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CLMEAU

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
255 PM CDT FRI MAY 01 2015

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...THE EAU CLAIRE WI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2015...

CLIMATE     NORMAL    PERIOD    1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE     RECORD    PERIOD    1893 TO 2015

            WEATHER   OBSERVED  NORMAL    DEPART    LAST YEARS
            VALUE     DATE(S)     VALUE   FROM      VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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MONTHLY       REPORT    APRIL      2015      EAU     AIRPORT

TEMPS                   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
AVERAGE     MAX          59.8      57.7      2.1    WARMER      34   WARM
AVERAGE     MIN          35.1      34.2      0.9    WARMER      43   WARM
MONTH       MEAN         47.4      46.0      1.4    WARMER      33   WARM

DAILY       MAX           80 APR-01-2015
DAILY       MIN           25 APR-04-2015

HDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        521       576       -55    WARMER      32   WARM
TOTAL       SEASON       7864      7641      223    COOLER     NEAR  NORM

CDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH         0         4         -4    COOLER       1   COLD
TOTAL       ANNUAL        0         4         -4    COOLER       1   COLD

PCP                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        2.76      2.75      0.01   WETTER     NEAR  NORM
ANNUAL      TOTAL        4.06      6.18     -2.12   DRIER       12   DRY

DAILY       MAX          1.24 APR-09-2015

SNOW                    ACTUAL     AVG      DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        1.4       1.9       -0.5   DRIER       60   DRY
SEASON      TOTAL       38.1      46.8       -8.7   DRIER       44   DRY

DAILY       MAX          1.0 APR-09-2015
MAX         DEPTH         1  APR-10-2015

APRIL       EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     APRIL      EXTREME  YEAR        DEPART            RANK
APRIL       MAX          68.3   1915         10.6   WARMEST      1   WARM
APRIL       MAX          43.6   1950        -14.1   COLDEST      1   COLD
APRIL       MIN          42.6   1915         8.4    WARMEST      1   WARM
APRIL       MIN          27.0   1956         -7.2   COLDEST      1   COLD
APRIL       MEAN         55.5   1915         9.5    WARMEST      1   WARM
APRIL       MEAN         35.2   1950        -10.8   COLDEST      1   COLD
APRIL       HDD          312    1915         -264   WARMEST      1   WARM
APRIL       HDD          889    1950         313    COLDEST      1   COLD
APRIL       CDD           36    1915          32    WARMEST      1   WARM
APRIL       CDD           0     2015          -4    COLDEST      1   COLD
APRIL       PCP          6.35   1896         3.60   WETTEST      1   WET
APRIL       PCP          0.51   1905        -2.24   DRIEST       1   DRY
APRIL       SNOW         31.1   1928         29.2   SNOWIEST     1   WET
APRIL       SNOW         0.0    2006         -1.9   DRIEST       1   DRY

WIND        MPH         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTH       AVERAGE      9.7       12.1      -2.4
PEAK WIND   GUST     44 MPH SOUTH APR-01-2015
FASTEST     2-MINUTE 36 MPH SOUTH APR-01-2015

SUNSHINE    MINUTES
ANNUAL       MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JAN-APR-15     322        0        5.4       0.0        78       0

SUNSHINE    MINUTES
THIS MONTH   MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
APR             88        0        1.5       0.0        21       0

SUNSHINE    MINUTES
3-MONTH      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
FMA-15         266       266        0        4.4       0.0      65   0

WEATHER               ACTUAL
TYPE        NCDC      COUNT
1=FOG/MIST            9
2=FOG DENSE 0.4       0
3=THUNDER   2.6       4
4=IP/SLEET            0
5=HAIL                0
6=FRZ RAIN            0
7=BLWG DUST           0
8=HAZE/SMK            1
9=BLWG SNW            0

TEMP        COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
MAXIMUM     ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
<=32        0         1         -1        WARMER
>=50        22        21        1         WARMER
>=60        16        13        3         WARMER
>=70        6         6         0         WARMER
>=80        1         1         0         COOLER
>=90        0         0         0         COOLER

TEMP        COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
MINIMUM     ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
<= 32       10        14        -4        WARMER
<= 20       0         2         -2        WARMER
<= 10       0         0         0         WARMER
<= 0        0         0         0         NORMAL
<= -10      0         0         0         NORMAL
>= 50       0         3         -3        COOLER

PCP         COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
PCP         ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
T (ONLY)    3         3         0         NORMAL
>= 0.01     13        13        0         NORMAL
>= 0.10     4         4         0         NORMAL
>= 0.25     4         4         0         NORMAL
>= 0.50     2         2         0         NORMAL
>= 1.00     1         1         0         NORMAL

SNOW        COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
SNOW        ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
T (ONLY)    3         1         2         SNOWIER
>= 0.1      2         2         -0.3      DRIER
>= 1.0      1         1         0.1       SNOWIER
>= 1.5      0         1         -0.5      DRIER
>= 2.0      0         0         -0.4      DRIER
>= 3.0      0         0         -0.2      DRIER

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

NEW DAILY   RECORDS             LISTING             PREVIOUS
NEW DAILY   SET/TIE   AMOUNT    DATE      YEAR      SET/TIE   OLD    YEAR
NO NEW RECORD  DAILY   EXTREMES

3-MONTH     DATA      FEBRUARY  MARCH     APRIL     (FMA)
FMA         2015      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
FMA-15      MAX       40.4      42.6      -2.2      COOLER      46   COLD
FMA-15      MIN       18.4      21.9      -3.5      COOLER      41   COLD
FMA-15      MEAN      29.4      32.3      -2.9      COOLER      43   COLD
FMA-15      HDD       3099      2897      202       COOLER      43   WARM
FMA-15      CDD       0         4         -4        COOLER       1   COLD
FMA-15      PRECIP    3.69      5.29      -1.60     DRIER       20   DRY
FMA-15      SNOW      11.2      17.8      -6.6      DRIER       25   DRY

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     FMA       EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
FEB-MAR-APR MAX       50.7      1987      8.1       WARMEST      1   WARM
FEB-MAR-APR MAX       32.5      1936      -10.1     COLDEST      1   COLD
FEB-MAR-APR MIN       30.4      2012      8.5       WARMEST      1   WARM
FEB-MAR-APR MIN       12.9      1923      -9.0      COLDEST      1   COLD
FEB-MAR-APR MEAN      40.4      2012      8.1       WARMEST      1   WARM
FEB-MAR-APR MEAN      23.3      1950      -9.0      COLDEST      1   COLD
FEB-MAR-APR HDD       2181      2012      -716      WARMEST      1   WARM
FEB-MAR-APR HDD       3706      1936      809       COLDEST      1   COLD
FEB-MAR-APR CDD       36        1915      32        WARMEST      1   WARM
FEB-MAR-APR CDD       0         2015      -4        COLDEST      1   COLD
FEB-MAR-APR PCP       10.45     1938      5.16      WETTEST      1   WET
FEB-MAR-APR PCP       1.56      1987      -3.73     DRIEST       1   DRY
FEB-MAR-APR SNOW      55.5      1893      37.7      SNOWIEST     1   WET
FEB-MAR-APR SNOW      1.9       1947      -15.9     DRIEST       1   DRY

4 MONTH     DATA      YEAR TO   DATE
JAN-APR     2015      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
JAN-APR-15  MAX       36.2      37.8      -1.6      COOLER      57   COLD
JAN-APR-15  MIN       15.9      17.8      -1.9      COOLER      61   COLD
JAN-APR-15  MEAN      26.1      27.8      -1.7      COOLER      60   COLD
JAN-APR-15  HDD-ANN   4612      4465      147       COOLER     NEAR  NORM
JUL-APR-15  HDD-SEA   7864      7641      223       COOLER     NEAR  NORM
JAN-APR-15  CDD       0         4         -4        COOLER       1   COLD
JAN-APR-15  PRECIP    4.06      6.18      -2.12     DRIER       12   DRY
JAN-APR-15  SNOW-ANN  17.6      31.0      -13.4     DRIER       24   DRY
JUL-APR-15  SNOW-SEA  38.1      46.8      -8.7      DRIER       44   DRY


ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
JAN-APR               EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
JAN-APR     MAX       45.2      1931      7.4       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-APR     MAX       28.0      1893      -9.8      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-APR     MIN       25.7      2012      7.9       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-APR     MIN       8.7       2014      -9.1      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-APR     MEAN      35.4      2012      7.6       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-APR     MEAN      19.0      2014      -8.8      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-APR     HDD-ANN   3546      1931      -919      WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-APR     HDD-ANN   5507      1936      1042      COLDEST      1   COLD
JUL-APR     HDD-SEA   6304      2012      -1337     WARMEST      1   WARM
JUL-APR     HDD-SEA   8886      2014      1245      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-APR     CDD       36        1915      32        WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-APR     CDD       0         2015      -4        COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-APR     PRECIP    11.75     1929      5.57      WETTEST      1   WET
JAN-APR     PRECIP    2.23      1987      -3.95     DRIEST       1   DRY
JAN-APR     SNOW-ANN  80.0      1929      49.0      SNOWIEST     1   WET
JAN-APR     SNOW-ANN  8.7       1921      -22.3     DRIEST       1   DRY
JUL-APR     SNOW-SEA  89.5      1997      42.7      SNOWIEST     1   WET
JUL-APR     SNOW-SEA  15.1      1968      -31.7     DRIEST       1   DRY

$$
CARLYON



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