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Extreme & Weird Weather of the World - Archive for 2020011803
Currently using 36010 observations from 5020 unique global stations over the past 3 hours.
Last Updated: Sat Jan 18 03:47:00 UTC 2020



0 stations reporting temperature -55°C or colder

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

2 stations reporting temperature -45°C to -49°C

3 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

3 stations reporting temperature 40°C to 44°C


1 station reporting dewpoint 30°C or greater

7 stations reporting dewpoint 28-29°C

61 stations reporting dewpoint 26-27°C


4 stations reporting wind gusts 70kt or stronger

5 stations reporting wind gusts 60-69kt

21 stations reporting wind gusts 50-59kt

103 stations reporting wind gusts 40-49kt


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

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

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

51 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

22 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

2 stations reporting sea level pressure 970mb - 979mb

2 stations reporting sea level pressure >= 1060mb

1 station reporting sea level pressure 1055-1059mb

0 stations reporting sea level pressure 1050-1054mb

0 stations reporting sea level pressure 1045-1049mb

127 stations reporting sea level pressure 1040-1044mb


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

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

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

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


20 stations reporting heavy snow

9 stations reporting any sleet

43 stations reporting any freezing rain

17 stations reporting heavy rain

145 stations reporting unknown precipitation type


50 stations reporting ice accretion in the past 1 hour

41 stations reporting ice accretion in the past 3 hours

44 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"

6 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"

1 station 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

2 stations reporting thundersnow

0 stations reporting thundersleet

0 stations reporting thunder with freezing rain

9 stations reporting thunder with rain


0 stations reporting blizzard conditions

2 stations reporting near-blizzard conditions


4 stations reporting visibility of zero

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

2 stations reporting visibility 75 miles or greater

2 stations reporting visibility 50-74 miles


0 stations reporting aurora

0 stations reporting solar/lunar eclipse


0 stations reporting aircraft mishap

5 stations reporting bird hazard on the runway

1 station reporting volcanic ash

16 stations reporting ice crystals/diamond dust

0 stations reporting blowing spray

7 stations reporting dust or duststorm

1 station reporting sand or sandstorm

0 stations reporting well-developed dust/sand whirls

20 stations reporting smoke


Stations falling into 4 or more extreme categories

Stations falling into 3 extreme categories

Stations falling into 2 extreme categories

  • CWDO: Twillingate, Canada
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • CWRU: Solander Island, Canada
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • CWZV: Cape Saint James, BC, Canada
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • CXTP: Terra Nova National Park CS, Nfld., Canada
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • CYBG: Bagotville, Que., Canada
        Pressure, Ice Crystals/Diamond Dust
  • CYHY: Hay River, NT, Canada
        Pressure, Ice Crystals/Diamond Dust
  • CYMA: Mayo Airport, Canada
        Temperature, Pressure
  • CYQX: Gander Int. Airport, Nfld., Canada
        Wind, Visibility
  • EGYP: Mount Pleasant Airport, United Kingdom
        Wind, Precipitation Type/Intensity
  • K1BW: UNKNOWN,
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • K1CW: UNKNOWN,
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • K1EW: UNKNOWN,
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • K1GW: UNKNOWN,
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • K1HW: UNKNOWN,
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • K1IW: UNKNOWN,
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • K1JW: Juliet (peetz), CO, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • K1KW: Kilo (dix), NE, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • K1MW: Mike (haxtun), CO, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • K1OW: Oscar (grover), CO, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • K2WX: Buffalo, SD, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • K7BM: Cottonwood Pass, CO, United States
        Wind, Precipitation Type/Intensity
  • KAKO: Akron, Akron-Washington County Airport, CO, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KALO: Waterloo, IA, United States
        Pressure Change, Ice Accretion
  • KAXX: Angel Fire, NM, United States
        Wind, Precipitation Type/Intensity
  • KBFF: Scottsbluff, Heilig Field, NE, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KBJC: Broomfield / Jeffco, CO, United States
        Wind, Visibility
  • KBRL: Burlington, IA, United States
        Pressure Change, Ice Accretion
  • KCOS: Colorado Springs, CO, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KCYS: Cheyenne, Cheyenne Airport, WY, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KD07: Faith, SD, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KDBQ: Dubuque, Dubuque Regional Airport, IA, United States
        Pressure Change, Ice Accretion
  • KDGW: Douglas, Converse County Airport, WY, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KDLH: Duluth, Duluth Intl Arpt, MN, United States
        Pressure Change, Snowincrease
  • KDVN: Davenport, Davenport Municipal Airport, IA, United States
        Pressure Change, Ice Accretion
  • KDYT: Duluth, Sky Harbor Airport, MN, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Visibility
  • KFCM: Minneapolis, Flying Cloud Airport, MN, United States
        Pressure Change, Ice Accretion
  • KFEW: Francis Warren AFB, WY, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KGRI: Grand Island, NE, United States
        Pressure Change, Ice Accretion
  • KGUR: Camp Guernsey, WY, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KHEI: Hettinger, Hettinger Municipal Airport, ND, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KHIB: Hibbing, Chisholm-Hibbing Airport, MN, United States
        Pressure Change, Precipitation Type/Intensity
  • KICR: Winner, SD, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KIEN: Pine Ridge, Pine Ridge Airport, SD, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KIOW: Iowa City, Iowa City Municipal Airport, IA, United States
        Pressure Change, Ice Accretion
  • KLAA: Lamar, Lamar Municipal Airport, CO, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KLHX: La Junta, La Junta Municipal Airport, CO, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KLWD: Lamoni, Lamoni Municipal Airport, IA, United States
        Pressure Change, Ice Accretion
  • KMDW: Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport, IL, United States
        Pressure Change, Snowincrease
  • KMIW: Marshalltown, IA, United States
        Pressure Change, Ice Accretion
  • KMKE: Milwaukee, General Mitchell Intl Arpt, WI, United States
        Pressure Change, Snowincrease
  • KMSN: Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field, WI, United States
        Pressure Change, Snowincrease
  • KMWN: Mount Washington, NH, United States
        Wind, Visibility
  • KOJC: Olathe, Johnson County Executive Airport, KS, United States
        Pressure Change, Ice Accretion
  • KPHP: Philip, Philip Airport, SD, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KPIA: Peoria, Greater Peoria Regional Airport, IL, United States
        Pressure Change, Ice Accretion
  • KRAP: Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Airport, SD, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KRCA: Ellsworth AFB, SD, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KRFD: Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport, IL, United States
        Pressure Change, Snowincrease
  • KRRL: Merrill, Merrill Municipal Airport, WI, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Visibility
  • KRST: Rochester, Rochester Intl Arpt, MN, United States
        Pressure Change, Ice Accretion
  • KSGF: Springfield, Springfield Regional Airport, MO, United States
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Ice Accretion
  • KSTP: St. Paul, St. Paul Downtown Holman Field, MN, United States
        Pressure Change, Ice Accretion
  • KTOR: Torrington, WY, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • KVTN: Valentine, Miller Field, NE, United States
        Wind, Pressure Change
  • LIRS: Grosseto, Italy
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • MZBZ: Goldston Intl. Airport, Belize
        Precipitation Type/Intensity, Thunderstorm
  • NFTV: Vava'u Island, Tonga
        Dewpoint, Wind
  • NLWW: Hihifo Ile Wallis, France
        Dewpoint, Wind


75 unidentified stations (out of a total of 164 documented unknown stations)

  • ENLE (OLD)
  • ENUG (OLD)
  • ENUN (OLD)
  • ENWV (OLD)
  • ESKS (NEW)
  • ESOH (NEW)
  • HESW (NEW)
  • K18H (OLD)
  • K1AN (OLD)
  • K1BW (OLD)
  • K1CN (OLD)
  • K1CW (OLD)
  • K1DN (OLD)
  • K1EN (OLD)
  • K1EW (OLD)
  • K1FN (OLD)
  • K1GN (OLD)
  • K1GW (OLD)
  • K1HN (OLD)
  • K1HW (OLD)
  • K1IN (OLD)
  • K1IW (OLD)
  • K1MN (OLD)
  • K1NN (OLD)
  • K1ON (OLD)
  • K2IS (NEW)
  • K2LS (OLD)
  • K2R9 (NEW)
  • K41U (NEW)
  • K4F2 (NEW)
  • K77S (NEW)
  • KC99 (OLD)
  • KEZP (NEW)
  • KGYF (NEW)
  • KHMT (NEW)
  • KLNQ (OLD)
  • KMHP (NEW)
  • KMIO (NEW)
  • KMTK (OLD)
  • KNOZ (OLD)
  • KPJC (NEW)
  • KPZZ (NEW)
  • KQD3 (OLD)
  • KQN3 (OLD)
  • KQWX (OLD)
  • KSEQ (NEW)
  • KT41 (NEW)
  • KT74 (NEW)
  • KWBF (OLD)
  • KX26 (NEW)
  • KXER (OLD)
  • KXIF (OLD)
  • KXWA (NEW)
  • LEAG (OLD)
  • LEMI (OLD)
  • LETU (OLD)
  • LLER (OLD)
  • LTFM (OLD)
  • MGMT (OLD)
  • MGTU (OLD)
  • MPSM (OLD)
  • NCPK (NEW)
  • NFTO (NEW)
  • NFTP (NEW)
  • OEAR (OLD)
  • OPIS (OLD)
  • SLAL (OLD)
  • SPJC (OLD)
  • UCFL (OLD)
  • URFF (OLD)
  • UWSG (NEW)
  • VAOZ (NEW)
  • VOKN (OLD)
  • YBLN (NEW)
  • ZBAD (NEW)