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:     JANUARY
                                          YEAR:      2018
                                          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   2 -19  -8 -20  73   0 0.00  0.0    3  5.8 10 290   M    M   0        13 290
 2  13 -15  -1 -13  66   0 0.00  0.0    3 12.0 26 310   M    M   3        34 310
 3   4  -8  -2 -14  67   0 0.00  0.0    3  9.2 20 310   M    M   2        23 310
 4   1 -15  -7 -19  72   0 0.00  0.0    3  1.9  7  80   M    M   8         8 100
 5   0 -19  -9 -21  74   0 0.00  0.0    3  3.6  9 350   M    M   0        26 330
 6  12 -22  -5 -17  70   0    T    T    3 10.5 24 330   M    M   5        29 160
 7  31  11  21   9  44   0 0.00  0.0    3 10.0 22 170   M    M   5        29 180
 8  34  21  28  17  37   0 0.00  0.0    3  6.8 15 290   M    M   1        26 230
 9  40  24  32  21  33   0 0.00  0.0    2 11.3 22 160   M    M   5        31 150
10  36  32  34  23  31   0 0.00  0.0    2  9.1 22 180   M    M   8 12     29 180
11  33  -9  12   1  53   0 0.06  1.0    1 16.3 24 310   M    M   7 12     30 310
12   2 -16  -7 -18  72   0 0.00  0.0    2  9.1 16 330   M    M   0        23 320
13   4 -16  -6 -17  71   0 0.00  0.0    2  3.5 10 320   M    M   0        14 320
14  14 -11   2  -9  63   0 0.11  3.4    2  9.8 21 320   M    M   8 18     27 320
15   6  -3   2  -9  63   0    T    T    5 13.8 22 330   M    M   9 8      29 330
16   6  -9  -1 -12  66   0 0.00  0.0    5  7.0 16 340   M    M   2 1      22 350
17  27  -5  11   0  54   0 0.00  0.0    5  9.2 20 210   M    M   0        24 200
18  39  13  26  15  39   0 0.00  0.0    4  5.8 13 260   M    M   0        17 280
19  46  24  35  24  30   0 0.00  0.0    3  5.7 12 270   M    M   0        19 240
20  38  19  29  18  36   0 0.00  0.0    2  2.4 10 280   M    M   5 12     12 280
21  36  29  33  22  32   0 0.00  0.0    1  4.1  9  10   M    M  10        51 330
22  30  24  27  16  38   0 0.00  0.0    1 13.7 23  10   M    M  10        34 360
23  28  15  22  10  43   0 0.00  0.0    1  7.7 17 340   M    M   0        25 350
24  26  13  20   8  45   0 0.00  0.0    1  5.4 13 180   M    M   9 1      15 190
25  28  22  25  13  40   0 0.00  0.0    1  8.7 16 130   M    M  10 1      24 140
26  44  27  36  24  29   0 0.00  0.0    1 13.8 26 290   M    M   3 1      32 280
27  30  17  24  12  41   0 0.00  0.0    T 12.7 22 290   M    M   4        30 280
28  17   6  12   0  53   0    T    T    T  7.1 13 330   M    M   5 8      19 330
29  15  -3   6  -6  59   0 0.00  0.0    T  3.9  9 330   M    M   0        11 330
30  28  -2  13   1  52   0 0.00  0.0    T 11.3 30 150   M    M   4        37 140
31  31   0  16   3  49   0 0.01  0.2    T 14.8 24 310   M    M   4 1      35 310
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SM  701  125      1595   0  0.18     4.6 266.0          M      127
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AV 22.6  4.0                               8.6 FASTST   M    M   4    MAX(MPH)
                                 MISC ---->  # 30 150               # 51  330
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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:    JANUARY
                                          YEAR:     2018
                                          LATITUDE:   45 32 N
                                          LONGITUDE:  94  4 W

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

AVERAGE MONTHLY: 13.3   TOTAL FOR MONTH:   0.18    1 = FOG OR MIST
DPTR FM NORMAL:   1.7   DPTR FM NORMAL:   -0.47    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
HIGHEST:    46 ON 19    GRTST 24HR  0.11 ON 14-14      TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
LOWEST:    -22 ON  6                               3 = THUNDER
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS
                        TOTAL MONTH:   4.6 INCHES  5 = HAIL
                        GRTST 24HR   3.4 ON 14-14  6 = FREEZING RAIN OR DRIZZLE
                        GRTST DEPTH:   5 ON 17,16  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:  22    0.01 INCH OR MORE:   3
MAX 90 OR ABOVE:   0    0.10 INCH OR MORE:   1
MIN 32 OR BELOW:  31    0.50 INCH OR MORE:   0
MIN  0 OR BELOW:  16    1.00 INCH OR MORE:   0

[HDD (BASE 65) ]
TOTAL THIS MO.  1595    CLEAR  (SCALE 0-3)  13
DPTR FM NORMAL   -60    PTCLDY (SCALE 4-7)  12
TOTAL FM JUL 1  4904    CLOUDY (SCALE 8-10)  6
DPTR FM NORMAL  -198

[CDD (BASE 65) ]
TOTAL THIS MO.     0
DPTR FM NORMAL     0    [PRESSURE DATA]
TOTAL FM JAN 1     0    HIGHEST SLP 30.91 ON  1
DPTR FM NORMAL     0    LOWEST  SLP 29.50 ON 19

[REMARKS]
THE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON 1/30 AND 1/31 IS BASED ON TEMPERATURE DATA FROM
NWS COOP STATION AT RICE MN /21-6920/. ASOS TEMP SENSOR WAS OUT OF SERVICE
FROM 5 PM ON 1/30 THROUGH NOON ON 1/31.
#FINAL-01-18#