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Extreme & Weird Weather of the World - Archive for 2017121506
Currently using 34536 observations from 4992 unique global stations over the past 3 hours.
Last Updated: Fri Dec 15 06:46:32 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

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

10 stations reporting temperature 40°C to 44°C


0 stations reporting dewpoint 30°C or greater

1 station reporting dewpoint 28-29°C

32 stations reporting dewpoint 26-27°C


0 stations reporting wind gusts 70kt or stronger

5 stations reporting wind gusts 60-69kt

10 stations reporting wind gusts 50-59kt

30 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

1 station 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

17 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

2 stations reporting sea level pressure 960mb - 969mb

14 stations reporting sea level pressure 970mb - 979mb

1 station reporting sea level pressure >= 1060mb

0 stations reporting sea level pressure 1055-1059mb

4 stations reporting sea level pressure 1050-1054mb

8 stations reporting sea level pressure 1045-1049mb

10 stations 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

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

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


3 stations reporting heavy snow

3 stations reporting any sleet

9 stations reporting any freezing rain

10 stations reporting heavy rain

31 stations reporting unknown precipitation type


12 stations reporting ice accretion in the past 1 hour

12 stations reporting ice accretion in the past 3 hours

17 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"

0 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

0 stations reporting thundersnow

0 stations reporting thundersleet

6 stations reporting thunder with rain


0 stations reporting blizzard conditions

1 station reporting near-blizzard conditions


5 stations reporting visibility of zero

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

0 stations reporting visibility 75 miles or greater

0 stations reporting visibility 50-74 miles


0 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

7 stations reporting ice crystals/diamond dust

0 stations reporting blowing spray

4 stations reporting dust or duststorm

0 stations reporting sand or sandstorm

0 stations reporting well-developed dust/sand whirls

20 stations reporting smoke


Stations falling into 4 or more extreme categories

Stations falling into 3 extreme categories

Stations falling into 2 extreme categories

  • CWRA: Cape Race, Nfld, Canada
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KMWN: Mount Washington, NH, United States
        Wind, Visibility
  • LIVC: Monte Cimone, Italy
        Wind, Visibility
  • LIVP: Paganella, Italy
        Wind, Visibility
  • PACD: Cold Bay, Cold Bay Airport, AK, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • PASN: St. Paul Island, St. Paul Island Airport, AK, United States
        Wind, Pressure
  • UASS: Semipalatinsk Zhana-Semey, Kazakhstan
        Pressure, Smoke


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

  • ENLE (OLD)
  • ENUG (OLD)
  • ENWV (OLD)
  • ETML (OLD)
  • FDLB (OLD)
  • FDMV (OLD)
  • GOBD (NEW)
  • GQNO (OLD)
  • HTD0 (NEW)
  • K06C (NEW)
  • 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)
  • K27K (NEW)
  • K2LS (OLD)
  • K3L4 (OLD)
  • K6P9 (OLD)
  • KBRY (NEW)
  • KCCB (NEW)
  • KHME (OLD)
  • KJSL (OLD)
  • KNOZ (OLD)
  • KQD3 (OLD)
  • KQFR (NEW)
  • KQGE (OLD)
  • KQKT (OLD)
  • KQN3 (OLD)
  • KQOV (OLD)
  • KQRD (OLD)
  • KQWX (OLD)
  • KRKW (NEW)
  • KSDC (NEW)
  • KXIF (OLD)
  • LBIA (NEW)
  • LBPL (NEW)
  • LEAG (OLD)
  • LETU (OLD)
  • MPSM (OLD)
  • OEAR (OLD)
  • OICM (OLD)
  • SESG (OLD)
  • SPJC (OLD)
  • UCFL (OLD)
  • VASD (NEW)
  • VASU (NEW)
  • VOHB (NEW)
  • YAYT (OLD)