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:     APRIL
                                          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  28   7  18 -19  47   0 0.00  0.0    5  9.7 22 300   M    M   0        30 290
 2  31   7  19 -19  46   0 0.30  5.1    5  4.8 16 180   M    M   8 128    18 190
 3  28  12  20 -18  45   0 0.22  2.6    8 11.7 21 340   M    M  10 128    33  30
 4  29   1  15 -24  50   0 0.00  0.0   10  8.1 16 260   M    M   1        20 250
 5  34   0  17 -22  48   0    T    T    9  6.8 24 320   M    M   3 12     32 240
 6  21   9  15 -25  50   0    T    T    9 18.7 33 310   M    M   0 8      37 310
 7  29   8  19 -21  46   0 0.00  0.0    8  8.8 18 310   M    M   0        22 270
 8  28   3  16 -25  49   0 0.08  1.1    7  4.3 13 160   M    M   5 18     14 150
 9  35  16  26 -15  39   0    T    T    8  8.0 17 290   M    M  10 1      21 290
10  39  27  33  -9  32   0 0.00  0.0    8  8.2 18 200   M    M   9 18     22 210
11  45  25  35  -7  30   0 0.01  0.0    7  4.9 12 150   M    M   4 18     15 110
12  45  32  39  -4  26   0 0.00  0.0    4  5.8 10  40   M    M   5        15  40
13  39  29  34  -9  31   0 0.16  1.0    3 13.3 25  50   M    M   6 12     36  60
14  31  22  27 -17  38   0 0.28  3.2    2 16.0 28  40   M    M   9 128    39  40
15  26  22  24 -20  41   0 0.18  1.8    5 13.6 23  10   M    M  10 128    33  10
16  37  22  30 -15  35   0    T    T    6 10.4 18 340   M    M   7 1      23 350
17  45  22  34 -11  31   0 0.00  0.0    5  7.2 15  70   M    M   1        21  80
18  45  28  37  -9  28   0 0.00  0.0    4  7.3 16  60   M    M   4        28  40
19  53  25  39  -7  26   0 0.00  0.0    3  4.5 15 250   M    M   0        24 290
20  51  25  38  -9  27   0 0.00  0.0    1  3.6 14 200   M    M   0        17 210
21  58  27  43  -4  22   0 0.00  0.0    T  2.3  8 210   M    M   0        12 200
22  62  28  45  -3  20   0 0.00  0.0    T  4.2 14 200   M    M   0 1      19 200
23  70  30  50   2  15   0 0.00  0.0    0  2.0 12 330   M    M   0 1      15 320
24  57  37  47  -2  18   0    T  0.0    0  9.6 22  10   M    M   3        31  10
25  58  27  43  -6  22   0 0.00  0.0    0  5.1 14 220   M    M   0        16 240
26  63  36  50   0  15   0 0.00  0.0    0  9.7 24 300   M    M   0        30 310
27  61  32  47  -3  18   0    T  0.0    0 10.4 25 330   M    M   3        34 350
28  57  29  43  -7  22   0 0.00  0.0    0  4.6 12 150   M    M   1 1      14  20
29  68  35  52   1  13   0 0.00  0.0    0 14.7 29 150   M    M   1        34 170
30  80  49  65  14   0   0 0.18  0.0    0 15.0 29 200   M    M   5 13     36 180
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SM 1353  672       930   0  1.41    14.8 253.3          M      105
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AV 45.1 22.4                               8.4 FASTST   M    M   4    MAX(MPH)
                                 MISC ---->  # 33 310               # 39   40
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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:    APRIL
                                          YEAR:     2018
                                          LATITUDE:   45 32 N
                                          LONGITUDE:  94  4 W

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

AVERAGE MONTHLY: 33.8   TOTAL FOR MONTH:   1.41    1 = FOG OR MIST
DPTR FM NORMAL: -10.8   DPTR FM NORMAL:   -1.16    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
HIGHEST:    80 ON 30    GRTST 24HR  0.34 ON 31- 1      TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
LOWEST:      0 ON  5                               3 = THUNDER
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS
                        TOTAL MONTH:  14.8 INCHES  5 = HAIL
                        GRTST 24HR   5.1 ON  2- 2  6 = FREEZING RAIN OR DRIZZLE
                        GRTST DEPTH:  10 ON  4     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:   9    0.01 INCH OR MORE:   8
MAX 90 OR ABOVE:   0    0.10 INCH OR MORE:   6
MIN 32 OR BELOW:  26    0.50 INCH OR MORE:   0
MIN  0 OR BELOW:   1    1.00 INCH OR MORE:   0

[HDD (BASE 65) ]
TOTAL THIS MO.   930    CLEAR  (SCALE 0-3)  16
DPTR FM NORMAL   313    PTCLDY (SCALE 4-7)   9
TOTAL FM JUL 1  8517    CLOUDY (SCALE 8-10)  5
DPTR FM NORMAL   350

[CDD (BASE 65) ]
TOTAL THIS MO.     0
DPTR FM NORMAL    -2    [PRESSURE DATA]
TOTAL FM JAN 1     0    HIGHEST SLP 30.55 ON 20
DPTR FM NORMAL    -2    LOWEST  SLP 29.58 ON 30

[REMARKS]
THE PRECIPITATION VALUES ON APRIL 2ND...9TH AND 15TH ARE FROM THE 8 INCH
DIAMETER RAIN GAUGE AT THE SNOW OBSERVING SITE.
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