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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
828 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...TEMPERATURES AT ROCHESTER MINNESOTA WERE NEAR NORMAL AND RECEIVED
BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION IN THE MONTH OF APRIL...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 47.0 DEGREES. THIS WAS THREE TENTHS OF A
DEGREE ABOVE NORMAL. THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 56.6 DEGREES
AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS 37.4 DEGREES. THE HIGHEST
TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 80 DEGREES...WHICH OCCURRED ON THE
16TH. THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE WAS 18 DEGREES...WHICH OCCURRED ON THE
9TH.

ROCHESTER RECEIVED 1.72 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION DURING THE MONTH.
THIS WAS 1.52 INCHES BELOW NORMAL. THE GREATEST 24-HOUR
PRECIPITATION TOTAL WAS FIFTY SEVEN HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH...WHICH
OCCURRED ON THE 30TH.

THERE WAS A HALF OF AN INCH OF SNOWFALL DURING THE MONTH. THE
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL WAS A HALF OF AN INCH...WHICH OCCURRED ON
THE 8TH.

...RECORDS...

NO RECORD WERE BROKEN IN THE MONTH OF APRIL.

...DISCUSSION...

TEMPERATURES DURING THE MONTH OF APRIL WERE NEAR NORMAL. THE WARMEST
PERIOD OCCURRED FROM THE 13TH THROUGH THE 25TH...WHERE THE DAILY
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE RANGED FROM 1 TO 19 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE
COLDEST STRETCH OCCURRED FROM THE 4TH THROUGH THE 9TH...WHERE THE
DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE RANGED FROM 0 TO 14 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL.
THERE WERE 10 DAYS WHERE THE TEMPERATURE DROP TO OR BELOW FREEZING
IN THE MONTH.

ROCHESTER RECEIVED BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION DURING THE MONTH.
THE DRIEST PERIOD OCCURRED FROM THE 9TH THROUGH THE 17TH...WHERE A
TRACE OF PRECIPITATION FELL. THE WETTEST STRETCH OCCURRED FROM THE
26TH THROUGH THE 30TH...WHERE 1.15 INCHES FELL. THERE WERE 14 DAYS
OF MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION. TYPICALLY...WE SEE 11 DAYS OF
MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION IN THE MONTH OF APRIL. THERE WAS 1 DAY
WHERE A HALF OF AN INCH FELL.

...LOOKING AHEAD TO MAY...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN THE MONTH OF MAY IS 68.7 DEGREES AND THE
AVERAGE LOW IS 47.4 DEGREES. THE NORMAL HIGH RISES FROM 64 DEGREES
ON THE 1ST...TO 73 DEGREES BY THE 31ST. THE NORMAL LOW CLIMBS FROM
42 DEGREES ON THE 1ST...TO 52 DEGREES ON THE 29TH.

MAY AVERAGES 3.63 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION. THERE ARE NORMALLY 12
DAYS WITH MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION DURING THE MONTH.

$$

DTJ



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