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CXUS53 KMPX 020143 RRA
CLMEAU

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
800 AM CDT SAT JUN 01 2013

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...THE EAU CLAIRE WI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2013...

            CLIMATE   NORMAL    PERIOD    1981 TO 2010
            CLIMATE   RECORD    PERIOD    1891 TO 2013

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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MONTHLY      REPORT   MAY       2013      EAU       AIRPORT

TEMPS                   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
AVG         MAX          66.9      69.8      -2.9   COOLER     32  COLD
AVG         MIN          44.6      45.4      -0.8   COOLER     51  COLD
MONTH       MEAN         55.8      57.6      -1.8   COOLER     42  COLD

DAILY       MAX          91 MAY-14-2013
DAILY       MIN          29 MAY-13-2013

HDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        308       257        51    COOLER     36  COLD
TOTAL       SEASON       8237      7897      340    COOLER     44  COLD

CDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH         29        28        1     WARMER    NEAR NORM
TOTAL       ANNUAL        32        32        0     NORMAL    NEAR NORM

PCP                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        9.28      3.46      5.82   WETTER      2  WET
ANNUAL      TOTAL       20.05      9.64     10.41   WETTER      2  WET
DAILY       MAX          1.65 MAY-29-2013

SNOW                    ACTUAL     AVG      DEPART            RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        9.3       0.2       9.1     SNOWIER    1  WET
SEASON      TOTAL       84.3       47.0      37.3    SNOWIER    3  WET
DAILY       MAX          8.7 MAY-02-2013
MAX         DEPTH        9   MAY-03-2013

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    2012         -0.2   DRIEST      1  DRY

WIND        MPH         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTH       AVERAGE      7.9       10.8      -2.9
PEAK WIND   GUST        43 MPH WEST      MAY-31-2013
FASTEST     2-MINUTE    32 MPH NORTHWEST MAY-11-2013

SUNSHINE
ANNUAL      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
JAN-MAY        389        0        6.5       0.0        86      0

SUNSHINE
MONTHLY     MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
MAY             67        0        1.1       0.0        15      0

SUNSHINE
SEASON      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
MAM            252        0        4.2       0.0        57      0

WEATHER               ACTUAL
TYPE        NCDC      COUNT
1=FOG/MIST            13
2=FOG DENSE 0.3       1
3=THUNDER   5.0       5
4=IP/SLEET            0
5=HAIL                0
6=FRZ RAIN            1
7=BLWG DUST           0
8=HAZE/SMK            1
9=BLWG SNW            0

TEMP        COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
MAXIMUM     ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
<=32        0         0         0         NORMAL
>=50        28        30        -2        COOLER
>=60        23        26        -3        COOLER
>=70        13        16        -3        COOLER
>=80        7         6         2         WARMER
>=90        1         1         0         WARMER

TEMP        COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
MINIMUM     ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
<= 32       4         2         2         COOLER
<= 20       0         0         0         NORMAL
<= 10       0         0         0         NORMAL
<= 0        0         0         0         NORMAL
<= -10      0         0         0         NORMAL
>= 50       11        10        1         WARMER

PCP         COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
PCP         ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
T (ONLY)    4         4         1         WETTER
>= 0.01     17        12        5         WETTER
>= 0.10     14        7         7         WETTER
>= 0.25     11        4         7         WETTER
>= 0.50     7         3         5         WETTER
>= 1.00     3         1         2         WETTER

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

NEW DAILY   EXTREME
MAX TEMP    0
COLD MAX    1
MIN TEMP    1
WARM MIN    0
PRECIP      1
SNOW        2

NEW DAILY   RECORD    EXTREME   LISTING             PREVIOUS
TYPE        NEW/TIE    /AMOUNT      /DATE -YEAR     SET/TIE    OLD YEAR
SNOW        NEW->        8.7        MAY-02-2013     OLD->      1.5 1935
COLD MAX    NEW->         34        MAY-02-2013     OLD->      39  2005 2011
SNOW        NEW->        0.6        MAY-03-2013     OLD->       0  2012
MIN         TIE->         33        MAY-24-2013     TIES->     33  1917
PCP         NEW->        1.65       MAY-29-2013     OLD->     1.45 1942 1943

3-MONTH        DATA     MARCH     APRIL      MAY    (MAM)
MAM            2013     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
MAM-13         MAX       48.9      56.2      -7.3   COOLER      2  COLD
MAM-13         MIN       29.6      33.7      -4.1   COOLER     12  COLD
MAM-13         MEAN      39.3      45.0      -5.7   COOLER      4  COLD
MAM-13         HDD       2378      1876      502    COOLER      4  COLD
MAM-13         CDD        32        32        0     NORMAL    NEAR NORM
MAM-13        PRECIP    17.48      7.94      9.54   WETTER      3  WET
MAM-13         SNOW      41.8      10.7      31.1   SNOWIER     1  WET

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      -651      WARMEST     1  WARM
MAR-APR-MAY HDD       2542      1950      666       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     2013        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
JAN-MAY-13  MAX          39.5      44.2      -4.7   COOLER     13  COLD
JAN-MAY-13  MIN          21.0      23.3      -2.3   COOLER     49  COLD
JAN-MAY-13  MEAN         30.3      33.8      -3.5   COOLER     30  COLD
JAN-MAY-13  HDD-ANN      5210      4721      489    COOLER     30  COLD
JUL-MAY-13  HDD-SEA      8237      7897      340    COOLER     44  COLD
JAN-MAY-13  CDD           32        32        0     NORMAL    NEAR NORM
JAN-MAY-13  PRECIP      20.05      9.64     10.41   WETTER      2  WET
JAN-MAY-13  SNOW-ANN     62.5      31.2      31.3   SNOWIER     3  WET
JUL-MAY-13  SNOW-SEA     84.3      47.0      37.3   SNOWIER     3  WET

ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
JAN-MAY               EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
JAN-MAY     MAX       0.0       0         -44.2     WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-MAY     MAX       35.4      1893      -8.8      COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-MAY     MIN       30.5      2012      7.2       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-MAY     MIN       15.7      1950      -7.6      COLDEST     1  COLD
JAN-MAY     MEAN      40.1      2012      6.3       WARMEST     1  WARM
JAN-MAY     MEAN      25.8      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   9135      1980      1238      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      58.3      SNOWIEST    1  WET
JAN-MAY     SNOW-ANN  8.7       1921      -22.5     DRIEST      1  DRY
JUL-MAY     SNOW-SEA  89.5      1997      42.5      SNOWIEST    1  WET
JUL-MAY     SNOW-SEA  15.1      1968      -31.9     DRIEST      1  DRY

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