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CXUS53 KMPX 011417
CLMEAU

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
815 AM CST SUN JAN 01 2017

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...THE EAU CLAIRE WI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF  DECEMBER 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  DECEMBER    2016   EAU       AIRPORT

TEMPS                       ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
AVG              MAX         25.2      27.1      -1.9   COOLER     42   COLD
AVG              MIN         13.2      10.6      2.6    WARMER     39   WARM
MONTH            MEAN        19.2      18.8      0.4    WARMER    NEAR  NORM

DAILY            MAX          41 DEC-26-2016
DAILY            MIN         -21 DEC-18-2016

HDD                         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL            MONTH       1411      1431      -20    WARMER     61   WARM
TOTAL            SEASON      2620      3177      -557   WARMER      6   WARM

CDD                         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL            MONTH         0        0         0     NORMAL     N/A
TOTAL            ANNUAL       624      578        46    WARMER    NEAR  NORM

PCP                         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
MONTH            TOTAL       2.04      1.00      1.04   WETTER     15   WET
ANNUAL           TOTAL      40.96     30.98      9.98   WETTER     11   WET
DAILY            MAX         0.57 DEC-25-2016

SNOW                        ACTUAL     AVG      DEPART            RANK
MONTH            TOTAL       19.2      9.5       9.7    SNOWIER    13   SNOWY
SEASON           TOTAL       20.9      15.8      5.1    SNOWIER    30   SNOWY
DAILY            MAX          5.6 DEC-16-2016
MAX              DEPTH        10  DEC-17-2016

DECEMBER         EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME          DECEMBER   EXTREME YEAR        DEPART            RANK
DECEMBER         MAX         39.1   1923         12.0   WARMEST     1   WARM
DECEMBER         MAX         12.5   1983        -14.6   COLDEST     1   COLD
DECEMBER         MIN         25.3   2015         14.7   WARMEST     1   WARM
DECEMBER         MIN         -4.4   1985        -15.0   COLDEST     1   COLD
DECEMBER         MEAN        31.2   1931         12.4   WARMEST     1   WARM
DECEMBER         MEAN         4.6   1983        -14.2   COLDEST     1   COLD
DECEMBER         HDD         1043   1931         -388   WARMEST     1   WARM
DECEMBER         HDD         1864   1983         433    COLDEST     1   COLD
DECEMBER         CDD          N/A   NONE       RECORDED WARMEST     1   WARM
DECEMBER         CDD          N/A   NONE       RECORDED COLDEST     1   COLD
DECEMBER         PCP         3.84   2015         2.84   WETTEST     1   WET
DECEMBER         PCP           T    1943        -1.00   DRIEST      1   DRY
DECEMBER         SNOW        31.4   1968         21.9   SNOWIEST    1   WET
DECEMBER         SNOW         0.0   1943         -9.5   DRIEST      1   DRY

WIND             MPH        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTH            AVERAGE      9.7      9.1       0.6
PEAK WIND GUST   45 MPH       SOUTHEAST    DEC-25-2016
FASTEST 2-MINUTE 33 MPH       SOUTHWEST    DEC-26-2016

SUNSHINE
1 MONTH           MIN-GAIN MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
DECEMBER             8        -21      0.1       -0.4       2      -5

SUNSHINE
3 MONTH           MIN-GAIN MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
OND                  8       -181      0.1       -3.0       2      -43

SUNSHINE
ANNUAL            MIN-GAIN MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JAN-DEC             413      -413      6.9       -6.9      100     100

WEATHER                    ACTUAL
TYPE                NCDC   COUNT
1=FOG/MIST                 16
2=FOG DENSE          1     1
3=THUNDER            0     0
4=IP/SLEET                 0
5=HAIL                     0
6=FRZ RAIN                 0
7=BLWG DUST                0
8=HAZE/SMK                 12
9=BLWG SNW                 0

TEMP                NCEI                       AVERAGE
MAXIMUM            NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 0                           1       0.6        0      COOLER
<=32                 19       19       18.0       1      WARMER
>=50                           0       0.6        -1     COOLER
>=60                           0       0.2        0      COOLER
>=70                           0       0.0        0      NORMAL
>=80                           0       0.0        0      NORMAL
>=90                 0         0       0.0        0      NORMAL

TEMP                NCEI                       AVERAGE
MINIMUM            NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= -20                         1        0         1      COOLER
<= -10                         3        2         1      COOLER
<= 0                 7         6        6         0      WARMER
<= 10                         10        21       -11     WARMER
<= 20                         21        13        9      COOLER
<= 32                30       31        30        2      COOLER
>= 50                          0        0         0      NORMAL
>=60                           0        0         0      NORMAL
>= 70                          0        0         0      NORMAL

PRECIP              NCEI                       AVERAGE
DAYS WITH A        NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                      13        7         6      WETTER
>= 0.01              9        11        11        0      WETTER
>= 0.10              3         6        4         2      WETTER
>= 0.25                        5        1         4      WETTER
>= 0.50              0         1        1         0      WETTER
>= 1.00             0.0        0        0         0       DRIER

SNOW                NCEI                       AVERAGE
DAYS WITH A        NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                      12        6         6      SNOWIER
>= 0.1               9        11        10        2      SNOWIER
>= 1.0               4         6        4         2      SNOWIER
>= 1.5                         6        2         4      SNOWIER
>= 2.0                         3        2         1      SNOWIER
>= 3.0                         2        1         1      SNOWIER

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS
3-MONTH          DATA      OCTOBER  NOVEMBER  DECEMBER  (OND)
OND              2016      ACTUAL   NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
OND-16           MAX       46.1     42.1      4.0       WARMER     17   WARM
OND-16           MIN       28.6     24.0      4.6       WARMER      1   WARM
OND-16           MEAN      37.3     33.1      4.2       WARMER     12   WARM
OND-16           HDD       2528     2944      -416      WARMER     12   WARM
OND-16           CDD       2        4         -2        COOLER    NEAR  NORM
OND-16           PRECIP    5.93     5.18      0.75      WETTER     43   WET
OND-16           SNOW      20.9     15.8      5.1       SNOWIER    30   SNOWY

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME          OND       EXTREME  YEAR      DEPART              RANK
OCT-NOV-DEC      MAX       50.9     1931      8.8       WARMEST     1   WARM
OCT-NOV-DEC      MAX       35.6     1985      -6.5      COLDEST     1   COLD
OCT-NOV-DEC      MIN       37.3     2016      13.3      WARMEST     1   WARM
OCT-NOV-DEC      MIN       13.8     1976      -10.2     COLDEST     1   COLD
OCT-NOV-DEC      MEAN      42.7     1931      9.6       WARMEST     1   WARM
DEC+JAN HDD      MEAN      24.8     1976      -8.3      COLDEST     1   COLD
OCT-NOV-DEC      HDD       2044     1931      -900      WARMEST     1   WARM
OCT-NOV-DEC      HDD       3675     1976      731       COLDEST     1   COLD
OCT-NOV-DEC      CDD       44       1953      40        WARMEST     1   WARM
OCT-NOV-DEC      CDD       0        2002      -4        COLDEST     1   COLD
OCT-NOV-DEC      PRECIP    14.54    1911      9.36      WETTEST     1   WET
OCT-NOV-DEC      PRECIP    0.96     1976      -4.22     DRIEST      1   DRY
OCT-NOV-DEC      SNOW      39.9     1996      24.1      SNOWIEST    1   WET
OCT-NOV-DEC      SNOW      0        1913      -15.8     DRIEST      1   DRY

ANNUAL           DATA
JAN-DEC          2016      ACTUAL   NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
JAN-DEC-16       MAX       56.9     55.0      1.9       WARMER     20   WARM
JAN-DEC-16       MIN       37.4     34.2      3.2       WARMER      6   WARM
JAN-DEC-16       MEAN      47.2     44.6      2.6       WARMER      8   WARM
JAN-DEC-16       HDD-ANN   7047     7960      -913      WARMER      7   WARM
JUL-DEC-16       HDD-SEA   2620     3177      -557      WARMER      6   WARM
JAN-DEC-16       CDD       624      578       46        WARMER    NEAR  NORM
JAN-DEC-16       PRECIP    40.96    30.98     9.98      WETTER     11   WET
JAN-DEC-16       SNOW-ANN  48.1     47.0      1.1       SNOWIER   NEAR  NORM
JUL-DEC-16       SNOW-SEA  20.9     15.8      5.1       SNOWIER    30   SNOWY


ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
JAN-DEC                    EXTREME  YEAR      DEPART              RANK
JAN-DEC          MAX       61.8     1931      6.8       WARMEST     1   WARM
JAN-DEC          MAX       50.4     1951      -4.6      COLDEST     1   COLD
JAN-DEC          MIN       40.6     1931      6.4       WARMEST     1   WARM
JAN-DEC          MIN       29.2     1950      -5.0      COLDEST     1   COLD
JAN-DEC          MEAN      51.2     1931      6.6       WARMEST     1   WARM
JAN-DEC          MEAN      40.0     1950      -4.6      COLDEST     1   COLD
JAN-DEC          HDD-ANN   5973     1931      -1987     WARMEST     1   WARM
JAN-DEC          HDD-ANN   9307     1917      1347      COLDEST     1   COLD
JUL-DEC          HDD-SEA   2129     1931      -1048     WARMEST     1   WARM
JUL-DEC          HDD-SEA   3940     1976      763       COLDEST     1   COLD
JAN-DEC          CDD       1088     1936      510       WARMEST     1   WARM
JAN-DEC          CDD       298      1951      -280      COLDEST     1   COLD
JAN-DEC          PRECIP    53.27    1938      22.29     WETTEST     1   WET
JAN-DEC          PRECIP    16.71    1910      -14.27    DRIEST      1   DRY
JAN-DEC          SNOW-ANN  96.5     1893      49.5      SNOWIEST    1   WET
JAN-DEC          SNOW-ANN  11.8285711958      -35.2     DRIEST      1   DRY
JUL-DEC          SNOW-SEA  39.9     1996      24.1      SNOWIEST    1   WET
JUL-DEC          SNOW-SEA  0        1913      -15.8     DRIEST      1   DRY

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 DAILY       RECORD  EXTREMES

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CARLYON



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