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Extreme & Weird Weather of the World - Archive for 2018120512
Currently using 36449 observations from 5255 unique global stations over the past 3 hours.
Last Updated: Wed Dec 5 12:46:25 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

3 stations reporting temperature 40°C to 44°C


0 stations reporting dewpoint 30°C or greater

1 station reporting dewpoint 28-29°C

52 stations reporting dewpoint 26-27°C


1 station reporting wind gusts 70kt or stronger

0 stations reporting wind gusts 60-69kt

2 stations reporting wind gusts 50-59kt

9 stations reporting wind gusts 40-49kt


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

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

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

20 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

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

1 station reporting sea level pressure 1055-1059mb

4 stations reporting sea level pressure 1050-1054mb

5 stations reporting sea level pressure 1045-1049mb

6 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

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

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


4 stations reporting heavy snow

3 stations reporting any sleet

11 stations reporting any freezing rain

9 stations reporting heavy rain

39 stations reporting unknown precipitation type


23 stations reporting ice accretion in the past 1 hour

14 stations reporting ice accretion in the past 3 hours

24 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"

1 station 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"

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

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"

1 station 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

0 stations reporting thunder with freezing rain

16 stations reporting thunder with rain


0 stations reporting blizzard conditions

0 stations reporting near-blizzard conditions


1 station reporting visibility of zero

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

1 station 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

9 stations reporting bird hazard on the runway

0 stations reporting volcanic ash

10 stations reporting ice crystals/diamond dust

0 stations reporting blowing spray

9 stations reporting dust or duststorm

0 stations reporting sand or sandstorm

0 stations reporting well-developed dust/sand whirls

27 stations reporting smoke


Stations falling into 4 or more extreme categories

Stations falling into 3 extreme categories

Stations falling into 2 extreme categories

  • CYYH: Spence Bay Airport, Canada
        Ice Crystals/Diamond Dust, Aurora
  • KGEG: Spokane, Spokane Intl Arpt, WA, United States
        Visibility, Ice Accretion
  • PWAK: Wake Island, UM, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • UHPP: Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskij, Russia
        Wind, Precipitation Type/Intensity
  • UIII: Irkutsk, Russia
        Pressure, Smoke
  • UNAA: Abakan, Russia
        Pressure, Smoke
  • UNBB: Barnaul, Russia
        Pressure, Smoke
  • WMBA: Sitiawan, Malaysia
        Dewpoint, Thunderstorm
  • WMKB: Buttersworth, Malaysia
        Dewpoint, Thunderstorm
  • WMKP: Penang / Bayan Lepas, Malaysia
        Dewpoint, Thunderstorm
  • WMSA: Subang/Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport, Malaysia
        Dewpoint, Thunderstorm
  • WSAP: Singapore / Paya Lebar, Singapore
        Dewpoint, Thunderstorm
  • YPTN: Tindal / Katherine, Australia
        Wind, Precipitation Type/Intensity


52 unidentified stations (out of a total of 146 documented unknown stations)

  • ENLE (OLD)
  • ENUG (OLD)
  • ENUN (OLD)
  • ENWV (OLD)
  • FDLB (OLD)
  • GQNO (OLD)
  • K13K (NEW)
  • K18H (OLD)
  • K1AN (OLD)
  • K1AW (OLD)
  • K1BN (OLD)
  • K1BW (OLD)
  • K1DN (OLD)
  • K1DW (OLD)
  • K1EN (OLD)
  • K1GN (OLD)
  • K1GW (OLD)
  • K1JN (OLD)
  • K2LS (OLD)
  • K3L4 (OLD)
  • K6P9 (OLD)
  • KBRG (NEW)
  • KC99 (OLD)
  • KDSF (OLD)
  • KHME (OLD)
  • KJSL (OLD)
  • KLNQ (OLD)
  • KNOZ (OLD)
  • KQD3 (OLD)
  • KQFR (OLD)
  • KQGE (OLD)
  • KQKR (OLD)
  • KQN3 (OLD)
  • KQRD (OLD)
  • KQUO (NEW)
  • KQWX (OLD)
  • KWBF (OLD)
  • KXER (OLD)
  • KXIF (OLD)
  • LEAG (OLD)
  • LETU (OLD)
  • LTFM (OLD)
  • MPSM (OLD)
  • OEAR (OLD)
  • OICM (OLD)
  • OPIS (OLD)
  • SESG (OLD)
  • SLAL (OLD)
  • SPJC (OLD)
  • UCFL (OLD)
  • VASD (OLD)
  • YAYT (OLD)