Explanation of the Preliminary Monthly Climate Data (F6) Product

These data are preliminary and have not undergone final quality control by the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). Therefore, these data are subject to revision. Final and certified climate data can be accessed at the NCDC - http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov.

WFO Monthly/Daily Climate Data


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PRELIMINARY LOCAL CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA (WS FORM: F-6)

                                          STATION:   ST CLOUD MN
                                          MONTH:     MARCH
                                          YEAR:      2017
                                          LATITUDE:   45 32 N
                                          LONGITUDE:  94  4 W

  TEMPERATURE IN F:       :PCPN:    SNOW:  WIND      :SUNSHINE: SKY     :PK WND
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1   2   3   4   5  6A  6B    7    8   9   10  11  12  13   14  15   16   17  18
                                     12Z  AVG MX 2MIN
DY MAX MIN AVG DEP HDD CDD  WTR  SNW DPTH SPD SPD DIR MIN PSBL S-S WX    SPD DR
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 1  34  19  27   4  38   0 0.00  0.0    2 12.7 24 310   M    M   7        30 300
 2  27  13  20  -3  45   0 0.00  0.0    T 11.0 22 310   M    M   1        27 300
 3  30   8  19  -5  46   0 0.00  0.0    T  9.1 20 150   M    M   5        23 150
 4  42  24  33   9  32   0 0.00  0.0    T 14.7 25 140   M    M   2        33 140
 5  61  35  48  24  17   0 0.00  0.0    0 12.2 22 160   M    M   5        26 160
 6  65  32  49  24  16   0 0.34  0.0    0 16.3 31 150   M    M   9 13     38 150
 7  44  24  34   9  31   0 0.01  0.2    T 27.2 43 280   M    M   5 18     56 290
 8  29  17  23  -3  42   0    T    T    T 22.1 44 290   M    M   2 8      55 290
 9  25  10  18  -8  47   0 0.00  0.0    0 10.2 18 330   M    M   4        25 330
10  16   0   8 -19  57   0 0.00  0.0    0  9.2 18 340   M    M   0        23 320
11  21   6  14 -13  51   0 0.00  0.0    0  6.5 14 360   M    M   4        18 310
12  18   7  13 -15  52   0 0.15  1.8    0  6.6 13  60   M    M   7 1      18 120
13  25   2  14 -14  51   0    T    T    2  6.6 15  70   M    M   4 18     20  70
14  28  -7  11 -17  54   0 0.00  0.0    2  3.5  9 270   M    M   0        12  10
15  30   2  16 -13  49   0 0.00  0.0    2  6.4 15 210   M    M   2        20 190
16  42  19  31   2  34   0    T  0.0    1 11.3 22 160   M    M   4        27 140
17  41  29  35   5  30   0    T  0.0    T 14.6 30 310   M    M   9 1      38 320
18  41  25  33   3  32   0 0.00  0.0    0 10.1 26 300   M    M   6        31 310
19  54  29  42  11  23   0 0.00  0.0    0 10.8 24 170   M    M   1        32 170
20  54  35  45  14  20   0 0.00  0.0    0  8.7 15 310   M    M   5        18 310
21  37  19  28  -4  37   0 0.00  0.0    0 11.3 20 350   M    M   0        29 360
22  36  16  26  -6  39   0 0.00  0.0    0 10.7 22 150   M    M   5        26 150
23  40  35  38   5  27   0 0.14  0.0    0 10.2 22 150   M    M  10 138    26 150
24  41  34  38   5  27   0    T  0.0    0  8.1 16  10   M    M  10 1      21  20
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SM  881  433       897   0  0.64     2.0 270.1          M      107
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AV 36.7 18.0                              11.3 FASTST   M    M   4    MAX(MPH)
                                 MISC ---->  # 44 290               # 56  290
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NOTES:
# LAST OF SEVERAL OCCURRENCES

COLUMN 17 PEAK WIND IN M.P.H.

PRELIMINARY LOCAL CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA (WS FORM: F-6) , PAGE 2

                                          STATION:  ST CLOUD MN
                                          MONTH:    MARCH
                                          YEAR:     2017
                                          LATITUDE:   45 32 N
                                          LONGITUDE:  94  4 W

[TEMPERATURE DATA]      [PRECIPITATION DATA]       SYMBOLS USED IN COLUMN 16

AVERAGE MONTHLY: 27.4   TOTAL FOR MONTH:   0.64    1 = FOG OR MIST
DPTR FM NORMAL:  -0.5   DPTR FM NORMAL:   -0.48    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
HIGHEST:    65 ON  6    GRTST 24HR  0.34 ON  6- 6      TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
LOWEST:     -7 ON 14                               3 = THUNDER
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS
                        TOTAL MONTH:   2.0 INCHES  5 = HAIL
                        GRTST 24HR   1.8 ON   M    6 = FREEZING RAIN OR DRIZZLE
                        GRTST DEPTH:   2 ON 15,14  7 = DUSTSTORM OR SANDSTORM:
                                                       VSBY 1/2 MILE OR LESS
                                                   8 = SMOKE OR HAZE
[NO. OF DAYS WITH]      [WEATHER - DAYS WITH]      9 = BLOWING SNOW
                                                   X = TORNADO
MAX 32 OR BELOW:  10    0.01 INCH OR MORE:   4
MAX 90 OR ABOVE:   0    0.10 INCH OR MORE:   3
MIN 32 OR BELOW:  20    0.50 INCH OR MORE:   0
MIN  0 OR BELOW:   2    1.00 INCH OR MORE:   0

[HDD (BASE 65) ]
TOTAL THIS MO.   897    CLEAR  (SCALE 0-3)   8
DPTR FM NORMAL     3    PTCLDY (SCALE 4-7)  12
TOTAL FM JUL 1  6253    CLOUDY (SCALE 8-10)  4
DPTR FM NORMAL -1087

[CDD (BASE 65) ]
TOTAL THIS MO.     0
DPTR FM NORMAL     0    [PRESSURE DATA]
TOTAL FM JAN 1     0    HIGHEST SLP M ON M
DPTR FM NORMAL     0    LOWEST  SLP 29.08 ON  6

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