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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MILWAUKEE
1150 AM CST TUE DEC 1 2015

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...THE MADISON WI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
9/1/2015 TO 11/30/2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              99   09/01/1953
 LOW              -14   11/28/1887
HIGHEST            90   09/06        87       3       84  09/04
LOWEST              9   11/22         9       0        2  11/21
AVG. MAXIMUM     63.1              58.3     4.8     56.6
AVG. MINIMUM     44.1              39.0     5.1     37.2
MEAN             53.6              48.7     4.9     46.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               0.1     0.9        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               4.4    -2.4       14
DAYS MIN <= 32     17              28.0   -11.0       30
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        19.85   1881
 MINIMUM         2.10   1976
TOTALS          13.47              7.92    5.55     6.47
DAILY AVG.       0.15              0.09    0.06     0.07
DAYS >= .01        24              29.7    -5.7       34
DAYS >= .10        20              16.3     3.7       13
DAYS >= .50         9               5.0     4.0        5
DAYS >= 1.00        4               1.5     2.5        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.23   09/17 TO 09/18              2.03

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           18.3   1985
TOTALS            4.1               4.1     0.0      8.5
SINCE 7/1         4.1               4.1     0.0      8.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         2               1.3     0.7        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   11/23                          5  11/25
                        11/21
                        11/22
 24 HR TOTAL      2.3   11/21 TO 11/22               5.3

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1159              1542    -383     1667
 SINCE 7/1         MM              1579      MM       MM
COOLING TOTAL     137                56      81       44
 SINCE 1/1        666               568      98      620

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/12/1955
 LATEST       05/31/1966
EARLIEST                        10/01
LATEST                          05/10
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.7
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/187
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/160    DATE  11/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/190    DATE  11/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           19
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             53
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         19

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              8     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               11     RAIN                      14
LIGHT RAIN               30     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      2
FOG                      47     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      8

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

&&

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THIS AUTUMN FOR MADISON WAS THE 2ND WARMEST ON
RECORD...WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 53.6 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT. THE WARMEST
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR AUTUMN WAS 56.0 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT...SET IN 1931.

THIS AUTUMN WAS ALSO THE 9TH WETTEST ON RECORD FOR MADISON AS 13.47 INCHES
OF PRECIPITATION FELL.

$$



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