Climatological Report (Seasonal)
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...A WARMER AND WETTER-THAN-NORMAL SPRING AT ROCHESTER MN...

DURING THE SPRING OF 2016...BOTH TEMPERATURES AND PRECIPITATION WERE
ABOVE-NORMAL AT ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.  MORE DETAILS ON
THESE STATISTICS CAN BE FOUND BELOW.

TEMPERATURES - 7TH WARMEST

FROM MARCH 1ST THROUGH MAY 31ST, ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT HAD
AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 48.1 DEGREES.  THIS WAS 2.4 DEGREES WARMER
THAN THE 1981-2010 NORMAL OF 45.7 DEGREES.  THIS MADE IT THE SEVENTH
WARMEST SPRING IN ROCHESTER MN. FIVE OF THE TEN WARMEST SPRINGS HAVE
OCCURRED SINCE 2000. THE TABLE BELOW LISTS THE 10 WARMEST SPRINGS.

           WARMEST SPRINGS
           IN ROCHESTER MN
               1886-2016

                AVERAGE
  RANK        TEMPERATURE       YEAR
  ----        -----------       ----
    1         53.8 DEGREES      2012
    2         52.1 DEGREES      1977
    3         50.1 DEGREES      2010
    4         49.3 DEGREES      1987
    5         48.8 DEGREES      1985
              48.8 DEGREES      1946
    7         48.1 DEGREES      2016
    8         47.9 DEGREES      2000
    9         47.8 DEGREES      2006
              47.8 DEGREES      1910

THE TABLE BELOW CONTAINS THE MONTHLY TEMPERATURES AND THEIR
DEPARTURES FROM NORMAL FOR THE SPRING OF 2016.

           SPRING 2016 TEMPERATURES
               IN ROCHESTER MN

                  AVERAGE            DEPARTURE
   MONTH        TEMPERATURE         FROM NORMAL
   -----        -----------         -----------
   MARCH       38.5 DEGREES        +6.1 DEGREES - 8TH WARMEST
   APRIL       47.0 DEGREES        +0.3 DEGREE
   MAY         58.9 DEGREES        +0.8 DEGREES

   SPRING      48.1 DEGREES        +2.4 DEGREES - 7TH WARMEST


PRECIPITATION -

FROM MARCH 1ST THROUGH MAY 31ST, ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
RECEIVED 10.29 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION.  THIS WAS 1.54 INCHES WETTER
THAN THE 1981-2010 NORMAL OF 8.75 INCHES. THE TABLE BELOW CONTAINS
THE MONTHLY PRECIPITATION TOTALS AND THEIR DEPARTURES FROM NORMAL
FOR THE SPRING OF 2016.

          SPRING 2016 PRECIPITATION
               IN ROCHESTER MN

                PRECIPITATION         DEPARTURE
   MONTH            TOTAL            FROM NORMAL
   -----        ------------         -----------
   MARCH        3.98 INCHES         +2.10 INCHES - 3RD WETTEST
   APRIL        1.72 INCHES         -1.52 INCHES
   MAY          4.59 INCHES         +0.96 INCHES

   SPRING      10.29 INCHES         +1.54 INCHES


SNOWFALL -

FROM MARCH 1ST THROUGH MAY 31ST, THE SNOW OBSERVER NEAR ROCHESTER
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT RECORDED 15.4 INCHES OF SNOW. THIS WAS 3.4
INCHES ABOVE THE 1981-2010 NORMAL OF 12.0 INCHES.  THE TABLE BELOW
CONTAINS THE MONTHLY SNOWFALL TOTALS AND THEIR DEPARTURES FROM
NORMAL FOR THE SPRING OF 2016.

             SPRING 2016 SNOWFALL
               IN ROCHESTER MN

                   SNOWFALL           DEPARTURE
   MONTH            TOTAL            FROM NORMAL
   -----        ------------         -----------
   MARCH        14.9 INCHES          +6.2 INCHES - 17TH SNOWIEST
   APRIL         0.5 INCHES          -2.8 INCHES
   MAY           0.0 INCHES           0.0 INCHES

   SPRING       15.4 INCHES          +3.4 INCHES

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BOYNE



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