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:     SEPTEMBER
                                          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  71  47  59  -5   6   0 0.01  0.0    0 10.7 21 150   M    M   5 18     25 160
 2  81  55  68   4   0   3    T  0.0    0 10.2 22 310   M    M   4 1      27 320
 3  85  51  68   4   0   3 0.00  0.0    0  7.8 20 210   M    M   0        27 200
 4  74  49  62  -1   3   0 0.17  0.0    0  9.2 29 360   M    M   2 13     43 360
 5  65  47  56  -7   9   0 0.00  0.0    0 11.8 28 320   M    M   4        35 310
 6  66  43  55  -8  10   0 0.00  0.0    0  4.0 14 300   M    M   2        16 330
 7  76  42  59  -3   6   0 0.00  0.0    0  4.8 14  70   M    M   2        19  50
 8  67  46  57  -5   8   0 0.00  0.0    0  8.0 15  90   M    M   0        22  80
 9  74  48  61   0   4   0 0.00  0.0    0  9.3 18 150   M    M   1        23 140
10  78  59  69   8   0   4    T  0.0    0 12.2 22 140   M    M   3        29 150
11  82  57  70   9   0   5    T  0.0    0  5.1 14 160   M    M   0 1      18 160
12  85  52  69   9   0   4 0.00  0.0    0  5.7 15 180   M    M   0 1      20 160
13  85  60  73  13   0   8 0.00  0.0    0  5.4 14 190   M    M   0 1      18 210
14  88  59  74  15   0   9 0.00  0.0    0  6.6 16 150   M    M   2 12     21 150
15  74  61  68   9   0   3 0.16  0.0    0  6.4 17 200   M    M   2 13     21 180
16  72  52  62   4   3   0 0.01  0.0    0  9.3 22 290   M    M   8 3      26 290
17  64  45  55  -3  10   0    T  0.0    0  6.9 20 290   M    M   2        27 300
18  59  50  55  -3  10   0 0.04  0.0    0  7.5 18 140   M    M   9 1      25 140
19  78  55  67  10   0   2 0.00  0.0    0 12.5 25 150   M    M   8 13     34 140
20  71  45  58   1   7   0 0.56  0.0    0  7.1 36 270   M    M   3 138    51 270
21  80  41  61   5   4   0 0.01  0.0    0  7.6 18 140   M    M   2 3      24 150
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SM 1575 1064        80  41  0.96     0.0 168.1          M       59
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AV 75.0 50.7                               8.0 FASTST   M    M   3    MAX(MPH)
                                 MISC ---->  # 36 270               # 51  270
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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:    SEPTEMBER
                                          YEAR:     2017
                                          LATITUDE:   45 32 N
                                          LONGITUDE:  94  4 W

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

AVERAGE MONTHLY: 62.8   TOTAL FOR MONTH:   0.96    1 = FOG OR MIST
DPTR FM NORMAL:   2.4   DPTR FM NORMAL:   -1.60    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
HIGHEST:    88 ON 14    GRTST 24HR  0.56 ON 20-20      TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
LOWEST:     41 ON 21                               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:   7
MAX 90 OR ABOVE:   0    0.10 INCH OR MORE:   3
MIN 32 OR BELOW:   0    0.50 INCH OR MORE:   1
MIN  0 OR BELOW:   0    1.00 INCH OR MORE:   0

[HDD (BASE 65) ]
TOTAL THIS MO.    80    CLEAR  (SCALE 0-3)  14
DPTR FM NORMAL   -47    PTCLDY (SCALE 4-7)   6
TOTAL FM JUL 1   120    CLOUDY (SCALE 8-10)  1
DPTR FM NORMAL   -65

[CDD (BASE 65) ]
TOTAL THIS MO.    41
DPTR FM NORMAL    10    [PRESSURE DATA]
TOTAL FM JAN 1   331    HIGHEST SLP M ON M
DPTR FM NORMAL  -129    LOWEST  SLP 29.52 ON 20

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