Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MILWAUKEE
649 AM CDT THU SEP 1 2016

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...THE MADISON WI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             102   08/17/1988
                        08/16/1988
 LOW               35   08/27/1968
                        08/29/1965
HIGHEST            89   08/03        91      -2       92  08/14
LOWEST             51   08/22        48       3       50  08/27
                                                          08/21
AVG. MAXIMUM     81.5              79.4     2.1     78.8
AVG. MINIMUM     63.3              59.0     4.3     60.3
MEAN             72.4              69.2     3.2     69.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               1.5    -1.5        3
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        15.18   2007
 MINIMUM         0.46   1927
TOTALS           7.87              4.27    3.60     4.10
DAILY AVG.       0.25              0.14    0.11     0.13
DAYS >= .01        11               9.4     1.6        9
DAYS >= .10        10               6.2     3.8        5
DAYS >= .50         5               2.7     2.3        3
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.2     0.8        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.74   08/19               1.80     1.52 08/18
DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       3                27     -24       16
 SINCE 7/1          7                37     -30       32
COOLING TOTAL     239               157      82      168
 SINCE 1/1        695               513     182      529
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/330    DATE  08/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/330    DATE  08/19

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            3
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             23
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     77

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              7     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                      10
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      22     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      3

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

&&

THIS AUGUST WAS THE 3RD WETTEST AUGUST ON RECORD.

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