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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
556 AM CDT Mon Oct 16 2017

...Tied 4th Longest Stretch of Temperatures above 40 degrees
in La Crosse WI...
...5th Latest Date for First Sub-40 Degree Temperature
at La Crosse WI...

At 415 AM, the temperature at La Crosse Regional Airport fell to
39 degrees.  This was the first time that the temperature has fallen
below 40 degrees since May 7.  This 161-day stretch was the longest
since 1922.  This tied 1914 and 1922 for the 4th longest stretch
with temperatures of 40 degrees or warmer.  The longest stretch was
176 days back in 1881 (April 20-October 12).  The table lists the
5 longest stretches of temperatures of 40F or greater in
La Crosse WI.

         Longest Stretches of Days
       with Temperatures 40F or Higher
              in La Crosse WI
                 1873-2017

   Rank     Days    Year          Dates
   ----     ----    ----          -----
     1    176 Days  1881  April 20 - October 12
     2    172 Days  1884     May 3 - October 21
     3    171 Days  1886  April 12 - September 29
     4    161 Days  2017     May 8 - October 15
          161 Days  1922  April 30 - October 7
          161 Days  1914    May 16 - October 23

It was also the 5th latest date for the first sub 40-degree
temperature in an autumn.  The last time that we have went this
late into an autumn was 1938 (October 20).  The latest date was
October 24 in 1914.  The table below lists the 5 latest dates
for first sub 40-degree for La Crosse WI.

         Latest Dates for
 First Sub-40 Autumn Temperature
          in La Crosse WI
             1873-2017

   Rank       Date      Year
   ----       ----      ----
     1     October 24   1914
     2     October 22   1884
     3     October 20   1938
     4     October 18   1882
     5     October 16   2017
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Boyne



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