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CLMEAU

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
920 PM CDT TUE APR 01 2014

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...THE EAU CLAIRE WI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE     NORMAL    PERIOD    1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE     RECORD    PERIOD    1893 TO 2014

            WEATHER   OBSERVED  NORMAL    DEPART    LAST YEARS
            VALUE     DATE(S)     VALUE   FROM      VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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MONTHLY       REPORT    MARCH      2014      EAU     AIRPORT

TEMPS                   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
AVG         MAX          32.6      41.1      -8.5   COOLER     11  COLD
AVG         MIN          14.0      21.6      -7.6   COOLER     16  COLD
MONTH       MEAN         23.3      31.4      -8.1   COOLER     14  COLD

DAILY       MAX           59 MAR-31-2014
DAILY       MIN          -21 MAR-03-2014

HDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        1284      1044      240    COOLER     16  COLD
TOTAL       SEASON       8176      7065      1111   COOLER      2  COLD

CDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH         0         0         0     NORMAL     27  WARM
TOTAL       ANNUAL        0         0         0     NORMAL     27  WARM

PRECIP                  ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        0.73      1.73     -1.00   DRIER      17  DRY
ANNUAL      TOTAL        3.93      3.43      0.50   WETTER    NEAR NORM
DAILY       MAX          0.50 MAR-27-2014

SNOW                    ACTUAL     AVG      DEPART            RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        4.0       8.6       -4.6   DRIER      34  DRY
SEASON      TOTAL        65.7      44.9      20.8   SNOWIER    10  WET
DAILY       MAX          1.2 MAR-24-2014
MAX         DEPTH         22 MAR-01-2014

MARCH       EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     MARCH      EXTREME  YEAR        DEPART            RANK
MARCH       MAX          58.3   1910         17.2   WARMEST     1  WARM
MARCH       MAX          27.3   1899        -13.8   COLDEST     1  COLD
MARCH       MIN          37.8   2012         16.2   WARMEST     1  WARM
MARCH       MIN          8.1    1899        -13.5   COLDEST     1  COLD
MARCH       MEAN         47.4   2012         16.0   WARMEST     1  WARM
MARCH       MEAN         17.7   1899        -13.7   COLDEST     1  COLD
MARCH       HDD          549    2012         -495   WARMEST     1  WARM
MARCH       HDD          1459   1899         415    COLDEST     1  COLD
MARCH       CDD           14    2012          14    WARMEST     1  WARM
MARCH       CDD           0     2014          0     COLDEST     1  COLD
MARCH       PCP          6.03   1998         4.30   WETTEST     1  WET
MARCH       PCP          0.01   1910        -1.72   DRIEST      1  DRY
MARCH       SNOW         31.1   1965         22.5   SNOWIEST    1  WET
MARCH       SNOW         0.0    2010         -8.6   DRIEST      1  DRY

WIND        MPH         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTH       AVERAGE      8.0       10.0      -2.0
PEAK WIND   GUST          38 MPH WEST      MAR-14-2014
FASTEST     2-MINUTE      29 MPH NORTHWEST MAR-14-2014

SUNSHINE
ANNUAL      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
MAR             56        0        3.9       0.0        57      0

SUNSHINE
MONTHLY     MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
MAR             97        0        1.6       0.0        24      0

SUNSHINE
SEASON      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
JFM            234        0        3.9       0.0        58      0

WEATHER               ACTUAL
TYPE        NCDC      COUNT
1=FOG/MIST            11
2=FOG DENSE 1.5       0
3=THUNDER   1.0       0
4=IP/SLEET            0
5=HAIL                0
6=FRZ RAIN            0
7=BLWG DUST           0
8=HAZE/SMK            6
9=BLWG SNW            0

TEMP        COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
MAXIMUM     ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
<=32        15        6         9         COOLER
>=50        3         7         -4        COOLER
>=60        0         3         -3        COOLER
>=70        0         1         -1        COOLER
>=80        0         0         0         COOLER
>=90        0         0         0         NORMAL

TEMP        COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
MINIMUM     ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
<= 32       29        26        3         COOLER
<= 20       20        13        7         COOLER
<= 10       13        6         7         COOLER
<= 0        3         2         1         COOLER
<= -10      2         0         2         COOLER
>= 50       0         0         0         COOLER

PCP         COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
PCP         ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
T (ONLY)    6         5         2         WETTER
>= 0.01     7         9         -2        DRIER
>= 0.10     2         5         -3        DRIER
>= 0.25     1         2         -1        DRIER
>= 0.50     1         1         0         DRIER
>= 1.00     0         0         0         DRIER

SNOW        COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
SNOW        ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
T (ONLY)    5         2         3         SNOWIER
>= 0.1      6         6         0.5       SNOWIER
>= 1.0      2         2         -0.4      DRIER
>= 1.5      0         2         -2        DRIER
>= 2.0      0         2         -1.6      DRIER
>= 3.0      0         1         -1.2      DRIER

NEW DAILY   EXTREME
MAX TEMP    0
COLD MAX    1
MIN TEMP    1
WARM MIN    0
PRECIP      0
SNOW        0

NEW DAILY   RECORD    EXTREME   LISTING             PREVIOUS
TYPE        NEW/TIE   /AMOUNT   /DATE     YEAR      SET/TIE   OLD  YEAR
COLD MAX    NEW->         1         MAR-02-2014     OLD->       3  1943
COLD MAX-MARCH NOE->      1         MAR-02-2014     OLD->       3  1943 MAR-X
MIN         NEW->       -21         MAR-03-2014     OLD->     -11  1943

2-MONTH     DATA      FEBRUARY  MARCH     (FEB MAR)
FEB MAR     2014        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
FEB-MAR     MAX          25.7      35.2      -9.5   COOLER      6  COLD
FEB-MAR     MIN          8.5       18.6     -10.1   COOLER      2  COLD
FEB-MAR     MEAN         17.1      26.9      -9.8   COOLER      3  COLD
FEB-MAR     HDD          2785      2234      551    COOLER      3  COLD
FEB-MAR     CDD           0         0          0    NORMAL     27  WARM
FEB-MAR     PRECIP       2.23      2.66     -0.43   DRIER     NEAR NORM
FEB-MAR     SNOW         23.1      18.0      5.1    SNOWIER   NEAR NORM

2-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     FEB MAR   EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
FEB-MAR     MAX       45.8      2012      10.6      WARMEST     1  WARM
FEB-MAR     MAX       21.2      1899      -14.0     COLDEST     1  COLD
FEB-MAR     MIN       27.9      2012      9.3       WARMEST     1  WARM
FEB-MAR     MIN       2.7       1899      -15.9     COLDEST     1  COLD
FEB-MAR     MEAN      36.9      2012      10.0      WARMEST     1  WARM
FEB-MAR     MEAN      11.9      1899      -15.0     COLDEST     1  COLD
FEB-MAR     HDD       1657      2012      -577      WARMEST     1  WARM
FEB-MAR     HDD       3104      1899      870       COLDEST     1  COLD
FEB-MAR     CDD       14        2012       14       WARMEST     1  WARM
FEB-MAR     CDD       0         2014        0       COLDEST     1  COLD
FEB-MAR     PRECIP    8.39      1998      5.73      WETTEST     1  WET
FEB-MAR     PRECIP    0.33      1910      -2.33     DRIEST      1  DRY
FEB-MAR     SNOW      42.7      1936      24.7      SNOWIEST    1  WET
FEB-MAR     SNOW      1.5       1947      -16.5     DRIEST      1  DRY

ANNUAL      DATA
JFM         2014      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
JFM-14      MAX       22.0      31.1      -9.1      COOLER      6  COLD
JFM-14      MIN       1.1       12.3      -11.2     COOLER      2  COLD
JFM-14      MEAN      11.6      21.7      -10.1     COOLER      3  COLD
JFM-14      HDD-ANN   4766      3889       877      COOLER      2  COLD
JUL-MAR-14  HDD-SEA   8176      7065      1111      COOLER      2  COLD
JFM-14      CDD       0         0            0      NORMAL
JFM-14      PRECIP    3.93      3.43      0.50      WETTER    NEAR NORM
JFM-14      SNOW-ANN  44.5      29.1      15.4      SNOWIER    14  WET
JUL-MAR-14  SNOW-SEA  65.7      44.9      20.8      SNOWIER    10  WET


ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
JFM                   EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
JAN-MAR     MAX       40.4      2012      9.3       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-MAR     MAX       20.8      1899      -10.3     COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-MAR     MIN       22.7      2012      10.4      WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-MAR     MIN       0.8       1895      -11.5     COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-MAR     MEAN      31.4      2012      9.7       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-MAR     MEAN      11.2      1912      -10.5     COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-MAR     HDD-ANN   1657      2012      -2232     WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-MAR     HDD-ANN   3104      1899      -785      COLDEST     1  COLD
JUL-MAR     HDD-SEA   5780      2012      -1285     WARMEST     1  WARM
JUL-MAR     HDD-SEA   8186      1899      1121      COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-MAR     CDD       14        2012        14      WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-MAR     CDD       0         2014         0      COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-MAR     PRECIP    9.97      1998      6.54      WETTEST     1  WET
JAN-MAR     PRECIP    0.64      1958      -2.79     DRIEST      1  DRY
JAN-MAR     SNOW-ANN  60.6      1929      31.5      SNOWIEST    1  WET
JAN-MAR     SNOW-ANN  6.8       1958      -22.3     DRIEST      1  DRY
JUL-MAR     SNOW-SEA  89.0      1997      44.1      SNOWIEST    1  WET
JUL-MAR     SNOW-SEA  16.5      1959      -28.4     DRIEST      1  DRY

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CARLYON






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