Maximum Temperatures for January 5th and 6th

Back-to-back days of unseasonable warmth was experienced across the Upper Midwest. Southwesterly winds, ample amounts of sunshine, and the lack of snow cover helped drive temperatures to record and near record readings for many locations.

Here is a listing showing the high temperatures and records for January 5th and 6th. Normal high temperatures for early January are typically in the lower to middle 20s.

Location

Highs Friday
January 6

Previous Jan.6th
Records (year)

Highs Thursday
January 5

Previous Jan.5th
Records (year)

Charles City, IA

46

51 (1933)

57

48 (1930)

Decorah, IA

46

48 (1933)

54

46 (1930)

Oelwein, IA

N/A

50 (1933)

57

46 (1930)

         
Rochester, MN

43

46 (1933)

55

45 (1930)

Austin, MN

43

39 (1961)

55

44 (2007)

Preston, MN

43

45 (1984)

55

46 (2007)

Winona, MN

45

51 (1928)

52

48 (2007)

         

La Crosse, WI

49

52 (1933)

53

47 (1946)

Prairie du Chien, WI

50

56 (1933)

56

49 (1946)

Sparta, WI

48

48 (1946)

54

48 (2007)

Medford, WI

43

44 (1933)

39

41 (1907)



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