Streak Of Wet/Snowy Days Continues At La Crosse

The streak of wet/snowy days continues at La Crosse, WI.  For the past 10 days, measurable precipitation has fallen.  This is the second longest and the longest since March of 1990.  For the past 7 days, measurable snowfall has fallen.  This is the fourth longest and the longest since February of 2004.  More details can be found below.

Precipitation - 2nd Longest

Through February 5th, measurable precipitation (0.01") has fallen for 10 consecutive days at La Crosse Municipal Airport. The table below lists the precipitation over the past 10 days.

      January 27th     0.42 inches
      January 28th     0.03 inches
      January 29th     0.14 inches
      January 30th     0.28 inches
      January 31st     0.01 inches
      February 1st     0.09 inches
      February 2nd     0.02 inches
      February 3rd     0.09 inches
      February 4th     0.06 inches
      February 5th     0.12 inches

      Total            1.26 inches

This ties the second longest stretch and the longest since a similar 10 day stretch in March of 1990 (March 7-16).  The longest stretch of days with measurable precipitation is 11 days in February of 1962 (February 17-27). The table below lists the longest stretches of days with measurable precipitation.

         Longest Stretches of Days
       with Measurable Precipitation
             in La Crosse WI
               1872-2013 

           Consecutive
    Rank      Days            Dates
    ----   -----------        -----
     1      11 Days       Feb 17-27 1962
     2      10 Days       Jan 27-Feb 5 2013
            10 Days       Mar 7-16 1990
            10 Days       May 28-Jun 6 1942
            10 Days       Sep 5-14 1938
     6       9 Days       Aug 9-17 1940
             9 Days       Sep 25-Oct 3 1927
             9 Days       May 30-Jun 7 1919
             9 Days       Apr 24-May 2 1893
             9 Days       May 29-Jun 6 1880

Snowfall - 4th Longest

Through February 5th, the official La Crosse snow observer has reported seven consecutive days of measurable snow (0.1 inches).  The table below lists the snowfall over the past 7 days.

      January 30th      4.9 inches
      January 31st      0.3 inches
      February 1st      2.4 inches
      February 2nd      0.9 inches
      February 3rd      1.3 inches
      February 4th      1.0 inches
      February 5th      1.5 inches

      Total            11.4 inches

This is the fourth longest stretch and the longest since a similar 7-day stretch in February of 2004 (February 5-11).  The longest stretch of days with measurable snowfall is 11 days in February of 1962 (February 17-27). The table below lists the longest stretches of days with measurable snowfall.

         Longest Stretches of Days
           with Measurable Snow
             in La Crosse WI
                1893-2012 

           Consecutive
    Rank      Days            Dates
    ----   -----------        -----
     1      11 Days       Feb 17-27 1962
     2       8 Days       Jan 8-15 1999
             8 Days       Nov 30-Dec 7 1897
     4       7 Days       Jan 30-Feb 5 2013
             7 Days       Feb 5-11 2004
             7 Days       Jan 11-17 1930
     7       6 Days       Dec 22-27 1996
             6 Days       Mar 3-8 1961
             6 Days       Mar 6-11 1956
             6 Days       Feb 12-17 1936
             6 Days       Jan 13-18 1897

 



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