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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
429 AM CDT WED MAY 1 2013

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...THE LA CROSSE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              93   04/22/1980
                        04/29/1910
 LOW                7   04/06/1982
                        04/01/1924
HIGHEST            85   04/30        MM      MM       76  04/15
LOWEST             18   04/03        MM      MM       26  04/11
AVG. MAXIMUM     51.1              59.3    -8.2     60.6
AVG. MINIMUM     34.0              37.9    -3.9     38.6
MEAN             42.6              48.6    -6.0     49.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     13               7.7     5.3        6
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.31   1973
 MINIMUM         0.42   1879
TOTALS           5.92              3.34    2.58     3.56
DAILY AVG.       0.20              0.11    0.09     0.12
DAYS >= .01        17              11.2     5.8       11
DAYS >= .10        10               6.5     3.5        7
DAYS >= .50         3               2.2     0.8        2
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.9     1.1        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.11   04/09 TO 04/10

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           17.0   1973
TOTALS            4.2               1.7     2.5        T
SINCE 7/1        59.8              43.3    16.5     21.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         2               0.6     1.4        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   04/12                          0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      1.4   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     670               499     171
 SINCE 7/1       7194              6952     242
COOLING TOTAL       4                 7      -3
 SINCE 1/1          4                 7      -3
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/220    DATE  04/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/070    DATE  04/17

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         13

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       9
LIGHT RAIN               19     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      2
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      2

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

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