB 2005   OLD->   32   1927 
 SNW     NEW->   5.3     18-MAR 2005   OLD->   3.4  1998 
 HI-MIN  NEW->   57      10-APR 2005   OLD->   55   1977
 HI-MIN  TIES->  61      18-APR 2005   TIES->  61   1915
 LO-MAX  NEW->   42      12-MAY 2005   OLD->   44   1953
 HI-MIN  NEW->   80      23-JUN 2005   OLD->   74   1911 1910
 PCP     NEW->   1.56    25-JUL 2005   OLD->   1.06 2000
 PCP     NEW->   2.04    26-AUG 2005   OLD->   1.11 1967
 PCP     NEW->   0.94    03-SEP 2005   OLD->   0.84 1986
 HI-MIN  NEW->   65      02-OCT 2005   OLD->   62   1897
 HI-MIN  NEW->   72      03-OCT 2005   OLD->   65   1931 MONTHLY EXTREME
 PCP     NEW->   4.61    04-OCT 2005   OLD->   1.93 2002 MONTHLY EXTREME
 MAX     NEW->   64      11-NOV 2005   OLD->   62   1964 1961
 
 MONTHLY LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS
 ...NOTE THE ABREVIATION NRN  NEAR NORMAL...
 
 MONTHLY         ACTUAL  NORMAL  DEPART         RANK
 JAN-05  MAX     22.9    21.9     1.0    WARMER  53W
 JAN-05  MIN      8.3     4.3     4.0    WARMER  36W
 JAN-05  MEAN    15.6    13.1     2.5    WARMER  39W
 JAN-05  HDD     1525    1616    -91     WARMER  40W
 JAN-05  CDD      0       0       0      NORMAL  N/A
 JAN-05  PCP      1.21    1.04    0.17   WETTER  25W
 JAN-05  SNW      8.6    13.5    -4.9    DRIER   NRN
 
 MONTHLY         ACTUAL  NORMAL  DEPART         RANK
 FEB-05  MAX     34.0    28.4     5.6    WARMER  11W
 FEB-05  MIN     18.9    11.8     7.1    WARMER  14W
 FEB-05  MEAN    26.5    20.1     6.4    WARMER  13W
 FEB-05  HDD     1073    1273    -200    WARMER  11W
 FEB-05  CDD      0       0       0      NORMAL  N/A
 FEB-05  PCP      0.96    0.79    0.17   WETTER  38W
 FEB-05  SNW      8.0     8.2    -0.2    DRIER   NRN
 
 MONTHLY         ACTUAL  NORMAL  DEPART         RANK
 MAR-05  MAX     40.9    40.6     0.3    WARMER  38W
 MAR-05  MIN     22.7    23.5    -0.8    COOLER  NRN
 MAR-05  MEAN    31.8    32.1    -0.3    COOLER  NRN
 MAR-05  HDD     1022    1034    -12     WARMER  43W
 MAR-05  CDD      0       0       0      NORMAL  N/A
 MAR-05  PCP      1.37    1.86   -0.49   DRIER   53D
 MAR-05  SNW      6.6    10.4    -3.8    DRIER   47D
 
 MONTHLY         ACTUAL  NORMAL  DEPART         RANK
 APR-05  MAX     61.7    57.0     4.7    WARMER  14W
 APR-05  MIN     42.2    36.2     6.0    WARMER   6W
 APR-05  MEAN    52.0    46.6     5.4    WARMER  11W
 APR-05  HDD     394     560     -166    WARMER  10W
 APR-05  CDD      7       4       3      WARMER  26W
 APR-05  PCP     2.30    2.31    -0.01   DRIER   NRN
 APR-05  SNW      T      3.1     -3.1    DRIER    6D
 
 MONTHLY         ACTUAL  NORMAL  DEPART         RANK
 MAY-05  MAX     64.7    70.1    -5.4    COOLER  19C
 MAY-05  MIN     48.0    48.6    -0.6    COOLER  56C
 MAY-05  MEAN    56.4    59.4    -3.0    COOLER  41C
 MAY-05  HDD     268     222      46     COOLER  43C
 MAY-05  CDD      6      41      -35     COOLER  17C
 MAY-05  PCP      2.78    3.24  -0.46    DRIER   46D
 MAY-05  SNW       T      0.1   -0.1     DRIER   NRN
 
 MONTHLY         ACTUAL  NORMAL  DEPART         RANK
 JUN-05  MAX     82.5    79.0     3.5    WARMER  13W
 JUN-05  MIN     64.3    57.8     6.5    WARMER   3W
 JUN-05  MEAN    73.4    68.4     5.0    WARMER   5W
 JUN-05  HDD      0      44      -44     WARMER   2W
 JUN-05  CDD     263     146      117    WARMER   8W
 JUN-05  PCP     4.24    4.34    -0.1    DRIER   NRN
 JUN-05  SNW     0       0        0.0    NORMAL  N/A
 
 MONTHLY         ACTUAL  NORMAL  DEPART         RANK
 JUL-05  MAX     86.6    83.3     3.3    WARMER  22W
 JUL-05  MIN     66.9    63.0     3.9    WARMER   8W
 JUL-05  MEAN    76.8    73.2     3.6    WARMER  14W
 JUL-05  HDD      0       7      -7      WARMER   1W
 JUL-05  CDD     372     259      113    WARMER  15W
 JUL-05  PCP     2.94    4.04    -1.1    DRIER   50D
 JUL-05  SNW     0       0        0.0    NORMAL  N/A
 
 MONTHLY         ACTUAL  NORMAL  DEPART         RANK
 AUG-05  MAX     80.9    80.4     0.5    WARMER  52W
 AUG-05  MIN     62.5    60.8     1.7    WARMER  26W
 AUG-05  MEAN    71.7    70.6     1.1    WARMER  38W
 AUG-05  HDD      3      20      -17     WARMER  22W
 AUG-05  CDD     217     190      27     WARMER  45W
 AUG-05  PCP     5.22    4.05     1.17   WETTER  20W
 AUG-05  SNW     0       0        0.0    NORMAL  N/A
 
 MONTHLY         ACTUAL  NORMAL  DEPART         RANK
 SEP-05  MAX     75.8    71.1     4.7    WARMER  14W
 SEP-05  MIN     56.8    50.8     6.0    WARMER   6W
 SEP-05  MEAN    66.3    61.0     5.3    WARMER  11W
 SEP-05  HDD     61      178     -117    WARMER   4W
 SEP-05  CDD     106     56       50     WARMER  27W
 SEP-05  PCP     4.44    2.69     1.75   WETTER  19W
 SEP-05  SNW     0       T       -T      DRIER   N/A
 
 MONTHLY         ACTUAL  NORMAL  DEPART         RANK
 OCT-05  MAX     61.5    58.3     3.2    WARMER  31W
 OCT-05  MIN     43.2    38.9     4.3    WARMER  19W
 OCT-05  MEAN    52.4    48.6     3.8    WARMER  24W
 OCT-05  HDD     416     516     -100    WARMER  29W
 OCT-05  CDD     30       3       27     WARMER  N/A
 OCT-05  PCP     5.45    2.11     3.34   WETTER   8W
 OCT-05  SNW      T      0.6     -0.6    DRIER   37D
 
 MONTHLY         ACTUAL  NORMAL  DEPART         RANK
 NOV-05  MAX     44.5    40.1     4.4    WARMER  28W
 NOV-05  MIN     28.7    24.8     3.9    WARMER  27W
 NOV-05  MEAN    36.6    32.5     4.1    WARMER  30W
 NOV-05  HDD     845     978     -133    WARMER  29W
 NOV-05  CDD      0       0       0      NORMAL  N/A
 NOV-05  PCP      1.53    1.94   -0.41   DRIER   NRN
 NOV-05  SNW      5.1    10.0    -4.9    DRIER   NRN
 
 MONTHLY         ACTUAL  NORMAL  DEPART         RANK
 DEC-05  MAX     24.7    26.3    -1.6    COOLER  38C
 DEC-05  MIN     14.2    10.9     3.3    WARMER  44W
 DEC-05  MEAN    19.5    18.6     0.8    WARMER  NRN
 DEC-05  HDD     1403    1428    -25     WARMER  NRN
 DEC-05  CDD      0       0       0      NORMAL  N/A
 DEC-05  PCP      0.97    1.00   -0.03   DRIER   NRN
 DEC-05  SNW     14.5    10.0     4.5    WETTER  21W
 
 ANNUAL 2005             ACTUAL  NORMAL  DEPART         RANK
 ANN-05          MAX     56.7    54.7     2.0    WARMER   8W
 ANN-05          MIN     39.7    35.9     3.8    WARMER   3W
 ANN-05          MEAN    48.2    45.4     2.8    WARMER   4W
 ANN-05  HDD ANNUAL      7010    7876    -866    WARMER   5W
 JUL-JUN-05 HDD SEASON   6974    7876    -902    WARMER   9W
 ANN-05          CDD     1001    699      302    WARMER  10W
 ANN-05          PCP     33.41   29.41     4.00  WETTER  21W
 ANN-05 SNOW ANNUAL      42.8    55.9    -13.1   DRIER   55D
 JUL-JUN-05 SNOW SEASON  25.5    55.9    -30.4   DRIER   15D
 
 3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS
 ...NOTE THE ABREVIATION...NRN  NEAR NORMAL...
 3-MONTH
 NDJ 2005        ACTUAL  NORMAL DEPART           RANK
 NDJ-05  MAX     32.7    29.4    3.3     WARMER  24W
 NDJ-05  MIN     17.8    13.3    4.5     WARMER  20W
 NDJ-05  MEAN    25.3    21.4    3.9     WARMER  19W
 NDJ-05  HDD     3643    4022   -379     WARMER  17W
 NDJ-05  CDD      0       0       0      NORMAL  N/A
 NDJ-05  PRECIP   2.58    3.98   -1.40   DRIER   48D
 NDJ-05  SNOW    10.9    33.5   -22.6    DRIER   12D
 
 3-MONTH
 DJF 2005        ACTUAL  NORMAL DEPART           RANK
 DJF-05  MAX     29.0    25.2    3.5     WARMER  19W
 DJF-05  MIN     14.0     9.0    5.0     WARMER  14W
 DJF-05  MEAN    21.6    17.3    4.3     WARMER  31W
 DJF-05  HDD     3906    4317   -411     WARMER  16W
 DJF-05  CDD      0       0       0      NORMAL  N/A
 DJF-05  PRECIP   2.61    2.83  -0.22    DRIER   31W
 DJF-05  SNOW    18.4    31.7  -13.3     DRIER   34D
 
 3-MONTH
 JFM 2005        ACTUAL  NORMAL DEPART           RANK
 JFM-05  MAX     32.6    30.3    2.3     WARMER  21W
 JFM-05  MIN     16.6    13.2    3.4     WARMER  14W
 JFM-05  MEAN    24.6    21.8    2.8     WARMER  16W
 JFM-05  HDD     3620    3923   -303     WARMER  17W
 JFM-05  CDD      0       0       0      NORMAL  N/A
 JFM-05  PRECIP  3.54    3.69   -0.15    DRIER   NRN
 JFM-05  SNOW    23.2    32.1   -8.9     DRIER   48D
 
 3-MONTH
 FMA 2005        ACTUAL  NORMAL DEPART           RANK
 FMA-05  MAX     45.5    42.0    3.5     WARMER  12W
 FMA-05  MIN     27.9    23.8    4.1     WARMER   8W
 FMA-05  MEAN    36.8    32.9    3.9     WARMER   8W
 FMA-05  HDD     2489    2867   -378     WARMER   9W
 FMA-05  CDD      7       4      3       WARMER  27W
 FMA-05  PRECIP  4.63    4.96   -0.33    DRIER   NRN
 FMA-05  SNOW    14.6    21.7   -7.1     DRIER   40D
 
 3-MONTH
 MAM 2005        ACTUAL  NORMAL DEPART           RANK
 MAM-05  MAX     55.8    55.9   -0.1     COOLER  NRN
 MAM-05  MIN     37.6    36.1    1.5     WARMER  23W
 MAM-05  MEAN    46.7    46.0    0.7     WARMER  33W
 MAM-05  HDD     1684    1816   -132     WARMER  30W
 MAM-05  CDD     13      45     -32      COOLER  23C
 MAM-05  PRECIP  6.45    7.41   -0.96    DRIER   57D
 MAM-05  SNOW    6.6     13.6   -7.0     DRIER   36D
 
 3-MONTH
 AMJ 2005        ACTUAL  NORMAL DEPART           RANK
 AMJ-05  MAX     69.6    68.7    0.9     WARMER  25W
 AMJ-05  MIN     51.5    47.5    4.0     WARMER   6W
 AMJ-05  MEAN    60.6    58.1    2.5     WARMER  12W
 AMJ-05  HDD     662     826    -164     WARMER  12W
 AMJ-05  CDD     276     191     85      WARMER  19W
 AMJ-05  PRECIP  9.32    9.89   -0.57    DRIER   53D
 AMJ-05  SNOW    T       3.2    -3.2     DRIER    3D
 
 3-MONTH
 MJJ 2005        ACTUAL  NORMAL DEPART           RANK
 MJJ-05  MAX     77.9    77.5    0.4     WARMER  28W
 MJJ-05  MIN     59.7    56.5    3.2     WARMER   8W
 MJJ-05  MEAN    68.9    67.0    1.9     WARMER  16W
 MJJ-05  HDD     268     273    -5       WARMER  51W
 MJJ-05  CDD     641     446     195     WARMER  10W
 MJJ-05  PRECIP  9.96    11.62  -1.66    DRIER   41D
 MJJ-05  SNOW    T       0.1    -0.1     DRIER   19W
 
 3-MONTH
 JJA 2005        ACTUAL  NORMAL DEPART           RANK
 JJA-05  MAX     83.3    80.9    2.4     WARMER  16W
 JJA-05  MIN     64.6    60.5    4.1     WARMER   1W
 JJA-05  MEAN    74.0    70.7    3.3     WARMER   8W
 JJA-05  HDD      3      71     -68      WARMER   1W
 JJA-05  CDD     852     595     225     WARMER  11W
 JJA-05  PRECIP  12.40   12.43  -0.03    DRIER   NRN
 JJA-05  SNOW     0.0     0.0    0.0     NORMAL  N/A
 
 3-MONTH
 JAS 2005        ACTUAL  NORMAL DEPART           RANK
 JAS-05  MAX     81.1    78.3    2.8     WARMER  11W
 JAS-05  MIN     62.1    58.2    3.9     WARMER   5W
 JAS-05  MEAN    71.6    68.3    3.3     WARMER   8W
 JAS-05  HDD     64      205    -141     WARMER   2W
 JAS-05  CDD     695     505     190     WARMER  16W
 JAS-05  PRECIP  12.60   10.78   1.82    WETTER  25W
 JAS-05  SNOW    0.0      T     -T       DRIER   N/A
 
 3-MONTH
 ASO 2005        ACTUAL  NORMAL DEPART           RANK
 ASO-05  MAX     72.7    69.9    2.8     WARMER  15W
 ASO-05  MIN     54.2    50.2    4.0     WARMER   6W
 ASO-05  MEAN    63.5    60.1    3.4     WARMER   9W
 ASO-05  HDD     480     714    -234     WARMER  11W
 ASO-05  CDD     353     249     104     WARMER  17W
 ASO-05  PRECIP  15.11   8.85    6.26    WETTER 6W
 ASO-05  SNOW     T      0.6    -0.6     DRIER   30D
 
 3-MONTH
 SON 2005        ACTUAL  NORMAL DEPART           RANK
 SON-05  MAX     60.6    56.5    4.1     WARMER   8W
 SON-05  MIN     42.9    38.2    4.7     WARMER   7W
 SON-05  MEAN    51.8    47.4    4.4     WARMER   8W
 SON-05  HDD     1322    1672   -350     WARMER  10W
 SON-05  CDD     136     59      77      WARMER  13W
 SON-05  PRECIP  11.42    6.74   4.68    WETTER   9W
 SON-05  SNOW    5.1     10.6   -5.5     DRIER   NRN
 
 3-MONTH
 OND 2005        ACTUAL  NORMAL DEPART           RANK
 OND-05  MAX     43.6    41.6    2.0     WARMER  35W
 OND-05  MIN     28.7    24.9    3.8     WARMER  19W
 OND-05  MEAN    36.2    33.2    2.9     WARMER  25W
 OND-05  HDD     2664    2922   -258     WARMER  32W
 OND-05  CDD     30       3      27      WARMER   5W
 OND-05  PRECIP  7.95    5.05    2.90    WETTER  12W
 OND-05  SNOW    19.6    20.6   -1.0     DRIER   NRN
 
 ANNUAL CUMMULATIVE      YEAR-TO-DATE
 JANUARY 2005            ACTUAL  NORMAL  DEPART          RANK
 JAN-05          MAX     22.9    21.9     1.0    WARMER  53W
 JAN-05          MIN      8.3     4.3     4.0    WARMER  36W
 JAN-05          MEAN    15.6    13.1     2.5    WARMER  39W
 JAN-05          HDD     1525    1616    -91     WARMER  40W
 JUL-JAN-05 HDD SEASON   4217    4743    -526    WARMER  16W
 JAN-05          CDD      0       0       0      NORMAL  N/A
 JAN-05          PRECIP   1.21    1.04    0.17   WETTER  25W
 JAN-05          SNOW     8.6    13.5    -4.9    DRIER   NRN
 JUL-JAN-05 SNOW SEASON  10.9    34.1   -23.2    DRIER   12D
 
 ANNUAL CUMMULATIVE      YEAR-TO-DATE
 JAN-FEB 2005            ACTUAL  NORMAL  DEPART          RANK
 JAN-FEB-05      MAX     28.5    25.2     3.3    WARMER  19W
 JAN-FEB-05      MIN     13.6     8.1     5.5    WARMER  12W
 JAN-FEB-05      MEAN    21.1    16.6     4.5    WARMER  13W
 JAN-FEB-05 HDD ANNUAL   2598    2889    -291    WARMER  13W
 JUL-FEB-05 HDD SEASON   5290    6016    -726    WARMER  10W
 JAN-FEB-05      CDD      0       0       0      NORMAL  N/A
 JAN-FEB-05      PRECIP   2.17    1.83    0.34   WETTER  29W
 JAN-FEB-05 SNOW ANNUAL  16.6    21.7    -5.1    DRIER   NRN
 JUL-FEB-05 SNOW SEASON  18.9    42.3    -23.4   DRIER   16D
 
 ANNUAL CUMMULATIVE      YEAR-TO-DATE
 JAN-MAR 2005            ACTUAL  NORMAL  DEPART          RANK
 JAN-MAR-05      MAX     32.6    30.3     2.3    WARMER  20W
 JAN-MAR-05      MIN     16.6    13.2     3.4    WARMER  14W
 JAN-MAR-05      MEAN    24.6    21.8     2.8    WARMER  16W
 JAN-MAR-05 HDD ANNUAL   3620    3923    -303    WARMER  17W
 JUL-MAR-05 HDD SEASON   6312    7050    -738    WARMER  12W
 JAN-MAR-05      CDD      0       0       0      NORMAL  N/A
 JAN-MAR-05      PRECIP   3.54    3.69   -0.15   DRIER   NRN
 JAN-MAR-05 SNOW ANNUAL  23.2    32.1    -8.9    DRIER   48D
 JUL-MAR-05 SNOW SEASON  25.5    52.7    -27.2   DRIER   19D
 
 ANNUAL CUMMULATIVE      YEAR-TO-DATE
 JAN-APR 2005            ACTUAL  NORMAL  DEPART          RANK
 JAN-APR-05      MAX     39.9    37.0     2.9    WARMER  12W
 JAN-APR-05      MIN     23.0    19.0     4.0    WARMER  11W
 JAN-APR-05      MEAN    31.5    28.0     3.5    WARMER  10W
 JAN-APR-05 HDD ANNUAL   4014    4483    -469    WARMER  11W
 JUL-APR-05 HDD SEASON   6706    7610    -904    WARMER   9W
 JAN-APR-05      CDD      7       4       3      WARMER  26W
 JAN-APR-05      PRECIP   5.84    6.00   -0.16   DRIER   NRN
 JAN-APR-05 SNOW ANNUAL  23.2    35.2    -12.0   DRIER   37D
 JUL-APR-05 SNOW SEASON  25.5    55.8    -30.3   DRIER   16D
 
 ANNUAL CUMMULATIVE      YEAR-TO-DATE
 JAN-MAY 2005            ACTUAL  NORMAL  DEPART          RANK
 JAN-MAY-05      MAX     44.8    43.6     1.2    WARMER  22W
 JAN-MAY-05      MIN     28.0    24.9     3.1    WARMER   8W
 JAN-MAY-05      MEAN    36.5    34.3     2.2    WARMER  12W
 JAN-MAY-05 HDD ANNUAL   4282    4705    -423    WARMER  12W
 JUL-MAY-05 HDD SEASON   6974    7832    -858    WARMER   9W
 JAN-MAY-05      CDD     13      45      -32     COOLER  23C
 JAN-MAY-05      PRECIP   8.62    9.24   -0.62   DRIER   NRN
 JAN-MAY-05 SNOW ANNUAL  23.2    35.3    -12.1   DRIER   37D
 JUL-MAY-05 SNOW SEASON  25.5    55.9    -30.4   DRIER   15D
 
 ANNUAL CUMMULATIVE      YEAR-TO-DATE
 JAN-JUN 2005            ACTUAL  NORMAL  DEPART          RANK
 JAN-JUN-05      MAX     51.1    49.5     1.6    WARMER  17W
 JAN-JUN-05      MIN     34.1    30.4     3.7    WARMER   5W
 JAN-JUN-05      MEAN    42.6    40.0     2.6    WARMER   8W
 JAN-JUN-05 HDD ANNUAL   4282    4749    -467    WARMER  10W
 JUL-JUN-05 HDD SEASON   6974    7876    -902    WARMER   9W
 JAN-JUN-05      CDD     276     191      85     WARMER  19W
 JAN-JUN-05      PRECIP  12.86   13.58   -0.72   DRIER   NRN
 JAN-JUN-05 SNOW ANNUAL  23.2    35.3    -12.1   DRIER   37D
 JUL-JUN-05 SNOW SEASON  25.5    55.9    -30.4   DRIER   15D
 
 ANNUAL CUMMULATIVE      YEAR-TO-DATE
 JAN-JUL 2005            ACTUAL  NORMAL  DEPART          RANK
 JAN-JUL-05      MAX     56.2    54.3     1.9    WARMER  13W
 JAN-JUL-05      MIN     38.8    35.0     3.8    WARMER   4W
 JAN-JUL-05      MEAN    47.5    44.7     2.8    WARMER   5W
 JAN-JUL-05 HDD ANNUAL   4282    4756    -474    WARMER   9W
 JUL-JUL-05 HDD SEASON    0       7      -7      WARMER   1W
 JAN-JUL-05      CDD     648     450      198    WARMER  11W
 JAN-JUL-05      PRECIP  15.80   17.62   -1.82   DRIER   53D
 JAN-JUL-05 SNOW ANNUAL  23.2    35.3    -12.1   DRIER   37D
 JUL-JUL-05 SNOW SEASON   0.0     0.0      0.0   NORMAL  N/A
 
 ANNUAL CUMMULATIVE      YEAR-TO-DATE
 JAN-AUG 2005            ACTUAL  NORMAL  DEPART          RANK
 JAN-AUG-05      MAX     59.3    57.6     1.7    WARMER  12W
 JAN-AUG-05      MIN     41.7    38.3     3.4    WARMER   4W
 JAN-AUG-05      MEAN    50.5    47.9     2.6    WARMER   5W
 JAN-AUG-05 HDD ANNUAL   4285    4776    -491    WARMER   9W
 JUL-AUG-05 HDD SEASON    3      27      -24     WARMER   9W
 JAN-AUG-05      CDD     865     640      225    WARMER  17W
 JAN-AUG-05      PRECIP  21.02   21.67   -0.65   DRIER   28W
 JAN-AUG-05 SNOW ANNUAL  23.2    35.3    -12.1   DRIER   37D
 JUL-AUG-05 SNOW SEASON   0.0     0.0      0.0   NORMAL  N/A
 
 ANNUAL CUMMULATIVE      YEAR-TO-DATE
 JAN-SEP 2005            ACTUAL  NORMAL  DEPART          RANK
 JAN-SEP-05      MAX     61.1    59.1     2.0    WARMER   9W
 JAN-SEP-05      MIN     43.4    39.6     3.8    WARMER   4W
 JAN-SEP-05      MEAN    52.3    49.4     2.9    WARMER   5W
 JAN-SEP-05 HDD ANNUAL   4346    4954    -608    WARMER   7W
 JUL-SEP-05 HDD SEASON    64     205     -141    WARMER   2W
 JAN-SEP-05      CDD     971     696      275    WARMER  14W
 JAN-SEP-05      PRECIP  25.46   24.36    1.10   WETTER  37W
 JAN-SEP-05 SNOW ANNUAL  23.2    35.3    -12.1   DRIER   37D
 JUL-SEP-05 SNOW SEASON   0.0     T       -T     DRIER   30D
 
 ANNUAL CUMMULATIVE      YEAR-TO-DATE
 JAN-OCT 2005            ACTUAL  NORMAL  DEPART          RANK
 JAN-OCT-05      MAX     61.2    59.0     2.2    WARMER   7W
 JAN-OCT-05      MIN     43.4    39.6     3.8    WARMER   3W
 JAN-OCT-05      MEAN    52.3    49.3     3.0    WARMER   5W
 JAN-OCT-05 HDD ANNUAL   4762    5470    -708    WARMER   6W
 JUL-OCT-05 HDD SEASON   480     721     -241    WARMER  10W
 JAN-OCT-05      CDD     1001    699      302    WARMER  10W
 JAN-OCT-05      PRECIP  30.91   26.47    4.44   WETTER  18W
 JAN-OCT-05 SNOW ANNUAL  23.2    35.9    -12.7   DRIER   34D
 JUL-OCT-05 SNOW SEASON   T       0.6     -0.6   DRIER   30D
 
 ANNUAL CUMMULATIVE      YEAR-TO-DATE
 JAN-NOV 2005            ACTUAL  NORMAL  DEPART          RANK
 JAN-NOV-05      MAX     59.6    57.3     2.3    WARMER   7W
 JAN-NOV-05      MIN     42.0    38.2     3.8    WARMER   2W
 JAN-NOV-05      MEAN    50.9    47.8     3.1    WARMER   4W
 JAN-NOV-05 HDD ANNUAL   5607    6448    -841    WARMER   4W
 JUL-NOV-05 HDD SEASON   1325    1699    -374    WARMER   8W
 JAN-NOV-05      CDD     1001    699      302    WARMER  10W
 JAN-NOV-05      PRECIP  32.44   28.41    4.03   WETTER  22W
 JAN-NOV-05 SNOW ANNUAL  28.3    45.9   -17.6    DRIER   33D
 JUL-NOV-05 SNOW SEASON   5.1    10.6    -5.5    DRIER   NRN
 
 ANNUAL CUMMULATIVE      YEAR-TO-DATE
 JAN-DEC 2005            ACTUAL  NORMAL  DEPART          RANK
 JAN-DEC-05      MAX     56.7    54.7     2.0    WARMER   8W
 JAN-DEC-05      MIN     39.7    35.9     3.8    WARMER   3W
 JAN-DEC-05      MEAN    48.2    45.4     2.8    WARMER   4W
 JAN-DEC-05 HDD ANNUAL   7010    7876    -866    WARMER   5W
 JUL-DEC-05 HDD SEASON   2728    3127    -399    WARMER  17W
 JAN-DEC-05      CDD     1001    699      302    WARMER  10W
 JAN-DEC-05      PRECIP  33.41   29.41    4.00   WETTER  21W
 JAN-DEC-05 SNOW ANNUAL  42.8    55.9    -13.1   DRIER   55D
 JUL-DEC-05 SNOW SEASON  19.6    20.6    -1.0    DRIER   NRN
 
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