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CXUS53 KMPX 021931
CLMEAU

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
130 PM CDT FRI JAN 02 2015

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...THE EAU CLAIRE WI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 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   DECEMBER    2014   EAU       AIRPORT

TEMPS                   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
AVG         MAX          29.4      27.1      2.3    WARMER     44  WARM
AVG         MIN          17.5      10.6      6.9    WARMER     14  WARM
MONTH       MEAN         23.4      18.8      4.6    WARMER     26  WARM

DAILY       MAX           48 DEC-15-2014
DAILY       MIN          -14 DEC-30-2014

HDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        1280      1430      -150   WARMER     26  WARM
TOTAL       SEASON       3252      3176       76    COOLER     41  COLD

CDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH         0         0         0     NORMAL     N/A
TOTAL       ANNUAL       500       579       -79    COOLER     28  COLD

PCP                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        0.68      1.00     -0.32   DRIER      36  DRY
ANNUAL      TOTAL       42.98     30.98     12.00   WETTER      4  WET
MAX DAILY PRECIP         0.29 DEC-27-2014

SNOW                    ACTUAL     AVG      DEPART            RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        6.3       9.5      -3.2    DRIER      46  DRY
SEASON      TOTAL       20.5      15.8       4.7    SNOWIER    31
MAX DAILY SNOWFALL       4.5  DEC-27-2014
MAX    SNOW DEPTH         5   DEC-27-2014

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          24.6   1931         14.0   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          3.05   1902         2.05   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      6.7       9.1       -2.4

PEAK WIND GUST   34 MPH SOUTHWEST DEC-31-2014
FASTEST 2-MINUTE 24 MPH SOUTHWEST DEC-31-2014

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

SUNSHINE    MINUTES
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

WEATHER               ACTUAL
TYPE        NCDC      COUNT
1=FOG/MIST            18
2=FOG DENSE 1.2       5
3=THUNDER   0.2       0
4=IP/SLEET            0
5=HAIL                0
6=FRZ RAIN            0
7=BLWG DUST           0
8=HAZE/SMK            8
9=BLWG SNW            0

TEMP        COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
MAXIMUM     ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
<=32        17        19        -2        WARMER
>=50        0         1         -1        COOLER
>=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        26        0         NORMAL
<= 20       13        13        0         NORMAL
<= 10       9         9         0         NORMAL
<= 0        6         6         0         NORMAL
<= -10      2         2         0         NORMAL
>= 50       0         0         0         NORMAL

PCP         COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
PCP         ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
T (ONLY)    8         8         0         NORMAL
>= 0.01     8         8         0         NORMAL
>= 0.10     2         2         0         NORMAL
>= 0.25     1         1         0         NORMAL
>= 0.50     0         0         0         NORMAL
>= 1.00     0         0         0         NORMAL

SNOW        COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
SNOW        ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
T (ONLY)    11        11        0         NORMAL
>= 0.1      5         5         0         NORMAL
>= 1.0      2         2         0         NORMAL
>= 1.5      1         1         0         NORMAL
>= 2.0      1         1         0         NORMAL
>= 3.0      1         1         0         NORMAL

NEW DAILY   EXTREME
MAX TEMP    0
COLD MAX    0
MIN TEMP    0
WARM MIN    3
PRECIP      0
SNOW        0

NEW DAILY   RECORD    EXTREME   LISTING             PREVIOUS
TYPE        NEW/TIE   /AMOUNT   DATE  /   YEAR      SET/TIE   OLD  YEAR
WARM LOW    NEW->         40        DEC-14-2014     OLD->      39  1928
WARM LOW    NEW->         41        DEC-15-2014     OLD->      37  1928
WARM LOW    NEW->         33        DEC-24-2014     OLD->      32  1982

3-MONTH     DATA      OCTOBER   NOVEMBER  DECEMBER  (OND)
OND         2014      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
OND-14      MAX       39.5      42.1      -2.6      COOLER     21  COLD
OND-14      MIN       23.7      24.0      -0.3      COOLER     53  COLD
OND-14      MEAN      31.6      33.1      -1.5      COOLER     34  COLD
OND-14      HDD       3042      2943      99        COOLER     36  COLD
OND-14      CDD       0         4         -4        COOLER      1  COLD
OND-14      PRECIP    4.85      5.18      -0.33     DRIER     NEAR NORM
OND-14      SNOW      20.5      15.8      4.7       SNOWIER    31  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       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         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      40.1      1996      24.3      SNOWIEST    1  WET
OCT-NOV-DEC SNOW      T         1913      -15.8     DRIEST      1  DRY

ANNUAL      DATA
JAN-DEC     2014      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
JAN-DEC-14  MAX       51.2      55.0      -3.8      COOLER      7  COLD
JAN-DEC-14  MIN       31.2      34.2      -3.0      COOLER     11  COLD
JAN-DEC-14  MEAN      41.2      44.6      -3.4      COOLER      5  COLD
JAN-DEC-14  HDD-ANN   9009      7960      1049      COOLER      4  COLD
JUL-DEC-14  HDD-SEA   3252      3176      76        COOLER     41  COLD
JAN-DEC-14  CDD       500       579       -79       COOLER     28  COLD
JAN-DEC-14  PRECIP    42.98     30.98     12.00     WETTER      4  WET
JAN-DEC-14  SNOW-ANN  74.1      47.0      27.1      SNOWIER     9  SNOWY
JUL-DEC-14  SNOW-SEA  20.5      15.8      4.7       SNOWIER    31  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       29.7      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  11.82857141958      -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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