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CLMEAU

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
730 PM CST SAT APR 01 2017

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...THE EAU CLAIRE WI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2017...

CLIMATE     NORMAL       PERIOD    1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE     RECORD       PERIOD    1893 TO 2017

            WEATHER      OBSERVED  NORMAL    DEPART    LAST YEARS
            VALUE        DATE(S)     VALUE   FROM      VALUE  DATE(S)
                                             NORMAL
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MONTHLY         REPORT     MARCH      2017      EAU     AIRPORT

TEMPS                      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
AVG         MAX             40.1      41.1     -1.0    COOLER     NEAR  NORM
AVG         MIN             21.7      21.6      0.1    WARMER     NEAR  NORM
MONTH       MEAN            30.9      31.4     -0.5    COOLER     NEAR  NORM

DAILY       MAX             63  MAR-28-2017
DAILY       MIN             -1  MAR-03-2017

HDD                        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH           1050      1044       6     COOLER     NEAR  NORM
TOTAL       SEASON          6160      7065    -905     WARMER       5   WARM

CDD                        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH            0         0         0     NORMAL      24   WARM
TOTAL       ANNUAL           0         0         0     NORMAL      24   WARM

PCP                        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL           1.12      1.73     -0.61   DRIER       35   DRY
ANNUAL      TOTAL           5.20      3.43      1.77   WETTER     NEAR  NORM
DAILY       MAX             0.44 MAR-06-2017

SNW                        ACTUAL     AVG      DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL           4.8       8.6       -3.8   DRIER       40   DRY
SEASON      TOTAL          53.7      44.9       8.8    SNOWIER     29   SNOWY
DAILY       MAX             2.4 MAR-01-2017
MAX         DEPTH            4  MAR-01-2017

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         2017      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         8.9       10.0      -1.1
PEAK WIND GUST    55 MPH WEST MAR-08-2017
FASTEST 2-MINUTE  44 MPH WEST MAR-08-2017

SUNSHINE
1 MONTH       MIN-GAIN    MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
MARCH            97          0        1.6        0         24       0

SUNSHINE
2-MONTH       MIN-GAIN    MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
FEB-MAR          178         0        3.0        0         44       0

SUNSHINE
3-MONTH       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               0
2=FOG DENSE       2      0
3=THUNDER         1      0
4=IP/SLEET               0
5=HAIL                   0
6=FRZ RAIN               0
7=BLWG DUST              0
8=HAZE/SMK               0
9=BLWG SNW               0

TEMP            NCEI                          AVERAGE
MAXIMUM        NORMAL      ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 0                         0         0         0       NORMAL
<=32              0          8         7         1       WARMER
>=50                         7         7         0       COOLER
>=60                         1         3         -2      COOLER
>=70                         0         1         -1      COOLER
>=80                         0         0         0       COOLER
>=90              0          0         0         0       NORMAL

TEMP            NCEI                          AVERAGE
MINIMUM        NORMAL      ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= -20                       0         0         0       NORMAL
<= -10                       0         0         0       WARMER
<= 0              0          1         2         -1      WARMER
<= 10                        7         13        -6      WARMER
<= 20                        14        6         8       COOLER
<= 32             0          24        26        -2      WARMER
>= 50                        0         0         0       COOLER
>=60                         0         0         0       NORMAL
>= 70                        0         0         0       NORMAL

PRECIP          NCEI                          AVERAGE
DAYS WITH A    NORMAL      ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                     3         4         -1      DRIER
>= 0.01           9          13        10        3       WETTER
>= 0.10           4          4         5         -1      DRIER
>= 0.25                      1         2         -1      DRIER
>= 0.50           1          0         1         -1      DRIER
>= 1.00          0.2         0         0         0       DRIER

SNOW            NCEI                          AVERAGE
DAYS WITH A    NORMAL      ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                     7         4         3      SNOWIER
>= 0.1            5          3         6         -3      DRIER
>= 1.0            2          2         2         0       DRIER
>= 1.5                       2         2         0      SNOWIER
>= 2.0                       1         1         0       DRIER
>= 3.0                       0         1         -1      DRIER

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS
3-MONTH     DATA         JANUARY   FEBRUARY  MARCH     (JFM)
JFM         2017           ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
JFM-17      MAX             34.0      31.1      2.9    WARMER      14   WARM
JFM-17      MIN             16.9      12.3      4.6    WARMER      10   WARM
JFM-17      MEAN            25.5      21.7      3.8    WARMER      11   WARM
JFM-17      HDD             3540      3889      -349   WARMER      10   WARM
JFM-17      CDD              0         0        0.0    NORMAL      N/A
JFM-17      PRECIP          5.20      3.43      1.77   WETTER      21   WET
JFM-17      SNOW            32.8      29.1      3.7    SNOWIER    NEAR  NORM

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     JFM          EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART               RANK
JAN-FEB-MAR MAX          40.4      2012      9.3       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-FEB-MAR MAX          20.8      1899      -10.3     COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-FEB-MAR MIN          22.5      2012      10.2      WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-FEB-MAR MIN          0.8       1895      -11.5     COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-FEB-MAR MEAN         31.4      2012      9.7       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-FEB-MAR MEAN         11.2      1912      -10.5     COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-FEB-MAR HDD          3027      2012      -862      WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-FEB-MAR HDD          4872      1912      983       COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-FEB-MAR CDD          0         0         0         WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-FEB-MAR CDD          0         0         0         COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-FEB-MAR PRECIP       9.97      1998      6.54      WETTEST      1   WET
JAN-FEB-MAR PRECIP       0.64      1958      -2.79     DRIEST       1   DRY
JAN-FEB-MAR SNOW         60.6      1929      31.5      SNOWIEST     1   WET
JAN-FEB-MAR SNOW         6.8       1958      -22.3     DRIEST       1   DRY

2 MONTH     DATA
FEB+MAR     2017           ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
FEB+MAR     2-MONTH-MAX     38.5      35.0      3.5    WARMER       5   WARM
FEB+MAR     2-MONTH-MIN     20.0      15.8      4.3    WARMER       9   WARM
FEB+MAR     2-MONTH-MEAN    29.3      25.4      3.9    WARMER       6   WARM
FEB+MAR     2-MONTH-HDD     2086      2321      -235   WARMER       6   WARM
FEB+MAR     2-MONTH-PCP     5.20      3.43      1.77   WETTER      N/A
FEB+MAR     2-MONTH-SNW    15.50     15.90     -0.40   DRIER       67   DRY
FEB+MAR     THIS HDD-SEA   6160.0    7065.0    -905.0  WARMER       6   DRY
JUL-MAR-17  THIS HDD-SEA    5656      6791     -1135   WARMER       4   WARM
JUL-MAR-17  THIS SNOW-SEA   31.5      52.0     -20.5   DRIER       39   DRY

ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES    FEB+MAR      EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART               RANK
FEB-MAR     MAX          45.8      2012      10.8      WARMEST      1   WARM
FEB-MAR     MAX          21.2      1899      -13.8     COLDEST      1   COLD
FEB-MAR     MIN          27.9      2012      12.2      WARMEST      1   WARM
FEB-MAR     MIN          2.7       1899      -13.1     COLDEST      1   COLD
FEB-MAR     MEAN         36.9      2012      11.5      WARMEST      1   WARM
FEB-MAR     MEAN         11.9      1899      -13.5     COLDEST      1   COLD
FEB-MAR     HDD-ANN      1657      2012      -664      WARMEST      1   WARM
FEB-MAR     HDD-ANN      3104      1899      783       COLDEST      1   COLD
FEB-MAR     CDD          573       1947      570       WARMEST      1   WARM
FEB-MAR     CDD          67        1951      NORMAL    COLDEST      1   COLD
FEB-MAR     PRECIP       8.39      1998      -7.51     WETTEST      1   WET
FEB-MAR     PRECIP       0.33      1910      -15.57    DRIEST       1   DRY
FEB-MAR     SNOW-ANN     42.7      1936      -7022.3   SNOWIEST     1   WET
FEB-MAR     SNOW-ANN     1.5       1947      -7063.5   DRIEST       1   DRY
JUL-MAR     HDD-SEA      5780      2012      -1011     WARMEST      1   WARM
JUL-MAR     HDD-SEA      8186      1899      1395      COLDEST      1   COLD
JUL-MAR     SNOW-SEA     89.0      1997      37.0      SNOWIEST     1   WET
JUL-MAR     SNOW-SEA     16.5      1959      -35.5     DRIEST       1   DRY

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

NEW DAILY   RECORD        EXTREME   LISTING             PREVIOUS
TYPE        NEW/TIE       /AMOUNT      /DATE YEAR       SET/TIE    OLD  YEAR
NO NEW DAILY RECORD EXTREMES THIS MONTH

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CARLYON



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