Holidays

A few weather facts for some holidays in La Crosse. Precipitation is recorded in inches and since 1896. Snowfall records are since 1948. Snow on the ground records are at 6 am and since 1950.

Christmas

Temperatures...
normal high... 25
normal low.... 9
record high... 55 (1936)
record low.... -26 (1879)
lowest high... -11 (1884)
highest low... 46 (1936)

Precipitation...
record............................ .55 (1945)
record snowfall................. 5.3 (1950)
record snow on the ground... 15 (1990)
number of times with over a trace of snowfall...................... 13
number of times with an inch or more of snowfall................. 5
climatological chance for over a trace of snowfall................. 27%
climatological chance of an inch or more of snowfall............. 10%
number of times with an inch or more of snow on the ground... 33
climatological chance of an inch or more on the ground.......... 67%

With a "white" Christmas generally considered an inch of snow on the ground or an inch falling that day...La Crosse has had "white" Christmases 35 out of the last 49 years...or 73% of the time. The last non-white Christmas was recently...back in 1994. The high temperature was 41 that year...with no snow falling or on the ground.


 

Thanksgiving

Precipitation...
record snowfall.................. 2.2 (1996)
record snow on the ground.... 15 (1991)
number of times with over a trace of snowfall...................... 13
number of times with an inch or more of snowfall................. 4
climatological chance for over a trace of snowfall................. 27%
climatological chance of an inch or more of snowfall............. 8%
number of times with an inch or more of snow on the ground..... 14
climatological chance of an inch or more on the ground............ 29%

4th of July

Temperatures...
normal high... 84
normal low.... 61
record high... 100 (1911)
record low.... 44 (1967)
lowest high... 62 (1967)
highest low... 79 (1949)

Precipitation...
record............................................. 1.39 (1913)
climatological chance for measurable rain... 41%


 

Halloween

Temperatures...
normal high... 52
normal low.... 35
record high... 79 (1933)
record low.... 18 (1917)
lowest high... 31 (1873)
highest low... 58 (1950)

Precipitation...
record precipitation........................................ 2.04 (1984)
climatological chance for measurable precipitation... 35%

 


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