Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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NOUS43 KARX 011516

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
916 AM CST Thu Mar 1 2018

...La Crosse, WI received Below Normal Temperatures and Slightly
Above Normal Precipitation in the Month of February...

The average temperature during the month was 21.0 degrees, which was
1.5 degree below normal. The average high temperature was 30.9
degrees and the average low temperature was 11.1 degrees. The
highest temperature was 59 degrees, which occurred on the 27th. The
lowest reading was 12 degrees below zero, which occurred on the 6th.

A total of 1.22 inches of precipitation fell during the month, which
was seventeen hundredths of an inch above normal. The greatest 24-
hour precipitation was thirty one hundredths of an inch, which fell
on the 24th.

There was 9.5 inches of snow during the month, which was 1.3 above
normal. The greatest 24 hour snowfall was 2.7 inches, which fell on
the 3rd.


There were no records broken or tied during the month of February.


Temperatures during the month of February were below normal at La
Crosse, Wisconsin. The coldest stretch occurred from the 4th through
the 13th, where the daily average temperature ranged from 1 to 19
degrees below normal. There were 7 days during the month, where the
temperature dropped to or below zero degrees. Typically, La Crosse
receives 5 days where the temperature drops to or below zero
degrees. There were 15 days, where the temperature warmed to or
below 32 degrees. Typically, there are 14 days where the temperature
rises to or below 32 degrees during the month. The warmest stretch
occurred from the 22nd through the 28th, where the daily average
temperature ranged from 1 to 20 degrees above normal.

Precipitation in the month of February was slightly above normal.
The greatest 24 hour precipitation during the month occurred on the
24th, where thirty one hundredths of an inch of precipitation fell.
There were 13 days of measurable precipitation in the month.
Typically, La Crosse receives 8 days of measurable precipitation.
The snowiest stretch of the month occurred from the 3rd to the 9th,
where 6.9 inches snow fell.

...Looking Ahead to March...

The average temperature for the month is 34.5 degrees. The average
high temperature is 43.9 degrees and the average low temperature is
degrees. The average daily high temperature on the 1st is 28 degrees
and rises to 37 degrees on the 28th. The average daily low
temperature is 10 degrees on the 1st and rises to 19 degrees on the
28th. Normal precipitation during the month is 1.05 inches with 8.2
inches of snow.


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