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Extreme & Weird Weather of the World - Archive for 2018031812
Currently using 36055 observations from 5133 unique global stations over the past 3 hours.
Last Updated: Sun Mar 18 12:46:27 UTC 2018



0 stations reporting temperature -55°C or colder

1 station 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

11 stations reporting temperature 40°C to 44°C


0 stations reporting dewpoint 30°C or greater

1 station reporting dewpoint 28-29°C

34 stations reporting dewpoint 26-27°C


0 stations reporting wind gusts 70kt or stronger

0 stations reporting wind gusts 60-69kt

2 stations reporting wind gusts 50-59kt

21 stations reporting wind gusts 40-49kt


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

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

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

17 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

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

18 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

3 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

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

1 station reporting 3-hourly pressure rise of 5mb to 9.9mb

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


15 stations reporting heavy snow

4 stations reporting any sleet

9 stations reporting any freezing rain

23 stations reporting heavy rain

17 stations reporting unknown precipitation type


32 stations reporting ice accretion in the past 1 hour

21 stations reporting ice accretion in the past 3 hours

39 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"

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

2 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

0 stations reporting thundersnow

0 stations reporting thundersleet

0 stations reporting thunder with freezing rain

25 stations reporting thunder with rain


0 stations reporting blizzard conditions

0 stations reporting near-blizzard conditions


3 stations reporting visibility of zero

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

2 stations reporting visibility 75 miles or greater

0 stations reporting visibility 50-74 miles


1 station 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

7 stations reporting ice crystals/diamond dust

0 stations reporting blowing spray

11 stations reporting dust or duststorm

16 stations reporting sand or sandstorm

0 stations 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

  • DAAD: Bou-Saada, Algeria
        Wind, Sand/Sandstorm
  • DTTG: Gabes, Tunisia
        Wind, Sand/Sandstorm
  • FAKM: Kimberley, South Africa
        Thunderstorm, Visibility
  • FOOG: Port-Gentil, Gabon
        Dewpoint, Thunderstorm
  • KBYG: Buffalo, Buffalo Johnson County Airport, WY, United States
        Visibility, Ice Accretion
  • KOLF: Wolf Point, Clayton Airport, MT, United States
        Visibility, Ice Accretion
  • KOTM: Ottumwa, Ottumwa Industrial Airport, IA, United States
        Visibility, Ice Accretion
  • KPIA: Peoria, Greater Peoria Regional Airport, IL, United States
        Pressure Change, Ice Accretion
  • NZSP: Amundsen-Scott Stn, Antarctica
        Temperature, Ice Crystals/Diamond Dust
  • OIKB: Bandarabbass, Iran
        Dust/Duststorm, Sand/Sandstorm
  • SUAA: Melilla, Uruguay
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • SUMU: Carrasco, Uruguay
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • VOTV: Thiruvananthapuram, India
        Dewpoint, Thunderstorm
  • WBKW: Tawau, Malaysia
        Dewpoint, Thunderstorm
  • YPCC: Cocos Island Airport, Christmas Island
        Dewpoint, Precipitation Type/Intensity


53 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)
  • KHME (OLD)
  • KNOZ (OLD)
  • KQD3 (OLD)
  • KQFR (OLD)
  • KQGE (OLD)
  • KQKR (OLD)
  • KQN3 (OLD)
  • KQRD (OLD)
  • KQZF (OLD)
  • LEAG (OLD)
  • LETU (OLD)
  • MGMT (OLD)
  • MGTU (OLD)
  • OEAR (OLD)
  • OICM (OLD)
  • SESG (OLD)
  • SLAL (OLD)
  • SPJC (OLD)
  • UCFL (OLD)
  • VARP (NEW)
  • VASD (OLD)
  • YAYT (OLD)