2011 Climate Statistics

The calendar year of 2011 was slightly warmer and wetter year at La Crosse, WI.  Meanwhile it was slightly warmer and much drier-than-normal at Rochester, MN.  More details on this year can be found below.
                                            
La Crosse WI...

Temperature data for 2011...


Average Temperature for the year - 47.7 degrees - This was 0.3 degrees
                                                  warmer than normal of
                                                  47.4 degrees

Average Maximum Temperature - 57.1 degrees - This was 0.1 degrees
                                             warmer than normal of
                                             57.0 degrees

Average Minimum Temperature - 38.3 degrees - This was 0.5 degrees
                                             warmer than normal of
                                             37.8 degrees

Warmest Average Temperature - 87.5 degrees on July 18th and July 20th
                              Warmest Days since July 31, 2006

Coldest Average Temperature -  -8F on January 21st

Warmest Maximum Temperature - 100F on June 7th
                              Warmest Temperature since July 31 2006

Coldest Maximum Temperature -   3F on January 21st

Warmest Minimum Temperature -  80F on July 18th
                               3rd Warmest Minimum Temperature and the
                               warmest since July 13, 1995

Coldest Minimum Temperature - -19F on January 21st

Precipitation Data for 2011...


Total Precipitation during the year - 35.10 inches - This was 2.04 inches
                                                     above normal of
                                                     33.06 inches

Wettest Calendar Day - 4.50 inches on June 18th - 5th Wettest Day
                                                  Ever Recorded and wettest day since        
                                                  July 1, 1978

Snowfall Data for 2011...

Total Snowfall for the Calendar Year - 37.4 inches - This was 5.9 inches
                                                     below the normal of
                                                     43.3 inches
                                                      
Snowiest Calendar Day -  5.0 inches on February 20th 
Greatest Snow Depth - 15 inches on February 1st

Rochester MN...

Temperature data for 2011...

Average Temperature for the year - 46.0 degrees - This was 0.6 degrees
                                                  warmer than normal of
                                                  45.4 degrees

Average Maximum Temperature - 54.9 degrees - This was 0.2 degrees
                                             warmer than normal of
                                             54.7 degrees

Average Minimum Temperature - 36.2 degrees - This was 0.8 degrees
                                             warmer than normal of
                                             36.2 degrees

Warmest Average Temperature - 88.0 degrees on June 7th
                              4th Warmest day and Warmest since July 10, 1976

Coldest Average Temperature -  -9F on January 21st

Warmest Maximum Temperature - 101F on June 7th
                              Warmest Temperature since July 31 1988

Coldest Maximum Temperature -   0F on February 8th

Warmest Minimum Temperature -  79F on July 18th
                               2nd Warmest Minimum Temperature and the
                               warmest since July 3, 1911

Coldest Minimum Temperature - -22F on January 21st

Precipitation Data for 2011...

Total Precipitation during the year - 27.76 inches - This was 5.26 inches
                                                     below normal of
                                                     33.02 inches

Wettest Calendar Day - 2.73 inches on July 15th

Snowfall Data for 2011...

Total Snowfall for the Calendar Year - 36.5 inches - This was 15.4 inches
                                                     below the normal of
                                                     51.9 inches
                                                      
Snowiest Calendar Day -  4.4 inches on February 20th 
Greatest Snow Depth - 19 inches on 14 different days in January and February



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