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CLMEAU

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
830 AM CDT SAT JAN 02 2016

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...THE EAU CLAIRE WI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2015...

CLIMATE     NORMAL    PERIOD    1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE     RECORD    PERIOD    1893 TO 2015

            WEATHER   OBSERVED  NORMAL    DEPART    LAST YEARS
            VALUE     DATE(S)     VALUE   FROM      VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
MONTHLY       REPORT   DECEMBER    2015   EAU       AIRPORT

TEMPS                   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
AVG         MAX          36.2      27.1       9.1   WARMER      4   WARM
AVG         MIN          25.3      10.6      14.7   WARMER      1   WARM
MONTH       MEAN         30.8      18.8      12.0   WARMER      2   WARM

DAILY       MAX           50 DEC-04-2015
DAILY       MIN            8 DEC-19-2015

HDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        1054      1430      -376   WARMER      2   WARM
TOTAL       SEASON       2416      3176      -760   WARMER      2   WARM

CDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH         0         0         0     NORMAL     N/A
TOTAL       ANNUAL       520       579       -59    COOLER      59  COLD

PCP                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        3.84      1.00      2.84   WETTER      1   WET
ANNUAL      TOTAL       42.43     30.98     11.45   WETTER      6   WET
DAILY       MAX          1.85 DEC-14-2015

SNOW                    ACTUAL     AVG      DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        9.4       9.5       -0.1   DRIER      NEAR NORM
SEASON      TOTAL       10.8      15.8       -5.0   DRIER       49  DRY
DAILY       MAX          4.3 DEC-28-2015
MAX         DEPTH         7  DEC-30-2015

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         -387   WARMEST     1   WARM
DECEMBER    HDD          1864   1983         434    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     1913        -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      8.1       9.1       -1.0
PEAK WIND   GUST     36 MPH SOUTHWEST DEC-16-2015
FASTEST     2-MINUTE 28 MPH SOUTHWEST DEC-16-2015

SUNSHINE    MINUTES     TOTAL     TOTAL     TOTAL     TOTAL   TOTAL
1-MONTH      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
DECEMBER        6        -20       0.1       -0.3       1       -5

SUNSHINE    MINUTES
3-MONTH      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
OND             6        -180      0.1       -3.0       1      -44

SUNSHINE    MINUTES
12-MONTH     MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JAN-DEC        412       -412      6.9       -6.9      100     -100

WEATHER               ACTUAL
TYPE        NCDC      COUNT
1=FOG/MIST            21
2=FOG DENSE 1.2       2
3=THUNDER   0.2       1
4=IP/SLEET            0
5=HAIL                0
6=FRZ RAIN            0
7=BLWG DUST           0
8=HAZE/SMK            3
9=BLWG SNW            0

TEMP        COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
MAXIMUM     ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
<=32        11        18        -7        WARMER
>=50        3         1         3         WARMER
>=60        0         0         0         COOLER
>=70        0         0         0         NORMAL
>=80        0         0         0         NORMAL
>=90        0         0         0         NORMAL

TEMP        COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
MINIMUM     ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
<= 32       26        30        -4        WARMER
<= 20       9         22        -13       WARMER
<= 10       2         14        -12       WARMER
<= 0        0         7         -7        WARMER
<= -10      0         3         -3        WARMER
>= 50       0         0         0         NORMAL

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

SNOW        COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
SNOW        ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
T (ONLY)    6         4         2         SNOWIER
>= 0.1      8         9         -1        DRIER
>= 1.0      3         4         -1        DRIER
>= 1.5      2         2         0         DRIER
>= 2.0      2         2         0         SNOWIER
>= 3.0      1         1         0         SNOWIER

NEW DAILY   EXTREME
MAX TEMP    0
COLD MAX    0
MIN TEMP    0
WARM MIN    2
PRECIP      2
SNOW        0

NEW DAILY   RECORD    EXTREME   LISTING             PREVIOUS
TYPE        NEW/TIE   /AMOUNT   DATE  /   YEAR      SET/TIE   OLD   YEAR
WARM LOW    NEW->         38        DEC-10-2015     OLD->       35   1899
WARM LOW    NEW->         39        DEC-13-2015     OLD->       35   1929
PRECIP      NEW->        1.85       DEC-14-2015     OLD->      0.72  1975
PRECIP-DEC-XNEW->        1.85       DEC-14-2015     OLD->      1.50 DEC-27-1904
PRECIP      NEW->        0.79       DEC-23-2015     OLD->      0.47  1996

3-MONTH     DATA      OCTOBER   NOVEMBER  DECEMBER  (OND)
OND         2015      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART               RANK
OND-15      MAX       48.6      42.1      6.5       WARMER       4  WARM
OND-15      MIN       31.6      24.0      7.6       WARMER      57  COLD
OND-15      MEAN      40.1      33.1      7.0       WARMER       2  WARM
OND-15      HDD       2268      2943     -675       WARMER       2  WARM
OND-15      CDD          2         4       -2       COOLER       1  COLD
OND-15      PRECIP    9.58      5.18      4.40      WETTER       6  WET
OND-15      SNOW      10.8      15.8     -5.0       DRIER       49  DRY

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       34.4      1931      10.4      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
OCT-NOV-DEC MEAN      24.8      1976     -8.3       COLDEST     1   COLD
OCT-NOV-DEC HDD       2044      1931     -899       WARMEST     1   WARM
OCT-NOV-DEC HDD       3675      1976      732       COLDEST     1   COLD
OCT-NOV-DEC CDD       44        1953      40        WARMEST     1   WARM
OCT-NOV-DEC CDD        0        2015      -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      40.1      1996      24.3      SNOWIEST    1   WET
OCT-NOV-DEC SNOW      T         1913     -15.8      DRIEST      1   DRY

ANNUAL      DATA
JAN-DEC     2015      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART               RANK
JAN-DEC-15  MAX       55.9      55.0      0.9       WARMER      36  WARM
JAN-DEC-15  MIN       36.0      34.2      1.8       WARMER      14  WARM
JAN-DEC-15  MEAN      46.0      44.6      1.4       WARMER      22  WARM
JAN-DEC-15  HDD-ANN   7298      7960     -662       WARMER      11  WARM
JUL-DEC-15  HDD-SEA   2416      3176     -760       WARMER       2  WARM
JAN-DEC-15  CDD       520       579      -59        COOLER      59  COLD
JAN-DEC-15  PRECIP    42.43     30.98     11.45     WETTER       6  WET
JAN-DEC-15  SNOW-ANN  28.4      47.0     -18.6      DRIER       14  DRY
JUL-DEC-15  SNOW-SEA  10.8      15.8      -5.0      DRIER       49  DRY


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       29.7      1895     -4.5       COLDEST     1   COLD
JAN-DEC     MEAN      51.2      1931      6.6       WARMEST     1   WARM
JAN-DEC     MEAN      40.1      1951     -4.5       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     -1047      WARMEST     1   WARM
JUL-DEC     HDD-SEA   3940      1976      764       COLDEST     1   COLD
JAN-DEC     CDD       1088      1936      509       WARMEST     1   WARM
JAN-DEC     CDD       298       1951     -281       COLDEST     1   COLD
JAN-DEC     PRECIP    53.28     1938      22.30     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  11.8      1958     -35.2      DRIEST      1   DRY
JUL-DEC     SNOW-SEA  40.1      1996      24.3      SNOWIEST    1   WET
JUL-DEC     SNOW-SEA  T         1913     -15.8      DRIEST      1   DRY


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CARLYON



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