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CLIMATE REPORT...RETRANSMITTED...
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
356 PM CDT WED JUN 01 2016

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

TEMPS                  ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
AVG         MAX         71.1      69.8      1.3    WARMER    NEAR NORM
AVG         MIN         44.9      45.4      -0.5   COOLER     56  COLD
MONTH       MEAN        58.0      57.6      0.4    WARMER    NEAR NORM

DAILY       MAX         90 MAY-06-2016
DAILY       MIN         27 MAY-15-2016

HDD                    ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        245      257       -12    WARMER     57  WARM
TOTAL       SEASON      6811      7897     -1086   WARMER     15  WARM

CDD                    ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        36        28        8     WARMER    NEAR NORM
TOTAL       ANNUAL       40        32        8     WARMER    NEAR NORM

PCP                    ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
MONTH       TOTAL       3.81      3.46      0.35   WETTER    NEAR NORM
ANNUAL      TOTAL      12.19      9.64      2.55   WETTER     32  WET
DAILY       MAX         1.27 MAY-25-2016

SNOW                   ACTUAL     AVG      DEPART            RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        0.0      0.2        -T      DRIER    42  SNOWY
SEASON      TOTAL       38.0      46.8      -8.8     DRIER    43  DRY
DAILY       MAX          0.0 MAY-01-2016
MAX         DEPTH        0   MAY-01-2016

MAY         EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     MAY        EXTREME    YEAR     DEPART            RANK
MAY         MAX         82.7      1934      12.9   WARMEST     1  WARM
MAY         MAX         60.9      1896      -8.9   COLDEST     1  COLD
MAY         MIN         54.0      1934      8.6    WARMEST     1  WARM
MAY         MIN         37.2      1907      -8.2   COLDEST     1  COLD
MAY         MEAN        68.4      1934      10.8   WARMEST     1  WARM
MAY         MEAN        49.8      1907      -7.8   COLDEST     1  COLD
MAY         HDD          83       1977      -174   WARMEST     1  WARM
MAY         HDD          467      1907      210    COLDEST     1  COLD
MAY         CDD          204      1934      176    WARMEST     1  WARM
MAY         CDD           0       2008      -28    COLDEST     1  COLD
MAY         PCP         10.54     1938      7.08   WETTEST     1  WET
MAY         PCP         0.75      1900     -2.71   DRIEST      1  DRY
MAY         SNOW         9.3      2013      9.1    SNOWIEST    1  WET
MAY         SNOW         0.0      2015      -0.2   DRIEST      1  DRY

WIND        MPH        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTH       AVERAGE      7.2      10.8      -3.6
PEAK WIND GUST          43 MPH WEST MAY-31-2016
FASTEST 2-MINUTE        33 MPH WEST MAY-31-2016

SUNSHINE    MINUTES
5 MONTH      MIN-GAIN MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JAN-MAY         66        0       1.1       0.0        16      0

SUNSHINE    MINUTES
THIS MONTH   MIN-GAIN MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
MAY            254        0       4.2       0.0        61      0

SUNSHINE    MINUTES
3 MONTH      MIN-GAIN MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
MAM            392        0       6.5       0.0        94      0

WEATHER               ACTUAL
TYPE        NCDC      COUNT
1=FOG/MIST            14
2=FOG DENSE 0.3       3
3=THUNDER   5.0       7
4=IP/SLEET            0
5=HAIL                0
6=FRZ RAIN            0
7=BLWG DUST           0
8=HAZE/SMK            1
9=BLWG SNW            0

TEMP           NCDC    NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE
MAXIMUM       NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 0           0.0        0       0.0        0       NORMAL
<=32                      0       0.0        0       NORMAL
>=50                     30       30.3       0       COOLER
>=60                     27       25.7       1       WARMER
>=70                     19       16.3       3       WARMER
>=80           0.4        8       5.6        2       WARMER
>=90                      1       0.7        0       WARMER

TEMP           NCDC    NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE
MINIMUM       NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= -20         1.8        0       0.0        0       NORMAL
<= -10                    0       0.0        0       NORMAL
<= 0                      0       0.0        0       NORMAL
<= 10          0.0        0       0.0        0       NORMAL
<= 20                     0       0.0        0       NORMAL
<= 32                     4       2.1        2       COOLER
>= 50                     9       10.0       -1      COOLER
>= 60                     1       1.9        -1      COOLER
>= 70                     0       0.1        0       COOLER

PRECIP         NCDC    NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                 0       3.2        -3      DRIER
>= 0.01       12.2      14       13.1       1       WETTER
>= 0.10       7.2       12       7.9        4       WETTER
>= 0.25                  5       4.7        0       WETTER
>= 0.5        2.4        2       2.8        -1      DRIER
>= 1.00       0.7        1       0.8        0       WETTER

SNOW           NCDC    NORMAL    ACTUAL   AVERAGE
DAYS WITH A   NORMAL   ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                 0       0.3        0       DRIER
>= 0.1        0.0        0       0.1        0       DRIER
>= 1.0        0.0        0       0.1        0       DRIER
>= 1.5                   0       0.1        0       DRIER
>= 2.0                   0       0.0        0       NORMAL
>= 3.0                   0       0.0        0       NORMAL

3-MONTH        DATA     MARCH    APRIL      MAY    (MAM)
MAM            2016    ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
MAM-16         MAX      58.2      56.2      2.0    WARMER     28  WARM
MAM-16         MIN      36.7      33.7      3.0    WARMER     12  WARM
MAM-16         MEAN     47.4      45.0      2.4    WARMER     19  WARM
MAM-16         HDD      1633      1877      -244   WARMER     16  WARM
MAM-16         CDD       40        32        8     WARMER    NEAR NORM
MAM-16        PRECIP    11.03     7.94      3.09   WETTER     20  WET
MAM-16         SNOW     13.9      10.7      3.2    SNOWIER    45  SNOWY

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     MAM        EXTREME    YEAR     DEPART            RANK
MAR-APR-MAY MAX         64.0      1910      7.8    WARMEST     1  WARM
MAR-APR-MAY MAX         46.8      1950      -9.4   COLDEST     1  COLD
MAR-APR-MAY MIN         40.8      2012      7.1    WARMEST     1  WARM
MAR-APR-MAY MIN         27.3      1956      -6.4   COLDEST     1  COLD
MAR-APR-MAY MEAN        52.1      2012      7.1    WARMEST     1  WARM
MAR-APR-MAY MEAN        38.4      1950      -6.6   COLDEST     1  COLD
MAR-APR-MAY HDD         1225      2012      -652   WARMEST     1  WARM
MAR-APR-MAY HDD         2542      1950      665    COLDEST     1  COLD
MAR-APR-MAY CDD          216      1934      184    WARMEST     1  WARM
MAR-APR-MAY CDD           0       2008      -32    COLDEST     1  COLD
MAR-APR-MAY PRECIP      19.50     1938     11.56   WETTEST     1  WET
MAR-APR-MAY PRECIP      3.06      1895     -4.88   DRIEST      1  DRY
MAR-APR-MAY SNOW        41.8      2013      31.1   SNOWIEST    1  WET
MAR-APR-MAY SNOW          0       2010     -10.7   DRIEST      1  DRY

ANNUAL      DATA
JAN-MAY     2016       ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
JAN-MAY-16  MAX         45.7      44.2      1.5    WARMER     23  WARM
JAN-MAY-16  MIN         26.3      23.3      3.0    WARMER      9  WARM
JAN-MAY-16  MEAN        36.0      33.8      2.2    WARMER     13  WARM
JAN-MAY-16  HDD-ANN     4395      4721      -326   WARMER     15  WARM
JUL-MAY-16  HDD-SEA     6811      7897     -1086   WARMER     15  WARM
JAN-MAY-16  CDD          40        32        8     WARMER    NEAR NORM
JAN-MAY-16  PRECIP      12.19     9.64      2.55   WETTER     32  WET
JAN-MAY-16  SNOW-ANN    27.2      31.2      -4.0   DRIER      52  DRY
JUL-MAY-16  SNOW-SEA    38.0      46.8      -8.8   DRIER      43  DRY

ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
JAN-MAY                EXTREME    YEAR     DEPART            RANK
JAN-MAY     MAX         50.9      2012      6.7    WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-MAY     MAX         35.4      1893      -8.8   COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-MAY     MIN         30.4      2012      7.1    WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-MAY     MIN         16.1      2014      -7.2   COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-MAY     MEAN        40.6      2012      6.8    WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-MAY     MEAN        25.9      1893      -8.0   COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-MAY     HDD-ANN     3703      2012     -1018   WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-MAY     HDD-ANN     5842      1893      1121   COLDEST     1  COLD
JUL-MAY     HDD-SEA     6456      2012     -1441   WARMEST     1  WARM
JUL-MAY     HDD-SEA     9142      2014      1245   COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-MAY     CDD          216      1934      184    WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-MAY     CDD           0       2008      -32    COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-MAY     PRECIP      22.23     1938     12.59   WETTEST     1  WET
JAN-MAY     PRECIP      4.48      1895     -5.16   DRIEST      1  DRY
JAN-MAY     SNOW-ANN    80.0      1929      58.1   SNOWIEST    1  WET
JAN-MAY     SNOW-ANN     8.7      1921     -22.5   DRIEST      1  DRY
JUL-MAY     SNOW-SEA    89.3      1997      42.5   SNOWIEST    1  WET
JUL-MAY     SNOW-SEA    15.1      1968     -31.7   DRIEST      1  DRY

NEW DAILY   EXTREME
MAX TEMP    0
COLD MAX    0
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 MIN    NEW->        27        MAY-15-2016     OLD->      29  1959 1983

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CARLYON



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