Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MILWAUKEE
1109 AM CST WED MAR 1 2017

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...THE MADISON WI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2017

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   02/22/2017
 LOW              -29   02/03/1996
HIGHEST            68R  02/22        47      21       58  02/28
LOWEST              6   02/04        -9      15       -3  02/13
                        02/03
                        02/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     41.7              31.1    10.6     33.7
AVG. MINIMUM     23.0              15.1     7.9     20.1
MEAN             32.3              23.1     9.2     26.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      6              14.4    -8.4       12
DAYS MIN <= 32     23              26.3    -3.3       27
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               4.1    -4.1        2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.42   1881
 MINIMUM         0.06   1995
TOTALS           1.94              1.45    0.49     0.52
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.05    0.02     0.02
DAYS >= .01         9               9.2    -0.2        8
DAYS >= .10         5               4.1     0.9        1
DAYS >= .50         1               0.6     0.4        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.68   02/23 TO 02/24              0.38

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           37.0   1994
TOTALS            1.9              10.6    -8.7      6.1
SINCE 7/1        35.7              41.1    -5.4     24.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 5      -4        2
DAYS >= 1.0         1               3.2    -2.2        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   02/06                          4  02/18
                        02/05                             02/17
                        02/04                             02/16
 24 HR TOTAL      1.6   02/24 TO 02/25               2.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     908              1173    -265     1098
 SINCE 7/1       4512              5486    -974     4600
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/050    DATE  02/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/320    DATE  02/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      2
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      2

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

FEBRUARY 2017 WAS THE 5TH WARMEST FEBRUARY ON RECORD AT MADISON.
THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 32.3 IS 0.7 DEGREES SHY OF THE RECORD
OF 34.0 SET IN 1882.

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