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CLMEAU

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
730 PM CDT TUE APR 01 2014

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...THE EAU CLAIRE WI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2014...

CLIMATE     NORMAL    PERIOD    1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE     RECORD    PERIOD    1893 TO 2014

            WEATHER   OBSERVED  NORMAL    DEPART    LAST YEARS
            VALUE     DATE(S)     VALUE   FROM      VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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MONTHLY       REPORT    APRIL      2014      EAU     AIRPORT

TEMPS                   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
AVERAGE     MAX          51.1      57.7      -6.6   COOLER     17  COLD
AVERAGE     MIN          31.2      34.2      -3.0   COOLER     27  COLD
MONTH       MEAN         41.2      46.0      -4.8   COOLER     17  COLD

DAILY       MAX           75 APR-21-2014
DAILY       MIN           18 APR-02-2014

HDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART            RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        710       576       134    COOLER     17  COLD
TOTAL       SEASON       8886      7641      1245   COOLER      1  COLD

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        6.09      2.75      3.34   WETTER      3  WET
ANNUAL      TOTAL       10.02      6.18      3.84   WETTER      8  WET
DAILY       MAX          0.94 APR-03-2014

SNOW                    ACTUAL     AVG      DEPART            RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        9.1       1.9       7.2    SNOWIER     8  WET
SEASON      TOTAL       74.8      46.8      28.0    SNOWIER     7  WET
DAILY       MAX          7.4 APR-04-2014
MAX         DEPTH         6  APR-05-2014

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     2014          -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      9.6       12.1      -2.5
PEAK WIND   GUST          41 MPH EAST      APR-27-2014
FASTEST     2-MINUTE      31 MPH NORTHWEST APR-10-2014

SUNSHINE
ANNUAL      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
APR             56        0        5.4       0.0        78      0

SUNSHINE
MONTHLY     MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
APR             88        0        1.5       0.0        21      0

SUNSHINE
SEASON      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
FMA                      266        0        4.4       0.0     65  0

WEATHER               ACTUAL
TYPE        NCDC      COUNT
1=FOG/MIST           18
2=FOG DENSE 0.4       4
3=THUNDER   2.6       1
4=IP/SLEET            0
5=HAIL                0
6=FRZ RAIN            0
7=BLWG DUST           0
8=HAZE/SMK            0
9=BLWG SNW            0

TEMP        COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
MAXIMUM     ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
<=32        0         0         0         NORMAL
>=50        15        15        0         NORMAL
>=60        8         8         0         NORMAL
>=70        1         1         0         NORMAL
>=80        0         0         0         NORMAL
>=90        0         0         0         NORMAL

TEMP        COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
MINIMUM     ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
<= 32       18        18        0         NORMAL
<= 20       3         3         0         NORMAL
<= 10       0         0         0         NORMAL
<= 0        0         0         0         NORMAL
<= -10      0         0         0         NORMAL
>= 50       1         1         0         NORMAL

PCP         COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
PCP         ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
T (ONLY)    5         5         0         NORMAL
>= 0.01     18        18        0         NORMAL
>= 0.10     12        12        0         NORMAL
>= 0.25     9         9         0         NORMAL
>= 0.50     6         6         0         NORMAL
>= 1.00     0         0         0         NORMAL

SNOW        COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
SNOW        ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
T (ONLY)    4         4         0         NORMAL
>= 0.1      4         4         0         NORMAL
>= 1.0      2         2         0         NORMAL
>= 1.5      1         1         0         NORMAL
>= 2.0      1         1         0         NORMAL
>= 3.0      1         1         0         NORMAL

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         2014      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
FMA-14      MAX       33.4      42.6      -9.2      COOLER    3    COLD
FMA-14      MIN       13.4      21.9      -8.5      COOLER    4    COLD
FMA-14      MEAN      23.4      32.3      -8.9      COOLER    3    COLD
FMA-14      HDD       3645      2897      748       COOLER    4    COLD
FMA-14      CDD       0         4         -4        COOLER    1    COLD
FMA-14      PRECIP    8.44      5.29      3.15      WETTER    11   WET
FMA-14      SNOW      28.8      17.8      11.0      SNOWIER   24   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      -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         2014      -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     2014      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
JAN-APR-14  MAX       29.3      37.8      -8.5      COOLER    4    COLD
JAN-APR-14  MIN       8.7       17.8      -9.1      COOLER    1    COLD
JAN-APR-14  MEAN      19.0      27.8      -8.8      COOLER    1    COLD
JAN-APR-14  HDD-ANN   5476      4465      1011      COOLER    2    COLD
JUL-APR-14  HDD-SEA   8886      7641      1245      COOLER    1    COLD
JAN-APR-14  CDD       0         4         -4        COOLER    1    COLD
JAN-APR-14  PRECIP    10.02     6.18      3.84      WETTER    8    WET
JAN-APR-14  SNOW-ANN  53.6      31.0      22.6      SNOWIER   4    WET
JUL-APR-14  SNOW-SEA  74.8      46.8      28.0      SNOWIER   7    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       8.7       2014      -9.1      COLDEST   1    COLD
JAN-APR     MEAN      35.5      2012      7.7       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         2014      -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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