Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
925 AM CDT SUN AUG 16 2015

...3RD DRIEST FIRST HALF OF AN AUGUST IN ROCHESTER MN...

DURING THE FIRST 15 DAYS OF AUGUST...ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
HAS ONLY RECEIVED 0.06 INCHES OF RAIN.  THIS IS THE THIRD DRIEST
FIRST HALF OF AN AUGUST AND THE DRIEST START SINCE 1983 WHEN ONLY
0.04 INCHES OF RAIN FELL.  THE DRIEST FIRST HALF OF AN AUGUST
OCCURRED BACK IN 1908 WHEN ONLY 0.01 INCHES OF RAIN FELL.  NORMALLY
DURING THE FIRST 15 DAYS OF AUGUST...ROCHESTER WILL RECEIVE
2.19 INCHES OF RAIN.  BELOW ARE THE TOP 10 DRIEST FIRST HALVES OF AN
AUGUST.

      DRIEST FIRST HALVES OF AN AUGUST
               IN ROCHESTER MN
                  1886-2015

               PRECIPITATION
     RANK          TOTAL*         YEAR
     ----      -------------      ----
       1        0.01 INCHES       1908
       2        0.04 INCHES       1983
       3        0.06 INCHES       2015
       4        0.07 INCHES       2003
       5        0.19 INCHES       1932
       6        0.23 INCHES       2011
       7        0.24 INCHES       1941
                0.24 INCHES       1936
                0.24 INCHES       1930
      10        0.26 INCHES       2014
                0.26 INCHES       1972

   * RAINFALL TOTALS OCCURRED FROM AUGUST 1ST THROUGH
     AUGUST 15TH.

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BOYNE


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