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Extreme & Weird Weather of the World - Archive for 2018051503
Currently using 33924 observations from 4916 unique global stations over the past 3 hours.
Last Updated: Tue May 15 03:46:27 UTC 2018



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

4 stations reporting dewpoint 28-29°C

66 stations reporting dewpoint 26-27°C


1 station reporting wind gusts 70kt or stronger

2 stations reporting wind gusts 60-69kt

4 stations reporting wind gusts 50-59kt

31 stations reporting wind gusts 40-49kt


1 station reporting (sustained) wind chill of -55°C or colder

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

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

0 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

42 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

1 station reporting sea level pressure 960mb - 969mb

1 station reporting sea level pressure 970mb - 979mb

2 stations 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

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

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


3 stations reporting heavy snow

2 stations reporting any sleet

1 station reporting any freezing rain

25 stations reporting heavy rain

3 stations reporting unknown precipitation type


0 stations reporting ice accretion in the past 1 hour

0 stations reporting ice accretion in the past 3 hours

1 station 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"

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

22 stations reporting hourly (melted) precip total of 0.5-0.99"

1 station 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

1 station reporting thundersnow

0 stations reporting thundersleet

0 stations reporting thunder with freezing rain

128 stations reporting thunder with rain


1 station reporting blizzard conditions

1 station reporting near-blizzard conditions


2 stations reporting visibility of zero

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

1 station reporting visibility 75 miles or greater

4 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

1 station reporting volcanic ash

0 stations reporting ice crystals/diamond dust

0 stations reporting blowing spray

8 stations reporting dust or duststorm

2 stations reporting sand or sandstorm

0 stations reporting well-developed dust/sand whirls

16 stations reporting smoke


Stations falling into 4 or more extreme categories

Stations falling into 3 extreme categories

Stations falling into 2 extreme categories

  • CYCQ: Chetwynd Airport, Canada
        Dust/Duststorm, Smoke
  • CYGW: Kuujjuarapik, Que., Canada
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Visibility
  • CYUX: Hall Beach, NT, Canada
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Visibility
  • KAXS: Altus, OK, United States
        Wind, Thunderstorm
  • KBEC: Beech Factory Airport, KS, United States
        Wind, Thunderstorm
  • KBJC: Broomfield / Jeffco, CO, United States
        Thunderstorm, Visibility
  • KBLV: Belleville, Scott AFB/MidAmerica Airport, IL, United States
        Wind, Thunderstorm
  • KCDS: Childress, Childress Municipal Airport, TX, United States
        Wind, Thunderstorm
  • KCPS: Cahokia / St. Louis, IL, United States
        Wind, Precipitation Type/Intensity
  • KDCA: Reagan National Airport, DC, United States
        Hourly Precip Total, Thunderstorm
  • KDMO: Sedalia, Sedalia Memorial Airport, MO, United States
        Hourly Precip Total, Thunderstorm
  • KELK: Elk City, OK, United States
        Wind, Thunderstorm
  • KEMP: Emporia, Emporia Municipal Airport, KS, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Hourly Precip Total
  • KFCI: Chesterfield County, VA, United States
        Wind, Thunderstorm
  • KIAB: McConnell AFB, KS, United States
        Hourly Precip Total, Thunderstorm
  • KLKU: Louisa, VA, United States
        Hourly Precip Total, Thunderstorm
  • KLTS: Altus AFB, OK, United States
        Thunderstorm, Dust/Duststorm
  • KNGU: Norfolk, Naval Air Stn, VA, United States
        Wind, Thunderstorm
  • KNHK: Patuxent River, Naval Air Stn, MD, United States
        Hourly Precip Total, Thunderstorm
  • KNTU: Virginia Beach, Oceana, Naval Air Stn, VA, United States
        Wind, Thunderstorm
  • KNYG: Quantico, Marine Corps Air Facility, VA, United States
        Hourly Precip Total, Thunderstorm
  • KORD: Chicago, Chicago-O'Hare Intl Arpt, IL, United States
        Hourly Precip Total, Thunderstorm
  • KOZS: Camdenton, MO, United States
        Hourly Precip Total, Thunderstorm
  • KPHF: Newport News, Newport News / Williamsburg Intl Arpt, VA, United States
        Wind, Thunderstorm
  • KRIC: Richmond, Richmond Intl Arpt, VA, United States
        Wind, Thunderstorm
  • KRMN: Stafford, Stafford Regional Airport, VA, United States
        Hourly Precip Total, Thunderstorm
  • KSNY: Sidney, Sidney Municipal Airport, NE, United States
        Wind, Thunderstorm
  • KSTL: St. Louis, Lambert-St. Louis Intl Arpt, MO, United States
        Wind, Thunderstorm
  • KSUS: St. Louis, Spirit Of St. Louis Airport, MO, United States
        Wind, Thunderstorm
  • KUGN: Chicago / Waukegan, IL, United States
        Hourly Precip Total, Thunderstorm
  • KWLD: Winfield / Arkansas City, Strother Field, KS, United States
        Wind, Thunderstorm
  • NZCM: Williams Field, Antarctica
        Wind, Pressure
  • PTKR: Koror, Palau, NWS Office, Palau
        Dewpoint, Precipitation Type/Intensity
  • UASP: Pavlodar, Kazakhstan
        Thunderstorm, Smoke
  • WMKP: Penang / Bayan Lepas, Malaysia
        Dewpoint, Thunderstorm


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

  • ENLE (OLD)
  • ENUG (OLD)
  • ENWV (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)
  • KGCY (NEW)
  • KHME (OLD)
  • KHPT (NEW)
  • KJSL (OLD)
  • KM02 (NEW)
  • KNOZ (OLD)
  • KPLD (NEW)
  • KQD3 (OLD)
  • KQFR (OLD)
  • KQIF (NEW)
  • KQN3 (OLD)
  • KQWX (OLD)
  • KQXD (NEW)
  • KQZF (OLD)
  • KWBF (NEW)
  • KX07 (NEW)
  • KXIF (OLD)
  • LEAG (OLD)
  • LETU (OLD)
  • MGMT (OLD)
  • MGTU (OLD)
  • MPSM (OLD)
  • OEAR (OLD)
  • OICM (OLD)
  • OPIS (NEW)
  • PPNU (NEW)
  • SESG (OLD)
  • SLAL (OLD)
  • SPJC (OLD)
  • UCFL (OLD)
  • URRP (NEW)
  • VDSV (NEW)
  • VYNT (NEW)
  • YAYT (OLD)