Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
457 AM CDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE ROCHESTER MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1886 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              82   03/24/1910
 LOW              -29   03/11/1948
HIGHEST            60   03/31        MM      MM       44  03/30
                                                          03/29
LOWEST            -15   03/02        MM      MM       -4  03/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     32.5              40.5    -8.0     31.7
AVG. MINIMUM     16.0              24.3    -8.3     16.0
MEAN             24.2              32.4    -8.2     23.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     14               6.2     7.8       18
DAYS MIN <= 32     29              23.4     5.6       29
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               1.3     1.7        2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.02   1888
 MINIMUM            T   1910
TOTALS           1.15              1.88   -0.73     2.85
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.06   -0.02     0.09
DAYS >= .01        11              10.2     0.8       11
DAYS >= .10         4               4.9    -0.9        9
DAYS >= .50         0               1.1    -1.1        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.29   03/27 TO 03/27           03/09 TO 03/09
                                                          03/09 TO 03/09
                                                          03/09 TO 03/09

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           35.1   1951
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
TOTALS            6.2               8.7    -2.5     23.5
SINCE 7/1        54.0              48.6     5.4     55.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     10                 4       6       10
DAYS >= TRACE      13               6.0     7.0       13
DAYS >= 1.0         2               2.5    -0.5        6
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        25   03/05                         15
 24 HR TOTAL      3.2   MM                           6.8

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1255              1011     244     1266
 SINCE 7/1       7980              6872    1108     6717
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              13.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/220    DATE  03/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/220    DATE  03/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             17
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

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          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               13     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                     10

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

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