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CLMEAU

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
745 AM CDT SUN NOV 03 2013

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...THE EAU CLAIRE WI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2013...

CLIMATE     NORMAL    PERIOD    1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE     RECORD    PERIOD    1893 TO 2013

            WEATHER   OBSERVED  NORMAL    DEPART    LAST YEARS
            VALUE     DATE(S)     VALUE   FROM      VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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MONTHLY       REPORT   OCTOBER     2013      EAU     AIRPORT

TEMPS                   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
AVG         MAX          57.0      57.9     -0.9    COOLER      34  COLD
AVG         MIN          37.1      36.8      0.3    WARMER     NEAR NORM
MONTH       MEAN         47.0      47.3     -0.3    COOLER      41  COLD

DAILY       MAX           78 OCT-01-2013
DAILY       MIN           24 OCT-23-2013

FREEZE      DATA         TEMP      DATE                       AVERAGE
LAST        <=32          29        MAY-13-2013     SPRING    MAY-07
FIRST       <=32          31        OCT-14-1900     AUTUMN    SEP-29
GROWING     SEASON    LENGTH        155 DAYS                  146 DAYS

HDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        551       551        0     NORMAL     NEAR NORM
TOTAL       SEASON       718       784       -66    WARMER      55  WARM

CDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH         0         4         -4    COOLER      1   COLD
TOTAL       ANNUAL       653       579        74    WARMER      48  WARM

PCP                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        3.64      2.34      1.30   WETTER      18  WET
ANNUAL      TOTAL       33.05     28.14      4.91   WETTER      22  WET
DAILY       MAX          0.93 OCT-05-2013

SNOW                    ACTUAL     AVG      DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL         T        0.4       -0.4   DRIER       27  WET
SEASON      TOTAL         T        0.4       -0.4   DRIER       27  WET
DAILY       MAX           T  OCT-21-2013
MAX         DEPTH         0  OCT-01-2013

OCTOBER     EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     OCTOBER    EXTREME  YEAR        DEPART            RANK
OCTOBER     MAX          70.3   1963         12.4   WARMEST   1     WARM
OCTOBER     MAX          45.7   1917        -12.2   COLDEST   1     COLD
OCTOBER     MIN          48.2   1947         11.4   WARMEST   1     WARM
OCTOBER     MIN          26.9   1952         -9.9   COLDEST   1     COLD
OCTOBER     MEAN         59.2   1947         11.9   WARMEST   1     WARM
OCTOBER     MEAN         38.2   1917         -9.1   COLDEST   1     COLD
OCTOBER     HDD          209    1947         -342   WARMEST   1     WARM
OCTOBER     HDD          824    1917         273    COLDEST   1     COLD
OCTOBER     CDD           37    1947          33    WARMEST   1     WARM
OCTOBER     CDD           0     2013          -4    COLDEST   1     COLD
OCTOBER     PCP          7.52   1991         5.18   WETTEST   1     WET
OCTOBER     PCP          0.07   2002        -2.27   DRIEST    1     DRY
OCTOBER     SNOW         5.9    1925         5.5    SNOWIEST  1     WET
OCTOBER     SNOW         0.0    2011         -0.4   DRIEST    1     DRY

WIND        MPH         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTH       AVERAGE      7.2       12.0      -4.8
PEAK WIND   GUST          37 MPH SOUTHEAST OCT-11-2013
FASTEST     2-MINUTE      31 MPH SOUTHEAST OCT-11-2013

SUNSHINE
ANNUAL      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
OCT            406       -324      6.8       -5.4       99     -79

SUNSHINE
MONTHLY     MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
OCT             0        -92       0.0       -1.5       0      -22

SUNSHINE
MONTHLY     MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
ASO             0        -269      0.0       -4.5       0      -65

WEATHER               ACTUAL
TYPE        NCDC      COUNT
1=FOG/MIST            0
2=FOG DENSE 0.6       0
3=THUNDER   1.8       0
4=IP/SLEET            0
5=HAIL                0
6=FRZ RAIN            0
7=BLWG DUST           0
8=HAZE/SMK            0
9=BLWG SNW            0

TEMP        COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
MAXIMUM     ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
<=32        0         0         0         NORMAL
>=50        22        24        -2        COOLER
>=60        12        13        -1        COOLER
>=70        6         5         1         WARMER
>=80        0         1         -1        COOLER
>=90        0         0         0         NORMAL

TEMP        COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
MINIMUM     ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
<= 32       12        10        2         COOLER
<= 20       0         1         -1        WARMER
<= 10       0         0         0         NORMAL
<= 0        0         0         0         NORMAL
<= -10      0         0         0         NORMAL
>= 50       3         3         0         WARMER

PCP         COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
PCP         ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
T (ONLY)    5         4         1         WETTER
>= 0.01     14        10        4         WETTER
>= 0.10     7         5         2         WETTER
>= 0.25     4         3         1         WETTER
>= 0.50     3         1         2         WETTER
>= 1.00     0         0         0         DRIER

SNOW        COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
SNOW        ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
T (ONLY)    4         1         3.5       SNOWIER
>= 0.1      0         1         -0.5      DRIER
>= 1.0      0         0         -0.2      DRIER
>= 1.5      0         0         -0.2      DRIER
>= 2.0      0         0         -0.1      DRIER
>= 3.0      0         0         0         NORMAL

NEW DAILY   EXTREME
MAX TEMP    0
COLD MAX    0
MIN TEMP    0
WARM MIN    0
PRECIP      0
SNOW        0

NEW DAILY   RECORDS             LISTING             PREVIOUS
NEW DAILY   SET/TIE   AMOUNT    DATE      YEAR      SET/TIE   OLD   YEAR
NO NEW RECORD  DAILY  EXTREMES

3-MONTH     DATA      AUGUST    SEPTEMBER OCTOBER   (ASO)
ASO         2013      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
ASO-13      MAX       72.3      69.9      2.4       WARMER    28    WARM
ASO-13      MIN       48.5      48.0      0.5       WARMER    NEAR  NORM
ASO-13      MEAN      60.4      59.0      1.4       WARMER    32    WARM
ASO-13      HDD       692       773       -81       WARMER    NEAR  NORM
ASO-13      CDD       289       213       76        WARMER    30    WARM
ASO-13      PRECIP    6.50      10.49     -3.99     DRIER     22    DRY
ASO-13      SNOW      T         0.4       -0.4      DRIER     27    WET

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     ASO       EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
AUG-SEP-OCT MAX       78.5      1947      8.6       WARMEST   1     WARM
AUG-SEP-OCT MAX       64.5      1917      -5.4      COLDEST   1     COLD
AUG-SEP-OCT MIN       55.4      1947      7.4       WARMEST   1     WARM
AUG-SEP-OCT MIN       42.6      1896      -5.4      COLDEST   1     COLD
AUG-SEP-OCT MEAN      67.0      1947      8.0       WARMEST   1     WARM
AUG-SEP-OCT MEAN      54.4      1917      -4.6      COLDEST   1     COLD
AUG-SEP-OCT HDD       404       1947      -369      WARMEST   1     WARM
AUG-SEP-OCT HDD       1063      1917      290       COLDEST   1     COLD
AUG-SEP-OCT CDD       610       1947      397       WARMEST   1     WARM
AUG-SEP-OCT CDD       69        1951      -144      COLDEST   1     COLD
AUG-SEP-OCT PRECIP    21.51     1900      11.02     WETTEST   1     WET
AUG-SEP-OCT PRECIP    2.14      1976      -8.35     DRIEST    1     DRY
AUG-SEP-OCT SNOW      5.9       1925      5.5       SNOWIEST  1     WET
AUG-SEP-OCT SNOW      0.0       2011      -0.4      DRIEST    1     DRY

ANNUAL      DATA
JAN-OCT     2013      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
JAN-OCT-13  MAX       57.3      59.2      -1.9      COOLER    22    COLD
JAN-OCT-13  MIN       36.7      37.6      -0.9      COOLER    56    COLD
JAN-OCT-13  MEAN      47.0      48.4      -1.4      COOLER    38    COLD
JAN-OCT-13  HDD-ANN   5991      5567      424       COOLER    38    COLD
JUL-OCT-13  HDD-SEA   718       784       -66       WARMER    55    WARM
JAN-OCT-13  CDD       653       579       74        WARMER    48    WARM
JAN-OCT-13  PRECIP    33.05     28.14     4.91      WETTER    22    WET
JAN-OCT-13  SNOW-ANN  62.5      31.6      30.9      SNOWIER   3     WET
JUL-OCT-13  SNOW-SEA  T         0.4       -0.4      DRIER     27    WET

ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
JAN-OCT     ANNUAL    EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
JAN-OCT     MAX       63.8      2012      4.6       WARMEST   1     WARM
JAN-OCT     MAX       54.4      1917      -4.8      COLDEST   1     COLD
JAN-OCT     MIN       42.3      1921      4.7       WARMEST   1     WARM
JAN-OCT     MIN       32.7      1917      -4.9      COLDEST   1     COLD
JAN-OCT     MEAN      52.9      1921      4.5       WARMEST   1     WARM
JAN-OCT     MEAN      44.1      1979      -4.4      COLDEST   1     COLD
JAN-OCT     HDD-ANN   4495      1998      -1072     WARMEST   1     WARM
JAN-OCT     HDD-ANN   6675      1972      1108      COLDEST   1     COLD
JUL-OCT     HDD-SEA   419       1947      -365      WARMEST   1     WARM
JUL-OCT     HDD-SEA   1009      1896      225       COLDEST   1     COLD
JAN-OCT     CDD       1085      1933      506       WARMEST   1     WARM
JAN-OCT     CDD       303       1992      -276      COLDEST   1     COLD
JAN-OCT     PRECIP    41.46     1903      13.32     WETTEST   1     WET
JAN-OCT     PRECIP    16.64     1976      -11.50    DRIEST    1     DRY
JAN-OCT     SNOW-ANN  68.5      1893      36.9      SNOWIEST  1     WET
JAN-OCT     SNOW-ANN  9.3       1958      -22.3     DRIEST    1     DRY
JUL-OCT     SNOW-SEA  5.2       1917      4.8       SNOWIEST  1     WET
JUL-OCT     SNOW-SEA  0.0       2007      -0.4      DRIEST    1     DRY


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CARLYON






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