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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MILWAUKEE
600 PM CST THU MAR 3 2016

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...THE MADISON WI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2015 TO 2/29/2016...CORRECTED

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2016

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              -37   01/30/1951
HIGHEST            60   12/13        53       7       46  12/27
                                                          12/15
                                                          12/26
LOWEST             -9   01/18       -17       8      -12  02/23
AVG. MAXIMUM     33.6              29.2     4.4     27.2
AVG. MINIMUM     21.0              14.0     7.0     12.2
MEAN             27.3              21.6     5.7     19.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     40              51.7   -11.7       57
DAYS MIN <= 32     78              84.8    -6.8       85
DAYS MIN <= 0      10              14.8    -4.8       26

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.27   1885-1886
 MINIMUM         0.79   1898-1899
TOTALS           4.83              4.42    0.41     2.23
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.05    0.00     0.02
DAYS >= .01        31              29.5     1.5       22
DAYS >= .10        11              12.4    -1.4       11
DAYS >= .50         2               1.9     0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.5     0.5        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.58   12/13 TO 12/14              0.46 12/22-12/23

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           88.3   2007-2008
TOTALS           20.4              37.0   -16.6     21.0
SINCE 7/1        24.5              41.1   -16.6     29.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 4      -3        2
DAYS >= 1.0         8              10.6    -2.6        8
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   01/27                          9  02/05
                        01/26                             02/04
 24 HR TOTAL      5.9   12/28 TO 12/29               6.6  1/31-2/1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    3409              3907    -498     4027
 SINCE 7/1         MM              5523      MM       MM
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/12/1955
 LATEST       05/31/1966
EARLIEST                        10/01
LATEST                          05/10
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.8
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/249
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/050    DATE  12/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/160    DATE  02/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             33
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         47

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       6
LIGHT SNOW               39     SLEET                      5
FOG                      49     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                     17

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

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THIS WAS THE 9TH WARMEST WINTER...DEC JAN FEB...ON RECORD.

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