Climatological Report (Seasonal)
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
333 PM CST WED SEP 6 2017

...2017 METEOROLOGICAL SUMMER SUMMARY FOR LA CROSSE WI...

DURING THE METEOROLOGICAL SUMMER (JUNE 1ST THROUGH AUGUST 31ST) OF
2017, BOTH THE TEMPERATURES AND RAINFALL WERE ABOVE NORMAL AT
LA CROSSE REGIONAL AIRPORT.  MORE DETAILS ARE LISTED BELOW...

TEMPERATURES...

DURING METEOROLOGICAL SUMMER, LA CROSSE REGIONAL AIRPORT HAD AN
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 73.2 DEGREES.  THIS WAS 1.7 DEGREES WARMER
THAN THE 1981-2010 NORMAL OF 71.5 DEGREES.  THE AVERAGE MAXIMUM
TEMPERATURE WAS 83.7 DEGREES.  THIS WAS 1.8 DEGREES WARMER THAN
THE 1981-2010 NORMAL OF 81.9 DEGREES.  THE AVERAGE MINIMUM
TEMPERATURE WAS 62.6 DEGREES.  THIS WAS 1.6 DEGREES WARMER
THAN THE 1981-2010 NORMAL OF 61.0 DEGREES.  THE TABLE BELOW
PROVIDES A BREAKDOWN OF THE TEMPERATURE DEPARTURES FROM NORMAL
FOR LA CROSSE WI THIS SUMMER...

                  SUMMER 2017 TEMPERATURES
                       IN LA CROSSE WI
                                            DEPARTURE FROM
                                                NORMAL
                                            --------------
JUNE   MONTHLY AVG. TEMP       72.4 DEGREES  +3.2 DEGREES
       MONTHLY AVG. MAX TEMP   83.9 DEGREES  +3.9 DEGREES
       MONTHLY AVG. MIN TEMP   60.9 DEGREES  +2.4 DEGREES

JULY   MONTHLY AVG. TEMP       76.1 DEGREES  +2.3 DEGREES
       MONTHLY AVG. MAX TEMP   86.1 DEGREES  +2.0 DEGREES
       MONTHLY AVG. MIN TEMP   66.0 DEGREES  +2.8 DEGREES

AUGUST MONTHLY AVG. TEMP       71.0 DEGREES  -0.4 DEGREES
       MONTHLY AVG. MAX TEMP   81.0 DEGREES  -0.5 DEGREES
       MONTHLY AVG. MIN TEMP   61.0 DEGREES  -0.3 DEGREES

SUMMER SEASONAL AVG. TEMP      71.5 DEGREES  +1.7 DEGREES
       SEASONAL AVG. MAX TEMP  83.7 DEGREES  +1.8 DEGREES
       SEASONAL AVG. MIN TEMP  62.6 DEGREES  +1.6 DEGREES

OTHER TEMPERATURE TIDBITS THIS SUMMER...

THE HOTTEST TEMPERATURE WAS 97 DEGREES ON JUNE 3RD.
THE COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 73 DEGREES ON JUNE 25TH, AUGUST
26TH, AND AUGUST 31ST.

THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE WAS 45 DEGREES ON JUNE 1ST.
THE WARMEST LOW TEMPERATURE WAS 76 DEGREES ON JUNE 11TH.

THE TEMPERATURE CLIMBED TO OR EXCEEDED 90 DEGREES ON 13 DAYS.
NORMALLY, THERE ARE 13 DAYS PER SUMMER.

TEMPERATURES AVERAGED BELOW NORMAL ON 52 DAYS, ABOVE NORMAL
ON 30 DAYS, AND NORMAL ON 10 DAYS.

PRECIPITATION...

DURING THE METEOROLOGICAL SUMMER, LA CROSSE REGIONAL AIRPORT
RECEIVED 14.07 INCHES OF RAIN.  THIS WAS 1.18 INCHES WETTER
THAN THE 1981-2010 NORMAL OF 12.89 INCHES. THE TABLE
BELOW CONTAINS THE MONTHLY PRECIPITATION TOTALS AND THEIR
DEPARTURES FROM NORMAL FOR THIS SUMMER.

          SUMMER 2017 PRECIPITATION
               IN LA CROSSE WI

                PRECIPITATION         DEPARTURE
   MONTH            TOTAL            FROM NORMAL
   -----        ------------         -----------
   JUNE         5.38 INCHES         +1.04 INCHES
   JULY         7.63 INCHES         +3.37 INCHES
   AUGUST       1.06 INCHES         -3.23 INCHES - 9TH DRIEST

   SUMMER      14.07 INCHES         +1.18 INCHES

OTHER PRECIPITATION TIDBITS THIS SUMMER...

THE WETTEST DAY OCCURRED ON JULY 19TH WHEN 2.85 INCHES OF
RAIN FELL.

MEASURABLE RAIN FELL ON 33 DAYS AND TRACE AMOUNTS FELL ON
ANOTHER 13 DAYS.

0.01 INCHES OR MORE - 33 DAYS
0.10 INCHES OR MORE - 20 DAYS
0.50 INCHES OR MORE -  8 DAYS
1.00 INCHES OR MORE -  4 DAYS

SKY...

IT WAS CLEAR ON 51 DAYS.
IT WAS PARTLY CLOUDY ON 37 DAYS.
IT WAS CLOUDY ON 4 DAYS.

SEA LEVEL PRESSURE...

HIGHEST WAS 30.26 INCHES ON AUGUST 25TH.
LOWEST WAS 29.51 INCHES ON JUNE 10TH.

WINDS...

HIGHEST SUSTAINED WIND WAS 41 MPH FROM THE NORTHEAST
ON JULY 19TH.
HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 55 MPH FROM THE WEST ON JUNE 24TH.

...................................

...THE LA CROSSE WI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
6/1/2017 TO 8/31/2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1873 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             108   07/13/1995
                        07/14/1936
 LOW               33   06/01/1897
HIGHEST            97   06/03        MM      MM
LOWEST             45   06/01        MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     83.7              81.9     1.8
AVG. MINIMUM     62.6              61.0     1.6
MEAN             73.2              71.5     1.7
DAYS MAX >= 90     13              11.9     1.1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        20.93   2010
 MINIMUM         7.45   2012
TOTALS          14.07             12.89    1.18
DAILY AVG.       0.15              0.14    0.01
DAYS >= .01        33              31.7     1.3
DAYS >= .10        20              21.2    -1.2
DAYS >= .50         8               8.6    -0.6
DAYS >= 1.00        4               3.2     0.8
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.85   MM
 STORM TOTAL     0.35
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0
 LIQUID 7/1      0.00
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       5                57     -52
 SINCE 7/1          0                20     -20
COOLING TOTAL     778               651     127
 SINCE 1/1        815               700     115

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/060    DATE  07/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/280    DATE  06/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           51
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             32
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             25     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               15     RAIN                      16
LIGHT RAIN               44     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      35     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     11
HAZE                      1

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

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BOYNE



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