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Extreme & Weird Weather of the World - Archive for 2018031612
Currently using 36204 observations from 5255 unique global stations over the past 3 hours.
Last Updated: Fri Mar 16 12:46:25 UTC 2018



1 station reporting temperature -55°C or colder

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

1 station reporting temperature -45°C to -49°C

5 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

7 stations reporting temperature 40°C to 44°C


0 stations reporting dewpoint 30°C or greater

0 stations reporting dewpoint 28-29°C

38 stations reporting dewpoint 26-27°C


0 stations reporting wind gusts 70kt or stronger

2 stations reporting wind gusts 60-69kt

10 stations reporting wind gusts 50-59kt

44 stations reporting wind gusts 40-49kt


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

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

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

15 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

2 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

10 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


1 station 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


16 stations reporting heavy snow

4 stations reporting any sleet

7 stations reporting any freezing rain

18 stations reporting heavy rain

36 stations reporting unknown precipitation type


12 stations reporting ice accretion in the past 1 hour

5 stations reporting ice accretion in the past 3 hours

12 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"

2 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"

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

3 stations reporting hail

4 stations reporting thundersnow

0 stations reporting thundersleet

1 station reporting thunder with freezing rain

36 stations reporting thunder with rain


0 stations reporting blizzard conditions

0 stations reporting near-blizzard conditions


5 stations reporting visibility of zero

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

1 station reporting visibility 75 miles or greater

1 station reporting visibility 50-74 miles


9 stations reporting aurora

0 stations reporting solar/lunar eclipse


0 stations reporting aircraft mishap

8 stations reporting bird hazard on the runway

0 stations reporting volcanic ash

16 stations reporting ice crystals/diamond dust

0 stations reporting blowing spray

11 stations reporting dust or duststorm

4 stations reporting sand or sandstorm

1 station reporting well-developed dust/sand whirls

9 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
  • CYHK: Gjoa Haven Airport, Canada
        Temperature, Ice Crystals/Diamond Dust
  • CYRB: Resolute, NT, Canada
        Temperature, Ice Crystals/Diamond Dust
  • CYYH: Spence Bay Airport, Canada
        Temperature, Ice Crystals/Diamond Dust
  • CYYR: Goose, Nfld., Canada
        Pressure, Aurora
  • DAOR: Bechar, Algeria
        Dust/Duststorm, Sand/Sandstorm
  • KBLU: Emigrant Gap, Blue Canyon Nyack Airport, CA, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Ice Accretion
  • KMWN: Mount Washington, NH, United States
        Wind, Visibility
  • LTCC: Diyarbakir, Turkey
        Hail, Thunderstorm
  • LTCO: Agri, Turkey
        Hail, Thunderstorm
  • NZSP: Amundsen-Scott Stn, Antarctica
        Temperature, Ice Crystals/Diamond Dust
  • PACZ: Cape Romanzof, Cape Romanzof LRRS Airport, AK, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Visibility
  • SPSO: Pisco, Peru
        Bird Hazard, Smoke
  • WMKA: S Abdul Halim, Malaysia
        Dewpoint, Thunderstorm
  • WMKJ: Johore Bharu / Senai, Malaysia
        Dewpoint, Precipitation Type/Intensity


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

  • ENLE (OLD)
  • ENUG (OLD)
  • ENWV (OLD)
  • ETML (OLD)
  • FDLB (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)
  • KQD3 (OLD)
  • KQFR (OLD)
  • KQGE (OLD)
  • KQKR (OLD)
  • KQN3 (OLD)
  • KQRD (OLD)
  • KQWX (OLD)
  • KQZF (OLD)
  • LEAG (OLD)
  • LETU (OLD)
  • MGMT (OLD)
  • MGTU (OLD)
  • MPSM (OLD)
  • OEAR (OLD)
  • OICM (OLD)
  • SLAL (OLD)
  • SPJC (OLD)
  • UCFL (OLD)
  • VASD (OLD)