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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
919 AM CST SUN DEC 1 2013

...BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND PRECIPITATION DURING NOVEMBER IN LA
CROSSE WI...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR NOVEMBER WAS 35.1 DEGREES WHICH WAS 0.8
DEGREES BELOW NORMAL...AND WAS CONSIDERABLY COLDER THAN NOVEMBER
2012 WHEN THE AVERAGE WAS 38.0  THE AVERAGE HIGH WAS 43.5...WHILE
THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS 26.7. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE DURING
THE MONTH WAS 61 DEGREES ON THE 16TH. THE LOWEST READING OCCURRED ON
THE 24TH AND WAS 8 DEGREES.

LA CROSSE RECEIVED 1.77 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION DURING THE MONTH OF
NOVEMBER WHICH WAS 0.24 INCHES BELOW NORMAL. THE GREATEST 24-HOUR
PRECIPITATION AMOUNT WAS 1.23 INCHES WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 5TH TO
THE 6TH. THERE WERE 10 DAYS OF MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION AND ANOTHER
4 DAYS WHERE A TRACE WAS RECORDED. 1.0 INCHES OF SNOW FELL DURING
THE MONTH...WHICH WAS 3.1 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL.

...RECORDS...

NO RECORDS WERE SET OR TIED.

...DISCUSSION...

A COLDER THAN NORMAL PATTERN DOMINATED THE MONTH AS NUMEROUS COLD
FRONTS DROPPED OUT OF THE NORTHWEST DURING NOVEMBER. THIS BROUGHT 17
DAYS OF BELOW AVERAGE TEMPERATURES. THE MONTH WAS NOT WITHOUT A FEW
MILD DAYS HOWEVER...AS FROM THE 13TH TO 17TH...PEAKING ON THE 16TH
WHEN THE HIGH FOR THE MONTH WAS RECORED WHEN THE MERCURY REACHED 61
DEGREES. SNOWFALL DURING THE MONTH WAS SPARSE WITH MOST OF THE
MONTHS SNOW FALLING FROM THE 21ST-22ND WHEN 0.9 INCHES FELL.

...................................

...THE LA CROSSE WI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 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
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              80   11/01/1933
 LOW              -21   11/29/1875
HIGHEST            61   11/16        MM      MM       68  11/10
LOWEST              8   11/24        MM      MM       13  11/27
AVG. MAXIMUM     43.5              43.8    -0.3     46.7
AVG. MINIMUM     26.7              28.1    -1.4     29.2
MEAN             35.1              35.9    -0.8     38.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      4               4.5    -0.5        3
DAYS MIN <= 32     20              19.6     0.4       16
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.24   1876
 MINIMUM            T   1976
TOTALS           1.77              2.01   -0.24     1.24
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.07   -0.01     0.04
DAYS >= .01        10               9.0     1.0        5
DAYS >= .10         4               4.7    -0.7        2
DAYS >= .50         1               1.2    -0.2        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.3     0.7        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.23   11/05 TO 11/06

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           30.3   1991
TOTALS            1.0               4.1    -3.1      0.1
SINCE 7/1         1.0               4.3    -3.3      0.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       8               3.1     4.9        3
DAYS >= 1.0         0               1.2    -1.2        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   11/22                          0  11/30
 24 HR TOTAL      0.7   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     890               872      18      805
 SINCE 7/1       1404              1500     -96     1489
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        917               782     135     1083
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/290    DATE  11/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/300    DATE  11/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      1
FOG                      11     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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BOYNE/TMS



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