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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
351 PM CST WED JUN 6 2017

...2017 METEOROLOGICAL SUMMER SUMMARY FOR ROCHESTER MN...

DURING THE METEOROLOGICAL SUMMER (JUNE 1ST THROUGH AUGUST 31ST)
OF 2017, IT WAS SLIGHTLY COOLER AND DRIER THAN NORMAL AT
ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

MORE DETAILS ARE LISTED BELOW...

TEMPERATURES...

DURING METEOROLOGICAL SUMMER...ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL
AIRPORT HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 68.1 DEGREES.
THIS WAS A 1.3 DEGREES COOLER THAN 1981-2010 NORMAL
OF 69.4 DEGREES.  THE AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS
78.2 DEGREES.  THIS WAS 1.3 DEGREES COOLER THAN THE 1981-2010
NORMAL OF 79.5 DEGREES.  THE AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
WAS 57.9 DEGREES.  THIS WAS 1.4 DEGREES COOLER THAN THE
1981-2010 NORMAL OF 59.3 DEGREES.  THE TABLE BELOW PROVIDES
A BREAKDOWN OF THE TEMPERATURE DEPARTURES FROM NORMAL
FOR ROCHESTER MN THIS SUMMER...

                  SUMMER 2017 TEMPERATURES
                       IN ROCHESTER MN

                                            DEPARTURE FROM
                                                NORMAL
                                            --------------
JUNE   MONTHLY AVG. TEMP       68.6 DEGREES  +1.0 DEGREES
       MONTHLY AVG. MAX TEMP   79.9 DEGREES  +1.9 DEGREES
       MONTHLY AVG. MIN TEMP   57.3 DEGREES  +0.1 DEGREES

JULY   MONTHLY AVG. TEMP       70.9 DEGREES  -0.5 DEGREES
       MONTHLY AVG. MAX TEMP   80.7 DEGREES  -0.7 DEGREES
       MONTHLY AVG. MIN TEMP   61.0 DEGREES  -0.3 DEGREES

AUGUST MONTHLY AVG. TEMP       64.8 DEGREES  -4.3 DEGREES
                                             6th Coldest
       MONTHLY AVG. MAX TEMP   74.1 DEGREES  -4.8 DEGREES
       MONTHLY AVG. MIN TEMP   55.4 DEGREES  -3.9 DEGREES

SUMMER SEASONAL AVG. TEMP      68.1 DEGREES  -1.3 DEGREES
       SEASONAL AVG. MAX TEMP  78.2 DEGREES  -1.3 DEGREES
       SEASONAL AVG. MIN TEMP  57.9 DEGREES  -1.4 DEGREES

OTHER TEMPERATURE TIDBITS THIS SUMMER...

THE HOTTEST TEMPERATURE WAS 96 DEGREES ON JUNE 11TH,
JUNE 26TH, AND JUNE 27TH.
THE COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 67 DEGREES ON JUNE 24TH
AND JUNE 25TH.

THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE WAS 47 DEGREES ON JUNE 1ST.
THE WARMEST LOW TEMPERATURE WAS 69 DEGREES ON JUNE 10TH.

THE TEMPERATURE REACHED 90 DEGREES ON 4 DAYS.
NORMALLY THERE ARE 10 DAYS.

TEMPERATURES AVERAGED ABOVE NORMAL ON 51 DAYS, BELOW NORMAL
ON 36 DAYS, AND NORMAL TEMPERATURES ON 5 DAYS.

PRECIPITATION...

DURING THE METEOROLOGICAL SUMMER, ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL
AIRPORT RECEIVED 10.23 INCHES OF RAIN.  THIS WAS 3.52 INCHES
DRIER THAN THE 1981-2010 NORMAL OF 13.75 INCHES.  THE TABLE
BELOW CONTAINS THE MONTHLY PRECIPITATION TOTALS AND THEIR
DEPARTURES FROM NORMAL FOR THIS SUMMER.

          SUMMER 2017 PRECIPITATION
               IN ROCHESTER MN

                PRECIPITATION         DEPARTURE
   MONTH            TOTAL            FROM NORMAL
   -----        ------------         -----------
   JUNE         3.71 INCHES         -0.97 INCHES
   JULY         2.35 INCHES         -2.20 INCHES
   AUGUST       4.17 INCHES         -0.35 INCHES

   SUMMER      10.23 INCHES         -3.52 INCHES

OTHER PRECIPITATION TIDBITS THIS SUMMER...

THE WETTEST DAY OCCURRED ON AUGUST 3RD WHEN 2.01 INCHES
OF RAIN FELL.

MEASURABLE RAIN FELL ON 33 DAYS AND TRACE AMOUNTS FELL
ON ANOTHER 8 DAYS.

0.01 INCHES OR MORE - 33 DAYS
0.10 INCHES OR MORE - 15 DAYS
0.50 INCHES OR MORE -  7 DAYS
1.00 INCHES OR MORE -  4 DAYS

SKY...

IT WAS CLEAR ON 51 DAYS.
IT WAS PARTLY CLOUDY ON 38 DAYS.
IT WAS CLOUDY ON 3 DAYS.

SEA LEVEL PRESSURE...

HIGHEST WAS 30.24 INCHES ON JULY 30TH AND AUGUST 31ST.
LOWEST WAS 29.51 INCHES ON JUNE 10TH.

WINDS...

HIGHEST SUSTAINED WIND WAS 40 MPH FROM THE NORTHWEST
ON JUNE 12TH.

HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 51 MPH FROM THE NORTHWEST ON JULY 19TH.

...................................

...THE ROCHESTER MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
6/1/2017 TO 8/31/2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1886 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             108   07/14/1936
 LOW               31   06/09/1937
HIGHEST            96   06/11        MM      MM       93  06/10
LOWEST             47   06/27        MM      MM       48  06/08
                        06/01
                        06/26
AVG. MAXIMUM     78.2              79.5    -1.3
AVG. MINIMUM     57.9              59.3    -1.4     60.6
MEAN             68.1              69.4    -1.3     70.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      4               5.5    -1.5        3
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        19.14   2007
 MINIMUM         8.46   2012
TOTALS          10.23             13.75   -3.52    16.58
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.15   -0.04
DAYS >= .01        33              32.2     0.8       37
DAYS >= .10        15              20.3    -5.3       24
DAYS >= .50         7               9.6    -2.6       13
DAYS >= 1.00        4               3.6     0.4        6
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.01   MM
 STORM TOTAL     2.01
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      73                90     -17
 SINCE 7/1         41                38       3
COOLING TOTAL     382               491    -109
 SINCE 1/1        402               525    -123

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/300    DATE  06/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/290    DATE  07/19

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           56
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             33
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             25     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                9     RAIN                      13
LIGHT RAIN               40     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      41     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      7
HAZE                      3

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

$$

BOYNE



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