TWIN CITIES CLIMATOLOGICAL VARIATIONS... PRECIPITATION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN

 ...PRECIPITATION...
                        ...RAINFALL.../ ...INCHES...
MAX ANNUAL............................ 40.15 1911
MIN ANNUAL............................ 11.59 1910
MAX MONTHLY........................... 17.90 JUL 1987
MIN MONTHLY........................... TRACE DEC 1943
MAX IN 24 HOURS....................... 10.00 JUL 23-24 1987
                        ...SNOWFALL.../ ...INCHES...
MAX SEASONAL.......................... 98.6 1983-1984
MIN SEASONAL.......................... 14.2 1930-1931
MAX CALENDAR YEAR.................... 101.5 1983
MIN CALENDAR YEAR..................... 12.5 1931
MAX MONTHLY........................... 46.9 NOV 1991
NUMBER OF DAYS WITH 1 INCH OR MORE ...  15
NUMBER OF DAYS    1.5 INCHES OR MORE... 11
NUMBER OF DAYS      2 INCHES OR MORE...  8
MAX IN SINGLE SNOWSTORM............... 28.4 OCT 31-NOV 3 1991
MAX IN 24 HRS......................... 21.0 OCT 31-NOV 1 1991
MAX SNOW COVER........................ 38.0 JAN 1982

              ...CONTINOUS SNOWFALL...
LONGEST PERIOD...88 HOURS...TOTAL 14.0 INCHES
                 1235 AM DEC 6 THRU 515 PM DEC 9 1969

NON-MEASURABLE.... EARLIEST........... TRACE SEP 15 1916
NON-MEASURABLE.... LATEST............. TRACE MAY 28 1965
MEASURABLE........ EARLIEST............. 0.4 SEP 24 1985
MEASURABLE........ LATEST............... 0.1 MAY 24 1925
1 INCH OR MORE.... EARLIEST............. 1.7 SEP 26 1942
1 INCH OR MORE.... LATEST............... 3.0 MAY 20 1892
2 INCHES OR MORE.. EARLIEST............. 2.5 OCT 10 1977
2 INCHES OR MORE.. LATEST............... 3.0 MAY 20 1892
3 INCHES OR MORE.. EARLIEST............. 3.0 OCT 20 1916
3 INCHES OR MORE.. LATEST............... 3.0 MAY 20 1892
4 INCHES OR MORE.. EARLIEST............. 5.5 OCT 29 1905
4 INCHES OR MORE.. LATEST............... 6.6 APR 29 1984
5 INCHES OR MORE.. EARLIEST............. 5.5 OCT 29 1905
5 INCHES OR MORE.. LATEST............... 6.6 APR 29 1985
6 INCHES OR MORE.. EARLIEST............. 8.2 OCT 31 1991
6 INCHES OR MORE.. LATEST............... 6.6 APR 29 1984

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