Climatological Report (Annual)
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CXUS53 KARX 011301
CLALSE

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
656 AM CST SUN JAN 1 2012

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...THE LA CROSSE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2011...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1873 TO 2011

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             108   07/13/1995
                        07/14/1936
 LOW              -43   01/18/1873
HIGHEST           100   06/07        MM      MM       94  08/12
LOWEST            -19   01/21        MM      MM      -17  12/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     57.1              57.0     0.1     58.1
AVG. MINIMUM     38.3              37.8     0.5     38.6
MEAN             47.7              47.4     0.3     48.3
DAYS MAX >= 90     17              13.4     3.6       15
DAYS MAX <= 32     62              61.0     1.0       81
DAYS MIN <= 32    142             142.2    -0.2      134
DAYS MIN <= 0      18              20.1    -2.1       23

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        42.88   2010
 MINIMUM        30.07   2006
TOTALS          35.10             33.06    2.04    42.88
DAYS >= .01       117             118.8    -1.8       MM
DAYS >= .10        61              64.9    -3.9       MM
DAYS >= .50        27              20.3     6.7       26
DAYS >= 1.00        8               7.1     0.9       MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    5.30   MM                       12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                               1.21
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)
                                                 12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)1
                                                 12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)1

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           78.7   2008
 24 HR TOTAL     13.9   MM
TOTALS           37.4              43.3    -5.9     46.8
SINCE 7/1         5.0              15.6   -10.6     32.3
DAYS >= TRACE      68              30.1    37.9       57
DAYS >= 1.0        12              13.2    -1.2       14
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        15   02/01
 24 HR TOTAL      5.0   MM                       12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                               16.6
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)
                                                 12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)1
                                                 12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    7103              7194     -91     6889
 SINCE 7/1         MM              2844      MM     2804
COOLING TOTAL     922               781     141      949
 SINCE 1/1        922               782     140      949

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    52/280    DATE  09/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    63/280    DATE  09/02

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          174
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            101
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         90

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             31     MIXED PRECIP               4
HEAVY RAIN               32     RAIN                      45
LIGHT RAIN              132     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          4     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                3     SNOW                       7
LIGHT SNOW               64     SLEET                      2
FOG                     194     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     29
HAZE                    121

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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BOYNE






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