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Extreme & Weird Weather of the World - Archive for 2017120506
Currently using 35111 observations from 4995 unique global stations over the past 3 hours.
Last Updated: Tue Dec 5 06:46:42 UTC 2017



0 stations reporting temperature -55°C or colder

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 temperature 55°C or warmer

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 dewpoint 30°C or greater

3 stations reporting dewpoint 28-29°C

64 stations reporting dewpoint 26-27°C


2 stations reporting wind gusts 70kt or stronger

0 stations reporting wind gusts 60-69kt

4 stations reporting wind gusts 50-59kt

131 stations reporting wind gusts 40-49kt


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

1 station reporting (sustained) wind chill of -50°C to -54°C

1 station reporting (sustained) wind chill of -45°C to -49°C

2 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

1 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

2 stations reporting sea level pressure 970mb - 979mb

2 stations reporting sea level pressure >= 1060mb

0 stations reporting sea level pressure 1055-1059mb

1 station reporting sea level pressure 1050-1054mb

2 stations reporting sea level pressure 1045-1049mb

1 station reporting sea level pressure 1040-1044mb


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

3 stations reporting 3-hourly pressure fall of 5mb to 9.9mb

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

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


27 stations reporting heavy snow

4 stations reporting any sleet

9 stations reporting any freezing rain

80 stations reporting heavy rain

31 stations reporting unknown precipitation type


10 stations reporting ice accretion in the past 1 hour

1 station reporting ice accretion in the past 3 hours

9 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"

7 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

1 station reporting hail

25 stations reporting thundersnow

0 stations reporting thundersleet

69 stations reporting thunder with rain


1 station reporting blizzard conditions

8 stations reporting near-blizzard conditions


1 station reporting visibility of zero

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

1 station reporting visibility 75 miles or greater

3 stations reporting visibility 50-74 miles


2 stations reporting aurora

0 stations reporting solar/lunar eclipse


0 stations reporting aircraft mishap

4 stations reporting bird hazard on the runway

0 stations reporting volcanic ash

4 stations reporting ice crystals/diamond dust

0 stations reporting blowing spray

3 stations reporting dust or duststorm

3 stations reporting sand or sandstorm

0 stations reporting well-developed dust/sand whirls

13 stations reporting smoke


Stations falling into 4 or more extreme categories

Stations falling into 3 extreme categories

Stations falling into 2 extreme categories

  • CWCJ: Pukaskwa, Canada
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • EFRO: Rovaniemi, Finland
        Visibility, Ice Crystals/Diamond Dust
  • K14Y: Todd Field, MN, United States
        Wind, Thundersnow
  • K21D: Lake Elmo, MN, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thundersnow
  • KADF: Arkadelphia, AR, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KADS: Dallas / Addison Airport, TX, United States
        Wind, Precipitation Type/Intensity
  • KAEL: Albert Lea, MN, United States
        Wind, Precipitation Type/Intensity
  • KAUW: Wausau, Wausau Downtown Airport, WI, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KBMI: Bloomington / Normal, IL, United States
        Wind, Precipitation Type/Intensity
  • KBUR: Burbank, Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport, CA, United States
        Wind, Dust/Duststorm
  • KCMI: Champaign / Urbana, IL, United States
        Wind, Thunderstorm
  • KDBQ: Dubuque, Dubuque Regional Airport, IA, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KDEQ: De Queen, AR, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KDFW: Dallas / Fort Worth, TX, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KDSM: Des Moines, Des Moines Intl Arpt, IA, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KDVN: Davenport, Davenport Municipal Airport, IA, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KENL: Centralia, Centralia Municipal Airport, IL, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KEST: Estherville, IA, United States
        Wind, Precipitation Type/Intensity
  • KEVV: Evansville, Evansville Regional Airport, IN, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KFBL: Faribault Municipal, MN, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thundersnow
  • KFCM: Minneapolis, Flying Cloud Airport, MN, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KFSD: Sioux Falls, Foss Field, SD, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KFWC: Fairfield, Fairfield Municipal Airport, IL, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KGVT: Greenville / Majors, TX, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KHOT: Hot Springs, Memorial Field Airport, AR, United States
        Hourly Precip Total, Thunderstorm
  • KHSB: Harrisburg, Harrisburg-Raleigh Airport, IL, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KJYG: St. James, St. James Municipal Airport, MN, United States
        Wind, Precipitation Type/Intensity
  • KLNK: Lincoln, Lincoln Municipal Airport, NE, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KLRF: Little Rock AFB, AR, United States
        Hourly Precip Total, Thunderstorm
  • KLVN: Minneapolis, Airlake Airport, MN, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thundersnow
  • KLWC: Lawrence, Lawrence Municipal Airport, KS, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KLWD: Lamoni, Lamoni Municipal Airport, IA, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KLXT: Lee's Summit, MO, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KMCI: Kansas City, Kansas City Intl Arpt, MO, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KMFI: Marshfield, Marshfield Municipal Airport, WI, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KMIW: Marshalltown, IA, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KMKT: Mankato, MN, United States
        Wind, Precipitation Type/Intensity
  • KMLI: Moline, Quad-City Airport, IL, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KMWT: Mount Ida, AR, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Hourly Precip Total
  • KORD: Chicago, Chicago-O'Hare Intl Arpt, IL, United States
        Wind, Thunderstorm
  • KOTM: Ottumwa, Ottumwa Industrial Airport, IA, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KROS: Rush City, Rush City Regional Airport, MN, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thundersnow
  • KRST: Rochester, Rochester Intl Arpt, MN, United States
        Wind, Ice Accretion
  • KRSV: Robinson, Robinson Municipal Airport, IL, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KRWF: Redwood Falls, Redwood Falls Municipal Airport, MN, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KSAR: Sparta, IL, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KSGT: Stuttgart, AR, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KSLO: Salem, Salem-Leckrone Airport, IL, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KSRC: Searcy, Searcy Municipal Airport, AR, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KSTJ: St. Joseph, Rosecrans Memorial Airport, MO, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KSTP: St. Paul, St. Paul Downtown Holman Field, MN, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KSUX: Sioux City, Sioux Gateway Airport, IA, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KSYN: Stanton, MN, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thundersnow
  • KTKI: Mc Kinney, TX, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KTRL: Terrell, Terrell Municipal Airport, TX, United States
        Wind, Precipitation Type/Intensity
  • KTVF: Thief River, MN, United States
        Wind, Precipitation Type/Intensity
  • KUGN: Chicago / Waukegan, IL, United States
        Wind, Precipitation Type/Intensity
  • KUNO: West Plains, MO, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KVYS: Peru, IL, United States
        Wind, Precipitation Type/Intensity
  • PABI: Delta Junction/Ft Greely, AK, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • PAGK: Gulkana, Gulkana Airport, AK, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • PGSN: Saipan Island, Saipan Intl Arpt, United States
        Dewpoint, Precipitation Type/Intensity
  • PGUM: Agana, Guam Intl Arpt, GU, United States
        Dewpoint, Precipitation Type/Intensity
  • RJNK: Komatsu Ab, Japan
        Wind, Hail
  • SCRM: Teniente Rodolfo, Antarctica
        Pressure, Visibility
  • VTSE: Chumphon, Thailand
        Dewpoint, Thunderstorm
  • WMKD: Kuantan, Malaysia
        Dewpoint, Thunderstorm


53 unidentified stations (out of a total of 120 documented unknown stations)

  • ENLE (OLD)
  • ENUG (OLD)
  • ENWV (OLD)
  • ETML (OLD)
  • FDLB (OLD)
  • FDMV (OLD)
  • FNDU (NEW)
  • GQNO (OLD)
  • K18H (OLD)
  • K1AN (OLD)
  • K1AW (OLD)
  • K1BN (OLD)
  • K1BW (OLD)
  • K1CN (OLD)
  • K1DN (OLD)
  • K1DW (OLD)
  • K1EN (OLD)
  • K1FN (OLD)
  • K1FW (OLD)
  • K1GN (OLD)
  • K1HN (OLD)
  • K1IN (OLD)
  • K1IW (OLD)
  • K1JN (OLD)
  • K1KN (OLD)
  • K1LN (OLD)
  • K1MN (OLD)
  • K1NN (OLD)
  • K1ON (OLD)
  • K2LS (OLD)
  • K3L4 (OLD)
  • K6P9 (OLD)
  • KGTG (NEW)
  • KHME (OLD)
  • KJSL (OLD)
  • KNOZ (OLD)
  • KQD3 (OLD)
  • KQFR (NEW)
  • KQKT (OLD)
  • KQN3 (OLD)
  • KQOV (OLD)
  • KQWX (OLD)
  • KQZF (OLD)
  • KXIF (OLD)
  • LEAG (OLD)
  • LETU (OLD)
  • OEAR (OLD)
  • OICM (OLD)
  • SESG (OLD)
  • SPJC (OLD)
  • UCFL (OLD)
  • VASU (NEW)
  • YAYT (OLD)