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CLMEAU

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
600 AM CDT MON MAY 02 2016

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...THE EAU CLAIRE WI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF  APRIL 2016...

CLIMATE     NORMAL    PERIOD    1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE     RECORD    PERIOD    1893 TO 2016

            WEATHER   OBSERVED  NORMAL    DEPART    LAST YEARS
            VALUE     DATE(S)     VALUE   FROM      VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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MONTHLY       REPORT    APRIL      2016      EAU     AIRPORT

TEMPS                   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
AVERAGE     MAX          55.6      57.7     -2.1    COOLER      47   COLD
AVERAGE     MIN          35.8      34.2      1.6    WARMER      36   WARM
MONTH       MEAN         45.7      46.0     -0.3    COOLER     NEAR  NORM

DAILY       MAX           81        APR-16-2016
DAILY       MIN           13        APR-09-2016

HDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        577       576        1     COOLER     NEAR  NORM
TOTAL       SEASON       6566      7640     -1074   WARMER       4   WARM

CDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH         4         4         0     NORMAL      32   WARM
TOTAL       ANNUAL        4         4         0     NORMAL      32   WARM

PCP                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        2.56      2.75     -0.19   DRIER       59   DRY
ANNUAL      TOTAL        8.38      6.18      2.20   WETTER      25   WET
DAILY       MAX          1.02       APR-28-2016

SNOW                    ACTUAL     AVG      DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        1.8       1.9       -0.1   DRIER      NEAR  NORM
SEASON      TOTAL        38.0      46.8      -8.8   DRIER       43   DRY
DAILY       MAX          1.3        APR-02-2016
MAX         DEPTH         1         APR-02-2016

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     2015          -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
MONTH       AVERAGE      9.2       12.1      -2.9
PEAK WIND   GUST          41    MPH       NORTH      APR-02-16
FASTEST     2-MINUTE      29    MPH       NORTHWEST  APR-02-16

SUNSHINE    MINUTES
ANNUAL       MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JAN-APR-16     326        0        5.4       0.0        78       0

SUNSHINE    MINUTES
THIS MONTH   MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
APR             89        0        1.5       0.0        21       0

SUNSHINE    MINUTES
3-MONTH      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
FMA-16         272       272        0        4.5       0.0      65   0

WEATHER               ACTUAL
TYPE        NCDC      COUNT
1=FOG/MIST            12
2=FOG DENSE 0.4       0
3=THUNDER   2.6       2
4=IP/SLEET            0
5=HAIL                0
6=FRZ RAIN            0
7=BLWG DUST           0
8=HAZE/SMK            4
9=BLWG SNW            0

TEMP           NCDC     NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE
MAXIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 0           0.4        0        0.0        0       NORMAL
<=32                      1        0.5        1       WARMER
>=50                      18       21.0       -3      COOLER
>=60                      10       12.8       -3      COOLER
>=70                      5        5.2        0       COOLER
>=80           0.0        3        1.1        2       WARMER
>=90                      0        0.1        0       COOLER

TEMP           NCDC     NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE
MINIMUM       NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= -20         12.2       0        0.0        0       NORMAL
<= -10                    0        0.0        0       NORMAL
<= 0                      0        0.0        0       NORMAL
<= 10          0.0        0        2.1        -2      WARMER
<= 20                     3        0.1        3       COOLER
<= 32                     11       13.5       -3      WARMER
>= 50                     1        2.4        -1      COOLER
>= 60                     0        0.2        0       COOLER
>= 70                     0        0.0        0       NORMAL

PRECIP         NCDC     NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  3        3.7        -1      DRIER
>= 0.01"       11.0       14       11.9       2       WETTER
>= 0.1"        6.3        7        7.0        0       NORMAL
>= 0.25"                  2        3.7        -2      DRIER
>= 0.5"        1.7        1        1.8        -1      DRIER
>= 1"          0.4        1        0.5        1       WETTER

SNOW           NCDC     NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                  6        1.9        4      SNOWIER
>= 0.1"        1.8        2        2.7        -1      DRIER
>= 1"          0.7        1        0.9        0      SNOWIER
>= 1.5"                   0        0.5        -1      DRIER
>= 2"                     0        0.4        0       DRIER
>= 3"                     0        0.2        0       DRIER

3-MONTH     DATA      FEBRUARY  MARCH     APRIL     (FMA)
FMA         2016      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
FMA-16      MAX       44.5      42.6      1.9       WARMER      24   WARM
FMA-16      MIN       26.2      21.9      4.3       WARMER       7   WARM
FMA-16      MEAN      35.3      32.3      3.0       WARMER      16   WARM
FMA-16      HDD       2635      2896      -261      WARMER      17   WARM
FMA-16      CDD       4         4         0         NORMAL      32   WARM
FMA-16      PRECIP    7.96      5.29      2.67      WETTER      17   WET
FMA-16      SNOW      22.0      17.8      4.2       SNOWIER    NEAR  NORM

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      -715      WARMEST      1   WARM
FEB-MAR-APR HDD       3706      1936      810       COLDEST      1   COLD
FEB-MAR-APR CDD       36        1915      32        WARMEST      1   WARM
FEB-MAR-APR CDD       0         2015      -4        COLDEST      1   COLD
FEB-MAR-APR PCP       10.45     1938      5.16      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      YEAR TO   DATE
JAN-APR     2016      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
JAN-APR-16  MAX       39.3      37.8      1.5       WARMER      25   WARM
JAN-APR-16  MIN       21.7      17.8      3.9       WARMER       7   WARM
JAN-APR-16  MEAN      30.5      27.8      2.7       WARMER      15   WARM
JAN-APR-16  HDD-ANN   4150      4464      -314      WARMER      15   WARM
JUL-APR-16  HDD-SEA   6566      7640      -1074     WARMER       4   WARM
JAN-APR-16  CDD       4         4         0         NORMAL      32   WARM
JAN-APR-16  PRECIP    8.38      6.18      2.20      WETTER      25   WET
JAN-APR-16  SNOW-ANN  27.2      31.0      -3.8      DRIER       52   DRY
JUL-APR-16  SNOW-SEA  38.0      46.8      -8.8      DRIER       43   DRY


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      -918      WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-APR     HDD-ANN   5507      1936      1043      COLDEST      1   COLD
JUL-APR     HDD-SEA   6304      2012      -1336     WARMEST      1   WARM
JUL-APR     HDD-SEA   8886      2014      1246      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-APR     CDD       36        1915      32        WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-APR     CDD       0         2015      -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    0
MIN TEMP    0
WARM MIN    0
PRECIP      1
SNOW        0

NEW DAILY   RECORDS             LISTING             PREVIOUS
NEW DAILY   SET/TIE   AMOUNT    DATE      YEAR      SET/TIE   OLD    YEAR
PRECIP      NEW->        1.02       APR-28-2015     OLD->      0.62  1914

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CARLYON


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