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Extreme & Weird Weather of the World - Archive for 2018031606
Currently using 34662 observations from 4989 unique global stations over the past 3 hours.
Last Updated: Fri Mar 16 06:46:25 UTC 2018



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

2 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

2 stations reporting temperature 40°C to 44°C


0 stations reporting dewpoint 30°C or greater

3 stations reporting dewpoint 28-29°C

33 stations reporting dewpoint 26-27°C


1 station reporting wind gusts 70kt or stronger

2 stations reporting wind gusts 60-69kt

9 stations reporting wind gusts 50-59kt

39 stations reporting wind gusts 40-49kt


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

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

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

10 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

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

1 station reporting sea level pressure 950mb - 959mb

0 stations reporting sea level pressure 960mb - 969mb

7 stations reporting sea level pressure 970mb - 979mb

1 station 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

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

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


13 stations reporting heavy snow

1 station reporting any sleet

7 stations reporting any freezing rain

20 stations reporting heavy rain

24 stations reporting unknown precipitation type


5 stations reporting ice accretion in the past 1 hour

1 station reporting ice accretion in the past 3 hours

5 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"

1 station reporting hourly (melted) precip total of 0.5-0.99"

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

1 station reporting 3 or 6 hourly (melted) precip total of 4-4.99"

1 station 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

12 stations reporting thundersnow

0 stations reporting thundersleet

0 stations reporting thunder with freezing rain

20 stations reporting thunder with rain


0 stations reporting blizzard conditions

2 stations reporting near-blizzard conditions


4 stations reporting visibility of zero

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

0 stations reporting visibility 75 miles or greater

1 station reporting visibility 50-74 miles


12 stations reporting aurora

0 stations reporting solar/lunar eclipse


0 stations reporting aircraft mishap

3 stations reporting bird hazard on the runway

1 station reporting volcanic ash

9 stations reporting ice crystals/diamond dust

0 stations reporting blowing spray

3 stations reporting dust or duststorm

1 station reporting sand or sandstorm

0 stations reporting well-developed dust/sand whirls

15 stations reporting smoke


Stations falling into 4 or more extreme categories

Stations falling into 3 extreme categories

Stations falling into 2 extreme categories

  • CYBK: Baker Lake, NT, Canada
        Ice Crystals/Diamond Dust, Aurora
  • K0CO: Berthoud Pass, CO, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thundersnow
  • KCPW: Pagosa Springs, Wolf Creek Pass, CO, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thundersnow
  • KELP: El Paso, El Paso Intl Arpt, United States
        Wind, Dust/Duststorm
  • KIBM: Kimball, NE, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • KMWN: Mount Washington, NH, United States
        Wind, Visibility
  • NZSP: Amundsen-Scott Stn, Antarctica
        Temperature, Ice Crystals/Diamond Dust
  • UASS: Semipalatinsk Zhana-Semey, Kazakhstan
        Ice Crystals/Diamond Dust, Smoke
  • WMBA: Sitiawan, Malaysia
        Dewpoint, Thunderstorm


56 unidentified stations (out of a total of 137 documented unknown stations)

  • DTFG (NEW)
  • ENLE (OLD)
  • ENUG (OLD)
  • ENWV (OLD)
  • ETML (OLD)
  • 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)
  • KDSF (OLD)
  • KJSL (OLD)
  • KNOZ (OLD)
  • KQAM (NEW)
  • KQAW (NEW)
  • KQD3 (OLD)
  • KQFR (OLD)
  • KQGE (OLD)
  • KQKR (OLD)
  • KQN3 (OLD)
  • KQRD (OLD)
  • KQWX (OLD)
  • KQYA (NEW)
  • KQYI (NEW)
  • KQYJ (NEW)
  • KQYY (NEW)
  • KQZF (OLD)
  • LEAG (OLD)
  • LETU (OLD)
  • MPSM (OLD)
  • OEAR (OLD)
  • OICM (OLD)
  • SPJC (OLD)
  • UCFL (OLD)
  • VASD (OLD)
  • VEJT (NEW)