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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
249 AM CST FRI JAN 1 2016

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...THE LA CROSSE WI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1873 TO 2015

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            55   12/10        MM      MM       49  12/15
LOWEST             10   12/19        MM      MM       -3  12/31
AVG. MAXIMUM     39.4              29.1    10.3     33.5
AVG. MINIMUM     29.1              14.2    14.9     22.4
MEAN             34.2              21.6    12.6     28.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      6              17.7   -11.7       13
DAYS MIN <= 32     21              29.2    -8.2       24
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               5.1    -5.1        2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.43   1875
 MINIMUM            T   1943
TOTALS           4.93R             1.36    3.57     1.10
DAILY AVG.       0.16              0.04    0.12     0.04
DAYS >= .01        12               9.2     2.8        8
DAYS >= .10         5               3.9     1.1        4
DAYS >= .50         4               0.5     3.5        0
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.1     1.9        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.06   12/13 TO 12/14

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           32.7   2008
TOTALS           11.6              11.3     0.3      2.0
SINCE 7/1        12.5              15.6    -3.1      9.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 3      -2        0
DAYS >= TRACE      12               7.0     5.0       12
DAYS >= 1.0         2               3.4    -1.4        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         9   12/31                          1  12/31
                        12/30                             12/30
                        12/29                             12/29
 24 HR TOTAL      7.5   12/28 TO 12/28

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     949              1344    -395     1139
 SINCE 7/1       2035              2844    -809     2739
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        887               782     105      822
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/200    DATE  12/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/210    DATE  12/16

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         18

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     77

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               11     SLEET                      2
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      6

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

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