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CXUS53 KMPX 010810
CLMEAU

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
310 AM CDT WED MAY 01 2013

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...THE EAU CLAIRE WI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2013...

            CLIMATE   NORMAL    PERIOD    1981 TO 2010
            CLIMATE   RECORD    PERIOD    1891 TO 2013

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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MONTHLY      REPORT   APRIL     2013      EAU       AIRPORT

TEMPS                   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
AVERAGE     MAX          46.7      57.7     -11.0   COOLER      2  COLD
AVERAGE     MIN          29.6      34.2      -4.6   COOLER     10  COLD
MONTH       MEAN         38.2      46.0      -7.8   COOLER      2  COLD

DAILY       MAX          81 APR-30-2013
DAILY       MIN          12 APR-03-2013

HDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        801       576       225    COOLER      2  COLD
TOTAL       SEASON       7929      7640      289    COOLER     52  WARM

CDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH         3         4         -1    COOLER    NEAR NORM
TOTAL       ANNUAL        3         4         -1    COOLER    NEAR NORM

PCP                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        5.38      2.75      2.63   WETTER      9  WET
ANNUAL      TOTAL       10.77      6.18      4.59   WETTER      5  WET
DAILY       MAX          1.28 APR-14-2013

SNOW                    ACTUAL     AVG      DEPART            RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        8.8       1.9       6.9    SNOWIER     9  WET
SEASON      TOTAL       75.0      46.8      28.2    SNOWIER     5  WET
DAILY       MAX          2.7 APR-10-2013
MAX         DEPTH         7  APR-01-2013

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          26.8   1950         -7.4   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           9     1991          5     WARMEST   1    WARM
APRIL       CDD           0     2011          -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      8.6       12.1      -3.5
PEAK WIND   GUST        39 MPH EAST APR-11-2013
FASTEST     2-MINUTE    29 MPH EAST APR-11-2013

SUNSHINE
ANNUAL      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
APR             56        0        5.4       0.0        72      0

SUNSHINE
MONTHLY     MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
APR             88        0        1.5       0.0        20      0

SUNSHINE
SEASON      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
FMA                      266        0        4.4       0.0     60  0

WEATHER               ACTUAL
TYPE        NCDC      COUNT
1=FOG/MIST            19
2=FOG DENSE 0.4       2
3=THUNDER   2.6       1
4=IP/SLEET            0
5=HAIL                0
6=FRZ RAIN            2
7=BLWG DUST           0
8=HAZE/SMK            3
9=BLWG SNW            0

TEMP        COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
MAXIMUM     ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
<=32        1         1         1         COOLER
>=50        6         22        -16       COOLER
>=60        5         13        -8        COOLER
>=70        5         6         -1        COOLER
>=80        1         1         0         COOLER
>=90        0         0         0         COOLER

TEMP        COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
MINIMUM     ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
<= 32       21        13        8         COOLER
<= 20       5         2         3         COOLER
<= 10       0         0         0         WARMER
<= 0        0         0         0         NORMAL
<= -10      0         0         0         NORMAL
>= 50       2         3         -1        COOLER

PCP         COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
PCP         ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
T (ONLY)    5         4         1         WETTER
>= 0.01     17        11        6         WETTER
>= 0.10     12        6         6         WETTER
>= 0.25     8         3         5         WETTER
>= 0.50     4         2         2         WETTER
>= 1.00     1         1         1         WETTER

SNOW        COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
SNOW        ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
T (ONLY)    2         1         1.3       SNOWIER
>= 0.1      10        2         8.1       SNOWIER
>= 1.0      4         1         3.3       SNOWIER
>= 1.5      1         0         0.6       SNOWIER
>= 2.0      1         0         0.7       SNOWIER
>= 3.0      0         0         -0.2      DRIER

NEW DAILY   EXTREME
MAX TEMP    0
COLD MAX    1
MIN TEMP    0
WARM MIN    0
PRECIP      0
SNOW        2

NEW DAILY   RECORD    EXTREME   LISTING             PREVIOUS
TYPE        NEW/TIE   /AMOUNT   /DATE     YEAR      SET/TIE   OLD  YEAR
SNOW        NEW->        2.7        APR-09-2013     OLD->      2.0 1913
SNOW        NEW->        0.3        APR-18-2013     OLD->     TRACE1918
COLD MAX    NEW->         36        APR-19-2013     OLD->      37  1953

3-MONTH     DATA      FEBRUARY  MARCH     APRIL     (FMA)
FMA         2013      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
FMA-13      MAX       35.3      42.6      -7.3      COOLER    6    COLD
FMA-13      MIN       17.9      21.9      -4.0      COOLER    33   COLD
FMA-13      MEAN      26.6      32.3      -5.7      COOLER    15   COLD
FMA-13      HDD       3386      2896      490       COOLER    16   COLD
FMA-13      CDD       3         4         -1        COOLER    NEAR NORM
FMA-13      PRECIP    9.69      5.29      4.40      WETTER    2    WET
FMA-13      SNOW      47.9      17.8      30.1      SNOWIER   2    WET

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       30.5      2012      8.6       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      -715      WARMEST   1    WARM
FEB-MAR-APR HDD       3706      1936      810       COLDEST   1    COLD
FEB-MAR-APR CDD       36        1915      32        WARMEST   1    WARM
FEB-MAR-APR CDD       0         2011      -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

ANNUAL      DATA
JAN-APR     2013      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
JAN-APR-13  MAX       32.7      37.8      -5.1      COOLER    16   COLD
JAN-APR-13  MIN       15.1      17.8      -2.7      COOLER    NEAR NORM
JAN-APR-13  MEAN      23.9      27.8      -3.9      COOLER    32   COLD
JAN-APR-13  HDD-ANN   4902      4464      438       COOLER    32   COLD
JUL-APR-13  HDD-SEA   7929      7640      289       COOLER    52   WARM
JAN-APR-13  CDD       3         4         -1        COOLER    NEAR NORM
JAN-APR-13  PRECIP    10.77     6.18      4.59      WETTER    5    WET
JAN-APR-13  SNOW-ANN  53.2      31.0      22.2      SNOWIER   5    WET
JUL-APR-13  SNOW-SEA  75.0      46.8      28.2      SNOWIER   5    WET

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       25.8      2012      8.0       WARMEST   1    WARM
JAN-APR     MIN       8.8       1950      -9.0      COLDEST   1    COLD
JAN-APR     MEAN      35.5      2012      7.7       WARMEST   1    WARM
JAN-APR     MEAN      19.1      1893      -8.8      COLDEST   1    COLD
JAN-APR     HDD-ANN   3546      1931      -918      WARMEST   1    WARM
JAN-APR     HDD-ANN   5507      1936      1043      COLDEST   1    COLD
JUL-APR     HDD-SEA   6304      1968      -1336     WARMEST   1    WARM
JUL-APR     HDD-SEA   8820      1997      1180      COLDEST   1    COLD
JAN-APR     CDD       36        1915      32        WARMEST   1    WARM
JAN-APR     CDD       0         2011      -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

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CARLYON






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