Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MILWAUKEE
741 AM CDT MON MAY 1 2017

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...THE MADISON WI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              94   04/22/1980
 LOW                0   04/07/1982
HIGHEST            76   04/15        77      -1       80  04/18
LOWEST             27   04/01        21       6       16  04/09
AVG. MAXIMUM     60.4              57.3     3.1     56.3
AVG. MINIMUM     39.5              35.8     3.7     35.2
MEAN             50.0              46.6     3.4     45.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      3              10.3    -7.3       12
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.19   1909
 MINIMUM            T   1877
TOTALS           5.30              3.40    1.90     2.11
DAILY AVG.       0.18              0.11    0.07     0.07
DAYS >= .01        18              12.1     5.9       11
DAYS >= .10        10               7.0     3.0        6
DAYS >= .50         4               2.2     1.8        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.7    -0.7        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.45   04/26 TO 04/27              0.59  4/6

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           17.4   1973
TOTALS              T               2.6    -2.6      4.2
SINCE 7/1        44.0              50.7    -6.7     32.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.7    -0.7        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0                                  1  04/09
                                                          04/02
 24 HR TOTAL        T   04/05 TO 04/06               2.4  04/02
                        04/27 TO 04/27

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     443               558    -115      568
 SINCE 7/1       5904              7007   -1103     5938
COOLING TOTAL       0                 4      -4        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 4      -4        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/180    DATE  04/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/320    DATE  04/19

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            3
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         16

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              7     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                      10
LIGHT RAIN               18     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1

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

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This was the 8th wettest April on record.

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