Climatological Report (Annual)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
548 AM CST TUE JAN 1 2019

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...THE ROCHESTER CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1886 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             108   07/14/1936
 LOW              -42   01/07/1887
HIGHEST            95   05/28        MM      MM       96  06/11
LOWEST            -18   01/06        MM      MM      -17  12/31
AVG. MAXIMUM     52.7              54.7    -2.0     54.8
AVG. MINIMUM     35.0              36.2    -1.2     36.9
MEAN             43.9              45.4    -1.5     45.9
DAYS MAX >= 90     12               6.1     5.9        5
DAYS MAX <= 32     95              71.1    23.9       67
DAYS MIN <= 32    181             148.8    32.2      140
DAYS MIN <= 0      27              24.0     3.0       17

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        41.76   2013
 MINIMUM        24.85   2012
TOTALS          39.18             33.02    6.16    32.69
DAYS >= .01       129             120.6     8.4      127
DAYS >= .10        71              62.2     8.8       64
DAYS >= .50        26              20.5     5.5       20
DAYS >= 1.00        8               6.9     1.1        8
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.32   09/04 TO 09/04

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           73.9   2013
 24 HR TOTAL     15.0   MM
TOTALS           65.0              51.9    13.1     42.5
SINCE 7/1        15.3              19.4    -4.1     10.5
DAYS >= TRACE      79              39.9    39.1       57
DAYS >= 1.0        17              15.2     1.8       12
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         8   12/05
                        12/03
                        12/04
 24 HR TOTAL      8.1   01/22 TO 01/22

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    8261              7720     541     7359
 SINCE 7/1         MM              3078      MM       MM
COOLING TOTAL     710               585     125      494
 SINCE 1/1        710               585     125      494

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/250    DATE  06/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    69/240    DATE  06/30

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          174
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             97
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         94

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     79

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             43     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               34     RAIN                      47
LIGHT RAIN              116     FREEZING RAIN              4
LT FREEZING RAIN         13     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                6     SNOW                      13
LIGHT SNOW               79     SLEET                      1
FOG                     200     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     36
HAZE                     30

-  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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