Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
619 AM CST WED JAN 1 2014

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...THE LA CROSSE WI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1873 TO 2013

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              67   12/05/1998
 LOW              -37   12/24/1872
HIGHEST            42   12/28        MM      MM       64  12/03
                        12/02
LOWEST            -17   12/30        MM      MM       -2  12/31
AVG. MAXIMUM     23.9              29.1    -5.2     33.4
AVG. MINIMUM      7.3              14.2    -6.9     18.5
MEAN             15.6              21.6    -6.0     26.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     22              17.7     4.3       15
DAYS MIN <= 32     30              29.2     0.8       26
DAYS MIN <= 0      11               5.1     5.9        1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.43   1875
 MINIMUM            T   1943
TOTALS           1.52              1.36    0.16     1.98
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.04    0.01     0.06
DAYS >= .01        16               9.2     6.8       12
DAYS >= .10         7               3.9     3.1        6
DAYS >= .50         0               0.5    -0.5        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.39   12/02 TO 12/03

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           32.7   2008
TOTALS           12.6              11.3     1.3     18.3
SINCE 7/1        13.6              15.6    -2.0     18.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      3                 3       0        3
DAYS >= TRACE      22               7.0    15.0       11
DAYS >= 1.0         4               3.4     0.6        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         9   12/27                          7  12/31
                        12/26                             12/30
                        12/25                             12/29
 24 HR TOTAL      3.5   12/24 TO 12/25

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1524              1344     180     1201
 SINCE 7/1       2928              2844      84     2690
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        917               782     135     1083
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/340    DATE  12/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    35/350    DATE  12/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               21     SLEET                      0
FOG                      21     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                     13

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

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