Climatological Report (Seasonal)
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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...A WARMER AND SLIGHTLY DRIER-THAN-NORMAL SPRING AT LA CROSSE WI...

DURING THE SPRING OF 2016...TEMPERATURES WERE WARMER THAN NORMAL AND
THE PRECIPITATION WAS SLIGHTLY DRIER THAN NORMAL AT LA CROSSE
REGIONAL AIRPORT. MORE DETAILS ON THESE STATISTICS CAN BE FOUND
BELOW.

TEMPERATURES - 10TH WARMEST

FROM MARCH 1ST THROUGH MAY 31ST, LA CROSSE REGIONAL AIRPORT HAD AN
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 50.7 DEGREES.  THIS WAS 3.1 DEGREES WARMER
THAN THE 1981-2010 NORMAL OF 47.6 DEGREES.  THIS TIED 1921 FOR THE
TENTH WARMEST SPRING.  SEVEN OF THE 11 WARMEST SPRINGS HAVE OCCURRED
SINCE 1987. THE TABLE BELOW LISTS THE 11 WARMEST SPRINGS.

           WARMEST SPRINGS
           IN LA CROSSE WI
               1873-2016

                AVERAGE
  RANK        TEMPERATURE       YEAR
  ----        -----------       ----
    1         54.8 DEGREES      2012
    2         53.9 DEGREES      1977
    3         52.0 DEGREES      2010
              52.0 DEGREES      1878
    5         51.8 DEGREES      1987
    6         51.4 DEGREES      1998
    7         51.3 DEGREES      1946
    8         51.0 DEGREES      2000
    9         50.8 DEGREES      1991
   10         50.7 DEGREES      2016
              50.7 DEGREES      1921

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

           SPRING 2016 TEMPERATURES
               IN LA CROSSE WI

                  AVERAGE            DEPARTURE
   MONTH        TEMPERATURE         FROM NORMAL
   -----        -----------         -----------
   MARCH       41.3 DEGREES        +6.8 DEGREES - 7TH WARMEST
   APRIL       49.8 DEGREES        +1.2 DEGREES
   MAY         60.9 DEGREES        +1.2 DEGREES

   SPRING      49.8 DEGREES        +3.1 DEGREES - 10TH WARMEST


PRECIPITATION -

FROM MARCH 1ST THROUGH MAY 31ST, LA CROSSE REGIONAL AIRPORT RECEIVED
8.83 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION.  THIS WAS 0.07 INCHES DRIER THAN THE
1981-2010 SPRING NORMAL OF 8.90 INCHES. THE TABLE BELOW CONTAINS THE
MONTHLY PRECIPITATION TOTALS AND THEIR DEPARTURES FROM NORMAL FOR
THE SPRING OF 2016.

          SPRING 2016 PRECIPITATION
               IN LA CROSSE WI

                PRECIPITATION         DEPARTURE
   MONTH            TOTAL            FROM NORMAL
   -----        ------------         -----------
   MARCH        3.61 INCHES         +1.57 INCHES
   APRIL        1.08 INCHES         -2.26 INCHES - 11TH DRIEST
   MAY          4.14 INCHES         +0.62 INCHES

   SPRING       8.83 INCHES         -0.07 INCHES


SNOWFALL -

FROM MARCH 1ST THROUGH MAY 31ST, THE SNOW OBSERVER NEAR LA CROSSE
REGIONAL AIRPORT RECORDED 12.9 INCHES. THIS WAS 4.1 INCHES SNOWIER
THAN THE 1981-2010 NORMAL OF 8.8 INCHES.  THE TABLE BELOW CONTAINS
THE MONTHLY SNOWFALL TOTALS AND THEIR DEPARTURES FROM NORMAL FOR THE
SPRING OF 2016

             SPRING 2016 SNOWFALL
               IN LA CROSSE WI

                   SNOWFALL           DEPARTURE
   MONTH            TOTAL            FROM NORMAL
   -----        ------------         -----------
   MARCH        12.3 INCHES          +5.2 INCHES
   APRIL         0.6 INCHES          -1.1 INCHES
   MAY           0.0 INCHES           0.0 INCHES

   SPRING       12.9 INCHES          +4.1 INCHES

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BOYNE


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