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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
502 AM CDT WED SEP 4 2019

...2019 METEOROLOGICAL SUMMER SUMMARY FOR LA CROSSE WI...

DURING THE METEOROLOGICAL SUMMER (JUNE 1ST THROUGH AUGUST 31ST) OF
2019, 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 72.8 DEGREES.  THIS WAS 1.3 DEGREES WARMER
THAN THE 1981-2010 NORMAL OF 71.5 DEGREES.  THIS WAS THE 28TH WARMEST
METEOROLOGICAL SUMMER.  THIS MADE THE 6TH TIME THIS DECADE THAT A
METEOROLOGICAL SUMMER HAS BEEN AMONG THE 28 WARMEST.

THE AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS 83.3 DEGREES.  THIS WAS
1.4 DEGREES WARMER THAN THE 1981-2010 NORMAL OF 81.9 DEGREES.

THE AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS 62.4 DEGREES.  THIS WAS
1.4 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 2019  TEMPERATURES
                       IN LA CROSSE WI

                                            DEPARTURE FROM
                                                NORMAL
                                            --------------
JUNE   MONTHLY AVG. TEMP       69.4 DEGREES  +0.2 DEGREES
       MONTHLY AVG. MAX TEMP   80.2 DEGREES  +0.2 DEGREES
       MONTHLY AVG. MIN TEMP   58.7 DEGREES  +0.2 DEGREES

JULY   MONTHLY AVG. TEMP       77.1 DEGREES  +3.4 DEGREES - 12TH WARMEST
       MONTHLY AVG. MAX TEMP   87.3 DEGREES  +3.2 DEGREES - 9TH WARMEST
       MONTHLY AVG. MIN TEMP   66.9 DEGREES  +3.7 DEGREES

AUGUST MONTHLY AVG. TEMP       71.9 DEGREES  +0.5 DEGREES
       MONTHLY AVG. MAX TEMP   82.3 DEGREES  +0.8 DEGREES
       MONTHLY AVG. MIN TEMP   61.5 DEGREES  +0.2 DEGREES

SUMMER SEASONAL AVG. TEMP      72.8 DEGREES  +1.3 DEGREES
       SEASONAL AVG. MAX TEMP  83.3 DEGREES  +1.4 DEGREES
       SEASONAL AVG. MIN TEMP  62.4 DEGREES  +1.4 DEGREES

OTHER TEMPERATURE TIDBITS THIS SUMMER...

THE HOTTEST TEMPERATURE WAS 97 DEGREES ON JULY 19.
THE COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 65 DEGREES ON JUNE 16.

THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE WAS 46 DEGREES ON JUNE 2.
THE WARMEST LOW TEMPERATURE WAS 73 DEGREES ON JULY 19 AND JULY 26.

THE TEMPERATURE CLIMBED TO OR EXCEEDED 90 DEGREES ON 14 DAYS.
NORMALLY, THERE ARE 13 DAYS PER SUMMER.

TEMPERATURES AVERAGED ABOVE NORMAL ON 54 DAYS, BELOW NORMAL ON 35 DAYS,
AND NORMAL ON 3 DAYS.

PRECIPITATION...

DURING THE METEOROLOGICAL SUMMER, LA CROSSE REGIONAL AIRPORT RECEIVED
13.54 INCHES OF RAIN.  THIS WAS 0.65 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 2019 PRECIPITATION
               IN LA CROSSE WI

                PRECIPITATION         DEPARTURE
   MONTH            TOTAL            FROM NORMAL
   -----        ------------         -----------
   JUNE         5.33 INCHES         +0.99 INCHES
   JULY         6.55 INCHES         +2.29 INCHES - 18TH WETTEST
   AUGUST       1.66 INCHES         -2.63 INCHES

   SUMMER      13.54 INCHES         +0.65 INCHES

OTHER PRECIPITATION TIDBITS THIS SUMMER...

THE WETTEST DAY OCCURRED ON JULY 18 WHEN 2.05 INCHES OF RAIN FELL.

MEASURABLE RAIN FELL ON 27 DAYS (29.3%) AND TRACE AMOUNTS FELL ON
ANOTHER 20 DAYS (21.7%).

0.01 INCHES OR MORE - 27 DAYS
0.10 INCHES OR MORE - 23 DAYS
0.50 INCHES OR MORE -  9 DAYS
1.00 INCHES OR MORE -  4 DAYS

SKY...

IT WAS CLEAR ON 49 DAYS.
IT WAS PARTLY CLOUDY ON 40 DAYS.
IT WAS CLOUDY ON 3 DAYS.

SEA LEVEL PRESSURE...

HIGHEST WAS 30.30 INCHES ON AUGUST 31.
LOWEST WAS 29.50 INCHES ON AUGUST 18.

WINDS...

HIGHEST SUSTAINED WIND WAS 38 MPH FROM THE WEST ON JUNE 27.
HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 52 MPH FROM THE NORTH ON JULY 18.

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

...THE LA CROSSE WI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
6/1/2019 TO 8/31/2019...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1873 TO 2019

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   07/19        MM      MM
LOWEST             46   06/02        MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     83.3              81.9     1.4
AVG. MINIMUM     62.4              61.0     1.4
MEAN             72.8              71.5     1.3
DAYS MAX >= 90     14              11.9     2.1
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          13.54             12.89    0.65
DAILY AVG.       0.15              0.14    0.01
DAYS >= .01        27              31.7    -4.7
DAYS >= .10        23              21.2     1.8
DAYS >= .50         9               8.6     0.4
DAYS >= 1.00        4               3.2     0.8
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.05   MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (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      23                57     -34
 SINCE 7/1          3                20     -17
COOLING TOTAL     766               651     115
 SINCE 1/1        797               700      97

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

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/280    DATE  06/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/310    DATE  07/20

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           52
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             36
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             21     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               17     RAIN                      17
LT RAIN                  41     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      4
HAZE                      9

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

$$

BOYNE


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