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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
420 AM CST THU JAN 1 2015

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...THE LA CROSSE WI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1873 TO 2014

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            49   12/15        MM      MM       42  12/28
                                                          12/02
LOWEST             -3   12/31        MM      MM      -17  12/30
AVG. MAXIMUM     33.5              29.1     4.4     23.9
AVG. MINIMUM     22.4              14.2     8.2      7.3
MEAN             28.0              21.6     6.4     15.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     13              17.7    -4.7       22
DAYS MIN <= 32     24              29.2    -5.2       30
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               5.1    -3.1       11

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.43   1875
 MINIMUM            T   1943
TOTALS           1.10              1.36   -0.26     1.52
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.04    0.00     0.05
DAYS >= .01         8               9.2    -1.2       16
DAYS >= .10         4               3.9     0.1        7
DAYS >= .50         0               0.5    -0.5        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.44   12/22 TO 12/23

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           32.7   2008
TOTALS            2.0              11.3    -9.3     12.7
SINCE 7/1         9.8              15.6    -5.8     13.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 3      -3        3
DAYS >= TRACE      12               7.0     5.0       21
DAYS >= 1.0         1               3.4    -2.4        4
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   12/31                          9  12/27
                        12/30                             12/26
                        12/29                             12/25
 24 HR TOTAL      1.2   12/23 TO 12/23

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1139              1344    -205     1524
 SINCE 7/1       2739              2844    -105     2928
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        822               782      40      917
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/230    DATE  12/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/210    DATE  12/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         19

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      5

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

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