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CLMEAU

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
1030 AM CST TUE MAR 01 2016

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...THE EAU CLAIRE WI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF  FEBRUARY 2016...

CLIMATE     NORMAL    PERIOD    1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE     RECORD    PERIOD    1893 TO 2016

            WEATHER   OBSERVED  NORMAL    DEPART    LAST YEARS
            VALUE     DATE(S)     VALUE   FROM      VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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MONTHLY      REPORT   FEBRUARY     2016      EAU     AIRPORT

TEMPS                   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
AVG         MAX          30.0      28.9      1.1    WARMER      34   WARM
AVG         MIN          13.4      9.9       3.5    WARMER      21   WARM
MONTH       MEAN         21.7      19.4      2.3    WARMER      26   WARM

DAILY       MAX          61  FEB-27-2016
DAILY       MIN         -13  FEB-13-2016

HDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        1247      1276      -70    WARMER      29   WARM
TOTAL       SEASON       5178      6020      -883   WARMER       4   WARM

CDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH         0         0         0     NORMAL      N/A
TOTAL       ANNUAL        0         0         0     NORMAL      N/A

PCP                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        0.74      0.81     -0.07   DRIER       61   DRY
ANNUAL      TOTAL        1.16      1.70     -0.54   DRIER       26   DRY
DAILY       MAX          0.35 FEB-02-2016

SNOW                    ACTUAL     AVG      DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        8.1       7.3       0.8    SNOWIER    NEAR  NORM
SEASON      TOTAL       24.1      36.3     -12.2    DRIER       33   DRY
DAILY       MAX          4.8 FEB-02-2016
MAX         DEPTH         8  FEB-03-2016

FEBRUARY    EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     FEBRUARY   EXTREME  YEAR        DEPART            RANK
FEBRUARY    MAX          43.6   1931         14.7   WARMEST      1   WARM
FEBRUARY    MAX          11.6   1936        -17.3   COLDEST      1   COLD
FEBRUARY    MIN          24.0   1998         14.1   WARMEST      1   WARM
FEBRUARY    MIN          -9.9   1936        -19.8   COLDEST      1   COLD
FEBRUARY    MEAN         33.3   1931         13.9   WARMEST      1   WARM
FEBRUARY    MEAN         1.1    1936        -18.3   COLDEST      1   COLD
FEBRUARY    HDD          880    1931         -396   WARMEST      1   WARM
FEBRUARY    HDD          1848   1936         572    COLDEST      1   COLD
FEBRUARY    CDD           0     NONE       RECORDED WARMEST      1   WARM
FEBRUARY    CDD           0     NONE       RECORDED COLDEST      1   COLD
FEBRUARY    PCP          3.10   1922         2.29   WETTEST      1   WET
FEBRUARY    PCP          0.04   1969        -0.77   DRIEST       1   DRY
FEBRUARY    SNOW         28.2   1936         20.9   SNOWIEST     1   WET
FEBRUARY    SNOW         0.4    1969         -6.9   DRIEST       1   DRY

WIND        MPH         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTH       AVERAGE      7.7       9.4       -1.7
PEAK WIND   GUST        38 MPH NORTH  FEB-29-2016
FASTEST     2-MINUTE    28 MPH NORTH  FEB-29-2016

SUNSHINE    MINUTES    MINUTES    HOURS     HOURS    PERCENT  PERCENT
1 MONTH      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
FEBRUARY        84        0        1.4       0.0        20       0

SUNSHINE    MINUTES    MINUTES    HOURS     HOURS    PERCENT  PERCENT
2 MONTH      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JAN-FEB        138        0        2.3       0.0        33       0

SUNSHINE    MINUTES    MINUTES    HOURS     HOURS    PERCENT  PERCENT
3-MONTH      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
DJF            146       -21       2.4       -0.4       35      -5

WEATHER               ACTUAL
TYPE        NCDC      COUNT
1=FOG/MIST            13
2=FOG DENSE 1.3       2
3=THUNDER   0.2       1
4=IP/SLEET            0
5=HAIL                0
6=FRZ RAIN            0
7=BLWG DUST           0
8=HAZE/SMK            10
9=BLWG SNW            0

TEMP        COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
MAXIMUM     ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
<=32        0         0         0         NORMAL
>=50        15        18        -3        COOLER
>=60        1         0         1         WARMER
>=70        1         0         1         WARMER
>=80        0         0         0         NORMAL
>=90        0         0         0         NORMAL

TEMP        COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
MINIMUM     ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
<= 32       0         0         0         NORMAL
<= 20       2         3         -1        WARMER
<= 10       6         8         -2        WARMER
<= 0        11        15        -4        WARMER
<= -10      17        22        -5        WARMER
>= 50       28        28        0         COOLER

PCP         COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
            ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
T (ONLY)    10        6         4         WETTER
>= 0.01     8         8         0         NORMAL
>= 0.10     2         3         -1        DRIER
>= 0.25     2         1         1         WETTER
>= 0.50     0         0         0         NORMAL
>= 1.00     0         0         0         NORMAL

SNOW        COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
            ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
T (ONLY)    9         5         4         SNOWIER
>= 0.1      8         8         0         NORMAL
>= 1.0      2         3         -1        DRIER
>= 1.5      1         2         -1        DRIER
>= 2.0      1         2         -1        DRIER
>= 3.0      1         1         0         NORMAL

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS
3-MONTH     DATA      DECEMBER  JANUARY   FEBRUARY  (DJF)
DJF         2016      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
DJF-16      MAX       29.9      26.5      3.4       WARMER      16   WARM
DJF-16      MIN       15.6      8.6       7.0       WARMER       5   WARM
DJF-16      MEAN      22.8      17.6      5.2       WARMER      11   WARM
DJF-16      HDD       3816      4274      -2165     WARMER      50   WARM
DJF-16      CDD       0         NONE      RECORDED  NORMAL      N/A
DJF-16      PRECIP    5.00      2.70      2.30      WETTER       8   WET
DJF-16      SNOW      22.7      30.0      -7.3      DRIER       45   DRY

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     DJF       EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
DEC-JAN-FEB MAX       34.5      1931      8.0       WARMEST      1   WARM
DEC-JAN-FEB MAX       17.2      1979      -9.3      COLDEST      1   COLD
DEC-JAN-FEB MIN       19        1998      10.4      WARMEST      1   WARM
DEC-JAN-FEB MIN       -3.2      1904      -11.8     COLDEST      1   COLD
DEC-JAN-FEB MEAN      26.2      1998      8.6       WARMEST      1   WARM
DEC-JAN-FEB MEAN      7.3       1904      -10.3     COLDEST      1   COLD
DEC-JAN-FEB HDD       3494      1998      -780      WARMEST      1   WARM
DEC-JAN-FEB HDD       5217      1904      943       COLDEST      1   COLD
DEC-JAN-FEB CDD       0         NONE      RECORDED  WARMEST      1   WARM
DEC-JAN-FEB CDD       0         NONE      RECORDED  COLDEST      1   COLD
DEC-JAN-FEB PCP       6.16      1967      3.46      WETTEST      1   WET
DEC-JAN-FEB PCP       0.78      1964      -1.92     DRIEST       1   DRY
DEC-JAN-FEB SNOW      61.1      1997      31.1      SNOWIEST     1   WET
DEC-JAN-FEB SNOW      7.9       1958      -22.1     DRIEST       1   DRY

2 MONTH     DATA      JANUARY   FEBRUARY
JAN+FEB     2016      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
JAN+FEB     MAX       26.8      26.2      0.7       WARMER      42   WARM
JAN+FEB     MIN       10.8      7.7       3.1       WARMER      18   WARM
JAN+FEB     MEAN      18.8      16.9      1.9       WARMER      26   WARM
JAN+FEB HDD HDD-ANN   2762      2844      -82       WARMER      NEAR NORM
JUL-FEB-16  HDD-SEA   5178      6020      -842      WARMER       4   WARM
JAN+FEB     CDD       0         NONE      RECORDED  NORMAL      N/A
JAN+FEB     PRECIP    1.16      1.70      -0.54     DRIER       26   DRY
JAN+FEB SNW SNOW-ANN  13.3      20.5      -7.2      DRIER       41   DRY
JUL-FEB-16  SNOW-SEA  24.1      36.3      -12.2     DRIER       33   DRY

ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
JAN+FEB               EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
JAN-FEB     MAX       38.4      1931      12.3      WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-FEB     MAX       13.2      1936      -13.0     COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-FEB     MIN       19.8      1931      12.2      WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-FEB     MIN       -6.3      1895      -14.0     COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-FEB     MEAN      29.1      1931      12.2      WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-FEB     MEAN      3.9       1936      -13.0     COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-FEB     HDD-ANN   2117      1931      -727      WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-FEB     HDD-ANN   3649      1936      805       COLDEST      1   COLD
JUL-FEB     HDD-SEA   4732      1932      -1288     WARMEST      1   WARM
JUL-FEB     HDD-SEA   7252      1977      1232      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-FEB     CDD       0         NONE      RECORDED  WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-FEB     CDD       0         NONE      RECORDED  COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-FEB     PRECIP    4.99      1967      3.29      WETTEST      1   WET
JAN-FEB     PRECIP    0.17      1958      -1.53     DRIEST       1   DRY
JAN-FEB     SNOW-ANN  55.1      1929      34.6      SNOWIEST     1   WET
JAN-FEB     SNOW-ANN  2.0       1958      -18.5     DRIEST       1   DRY
JUL-FEB     SNOW-SEA  75.8      1997      39.5      SNOWIEST     1   WET
JUL-FEB     SNOW-SEA  10.6      1964      -25.7     DRIEST       1   DRY

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

NEW DAILY   RECORD    EXTREME   LISTING             PREVIOUS
TYPE        NEW/TIE   /AMOUNT       /DATE YEAR       SET/TIE  OLD    YEAR
WARM LOW    NEW->         35        FEB-19-2016     OLD->       33   1983   2000
WARM MAX    NEW->         61        FEB-27-2016     OLD->       55   1895   1896

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CARLYON



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