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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
937 AM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

...A DRIER AND SLIGHTLY COOLER-THAN-NORMAL SUMMER IN LA CROSSE WI...

DURING THE SUMMER OF 2015...TEMPERATURES WERE SLIGHTLY COOLER THAN
NORMAL AND DRIER THAN NORMAL AT LA CROSSE REGIONAL AIRPORT.

MORE DETAILS ARE LISTED BELOW...

TEMPERATURES...

DURING METEOROLOGICAL SUMMER...LA CROSSE REGIONAL AIRPORT HAD AN
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 71.3 DEGREES.  THIS WAS 0.2 DEGREES COLDER
THAN THE 1981-2010 NORMAL OF 71.5 DEGREES.  THE AVERAGE MAXIMUM
TEMPERATURE WAS 81.3 DEGREES.  THIS WAS 0.6 DEGREES COLDER THAN
THE 1981-2010 NORMAL OF 81.9 DEGREES.  THE AVERAGE MINIMUM
TEMPERATURE WAS 61.3 DEGREES.  THIS WAS 0.3 DEGREES WARMER THAN THE
1981-2010 NORMAL OF 61.0 DEGREES.  THE TABLE BELOW PROVIDES A BREAKDOWN
OF THE TEMPERATURE DEPARTURES FROM NORMAL FOR LA CROSSE WI THIS SUMMER...

                  SUMMER 2015 TEMPERATURES
                       IN LA CROSSE WI

                                            DEPARTURE FROM
                                                NORMAL
                                            --------------
JUNE   MONTHLY AVG. TEMP       69.9 DEGREES  +0.7 DEGREES
       MONTHLY AVG. MAX TEMP   79.9 DEGREES  -0.1 DEGREES
       MONTHLY AVG. MIN TEMP   59.9 DEGREES  +1.4 DEGREES

JULY   MONTHLY AVG. TEMP       72.7 DEGREES  -1.0 DEGREES
       MONTHLY AVG. MAX TEMP   82.9 DEGREES  -2.0 DEGREES
       MONTHLY AVG. MIN TEMP   62.5 DEGREES  -0.7 DEGREES

AUGUST MONTHLY AVG. TEMP       71.2 DEGREES  -0.4 DEGREES
       MONTHLY AVG. MAX TEMP   81.0 DEGREES  -0.5 DEGREES
       MONTHLY AVG. MIN TEMP   61.4 DEGREES  -0.3 DEGREES

SUMMER SEASONAL AVG. TEMP      71.3 DEGREES  -0.2 DEGREES
       SEASONAL AVG. MAX TEMP  81.3 DEGREES  -0.6 DEGREES
       SEASONAL AVG. MIN TEMP  61.3 DEGREES  +0.3 DEGREES


OTHER TEMPERATURE TIDBITS THIS SUMMER...

THE HOTTEST TEMPERATURE WAS 96 DEGREES ON JUNE 9TH.
THE COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 64 DEGREES ON AUGUST 24TH.

THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE WAS 42 DEGREES ON JUNE 1ST.
THE WARMEST LOW TEMPERATURE WAS 73 DEGREES ON AUGUST 15TH.

THE TEMPERATURE CLIMBED TO OR EXCEEDED 90 DEGREES ON 8 DAYS.
NORMALLY...THERE ARE 13 DAYS PER SUMMER.

TEMPERATURES AVERAGED ABOVE NORMAL ON 39 DAYS...BELOW NORMAL ON
45 DAYS...AND NORMAL ON 8 DAYS.


PRECIPITATION...

DURING THE METEOROLOGICAL SUMMER...LA CROSSE REGIONAL AIRPORT
RECEIVED 10.12 INCHES OF RAIN.  THIS WAS 2.77 INCHES DRIER THAN
THE 1981-2010 NORMAL OF 12.89 INCHES.  THE TABLE BELOW CONTAINS
THE MONTHLY PRECIPITATION TOTALS AND THEIR DEPARTURES FROM
NORMAL FOR THIS SUMMER.

          SUMMER 2015 PRECIPITATION
               IN LA CROSSE WI

                PRECIPITATION         DEPARTURE
   MONTH            TOTAL            FROM NORMAL
   -----        ------------         -----------
   JUNE         3.70 INCHES         -0.64 INCHES
   JULY         3.62 INCHES         -0.64 INCHES
   AUGUST       2.80 INCHES         -1.49 INCHES

   SUMMER      10.12 INCHES         -2.77 INCHES

OTHER PRECIPITATION TIDBITS THIS SUMMER...

THE WETTEST DAY OCCURRED ON AUGUST 28TH WHEN 1.49 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION FELL.

MEASURABLE RAIN FELL ON 28 DAYS AND TRACE AMOUNTS FELL ON ANOTHER
5 DAYS.

0.01 INCHES OR MORE - 28 DAYS
0.10 INCHES OR MORE - 18 DAYS
0.50 INCHES OR MORE -  8 DAYS
1.00 INCHES OR MORE -  2 DAYS

SKY...

IT WAS CLEAR ON 52 DAYS.
IT WAS PARTLY CLOUDY ON 34 DAYS.
IT WAS CLOUDY ON 6 DAYS.

SEA LEVEL PRESSURE...

HIGHEST WAS 30.30 INCHES ON JUNE 1ST.
LOWEST WAS 29.46 INCHES ON AUGUST 19TH.

WINDS...

HIGHEST SUSTAINED WIND WAS 39 MPH FROM THE NORTHWEST ON JULY 18TH.
HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 49 MPH FROM THE NORTHWEST ON JULY 18TH.

...................................

...THE LA CROSSE WI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
6/1/2015 TO 8/31/2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1873 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             108   07/13/1995
                        07/14/1936
 LOW               33   06/01/1897
HIGHEST            96   06/09        MM      MM
LOWEST             42   06/01        MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     81.3              81.9    -0.6
AVG. MINIMUM     61.3              61.0     0.3
MEAN             71.3              71.5    -0.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      8              11.9    -3.9
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        20.93   2010
 MINIMUM         7.45   2012
TOTALS          10.12             12.89   -2.77
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.14   -0.03
DAYS >= .01        28              31.7    -3.7
DAYS >= .10        18              21.2    -3.2
DAYS >= .50         8               8.6    -0.6
DAYS >= 1.00        2               3.2    -1.2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.49   MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0
 LIQUID 7/1      0.00
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      26                57     -31
 SINCE 7/1         14                20      -6
COOLING TOTAL     626               651     -25
 SINCE 1/1        691               700      -9

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/310    DATE  07/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/310    DATE  07/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           60
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             24
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             17     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               12     RAIN                      16
LIGHT RAIN               33     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      47     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      8
HAZE                     10

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

$$

BOYNE



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