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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
530 AM CDT SAT APR 07 2018

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...THE EAU CLAIRE WI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF  MARCH 2018...

CLIMATE        NORMAL          PERIOD    1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE        RECORD          PERIOD    1893 TO 2018

EAU
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MONTHLY             REPORT       MARCH      2018      EAU     AIRPORT

TEMPS                            ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
AVG            MAX                38.7      41.1      -2.4   COOLER       59   COLD
AVG            MIN                19.8      21.6      -1.8   COOLER       59   COLD
MONTH          MEAN               29.3      31.4      -2.1   COOLER       61   COLD

DAILY          MAX                 54        MAR-28-2018
DAILY          MIN                 4         MAR-08-2018

HDD                              ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
TOTAL          MONTH              1099      1044       55    COOLER      NEAR  NORM
TOTAL          SEASON             7261      7065      196    COOLER      NEAR  NORM

CDD                              ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
TOTAL          MONTH               0         0         0     NORMAL       23   WARM
TOTAL          ANNUAL              0         0         0     NORMAL       23   WARM

PCP                              ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
MONTH          TOTAL              0.93      1.73     -0.80   DRIER        27   DRY
ANNUAL         TOTAL              3.39      3.43     -0.04   DRIER        40   DRY
DAILY          MAX                0.36       MAR-31-2018

SNW                              ACTUAL     AVG      DEPART              RANK
MONTH          TOTAL              6.8       8.6       -1.8   DRIER        58   DRY
SEASON         TOTAL              45.8      44.9      0.9    SNOWIER     NEAR  NORM
DAILY          MAX                3.7        MAR-05-2018
MAX            DEPTH               6         MAR-06-2018

MARCH          EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME        MARCH           EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
MARCH          MAX             58.3      1910      17.2      WARMEST      1    WARM
MARCH          MAX             27.3      1899      -13.8     COLDEST      1    COLD
MARCH          MIN             37.8      2012      16.2      WARMEST      1    WARM
MARCH          MIN             8.1       1899      -13.5     COLDEST      1    COLD
MARCH          MEAN            47.4      2012      16.0      WARMEST      1    WARM
MARCH          MEAN            17.7      1899      -13.7     COLDEST      1    COLD
MARCH          HDD             549       2012      -495      WARMEST      1    WARM
MARCH          HDD             1459      1899      415       COLDEST      1    COLD
MARCH          CDD             14        2012      14        WARMEST      1    WARM
MARCH          CDD             0         2018      0         COLDEST      1    COLD
MARCH          PCP             6.03      1998      4.30      WETTEST      1    WET
MARCH          PCP             0.01      1910      -1.72     DRIEST       1    DRY
MARCH          SNOW            31.1      1965      22.5      SNOWIEST     1    WET
MARCH          SNOW            0.0       2010      -8.6      DRIEST       1    DRY

WIND           MPH             ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTHLY        AVERAGE--->     7.8       12.1      -4.3
PEAK GUST      46 MPH          EAST          MAR-05-2018
FASTEST 2-MIN  33 MPH          EAST          MAR-05-2018

SUNSHINE       (POSSIBLE)
1 MONTH        MIN-GAIN        MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
MARCH          96              0         1.6       0         23        0

SUNSHINE       (POSSIBLE)
2  MONTH       MIN-GAIN        MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
FEB-MAR        176             0         2.9       0         42        0

SUNSHINE       (POSSIBLE)
3 MONTH        MIN-GAIN        MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
JFM            232             0         3.9       0.0       56        0

WEATHER        NCEI            ACTUAL
TYPE           NORMAL          COUNT
1=FOG/MIST                     13
2=FOG DENSE           2        3
3=THUNDER             1        0
4=IP/SLEET                     0
5=HAIL                         0
6=FRZ RAIN                     0
7=BLWG DUST                    0
8=HAZE/SMK                     6
9=BLWG SNW                     0

TEMP                 NCEI                           AVERAGE
MAXIMUM             NORMAL       ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 0                               0         0         0       NORMAL
<=32                  0            4         7         -3      COOLER
>=50                               1         7         -6      COOLER
>=60                               0         3         -3      COOLER
>=70                               0         1         -1      COOLER
>=80                               0         0         0       COOLER
>=90                  0            0         0         0       NORMAL

TEMP                 NCEI                           AVERAGE
MINIMUM             NORMAL       ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= -20                             0         0         0       NORMAL
<= -10                             0         0         0       WARMER
<= 0                  0            0         2         -2      WARMER
<= 10                              4         13        -9      WARMER
<= 20                              17        6         11      COOLER
<= 32                 0            31        26        5       COOLER
>= 50                              0         0         0       COOLER
>=60                               0         0         0       NORMAL
>= 70                              0         0         0       NORMAL

PRECIP               NCEI                           AVERAGE
DAYS WITH A         NORMAL       ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                           2         4         -2      DRIER
>= 0.01               9            6         10        -4      DRIER
>= 0.10               4            3         5         -2      DRIER
>= 0.25                            2         2         0       DRIER
>= 0.50               1            0         1         -1      DRIER
>= 1.00              0.2           0         0         0       DRIER

SNOW                 NCEI                           AVERAGE
DAYS WITH A         NORMAL       ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                           3         4         -1      DRIER
>= 0.1                5            4         6         -2      DRIER
>= 1.0                2            2         2         0       NORMAL
>= 1.5                             2         2         0       NORMAL
>= 2.0                             2         1         1      SNOWIER
>= 3.0                             1         1         0       NORMAL

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS
3-MONTH        DATA            JANUARY   FEBRUARY  MARCH     (JFM)
JFM            2018              ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
JFM-18         MAX                29.0      31.1      -2.1   COOLER       58   COLD
JFM-18         MIN                8.8       12.3      -3.5   COOLER       50   COLD
JFM-18         MEAN               18.9      21.7      -2.8   COOLER       50   COLD
JFM-18         HDD                4112      3889      223    COOLER      NEAR  NORM
JFM-18         CDD                 0         0        0.0    NORMAL      N/A
JFM-18         PRECIP             3.39      3.43     -0.04   DRIER        49   DRY
JFM-18         SNOW               35.2      29.1      6.1    SNOWIER      36   SNOWY

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME        JFM             EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART                RANK
JAN-FEB-MAR    MAX             40.4      2012      9.3       WARMEST      1    WARM
JAN-FEB-MAR    MAX             20.8      1899      -10.3     COLDEST      1    COLD
JAN-FEB-MAR    MIN             22.5      2012      10.2      WARMEST      1    WARM
JAN-FEB-MAR    MIN             0.8       1895      -11.5     COLDEST      1    COLD
JAN-FEB-MAR    MEAN            31.4      2012      9.7       WARMEST      1    WARM
JAN-FEB-MAR    MEAN            11.3      1912      -10.4     COLDEST      1    COLD
JAN-FEB-MAR    HDD             3027      2012      -862      WARMEST      1    WARM
JAN-FEB-MAR    HDD             4872      1912      983       COLDEST      1    COLD
JAN-FEB-MAR    CDD             0         0         0         WARMEST      1    WARM
JAN-FEB-MAR    CDD             0         0         0         COLDEST      1    COLD
JAN-FEB-MAR    PRECIP          9.97      1998      6.54      WETTEST      1    WET
JAN-FEB-MAR    PRECIP          0.64      1958      -2.79     DRIEST       1    DRY
JAN-FEB-MAR    SNOW            60.6      1929      31.5      SNOWIEST     1    WET
JAN-FEB-MAR    SNOW            6.8       1958      -22.3     DRIEST       1    DRY

2 MONTH        DATA             FEBRUARY   MARCH
JAN+FEB        2018              ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
FEB+MAR-18     2-MONTH-MAX        31.7      35.0      -3.3   COOLER       45   COLD
FEB+MAR-18     2-MONTH-MIN        11.2      15.8      -4.6   COOLER       46   COLD
FEB+MAR-18     2-MONTH-MEAN       21.4      25.4      -4.0   COOLER       44   COLD
FEB+MAR-18     2-MONTH-HDD        2531      2321      210    COOLER      NEAR  NORM
FEB+MAR-18     2-MONTH-CDD         0         0         0     NORMAL      N/A
FEB+MAR-18     2-MONTH-PCP        2.13      2.54     -0.41   DRIER        40   DRY
FEB+MAR-18     2-MONTH-SNW        20.0      15.9      4.1    SNOWIER     NEAR  NORM
JUL-MAR-18     9-MONTH-HDD-SEA    7261      7065      196    COOLER      NEAR  NORM
JUL-MAR-18     9-MONTH-SNOW-SEA   45.8      44.9      0.9    SNOWIER     NEAR  NORM

ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES       JAN+FEB         EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART                RANK
FEB-MAR        MAX             45.8      2012      10.8      WARMEST      1    WARM
FEB-MAR        MAX             21.2      1899      -13.8     COLDEST      1    COLD
FEB-MAR        MIN             27.9      2012      12.2      WARMEST      1    WARM
FEB-MAR        MIN             2.7       1899      -13.1     COLDEST      1    COLD
FEB-MAR        MEAN            36.9      2012      11.5      WARMEST      1    WARM
FEB-MAR        MEAN            11.9      1899      -13.5     COLDEST      1    COLD
FEB-MAR        HDD-ANN         1657      2012      -664      WARMEST      1    WARM
FEB-MAR        HDD-ANN         3104      1899      783       COLDEST      1    COLD
FEB-MAR        CDD             573       1947      573       WARMEST      1    WARM
FEB-MAR        CDD             67        1951      NORMAL    COLDEST      1    COLD
FEB-MAR        PRECIP          8.39      1998      5.85      WETTEST      1    WET
FEB-MAR        PRECIP          0.33      1910      -2.21     DRIEST       1    DRY
FEB-MAR        SNOW-ANN        42.7      1936      26.8      SNOWIEST     1    WET
FEB-MAR        SNOW-ANN        1.5       1947      -14.4     DRIEST       1    DRY
JUL-MAR        HDD-SEA         5780      2012      -1285     WARMEST      1    WARM
JUL-MAR        HDD-SEA         8185      1899      1120      COLDEST      1    COLD
JUL-MAR        SNOW-SEA        89.0      1997      44.1      SNOWIEST     1    WET
JUL-MAR        SNOW-SEA        16.5      1959      -28.4     DRIEST       1    DRY

NEW DAILY          EXTREME
MAX TEMP              0
COLD MAX              0
MIN TEMP              0
WARM MIN              0
PRECIP                0
SNOW                  0

NEW DAILY      RECORD           EXTREME   LISTING             PREVIOUS
TYPE           NEW/TIE          /AMOUNT      /DATE YEAR       SET/TIE    OLD    YEAR
NO NEW DAILY RECORD EXTREMES THIS MONTH

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CARLYON



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