Climatological Report (Annual)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MILWAUKEE
1017 AM CST FRI JAN 1 2016

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...THE MADISON WI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             107   07/14/1936
 LOW              -37   01/30/1951
HIGHEST            92   08/14        94      -2       93  07/22
LOWEST            -12   02/23       -17       5      -18  01/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     57.7              56.0     1.7     54.2
AVG. MINIMUM     38.5              36.9     1.6     35.0
MEAN             48.1              46.5     1.6     44.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      6               5.9     0.1        2
DAYS MAX <= 32     58              61.3    -3.3       82
DAYS MIN <= 32    133             148.5   -15.5      150
DAYS MIN <= 0      26              15.3    10.7       33

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        52.91   1881
 MINIMUM        13.63   1895
TOTALS          39.59             34.48    5.11    35.31
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.09    0.02     0.10
DAYS >= .01       111             124.8   -13.8      127
DAYS >= .10        68              68.0     0.0       62
DAYS >= .50        26              20.8     5.2       22
DAYS >= 1.00       11               7.4     3.6       10
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.23   09/17 TO 09/18              2.68

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL          111.1   2008
TOTALS           36.6              50.9   -14.3     42.2
SINCE 7/1        11.5              17.6    -6.1      8.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.0        13              14.7    -1.7       15
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         9   02/05                         11  03/05
                        02/04                             02/18
 24 HR TOTAL      6.6   01/31 TO 02/01               5.3

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    6667              7332    -665     7884
 SINCE 7/1         MM              2879      MM       MM
COOLING TOTAL     666               568      98      620
 SINCE 1/1        666               568      98      620

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/12/1955
 LATEST       05/31/1966
EARLIEST                        10/01
LATEST                          05/10
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.3
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/193
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/050    DATE  12/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/320    DATE  07/13

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           68
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            197
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY        100

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             32     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               29     RAIN                      44
LIGHT RAIN              105     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN         10     HAIL                       2
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       6
LIGHT SNOW               53     SLEET                      6
FOG                     180     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     10
HAZE                     65

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

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