Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MILWAUKEE
725 AM CST THU JAN 2 2015

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...THE MILWAUKEE WI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              68   12/05/2001
 LOW              -22   12/19/1884
HIGHEST            50   12/27        51      -1       53  12/04
LOWEST              2   12/31        -2       4       -5  12/30
AVG. MAXIMUM     36.4              32.8     3.6     28.7
AVG. MINIMUM     26.4              20.1     6.3     13.2
MEAN             31.4              26.5     4.9     21.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      9              13.1    -4.1       18
DAYS MIN <= 32     22              26.4    -4.4       29
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               1.5    -1.5        6

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.42   1987
 MINIMUM         0.08   1913
TOTALS           1.03              2.04   -1.01     1.79
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.07   -0.04     0.06
DAYS >= .01         7              10.9    -3.9       15
DAYS >= .10         4               5.1    -1.1        4
DAYS >= .50         0               1.1    -1.1        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3        0

GREATEST 24 HR. TOTAL    0.66   12/22 TO 12/23      0.70  12/22

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
TOTAL            49.5   2000
TOTALS            0.5              10.6   -10.1     19.3
SINCE 7/1         5.3              13.3    -8.0     21.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 3      -3        4
DAYS >= 1.0         0               3.0    -3.0        5
GREATEST
SNOW DEPTH          T   12/03                         10  12/26
                                                          12/25
 24 HR TOTAL      0.5   12/02 TO 12/02               8.0  12/22

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1036              1195    -159     1358
 SINCE 7/1       2607              2560      47     2733
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        464               641    -177      688
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/250    DATE  12/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/280    DATE  12/27

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         17

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      1
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                     13

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

&& THE TOTAL MONTHLY SNOWFALL FOR THIS DECEMBER FOR MKE WAS 0.5 INCHES, WHICH TIES FOR THE 5TH LEAST SNOWY DECEMBER ON RECORD.

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