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:     AUGUST
                                          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  86  61  74   4   0   9 0.00  0.0    0  7.2 18 350   M    M   3        26 340
 2  79  60  70   0   0   5 0.15  0.0    0  6.7 13  80   M    M   3 1      18  60
 3  60  51  56 -14   9   0 1.40  0.0    0 10.2 22  10   M    M  10 13     31 360
 4  77  51  64  -6   1   0    T  0.0    0  6.6 18 300   M    M   3 1      23 300
 5  77  48  63  -7   2   0 0.00  0.0    0  2.4 16 250   M    M   0        18 250
 6  75  54  65  -4   0   0 0.04  0.0    0  3.6 14 250   M    M   2 3      16 250
 7  80  51  66  -3   0   1 0.00  0.0    0  2.8 12 290   M    M   1        15 310
 8  83  51  67  -2   0   2 0.00  0.0    0  4.7 16 260   M    M   1        19 270
 9  69  55  62  -7   3   0 0.24  0.0    0  5.5 17 190   M    M   4 13     22 190
10  75  55  65  -4   0   0 0.03  0.0    0  5.4 16 360   M    M   6 12     21  10
11  79  51  65  -4   0   0    T  0.0    0  3.6 14 320   M    M   3 12     19 320
12  80  49  65  -4   0   0 0.00  0.0    0  1.6  9 150   M    M   1        12 170
13  71  57  64  -4   1   0 0.62  0.0    0  6.0 16 140   M    M   8 1      19 140
14  76  56  66  -2   0   1 0.00  0.0    0  3.8  8  10   M    M   7 1      11  50
15  78  50  64  -4   1   0 0.00  0.0    0  5.4 14 130   M    M   1 12     20  90
16  71  62  67  -1   0   2 1.05  0.0    0  7.9 16  40   M    M   9 1      25  70
17  72  56  64  -4   1   0 0.57  0.0    0 10.1 22 310   M    M   6 1      27 350
18  76  54  65  -3   0   0    T  0.0    0  3.2 12 240   M    M   2 1      13 240
19  79  51  65  -3   0   0 0.00  0.0    0  4.5 14 200   M    M   2 12     18 200
20  78  57  68   1   0   3 0.00  0.0    0  5.2 13 320   M    M   0 1      15 310
21  70  54  62  -5   3   0 0.09  0.0    0  5.6 18 290   M    M   4 13     23 290
22  74  53  64  -3   1   0 0.00  0.0    0 11.5 24 290   M    M   1        30 310
23  76  47  62  -5   3   0    T  0.0    0  5.2 15  50   M    M   1        24  40
24  72  50  61  -6   4   0 0.00  0.0    0  5.8 12 100   M    M   4        17  80
25  69  55  62  -4   3   0 0.30  0.0    0 10.1 21 150   M    M   8 1      30 140
26  69  61  65  -1   0   0 0.75  0.0    0  9.8 23 150   M    M   9 1      29 140
27  72  59  66   0   0   1 0.03  0.0    0  8.4 17 310   M    M   9 1      22 280
28  77  55  66   0   0   1 0.00  0.0    0  4.3 10 360   M    M   4 12     15 360
29  80  54  67   2   0   2 0.00  0.0    0  2.7  9 220   M    M   4 1      12 210
30  81  56  69   4   0   4 0.00  0.0    0  5.2 15  40   M    M   2 1      20  50
31  71  50  61  -4   4   0 0.00  0.0    0  6.4 13 140   M    M   1 1      18 110
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SM 2332 1674        36  31  5.27     0.0 181.4          M      119
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AV 75.2 54.0                               5.9 FASTST   M    M   4    MAX(MPH)
                                 MISC ---->  # 24 290               # 31  360
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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:    AUGUST
                                          YEAR:     2017
                                          LATITUDE:   45 32 N
                                          LONGITUDE:  94  4 W

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

AVERAGE MONTHLY: 64.6   TOTAL FOR MONTH:   5.27    1 = FOG OR MIST
DPTR FM NORMAL:  -3.2   DPTR FM NORMAL:    1.48    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
HIGHEST:    86 ON  1    GRTST 24HR  1.40 ON  3- 3      TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
LOWEST:     47 ON 23                               3 = THUNDER
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS
                        TOTAL MONTH:   0.0 INCH    5 = HAIL
                        GRTST 24HR     0.0         6 = FREEZING RAIN OR DRIZZLE
                        GRTST DEPTH:   0           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:   0    0.01 INCH OR MORE:  12
MAX 90 OR ABOVE:   0    0.10 INCH OR MORE:   8
MIN 32 OR BELOW:   0    0.50 INCH OR MORE:   5
MIN  0 OR BELOW:   0    1.00 INCH OR MORE:   2

[HDD (BASE 65) ]
TOTAL THIS MO.    36    CLEAR  (SCALE 0-3)  16
DPTR FM NORMAL    -5    PTCLDY (SCALE 4-7)  11
TOTAL FM JUL 1    40    CLOUDY (SCALE 8-10)  4
DPTR FM NORMAL   -18

[CDD (BASE 65) ]
TOTAL THIS MO.    31
DPTR FM NORMAL   -96    [PRESSURE DATA]
TOTAL FM JAN 1   290    HIGHEST SLP 30.29 ON 31
DPTR FM NORMAL  -139    LOWEST  SLP 29.53 ON 17

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