July Climate Summaries for La Crosse and Rochester

Below Normal Temperatures and Above Normal Precipitation at La Crosse Wisconsin in July

Station
Avg High
Avg Low
Avg Temp
Normal Avg Temp
Departure
Precip
Normal Precip
Departure
La Crosse
81.0
60.9
71.0
73.7
-2.7
5.00
4.26
+0.74

The highest temperature during the month was 91 degrees on the 22nd, and the lowest reading was 51 degrees which occurred on the 3rd.

...Records...

On the 12th, 2.99 inches of rain was recorded which broke the previous daily record of 2.65 inches set in 1953.

 ...Discussion...

July 2014 began slightly below normal thanks to a cool northwesterly flow across much of the northern plains and Great Lakes region. On July 12th 2.99 inches  of rain fell which was the largest one day total for the month. A potent cold front for mid-July kept high temperatures in the low to mid-70s on the 14th, 15th and 16th, which was about 10 degrees below normal. The end of the month had near normal temperatures with two notable precipitation days, July 25th when 0.54 inches fell and the 29th when 0.56 inches fell. 

Below are the monthly temperature and precipitation plots.

  


Below Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation at Rochester Minnesota in July

 

Station
Avg High
Avg Low
Avg Temp
Normal Avg Temp
Departure
From
Normal
Precip
Normal Precip
Departure
From
Normal
Rochester
76.9
58.2
67.6
71.4
-3.8
2.23
4.55
-2.32

The highest temperature during the month was 86 degrees on the 21st, and the lowest reading was 50 degrees which occurred on the 16th.

...Records...

On the 15th, the average temperature was 60 degrees which broke the previous record of for coldest average temperature of 61 set in 1930.

There were no 90 degree days for the month, which is the 23rd time this has occurred. 

 ...Discussion...

July 2014 began slightly below normal thanks to a cool northwesterly flow across much of the northern plains and Great Lakes region. On July 7th 0.97 inches of rain fell which was the largest one day total for the month. A potent cold front for mid-July kept high temperatures in the mid-60s on the 14th and 15th. The end of the month had near normal temperatures with one notable precipitation day, July 25th when 0.44 inches fell. 

Below are the monthly temperature and precipitation plots.

 

 

 

 



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