Christmas Weather Statistics for Rhinelander & Wausau

Rhinelander Christmas Day Statistics

 

RECORDS:

 

Records

High

Year(s)

Warmest temperature

45

1994

Coldest temperature

-31

1933

Record low maximum

-3

1924

Record high minimum

34

1940

Warmest average temperature

38.0

1936, 1940

Coldest average temperature

-14.0

1924

Wettest Christmas Day

0.86

1945

Snowiest Christmas Day

9.5

1945

Greatest snow depth

28

1968

Ave Hi / Lo 1908-2013

23 / 5

 

Ave Hi / Lo 1981-2010

22 / 3

 

 

TEMPERATURES:

 

Conditions over the last 10 years

Year

High

Low

Mean

Precip

Snowfall

Snow Depth

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2003

31

-3

14.0

0.00

0.0

7

2004

8

-10

-1.0

0.03

0.5

11

2005

36

30

33.0

0.02

0.2

5

2006

28

18

23.0

0.00

0.0

7

2007

26

8

17.0

0.12

1.2

12

2008

18

-12

3.0

T

T

14

2009

34

31

32.5

0.29

1.0

10

2010

28

19

23.5

T

T

12

2011

33

23

28.0

T

T

3

2012

20

-5

7.5

T

T

2

 

HIGH AND LOW TEMPERATURES:

 

High Temperatures

Occurrences

Percent

Low Temperatures

Occurrences

Percent

-10s

0

0

-30s

1

1

-0s

2

2

-20s

6

6

0s

12

11

-10s

15

14

10s

19

18

-0s

16

15

20s

43

41

0s

22

21

30s

30s

24

10s

29

28

40s

5

5

20s

11

10

50s

0

0

30s

5

5

 

Temperature records at Rhinelander date back to 1908 (105 years of data).

 

PRECIPITATION:

 

Number of days of Precipitation

Occurrences

Percent

 

 

 

No precipitation

55

52

Greater than or equal to a trace

50

48

 

 

 

Greater than or equal to 0.01 inch

31

30

Greater than or equal to 0.10 inch

9

9

Greater than or equal to 0.25 inch

2

2

Greater than or equal to 0.50 inch

1

1

Greater than or equal to 1.00 inch

0

0

 

Precipitation data at Rhinelander dates back to 1908 (105 years of data).

SNOWFALL:

 

Number of days of Snowfall

Occurrences

Percent

 

 

 

Dry / No Snow Reported

61

58

Greater than or equal to a trace

44

42

 

 

 

Greater than or equal to 0.1 inch

30

29

Greater than or equal to 1.0 inch

20

19

Greater than or equal to 3.0 inches

2

2

Greater than or equal to 6.0 inches

0

0

 

Snowfall data at Rhinelander dates back to 1908 (105 years of data).

SNOW DEPTH:

 

Snow Depth

Occurrences

Percent

 

 

 

“Brown” Christmas Day

8

8

“White” Christmas Day (>=1 inch)

97

92

 

 

 

Greater than or equal to 3 inches

87

83

Greater than or equal to 6 inches

55

52

Greater than or equal to 9 inches

31

30

Greater than or equal to 12 inches

20

19

Greater than or equal to 18 inches

7

7

Greater than or equal to 24 inches

2

2

 

Snow Depth data at Rhinelander dates back to 1908 (105 years of data). Brown Christmases are 1913, 1923, 1928, 1943, 1960, 1979, 1994 and 2002.

 

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Wausau Christmas Day Statistics

 

RECORDS:

 

Records

High

Year(s)

Warmest temperature

47

1994

Coldest temperature

-23

1933

Record low maximum

-7

1933

Record high minimum

35

1936

Warmest average temperature

39.5

1936

Coldest average temperature

-15.0

1933

Wettest Christmas Day

0.50

1982

Snowiest Christmas Day

6.2

1945

Greatest snow depth

18

1940

Ave Hi / Lo 1895-2013

23 / 8

 

Ave Hi / Lo 1981-2010

23 / 5

 

 

TEMPERATURES:

 

Conditions over the last 10 years

Year

High

Low

Mean

Precip

Snowfall

Snow Depth

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2003

32

4

18.0

0.00

0.0

6

2004

12

0

6.0

0.03

1.1

7

2005

37

32

34.5

0.00

0.0

3

2006

33

24

28.5

0.00

0.0

6

2007

30

5

17.5

0.00

0.0

13

2008

17

-11

3.0

0.07

0.7

15

2009

35

24

29.5

0.45

0.3

8

2010

29

20

24.5

T

T

13

2011

36

26

31.0

0.00

0.0

1

2012

21

7

14.0

0.00

0.0

5

 

HIGH AND LOW TEMPERATURES:

 

High Temperatures

Occurrences

Percent

Low Temperatures

Occurrences

Percent

-0s

4

3

-20s

3

3

0s

12

10

-10s

17

15

10s

20

17

-0s

16

14

20s

40

35

0s

23

20

30s

35

30

10s

24

21

40s

4

3

20s

28

24

50s

0

0

30s

4

3

 

Temperature records at Wausau date back to 1895 (115 years of data).

 

PRECIPITATION:

 

Number of days of Precipitation

Occurrences

Percent

 

 

 

No precipitation

58

51

Greater than or equal to a trace

55

49

 

 

 

Greater than or equal to 0.01 inch

27

24

Greater than or equal to 0.10 inch

12

11

Greater than or equal to 0.25 inch

2

2

Greater than or equal to 0.50 inch

0

0

Greater than or equal to 1.00 inch

0

0

 

Precipitation data at Wausau dates back to 1895 (113 years of data).

SNOWFALL:

 

Number of days of Snowfall

Occurrences

Percent

 

 

 

Dry / No Snow Reported

58

51

Greater than or equal to a trace

55

49

 

 

 

Greater than or equal to 0.1 inch

27

24

Greater than or equal to 1.0 inch

12

11

Greater than or equal to 3.0 inches

2

2

Greater than or equal to 6.0 inches

0

0

 

Snowfall data at Wausau dates back to 1895 (113 years of data).

 

SNOW DEPTH:

 

Snow Depth

Occurrences

Percent

 

 

 

“Brown” Christmas Day

11

11

“White” Christmas Day (>=1 inch)

86

89

 

 

 

Greater than or equal to 3 inches

66

68

Greater than or equal to 6 inches

39

40

Greater than or equal to 9 inches

25

26

Greater than or equal to 12 inches

13

13

Greater than or equal to 18 inches

1

1

Greater than or equal to 24 inches

0

0

 

Snow Depth data at Wausau dates back to 1895 (97 years of data).

Brown Christmas: 1917, 1918, 1922, 1923, 1931, 1943, 1953, 1960, 1979, 1988, and 2002.

 



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