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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
528 PM CDT MON MAY 01 2017

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...THE EAU CLAIRE WI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2017...

CLIMATE     NORMAL       PERIOD    1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE     RECORD       PERIOD    1893 TO 2017

            WEATHER      OBSERVED  NORMAL    DEPART    LAST YEARS
            VALUE        DATE(S)     VALUE   FROM      VALUE  DATE(S)
                                             NORMAL
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MONTHLY         REPORT     APRIL      2017      EAU     AIRPORT

TEMPS                      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
AVERAGE     MAX             58.0      57.7      0.3    WARMER     NEAR  NORM
AVERAGE     MIN             36.7      34.2      2.5    WARMER      21   WARM
MONTH       MEAN            47.4      46.0      1.4    WARMER      33   WARM

DAILY       MAX              73  APR-25-2017
DAILY       MIN              23  APR-07-2017

HDD                        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH           521       576       -55    WARMER      32   WARM
TOTAL       SEASON          6681      7641      -960   WARMER       7   WARM

CDD                        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH            0         4         -4    COOLER       1   COLD
TOTAL       ANNUAL           0         4         -4    COOLER       1   COLD

PCP                        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL           4.94      2.75      2.19   WETTER      14   WET
ANNUAL      TOTAL          10.14      6.18      3.96   WETTER       7   WET
DAILY       MAX             1.23  APR-15-2017

SNOW                       ACTUAL     AVG      DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL           0.8       1.9      -1.1    DRIER       53   DRY
SEASON      TOTAL          54.5      46.8       7.7    SNOWIER     34   SNOWY
DAILY       MAX             0.8 APR-11-2017
MAX         DEPTH            1  APR-11-2017

APRIL       EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     APRIL        EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
APRIL       MAX          68.3      1915      10.6      WARMEST      1   WARM
APRIL       MAX          43.6      1950      -14.1     COLDEST      1   COLD
APRIL       MIN          42.6      1915      8.4       WARMEST      1   WARM
APRIL       MIN          27.0      1956      -7.2      COLDEST      1   COLD
APRIL       MEAN         55.5      1915      9.5       WARMEST      1   WARM
APRIL       MEAN         35.2      1950      -10.8     COLDEST      1   COLD
APRIL       HDD          312       1915      -264      WARMEST      1   WARM
APRIL       HDD          889       1950      313       COLDEST      1   COLD
APRIL       CDD          36        1915      32        WARMEST      1   WARM
APRIL       CDD          0         2017      -4        COLDEST      1   COLD
APRIL       PCP          6.35      1896      3.60      WETTEST      1   WET
APRIL       PCP          0.51      1905      -2.24     DRIEST       1   DRY
APRIL       SNOW         31.1      1928      29.2      SNOWIEST     1   WET
APRIL       SNOW         0.0       2006      -1.9      DRIEST       1   DRY

WIND             MPH       ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTHLY AVG                 9.8       12.1      -2.3
PEAK GUST      44 MPH  SOUTH APR-18-2017
FASTEST 2-MIN  33 MPH  SOUTH APR-24-2017

SUNSHINE    (POSSIBLE)
1 MONTH       MIN-GAIN    MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
APRIL            88          0        1.5       0.0        21       0

SUNSHINE    (POSSIBLE)
3 MONTH       MIN-GAIN    MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
FMA              266         0        4.4       0.0        65       0

SUNSHINE    (POSSIBLE)
4 MONTH       MIN-GAIN    MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JAN-APR          322         0        5.4       0.0        78       0   0

WEATHER                  ACTUAL
TYPE            NCDC     COUNT
1=FOG/MIST               17
2=FOG DENSE       0      1
3=THUNDER         3      3
4=IP/SLEET               0
5=HAIL                   0
6=FRZ RAIN               0
7=BLWG DUST              0
8=HAZE/SMK               1
9=BLWG SNW               0

TEMP            NCEI                          AVERAGE
MAXIMUM        NORMAL      ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 0                         0         0         0       NORMAL
<=32              0          0         1         -1      WARMER
>=50                         27        21        6       WARMER
>=60                         14        13        1       WARMER
>=70                         3         5         -2      COOLER
>=80                         0         1         -1      COOLER
>=90              0          0         0         0       COOLER

TEMP            NCEI                          AVERAGE
MINIMUM        NORMAL      ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= -20                       0         0         0       NORMAL
<= -10                       0         0         0       NORMAL
<= 0              0          0         0         0       NORMAL
<= 10                        0         2         -2      WARMER
<= 20                        0         0         0       WARMER
<= 32             0          13        14        -1      WARMER
>= 50                        3         2         1       WARMER
>=60                         0         0         0       COOLER
>= 70                        0         0         0       NORMAL

PRECIP          NCEI                          AVERAGE
DAYS WITH A    NORMAL      ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                     0         4         -4      DRIER
>= 0.01          11          16        12        4       WETTER
>= 0.10           6          10        7         3       WETTER
>= 0.25                      8         4         4       WETTER
>= 0.50           2          4         2         2       WETTER
>= 1.00           0          1         1         1       WETTER

SNOW            NCEI                          AVERAGE
DAYS WITH A    NORMAL      ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                     1         2         -1      DRIER
>= 0.1            2          1         3         -2      DRIER
>= 1.0            1          0         1         -1      DRIER
>= 1.5                       0         1         -1      DRIER
>= 2.0                       0         0         0       DRIER
>= 3.0                       0         0         0       DRIER

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS
3-MONTH     DATA         FEBRUARY  MARCH     APRIL     (FMA)
FMA         2017         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
FMA-17      MAX          45.0      42.6      2.4       WARMER      19   WARM
FMA-17      MIN          25.6      21.9      3.7       WARMER      10   WARM
FMA-17      MEAN         35.3      32.3      3.0       WARMER      16   WARM
FMA-17      HDD          2607      2897      -290      WARMER      17   WARM
FMA-17      CDD          0         4         -4        COOLER       1   COLD
FMA-17      PRECIP       7.79      5.29      2.50      WETTER      17   WET
FMA-17      SNOW         16.3      17.8      -1.5      DRIER       51   DRY

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     FMA          EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
FEB-MAR-APR MAX          50.7      1987      8.1       WARMEST      1   WARM
FEB-MAR-APR MAX          32.5      1936      -10.1     COLDEST      1   COLD
FEB-MAR-APR MIN          30.4      2012      8.5       WARMEST      1   WARM
FEB-MAR-APR MIN          12.9      1923      -9.0      COLDEST      1   COLD
FEB-MAR-APR MEAN         40.4      2012      8.1       WARMEST      1   WARM
FEB-MAR-APR MEAN         23.3      1950      -9.0      COLDEST      1   COLD
FEB-MAR-APR HDD          2181      2012      -716      WARMEST      1   WARM
FEB-MAR-APR HDD          3706      1936      809       COLDEST      1   COLD
FEB-MAR-APR CDD          36        1915      32        WARMEST      1   WARM
FEB-MAR-APR CDD          0         2017      -4        COLDEST      1   COLD
FEB-MAR-APR PCP          10.44     1938      5.15      WETTEST      1   WET
FEB-MAR-APR PCP          1.56      1987      -3.73     DRIEST       1   DRY
FEB-MAR-APR SNOW         55.5      1893      37.7      SNOWIEST     1   WET
FEB-MAR-APR SNOW         1.9       1947      -15.9     DRIEST       1   DRY

4 MONTH     DATA
JAN-APR     2017         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
JAN-APR-17  MAX          40.0      37.8      2.2       WARMER      20   WARM
JAN-APR-17  MIN          21.9      17.8      4.1       WARMER       7   WARM
JAN-APR-17  MEAN         31.0      27.8      3.2       WARMER      10   WARM
JAN-APR-17  HDD-ANN      4061      4465      -404      WARMER      10   WARM
JAN-APR-17  HDD-SEA      6681      7641      -960      WARMER       7   WARM
JAN-APR-17  CDD          0         4         -4        COOLER       1   COLD
JAN-APR-17  PRECIP       10.14     6.18      3.96      WETTER       7   WET
JAN-APR-17  SNOW-ANN     33.6      31.0      2.6       SNOWIER    NEAR  NORM
JUL-APR-17  SNOW-SEA     54.5      46.8      7.7       SNOWIER     34   SNOWY


ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
JAN-APR                  EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
JAN-APR     MAX          45.2      1931      7.4       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-APR     MAX          28.0      1893      -9.8      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-APR     MIN          25.7      2012      7.9       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-APR     MIN          8.7       2014      -9.1      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-APR     MEAN         35.4      2012      7.6       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-APR     MEAN         19.0      2014      -8.8      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-APR     HDD-ANN      3546      1931      -919      WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-APR     HDD-ANN      5507      1936      1042      COLDEST      1   COLD
JUL-APR     HDD-SEA      6304      2012      -1337     WARMEST      1   WARM
JUL-APR     HDD-SEA      8886      2014      1245      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-APR     CDD          36        1915      32        WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-APR     CDD          0         2017      -4        COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-APR     PRECIP       11.75     1929      5.57      WETTEST      1   WET
JAN-APR     PRECIP       2.23      1987      -3.95     DRIEST       1   DRY
JAN-APR     SNOW-ANN     80.0      1929      49.0      SNOWIEST     1   WET
JAN-APR     SNOW-ANN     8.7       1921      -22.3     DRIEST       1   DRY
JUL-APR     SNOW-SEA     89.5      1997      42.7      SNOWIEST     1   WET
JUL-APR     SNOW-SEA     15.1      1968      -31.7     DRIEST       1   DRY

NEW DAILY   EXTREME
MAX TEMP    0
COLD MAX    1
MIN TEMP    0
WARM MIN    0
PRECIP      0
SNOW        0

NEW DAILY   RECORDS                LISTING             PREVIOUS
NEW DAILY   SET/TIE      AMOUNT    DATE      YEAR      SET/TIE   OLD    YEAR
COLD MAX    TIE->            36        APR-27-2016     TIES->      36   1950

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CARLYON



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