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Extreme & Weird Weather of the World - Archive for 2017051800
Currently using 33856 observations from 5021 unique global stations over the past 3 hours.
Last Updated: Thu May 18 00:44:33 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

0 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

1 station reporting temperature 40°C to 44°C


0 stations reporting dewpoint 30°C or greater

7 stations reporting dewpoint 28-29°C

116 stations reporting dewpoint 26-27°C


0 stations reporting wind gusts 70kt or stronger

1 station reporting wind gusts 60-69kt

7 stations reporting wind gusts 50-59kt

57 stations reporting wind gusts 40-49kt


1 station reporting (sustained) wind chill of -55°C or colder

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

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

0 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

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

27 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

0 stations reporting sea level pressure 970mb - 979mb

2 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

0 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

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

2 stations reporting 3-hourly pressure rise of 10mb or greater


6 stations reporting heavy snow

0 stations reporting any sleet

1 station reporting any freezing rain

82 stations reporting heavy rain

5 stations reporting unknown precipitation type


0 stations reporting ice accretion in the past 1 hour

0 stations reporting ice accretion in the past 3 hours

0 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"

1 station reporting hourly (melted) precip total of 3" or greater

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

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

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

1 station 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

1 station reporting mammatus cloud

1 station reporting hail

8 stations reporting thundersnow

0 stations reporting thundersleet

128 stations reporting thunder with rain


0 stations reporting blizzard conditions

0 stations reporting near-blizzard conditions


1 station reporting visibility of zero

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

0 stations reporting visibility 75 miles or greater

3 stations reporting visibility 50-74 miles


0 stations reporting aurora

0 stations reporting solar/lunar eclipse


0 stations reporting aircraft mishap

10 stations reporting bird hazard on the runway

1 station reporting volcanic ash

1 station reporting ice crystals/diamond dust

0 stations reporting blowing spray

7 stations reporting dust or duststorm

1 station 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

  • K5SM: Sunlight, CO, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thundersnow
  • KALO: Waterloo, IA, United States
        Wind, Thunderstorm
  • KAMW: Ames, Ames Municipal Airport, IA, United States
        Wind, Thunderstorm
  • KANE: Minneapolis / Blaine, MN, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KAQP: Appleton, Appleton Municipal Airport, MN, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KARV: Minocqua / Woodruff, WI, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KAUM: Austin Municipal, MN, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KAZC: Colorado City, CO, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KBCK: Black River Fall, WI, United States
        Hourly Precip Total, Thunderstorm
  • KBDH: Willmar, MN, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KBYG: Buffalo, Buffalo Johnson County Airport, WY, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KC07: Walton Peak, CO, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thundersnow
  • KCCY: Charles City, IA, United States
        Wind, Precipitation Type/Intensity
  • KCFE: Buffalo, Buffalo Municipal Airport, MN, United States
        Hourly Precip Total, Thunderstorm
  • KCMX: Hancock, Houghton County Memorial Airport, MI, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Visibility
  • KCNB: Canby/Myers Fld, MN, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KCNC: Chariton, IA, United States
        Wind, Precipitation Type/Intensity
  • KCPW: Pagosa Springs, Wolf Creek Pass, CO, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Visibility
  • KCWA: Mosinee / Central Wisconsin, WI, United States
        Wind, Thunderstorm
  • KD25: Manitowish Waters, WI, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KDSM: Des Moines, Des Moines Intl Arpt, IA, United States
        Wind, Thunderstorm
  • KDVN: Davenport, Davenport Municipal Airport, IA, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KESC: Escanaba, MI, United States
        Hourly Precip Total, Thunderstorm
  • KFEP: Freeport, Albertus Airport, IL, United States
        Wind, Thunderstorm
  • KFFL: Fair Field, IA, United States
        Wind, Visibility
  • KGHW: Glenwood MN, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KHCD: Hutchinson, MN, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KHEY: Hanchey AHP / Ozark, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Hourly Precip Total
  • KHIF: Hill AFB / Ogden, UT, United States
        Hail, Thundersnow
  • KHYR: Hayward, Hayward Municipal Airport, WI, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KI75: Osceola, IA, United States
        Wind, Precipitation Type/Intensity
  • KIOW: Iowa City, Iowa City Municipal Airport, IA, United States
        Wind, Thunderstorm
  • KJMR: Mora, Mora Municipal Airport, MN, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KJRB: Manhattan/Wall Street Heliport, NY, United States
        Hourly Precip Total, 3/6-Hourly Precip Total
  • KMCW: Mason City, Mason City Municipal Airport, IA, United States
        Wind, Thunderstorm
  • KMFI: Marshfield, Marshfield Municipal Airport, WI, United States
        Pressure Change, Thunderstorm
  • KMIC: Minneapolis, Crystal Airport, MN, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Hourly Precip Total
  • KMIW: Marshalltown, IA, United States
        Hourly Precip Total, Thunderstorm
  • KMJQ: Jackson Municipal, MN, United States
        Thundersnow, Thunderstorm
  • KMKT: Mankato, MN, United States
        Hourly Precip Total, Thunderstorm
  • KMML: Marshall / Ryan, MN, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KMSP: Minneapolis, MN, United States
        Hourly Precip Total, Thunderstorm
  • KMZH: Moose Lake, MN, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KOLZ: Oelwein, Oelwein Municipal Airport, IA, United States
        Wind, Precipitation Type/Intensity
  • KOTM: Ottumwa, Ottumwa Industrial Airport, IA, United States
        Wind, Thunderstorm
  • KOVL: Olivia, Olivia Regional Airport, MN, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KOVS: Boscobel, Boscobel Airport, WI, United States
        Hourly Precip Total, Thunderstorm
  • KOZR: Ozark, AL, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Hourly Precip Total
  • KPEA: Pella, Pella Municipal Airport, IA, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Hourly Precip Total
  • KPEX: Paynesville, MN, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KRCX: Ladysmith, Ruck County Airport, WI, United States
        Hourly Precip Total, Thunderstorm
  • KRHI: Rhinelander, WI, United States
        Pressure Change, Hourly Precip Total
  • KRST: Rochester, Rochester Intl Arpt, MN, United States
        Wind, Thunderstorm
  • KRYV: Watertown, WI, United States
        Wind, Thunderstorm
  • KSAW: Gwinn, MI, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KTKC: Tracy, MN, United States
        Hourly Precip Total, Thunderstorm
  • KTOR: Torrington, WY, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KULM: New Ulm Municipal, MN, United States
        Hourly Precip Total, Thunderstorm
  • KY23: Chetek, WI, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Hourly Precip Total
  • MMMM: Morelia New, Mexico
        Pressure, Smoke
  • OIBK: Kish Island / Kish, Iran
        Dewpoint, Visibility
  • SBBR: Brasilia Aeroporto, Brazil
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • SKUI: Quibdo / El Carano, Colombia
        Dewpoint, Thunderstorm
  • WMKK: Sepang/KL Intl Arpt, Malaysia
        Dewpoint, Precipitation Type/Intensity
  • YBTL: Townsville Amo, Australia
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm


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

  • ENUG (OLD)
  • ENWV (OLD)
  • ETML (OLD)
  • FDLB (OLD)
  • FDMV (OLD)
  • GQNO (OLD)
  • HEOW (NEW)
  • K18H (NEW)
  • K19S (NEW)
  • K1AN (OLD)
  • K1AW (OLD)
  • K1BN (OLD)
  • K1BW (OLD)
  • K1CN (OLD)
  • K1CW (OLD)
  • K1DN (OLD)
  • K1DW (OLD)
  • K1EN (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)
  • K3L4 (OLD)
  • K3S8 (NEW)
  • K6P9 (OLD)
  • K6S0 (NEW)
  • K6S2 (NEW)
  • K8A3 (NEW)
  • KAPS (NEW)
  • KBAM (NEW)
  • KBEC (NEW)
  • KBOU (NEW)
  • KCXW (NEW)
  • KETN (NEW)
  • KGPC (NEW)
  • KHLB (NEW)
  • KHME (OLD)
  • KI23 (NEW)
  • KI68 (NEW)
  • KJSL (OLD)
  • KKY8 (NEW)
  • KLNA (NEW)
  • KM04 (NEW)
  • KM75 (NEW)
  • KNOZ (NEW)
  • KQBD (OLD)
  • KQC5 (OLD)
  • KQD3 (OLD)
  • KQGE (OLD)
  • KQKR (OLD)
  • KQN3 (OLD)
  • KQRD (OLD)
  • KQWX (OLD)
  • KQZF (NEW)
  • KREG (NEW)
  • KRID (NEW)
  • KS33 (NEW)
  • KSEF (NEW)
  • KSXU (NEW)
  • KSZY (NEW)
  • KTMT (NEW)
  • KXNT (OLD)
  • LEAG (OLD)
  • MGMT (OLD)
  • MGTU (OLD)
  • MPSM (OLD)
  • OEAR (OLD)
  • SLAL (OLD)
  • SPJC (OLD)
  • TVSA (NEW)
  • UCFL (OLD)
  • VASU (NEW)
  • VVCI (NEW)