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CLMEAU

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
1030 AM CST SAT FEB 01 2014

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...THE EAU CLAIRE WI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF  JANUARY 2015...

CLIMATE     NORMAL    PERIOD    1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE     RECORD    PERIOD    1893 TO 2015

            WEATHER   OBSERVED  NORMAL    DEPART    LAST YEARS
            VALUE     DATE(S)     VALUE   FROM      VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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MONTHLY      REPORT    JANUARY     2015      EAU     AIRPORT

TEMPS                   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
AVG         MAX          23.4      23.4      0.0    COOLER     NEAR  NORM
AVG         MIN           8.5       5.4      3.1    WARMER      34   WARM
MONTH       MEAN         15.9      14.4      1.5    WARMER      42   WARM

DAILY       MAX           39 JAN-24-2015
DAILY       MIN          -22 JAN-13-2015

HDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        1513      1568      -55    WARMER      40   WARM
TOTAL        SEASON      4765      4744       21    COOLER     NEAR  NORM

CDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH         0         0         0     NORMAL      N/A
TOTAL       ANNUAL        0         0         0     NORMAL      N/A

PCP                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        0.37      0.89     -0.52   DRIER       16   DRY
ANNUAL      TOTAL        0.37      0.89     -0.52   DRIER       16   DRY
DAILY       MAX          0.13 JAN-08-2015

SNOW                    ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        6.4       13.2      -6.8   DRIER       39   DRY
SEASON      TOTAL       26.9       29.0      -2.1   DRIER      NEAR  NORM
DAILY       MAX          1.9 JAN-08-2015
MAX         DEPTH         5  JAN-09-2015

JANUARY     EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME                EXTREME  YEAR        DEPART            RANK
JANUARY     MAX          35.3   2006         11.9   WARMEST   1      WARM
JANUARY     MAX          6.3    1912        -17.1   COLDEST   1      COLD
JANUARY     MIN          21.4   2006         16.0   WARMEST   1      WARM
JANUARY     MIN         -13.1   1912        -18.5   COLDEST   1      COLD
JANUARY     MEAN         28.4   2006         14.0   WARMEST   1      WARM
JANUARY     MEAN         -3.4   1912        -17.8   COLDEST   1      COLD
JANUARY     HDD          1128   2006         -440   WARMEST   1      WARM
JANUARY     HDD          2111   1912         543    COLDEST   1      COLD
JANUARY     CDD           0     NONE       RECORDED WARMEST   1      WARM
JANUARY     CDD           0     NONE       RECORDED COLDEST   1      COLD
JANUARY     PRECIP       3.47   1967         2.58   WETTEST   1      WET
JANUARY     PRECIP       0.10   1981        -0.79   DRIEST    1      DRY
JANUARY     SNOW         35.3   1929         22.1   SNOWIEST  1      WET
JANUARY     SNOW         1.3    1958        -11.9   DRIEST    1      DRY

WIND        MPH         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTH       AVERAGE      7.6       10.6      -3.0
PEAK WIND   GUST          34 MPH NORTH     JAN-06-2015
FASTEST     2-MINUTE      25 MPH NORTHWEST JAN-06-2015

SUNSHINE    MINUTES
ANNUAL       MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JAN             56        0        0.9       0.0        14       0

SUNSHINE    MINUTES
THIS MONTH   MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JANUARY         56        0        0.9       0.0        14       0

SUNSHINE    MINUTES
3-MONTH      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
NDJ             62       -88       1.0       -1.5       15      -22

WEATHER               ACTUAL
TYPE        NCDC      COUNT
1=FOG/MIST            17
2=FOG DENSE 1.0       0
3=THUNDER   0.0       0
4=IP/SLEET            0
5=HAIL                0
6=FRZ RAIN            0
7=BLWG DUST           0
8=HAZE/SMK            10
9=BLWG SNW            0

TEMP        COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
MAXIMUM     ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
<=32        23        23        0         COOLER
>=50        0         0         0         COOLER
>=60        0         0         0         NORMAL
>=70        0         0         0         NORMAL
>=80        0         0         0         NORMAL
>=90        0         0         0         NORMAL

TEMP        COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
MINIMUM     ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
<= 32       31        31        0         COOLER
<= 20       21        26        -5        WARMER
<= 10       13        18        -5        WARMER
<= 0        11        12        -1        WARMER
<= -10      7         5         2         COOLER
>= 50       0         0         0         NORMAL

PCP         COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
            ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
T (ONLY)    5         5         0         NORMAL
>= 0.01     9         9         0         NORMAL
>= 0.10     2         2         0         NORMAL
>= 0.25     0         0         0         NORMAL
>= 0.50     0         0         0         NORMAL
>= 1.00     0         0         0         NORMAL

SNOW        COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
            ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
T (ONLY)    4         4         0         NORMAL
>= 0.1      9         10        -1        DRIER
>= 1.0      3         3         0         NORMAL
>= 1.5      2         2         0         NORMAL
>= 2.0      0         2         -2        DRIER
>= 3.0      0         1         -1        DRIER

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

NEW DAILY   RECORD    EXTREME   LISTING             PREVIOUS
TYPE        NEW/TIE   /AMOUNT       /DATE -YEAR     SET/TIE     OLD  YEAR
WARM LOW    NEW->         33        JAN-18-2015     OLD->       30   1986

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS
3-MONTH     DATA      NOVEMBER  DECEMBER  JANUARY   (NDJ)
NDJ         2015      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
NDJ-15      MAX       34.6      30.6      4.0       WARMER      17   WARM
NDJ-15      MIN       14.5      13.5      1.0       WARMER      43   WARM
NDJ-15      MEAN      24.6      22.1      2.5       WARMER      28   WARM
NDJ-15      HDD       3989      3960      29        COOLER     NEAR  NORM
NDJ-15      CDD       0         NONE      RECORDED  NORMAL      N/A
NDJ-15      PRECIP    2.79      3.73      -0.94     DRIER       33    DRY
NDJ-15      SNOW      26.3      28.6      -2.3      DRIER      NEAR  NORM

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     NDJ       EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
NOV-DEC-JAN MAX       40.5      2002      9.9       WARMEST   1      WARM
NOV-DEC-JAN MAX       21.1      1977      -9.5      COLDEST   1      COLD
NOV-DEC-JAN MIN       24.1      1932      10.6      WARMEST   1      WARM
NOV-DEC-JAN MIN       -0.1      1977      -13.6     COLDEST   1      COLD
NOV-DEC-JAN MEAN      31.7      2002      9.6       WARMEST   1      WARM
NOV-DEC-JAN MEAN      10.5      1977      -11.6     COLDEST   1      COLD
NOV-DEC-JAN HDD       3058      1932      -902      WARMEST   1      WARM
NOV-DEC-JAN HDD       5005      1977      1045      COLDEST   1      COLD
NOV-DEC-JAN CDD       0         NONE      RECORDED  WARMEST   1      WARM
NOV-DEC-JAN CDD       0         NONE      RECORDED  COLDEST   1      COLD
NOV-DEC-JAN PCP       9.91      1992      6.18      WETTEST   1      WET
NOV-DEC-JAN PCP       0.73      1981      -3.00     DRIEST    1      DRY
NOV-DEC-JAN SNOW      69.9      1997      41.3      SNOWIEST  1      WET
NOV-DEC-JAN SNOW      5.1       1961      -23.5     DRIEST    1      DRY

2 MONTH     DATA      DECEMBER  JANUARY

DEC+JAN     2015        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
DEC+JAN     MAX          26.4      25.3      1.1    WARMER    47     WARM
DEC+JAN     MIN          13.0      8.0       5.0    WARMER    15     WARM
DEC+JAN     MEAN         19.7      16.6      3.1    WARMER    26     WARM
DEC+JAN HDD 2 MONTH      2793      2998      -205   WARMER    55     WARM
JUL-JAN-15  HDD-SEA      4765      4744       21    COOLER    NEAR   NORM
DEC+JAN     CDD           0         0         0     NORMAL    N/A
DEC+JAN     PRECIP       1.05      1.89     -0.84   DRIER     12     DRY
DEC+JAN SNW 2 MONTH      12.7      22.7     -10.0   DRIER     30     DRY
JUL-JAN-15  SNOW-SEA     26.9      29.0      -2.1   DRIER     NEAR   NORM

            ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES              EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
DEC+JAN     MAX       33.6      2002      8.4       WARMEST   1      WARM
DEC+JAN     MAX       16.2      1979      -9.1      COLDEST   1      COLD
DEC+JAN     MIN       17.8      1919      9.8       WARMEST   1      WARM
DEC+JAN     MIN       -2.2      1893      -10.2     COLDEST   1      COLD
DEC+JAN     MEAN      25.6      2002      9.0       WARMEST   1      WARM
DEC+JAN     MEAN      7.3       1979      -9.3      COLDEST   1      COLD
DEC+JAN HDD HDD-ANN   2436      2002      -562      WARMEST   1      WARM
DEC+JAN HDD HDD-ANN   3568      1979      570       COLDEST   1      COLD
JUL-JAN     HDD-SEA   3934      1915      -810      WARMEST   1      WARM
JUL-JAN     HDD-SEA   5420      1987      676       COLDEST   1      COLD
DEC+JAN     CDD       0         NONE      RECORDED  WARMEST   1      WARM
DEC+JAN     CDD       0         NONE      RECORDED  COLDEST   1      COLD
DEC+JAN     PRECIP    3.74      1997      1.85      WETTEST   1      WET
DEC+JAN     PRECIP    0.64      1961      -1.25     DRIEST    1      DRY
DEC+JAN SNW SNOW-ANN  44.5      2011      22.1      SNOWIEST  1      WET
DEC+JAN SNW SNOW-ANN  4.1       1959      -11.9     DRIEST    1      DRY
JUL-JAN     SNOW-SEA  53.6      1996      24.6      SNOWIEST  1      WET
JUL-JAN     SNOW-SEA  7.8       1914      -21.2     DRIEST    1      DRY

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CARLYON



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