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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
359 AM CST SUN JAN 1 2017

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...THE ROCHESTER MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1886 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              63   12/17/1939
 LOW              -33   12/19/1983
HIGHEST            39   12/26        MM      MM       46  12/10
                                                          12/09
LOWEST            -25   12/18        MM      MM        6  12/19
AVG. MAXIMUM     24.6              27.1    -2.5     34.9
AVG. MINIMUM     12.3              12.2     0.1     24.8
MEAN             18.4              19.7    -1.3     29.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     19              19.5    -0.5       11
DAYS MIN <= 32     30              29.5     0.5       25
DAYS MIN <= 0       7               6.5     0.5        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.68   2010
 MINIMUM            T   1943
TOTALS           2.07              1.23    0.84     3.21
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.04    0.03     0.10
DAYS >= .01        12               9.7     2.3       12
DAYS >= .10         6               3.6     2.4        5
DAYS >= .50         1               0.4     0.6        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.60   12/25 TO 12/25           12/13 TO 12/14
                                                          12/14 TO 12/14
                                                          12/14 TO 12/14

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           41.3   2010
 24 HR TOTAL     15.0   12/11/2010 TO 12/11/2010
TOTALS           19.7              12.5     7.2     13.2
SINCE 7/1        20.7              19.4     1.3     15.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      5                 4       1        1
DAYS >= TRACE      19               9.3     9.7       14
DAYS >= 1.0         5               3.6     1.4        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        11   12/18                         10
                        12/17
 24 HR TOTAL      4.2   MM                           6.8

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1436              1406      30     1081
 SINCE 7/1       2571              3078    -507     2431
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        629               585      44      507
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              14.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/230    DATE  12/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/230    DATE  12/26

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         13

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     84

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                2     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       5
LIGHT SNOW               19     SLEET                      0
FOG                      20     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      8

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

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