November Summaries for La Crosse & Rochester

...BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND PRECIPITATION DURING NOVEMBER
IN LA CROSSE WI...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR NOVEMBER WAS 35.1 DEGREES WHICH WAS 0.8
DEGREES BELOW NORMAL...AND WAS CONSIDERABLY COLDER THAN NOVEMBER
2012 WHEN THE AVERAGE WAS 38.0  THE AVERAGE HIGH WAS 43.5...WHILE
THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS 26.7. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE DURING
THE MONTH WAS 61 DEGREES ON THE 16TH. THE LOWEST READING OCCURRED ON
THE 24TH AND WAS 8 DEGREES.

LA CROSSE RECEIVED 1.77 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION DURING THE MONTH OF
NOVEMBER WHICH WAS 0.24 INCHES BELOW NORMAL. THE GREATEST 24-HOUR
PRECIPITATION AMOUNT WAS 1.23 INCHES WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 5TH TO
THE 6TH. THERE WERE 10 DAYS OF MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION AND ANOTHER
4 DAYS WHERE A TRACE WAS RECORDED. 1.0 INCHES OF SNOW FELL DURING
THE MONTH...WHICH WAS 3.1 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL.

...RECORDS...

NO RECORDS WERE SET OR TIED.

...DISCUSSION...

A COLDER THAN NORMAL PATTERN DOMINATED THE MONTH AS NUMEROUS COLD
FRONTS DROPPED OUT OF THE NORTHWEST DURING NOVEMBER. THIS BROUGHT 17
DAYS OF BELOW AVERAGE TEMPERATURES. THE MONTH WAS NOT WITHOUT A FEW
MILD DAYS HOWEVER...AS FROM THE 13TH TO 17TH...PEAKING ON THE 16TH
WHEN THE HIGH FOR THE MONTH WAS RECORED WHEN THE MERCURY REACHED 61
DEGREES. SNOWFALL DURING THE MONTH WAS SPARSE WITH MOST OF THE
MONTHS SNOW FALLING FROM THE 21ST-22ND WHEN 0.9 INCHES FELL.

...LOOKING AHEAD TO DECEMBER...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR DECEMBER IS 21.6 DEGREES...WITH THE
WARMEST DECEMBER ON RECORD BEING IN 1877 WHEN 38.9 DEGREES WAS
RECORDED...WHILE THE COLDEST WAS IN 1983 WITH A VERY COLD 6.4 DEGREE
AVERAGE. THE NORMAL DAILY HIGH STARTS OFF AT 35 DEGREES ON THE 1ST
AND THEN DROPS TO 26 BY THE 31ST. THE NORMAL DAILY LOW STARTS OFF AT
20 ON THE 1ST AND THEN DROPS TO 10 BY THE 31SR.  THE AVERAGE NUMBER
OF DAYS WHERE THE HIGH TEMPERATURE IS BELOW 32 DEGREES IS 17.7 AND
TYPICALLY THERE ARE 5.1 DAYS OF BELOW ZERO TEMPERATURES. THE COLDEST
TEMPERATURE IN DECEMBER FOR LA CROSSE IS -37 BACK ON DECEMBER 24
1872...WHILE THE WARMEST TEMPERATURE WAS 67 DEGREES ON DECEMBER 5
1998.  THE AVERAGE PRECIPITATION IS 1.36 INCHES AND THE AVERAGE
SNOWFALL IS 11.3 INCHES.

...BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION
DURING NOVEMBER IN ROCHESTER MINNESOTA...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 31.0 DEGREES. THIS WAS
-2.8 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL AND WAS CONSIDERABLY COLDER THAN 2012 WHEN
THE AVERAGE WAS 38.4 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 39.5
DEGREES AND THE AVERAGE LOW WAS 22.6 DEGREES. THE HIGHEST
TEMPERATURE WAS 56 DEGREES ON THE 16TH...WHILE THE LOWEST READING
WAS 2 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 24TH.

ROCHESTER RECEIVED 1.76 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION DURING THE MONTH OF
NOVEMBER. THIS WAS 0.15 INCHES BELOW NORMAL. THE GREATEST 24-HOUR
PRECIPITATION WAS 0.98 INCHES WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 5TH. TOTAL
SNOWFALL WAS 1.3 INCHES...THIS WAS 4.8 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL OF
6.1 INCHES.

...RECORDS...

NO RECORDS SET OR TIED.


...DISCUSSION...
A COLDER THAN NORMAL PATTERN DOMINATED THE MONTH AS NUMEROUS COLD
FRONTS DROPPED OUT OF THE NORTHWEST BRINGING 16 DAYS OF BELOW
AVERAGE TEMPERATURES. THE MONTH WAS NOT WITHOUT A FEW MILD PERIODS
HOWEVER AS FROM THE 13TH TO 17TH...PEAKING ON THE 16TH WHEN THE
TEMPERATURE REACHED 56 DEGREES SETTING THE HIGH FOR THE MONTH.
SNOWFALL DURING THE MONTH WAS SPARSE WITH THE BULK FALLING ON 3
DAYS...THE 11TH...21ST...22ND...ALL COMBINED TO BRING THE MONTHLY
TOTAL TO 1.3 INCHES...NORMAL IS 6.1 INCHES.

...LOOKING AHEAD TO DECEMBER...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER IS 19.7 DEGREES...
WITH WARMEST DECEMBER ON RECORD BEING IN 1931 WHEN 30.7 DEGREES WAS
RECORDED...WHILE THE COLDEST WAS 2.9 DEGREES SET IN 1983. THE NORMAL
HIGH DROPS FROM 32 DEGREES ON THE 1ST...TO 24 DEGREES ON THE 31ST.
THE NORMAL LOW DROPS FROM 18 DEGREES ON THE 1ST TO 9 DEGREES ON THE
31ST. THERE ARE NORMALLY 7 DAYS WITH TEMPERATURES BELOW ZERO. NORMAL
PRECIPITATION IS 1.23 INCHES FOR DECEMBER. NORMAL SNOWFALL IS 12.5
INCHES....WITH 2010 RECORDING THE HIGHEST SNOWFALL OF 41.3
INCHES...WHILE ONLY TRACES FELL IN 1913 AND 1943.  DECEMBER AVERAGES
4 DAYS WITH AN INCH OR MORE OF SNOWFALL.
 


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