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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
429 AM CDT WED MAY 1 2013

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...THE ROCHESTER CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1886 TO 2013

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              92   04/24/2009
 LOW                5   04/06/1982
HIGHEST            76   04/30        MM      MM       76  04/15
LOWEST             19   04/01        MM      MM       23  04/10
AVG. MAXIMUM     47.8              57.0    -9.2     59.7
AVG. MINIMUM     32.6              36.4    -3.8     38.4
MEAN             40.2              46.7    -6.5     49.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               0.5     0.5        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     17               8.6     8.4        6
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.30   2001
 MINIMUM         0.46   1946
TOTALS           6.79              3.24    3.55     2.66
DAILY AVG.       0.23              0.11    0.12     0.09
DAYS >= .01        17              11.2     5.8       10
DAYS >= .10        12               6.8     5.2        7
DAYS >= .50         5               2.1     2.9        1
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.6     1.4        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.84   04/09 TO 04/10

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           16.4   1983
TOTALS            4.2               3.3     0.9        T
SINCE 7/1        59.5              51.9     7.6     20.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         2               0.8     1.2        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   04/12                          0  MM
                        04/03
                        04/02
 24 HR TOTAL      1.2   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     736               553     183
 SINCE 7/1       7453              7425      28
COOLING TOTAL       0                 4      -4
 SINCE 1/1          0                 4      -4
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              13.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/280    DATE  04/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/280    DATE  04/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         15

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               10     RAIN                      11
LIGHT RAIN               18     FREEZING RAIN              3
LT FREEZING RAIN          4     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      1
FOG                      21     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      4

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

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