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Extreme & Weird Weather of the World - Archive for 2017032015
Currently using 38299 observations from 5266 unique global stations over the past 3 hours.
Last Updated: Mon Mar 20 15:44:44 UTC 2017



1 station reporting temperature -55°C or colder

0 stations reporting temperature -50°C to -54°C

0 stations reporting temperature -45°C to -49°C

3 stations reporting temperature -40°C to -44°C

0 stations reporting temperature 55°C or warmer

0 stations reporting temperature 50°C to 54°C

0 stations reporting temperature 45°C to 49°C

3 stations reporting temperature 40°C to 44°C


0 stations reporting dewpoint 30°C or greater

2 stations reporting dewpoint 28-29°C

36 stations reporting dewpoint 26-27°C


0 stations reporting wind gusts 70kt or stronger

0 stations reporting wind gusts 60-69kt

6 stations reporting wind gusts 50-59kt

34 stations reporting wind gusts 40-49kt


2 stations reporting (sustained) wind chill of -55°C or colder

12 stations reporting (sustained) wind chill of -50°C to -54°C

29 stations reporting (sustained) wind chill of -45°C to -49°C

28 stations reporting (sustained) wind chill of -40°C to -44°C


0 stations reporting heat index of 55°C or hotter

0 stations reporting heat index of 50°C to 54°C

0 stations reporting heat index of 45°C to 49°C

20 stations reporting heat index of 40°C to 44°C


0 stations reporting sea level pressure < 940mb

0 stations reporting sea level pressure 940mb - 949mb

0 stations reporting sea level pressure 950mb - 959mb

0 stations reporting sea level pressure 960mb - 969mb

10 stations reporting sea level pressure 970mb - 979mb

0 stations reporting sea level pressure >= 1060mb

0 stations reporting sea level pressure 1055-1059mb

0 stations reporting sea level pressure 1050-1054mb

0 stations reporting sea level pressure 1045-1049mb

3 stations reporting sea level pressure 1040-1044mb


0 stations reporting 3-hourly pressure fall of 10mb or greater

1 station reporting 3-hourly pressure fall of 5mb to 9.9mb

2 stations reporting 3-hourly pressure rise of 5mb to 9.9mb

1 station reporting 3-hourly pressure rise of 10mb or greater


7 stations reporting heavy snow

3 stations reporting any sleet

5 stations reporting any freezing rain

25 stations reporting heavy rain

13 stations reporting unknown precipitation type


4 stations reporting ice accretion in the past 1 hour

3 stations reporting ice accretion in the past 3 hours

10 stations reporting ice accretion in the past 6 hours

0 stations reporting hourly snow depth increase (SNINCR) of 3+"

0 stations reporting hourly snow depth increase (SNINCR) of 2"

0 stations reporting hourly snow depth increase (SNINCR) of 1"

0 stations reporting hourly (melted) precip total of 3" or greater

0 stations reporting hourly (melted) precip total of 2-2.99"

0 stations reporting hourly (melted) precip total of 1-1.99"

2 stations reporting hourly (melted) precip total of 0.5-0.99"

0 stations reporting 3 or 6 hourly (melted) precip total of 5" or greater

0 stations reporting 3 or 6 hourly (melted) precip total of 4-4.99"

0 stations reporting 3 or 6 hourly (melted) precip total of 3-3.99"

0 stations reporting 3 or 6 hourly (melted) precip total of 2-2.99"


0 stations reporting tornado, funnel cloud or waterspout

0 stations reporting mammatus cloud

0 stations reporting hail

3 stations reporting thundersnow

0 stations reporting thundersleet

45 stations reporting thunder with rain


4 stations reporting blizzard conditions

5 stations reporting near-blizzard conditions


3 stations reporting visibility of zero

33 stations reporting visibility 1/8 mile or less, but not zero

2 stations reporting visibility 75 miles or greater

4 stations reporting visibility 50-74 miles


1 station reporting aurora

0 stations reporting solar/lunar eclipse


0 stations reporting aircraft mishap

12 stations reporting bird hazard on the runway

0 stations reporting volcanic ash

10 stations reporting ice crystals/diamond dust

0 stations reporting blowing spray

43 stations reporting dust or duststorm

12 stations reporting sand or sandstorm

11 stations reporting smoke


Stations falling into 4 or more extreme categories

Stations falling into 3 extreme categories

Stations falling into 2 extreme categories

  • CYAS: Kangirsuk Stn, Canada
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Sand/Sandstorm
  • CYER: Fort Severn Airport, ON, Canada
        Wind, Precipitation Type/Intensity
  • CYLC: Kimmirut A Nwt, Canada
        Wind, Visibility
  • CZMD: Muskrat Dam, ON, Canada
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Visibility
  • DRRN: Niamey-Aero, Niger
        Temperature, Dust/Duststorm
  • EGPA: Kirkwall Airport, United Kingdom
        Wind, Pressure
  • EGPB: Sumburgh Cape, United Kingdom
        Wind, Pressure
  • ENQR: Snorre B Oilp, Norway
        Wind, Pressure
  • FOOG: Port-Gentil, Gabon
        Dewpoint, Thunderstorm
  • KCVG: Covington / Cincinnati, KY, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KDNV: Danville, Vermilion County Airport, IL, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Hourly Precip Total
  • KHAO: Hamilton, Butler County Regional Airport, OH, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KHUF: Terre Haute, Terre Haute Intl Arpt - Hulman Field, IN, United States
        Hourly Precip Total, Thunderstorm
  • KI19: Xenia, OH, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KIYA: Abbeville, LA, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Visibility
  • KLAF: Lafayette, Purdue University Airport, IN, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KLUK: Cincinnati Lunken Field, OH, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KMGY: Dayton, Dayton-Wright Brothers Airport, OH, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • OAHR: Herat, Afghanistan
        Wind, Dust/Duststorm
  • OEDR: Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
        Thunderstorm, Dust/Duststorm
  • OEGN: Gizan, Saudi Arabia
        Dust/Duststorm, Sand/Sandstorm
  • OIFM: Esfahan, Iran
        Dust/Duststorm, Sand/Sandstorm
  • OIMC: Sarakhs, Iran
        Dust/Duststorm, Sand/Sandstorm
  • SBSN: Santarem-Aeroporto, Brazil
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • SPSO: Pisco, Peru
        Bird Hazard, Smoke
  • UTSA: Navoi, Uzbekistan
        Dust/Duststorm, Smoke


69 unidentified stations (out of a total of 105 documented unknown stations)

  • EGMW (OLD)
  • ENUG (OLD)
  • ENWV (OLD)
  • FDLB (OLD)
  • GQNO (OLD)
  • K18H (NEW)
  • K19S (NEW)
  • K1AN (OLD)
  • K1BN (OLD)
  • K1BW (OLD)
  • K1CN (OLD)
  • K1CW (OLD)
  • K1DN (OLD)
  • K1DW (OLD)
  • K1EN (OLD)
  • K1EW (OLD)
  • K1FN (OLD)
  • K1FW (OLD)
  • K1GN (OLD)
  • K1HN (OLD)
  • K1HW (OLD)
  • K1IN (OLD)
  • K1IW (OLD)
  • K1JN (OLD)
  • K1KN (OLD)
  • K1LN (OLD)
  • K1MN (OLD)
  • K1NN (OLD)
  • K1ON (OLD)
  • K2LS (NEW)
  • K3S8 (NEW)
  • K6P9 (OLD)
  • K6S0 (NEW)
  • K6S2 (NEW)
  • KBAM (NEW)
  • KBEC (NEW)
  • KCXW (NEW)
  • KGPC (NEW)
  • KI23 (NEW)
  • KJSL (OLD)
  • KKY8 (NEW)
  • KM75 (NEW)
  • KNOZ (NEW)
  • KQBD (OLD)
  • KQC5 (OLD)
  • KQD3 (OLD)
  • KQGE (OLD)
  • KQJB (OLD)
  • KQKR (OLD)
  • KQN2 (OLD)
  • KQN3 (OLD)
  • KQRD (OLD)
  • KQWX (OLD)
  • KREG (NEW)
  • KRID (NEW)
  • KSXU (NEW)
  • KXNT (OLD)
  • LEAG (OLD)
  • MGMT (OLD)
  • MGTU (OLD)
  • MPSM (OLD)
  • OEAR (OLD)
  • OICM (OLD)
  • SLAL (OLD)
  • SPJC (OLD)
  • TVSA (NEW)
  • UCFL (OLD)
  • URFF (OLD)
  • VASU (NEW)