Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MILWAUKEE
725 AM CST THU JAN 2 2015

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...THE MADISON WI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              65   12/03/2012
 LOW              -28   12/24/1872
HIGHEST            46   12/27        48      -2       50  12/04
                        12/26
                        12/15
LOWEST                  12/31        -7       6      -14  12/30
AVG. MAXIMUM     33.9              30.2     3.7     25.9
AVG. MINIMUM     22.9              15.9     7.0      9.2
MEAN             28.4              23.0     5.4     17.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     14              16.9    -2.9       20
DAYS MIN <= 32     26              28.6    -2.6       29
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               3.6    -2.6       10

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.68   1884
 MINIMUM         0.21   1898
TOTALS           1.03              1.74   -0.71     1.62
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.06   -0.03     0.05
DAYS >= .01         6              10.1    -4.1       17
DAYS >= .10         5               4.5     0.5        4
DAYS >= .50         0               0.8    -0.8        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.2    -0.2        0

GREATEST 24 HR. TOTAL    0.46   12/22 TO 12/23      0.49  12/22

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           40.4   2008
TOTALS            0.1              13.5   -13.4     22.1
SINCE 7/1         8.6              17.6    -9.0     25.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 4      -4        3
DAYS >= 1.0         0               3.8    -3.8        6
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   12/05                          9  12/26
                        12/04                             12/25
                        12/03

 24 HR TOTAL      0.1   12/08                        5.9  12/22

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1128              1300    -172     1466
 SINCE 7/1       2812              2879     -67     2985
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        620               568      52      709
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    22/160    DATE  12/21
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    34/240    DATE  12/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         18

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     78

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      1
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      8

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

&& THE SNOWFALL OF 0.1 INCHES FOR MSN FOR THIS DECEMBER TIES FOR THE 4TH LEAST SNOWY DECEMBER ON RECORD.

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