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Radar: Minneapolis MN
44.83 N - 93.55W
Period: 1980 - 2006      Range: 124 nm

Database Overview
All reports in the domain All severe weather reports during the period are plotted. Blue dots represent damaging wind, green dots represent large hail, and red dots represent tornadoes. [Click to enlarge]
  All Rpts Sig Rpts Avg Days
Hail
6184
371 33
Wind
5845
554 32
Tornadoes
914
161 14
Total
12943
1086 46
Significant severe reports Significant severe weather reports during the period are plotted. Only tornadoes F2 or stronger, wind gusts of 65 knots or stronger, and hail of 2" diameter or larger are plotted. [Click to enlarge]
Category
Rank*
Freq/mi2
Any Severe
51
1:101
Sig Severe
25
1:1,201
Tornadoes
46
1:1,427
F2+ Torn
33
1:8,101
* Compared to 141 national radar coverage areas studied.

Annual Report Information
Annual severe weather reports
Plot of annual severe weather reports in the search area. The dashed magenta line denotes a 5 year running average of all reports.

20 year report increase: 224%
10 year report increase: 68%
5 year report increase: -14%

See annual table below

Daily Report Information
Annual severe weather reports
Plot of daily severe weather reports in the search area. Lines denote a 7 day running mean.

Maximum daily value:
6.2 on 10 Jun

Primary Season:
Apr 15 - Sep 17

See monthly table below

Hourly Report Information
Annual severe weather reports
Plot of hourly severe weather reports in the search area. Values are in percent of total, and have been rounded to the nearest hour (UTC).

Maximum hourly value:
11% at 23 UTC

See hourly table below

Climatological Threat Potential
Threat
Avg Prob of Occurrence
Return Interval
Natl Rank
Any Tornado
0.021%
4785 yrs
51
F2+ Tornado
0.016%
6369 yrs
54
This table represents the average annual probability and return interval of each event for any point within the search domain.

Read details of computational method

Annual Totals
Year
Hail
Wind
Tornado
Total
 
Rpt
Days
Rpt
Days
Rpt
Days
Rpt
Days
1980
109
35
174
38
39
17
187
51
1981
86
30
82
29
43
19
172
43
1982
39
13
100
28
22
7
83
32
1983
23
12
281
28
22
7
67
32
1984
57
17
186
23
44
16
145
31
1985
107
33
107
32
23
12
153
45
1986
98
33
134
40
17
12
132
54
1987
73
20
110
28
20
14
113
38
1988
36
17
62
27
7
4
50
30
1989
110
23
70
24
15
6
140
34
1990
86
29
155
35
24
17
134
48
1991
107
28
202
34
30
12
167
47
1992
64
20
98
17
36
8
136
27
1993
89
27
127
30
33
14
155
42
1994
190
39
190
41
60
25
310
58
1995
100
29
153
36
33
14
166
46
1996
209
37
248
24
23
10
255
46
1997
249
38
314
37
43
21
335
49
1998
346
44
548
35
64
19
474
54
1999
302
39
338
34
40
14
382
50
2000
408
40
203
29
34
13
476
48
2001
588
43
292
35
57
13
702
52
2002
690
54
307
41
20
14
730
61
2003
272
39
218
21
42
11
356
42
2004
642
51
337
45
52
18
746
63
2005
555
58
565
39
56
21
667
67
2006
549
48
244
36
15
8
579
59
AVG
229
33
216
32
34
14
479
46


Violent Tornadoes
Date
F
Deaths
Injuries
1983 03-Jul 1805 UTC
F4
0
4
1992 16-Jun 2200 UTC
F5
1
35
1992 16-Jun 2218 UTC
F4
0
3
1998 29-Mar 2150 UTC
F4
1
19
2000 25-Jul 2257 UTC
F4
1
15

Monthly Averages
Month
Hail
Wind
Torn
Total
Jan
0
0
0
0
Feb
0
0
0
0
Mar
3
1
1
5
Apr
20
13
2
34
May
45
24
5
74
Jun
65
65
12
142
Jul
40
66
8
114
Aug
31
32
3
66
Sep
19
11
3
33
Oct
5
3
0
8
Nov
0
0
0
0
Dec
0
0
0
0

Hourly Averages
UTC
Hail
Wind
Torn
Total
00
620
509
161
1290
01
576
520
139
1235
02
475
409
90
974
03
356
430
37
823
04
293
452
12
757
05
175
315
9
499
06
156
260
5
421
07
144
270
5
419
08
125
202
1
328
09
113
142
2
257
10
66
117
4
187
11
80
84
3
167
12
60
58
2
120
13
78
48
1
127
14
88
58
3
149
15
67
76
1
144
16
109
104
7
220
17
113
82
6
201
18
132
108
20
260
19
208
165
23
396
20
291
204
66
561
21
475
297
81
853
22
617
436
94
1147
23
767
499
142
1408

Click Here for tabular data (F2+ tornadoes).
Page Updated: Saturday 10-27-2007
If you have comments regarding this information, contact John Hart of the Storm Prediction Center.
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