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CXUS53 KMPX 011933
CLMEAU

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
230 PM CDT WED APR 01 2015

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...THE EAU CLAIRE WI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF  MARCH 2015...

CLIMATE     NORMAL    PERIOD    1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE     RECORD    PERIOD    1893 TO 2015

            WEATHER   OBSERVED  NORMAL    DEPART    LAST YEARS
            VALUE     DATE(S)     VALUE   FROM      VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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MONTHLY       REPORT    MARCH      2015      EAU     AIRPORT

TEMPS                   ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
AVG         MAX          44.3      41.1      3.2    WARMER      22   WARM
AVG         MIN          21.5      21.6      -0.1   COOLER     NEAR  NORM
MONTH       MEAN         32.9      31.4      1.5    WARMER      37   WARM

DAILY       MAX           66        MAR-13-2015
DAILY       MIN          -13        MAR-05-2015

HDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH        990       1044      -54    WARMER      38   WARM
TOTAL       SEASON       7343      7065      278    COOLER      46   COLD

CDD                     ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL       MONTH         0         0         0     NORMAL      26   WARM
TOTAL       ANNUAL        0         0         0     NORMAL      26   WARM

PRECIP                  ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        0.71      1.73     -1.02   DRIER       16   DRY
ANNUAL      TOTAL        1.30      3.43     -2.13   DRIER        9   DRY
DAILY       MAX          0.27       MAR-25-2015

SNOW                    ACTUAL     AVG      DEPART             RANK
MONTH       TOTAL        5.9       8.6       -2.7   DRIER       52   DRY
SEASON      TOTAL        36.7      44.9      -8.2   DRIER       42   DRY
DAILY       MAX          3.1        MAR-25-2015
MAX         DEPTH         4         MAR-01-2015

MARCH       EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     MARCH      EXTREME  YEAR        DEPART            RANK
MARCH       MAX          58.3   1910         17.2   WARMEST      1   WARM
MARCH       MAX          27.3   1899        -13.8   COLDEST      1   COLD
MARCH       MIN          37.8   2012         16.2   WARMEST      1   WARM
MARCH       MIN          8.1    1899        -13.5   COLDEST      1   COLD
MARCH       MEAN         47.4   2012         16.0   WARMEST      1   WARM
MARCH       MEAN         17.7   1899        -13.7   COLDEST      1   COLD
MARCH       HDD          549    2012         -495   WARMEST      1   WARM
MARCH       HDD          1459   1899         415    COLDEST      1   COLD
MARCH       CDD           14    2012          14    WARMEST      1   WARM
MARCH       CDD           0     2015          0     COLDEST      1   COLD
MARCH       PCP          6.03   1998         4.30   WETTEST      1   WET
MARCH       PCP          0.01   1910        -1.72   DRIEST       1   DRY
MARCH       SNOW         31.1   1965         22.5   SNOWIEST     1   WET
MARCH       SNOW         0.0    2010         -8.6   DRIEST       1   DRY

WIND        MPH         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTH       AVERAGE      8.3       10.0      -1.7
PEAK WIND   GUST          42    MPH       NORTHWEST     MAR-29-2015
FASTEST     2-MINUTE      29    MPH       NORTHWEST     MAR-29-2015

SUNSHINE    MINUTES
ANNUAL       MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
MAR             56        0        3.9       0.0        57       0

SUNSHINE    MINUTES
THIS MONTH   MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
MARCH           97        0        1.6       0.0        24       0

SUNSHINE    MINUTES
3-MONTH      MIN-GAIN  MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JFM            234        0        3.9       0.0        58       0

WEATHER               ACTUAL
TYPE        NCDC      COUNT
1=FOG/MIST            0
2=FOG DENSE 1.5       0
3=THUNDER   1.0       0
4=IP/SLEET            0
5=HAIL                0
6=FRZ RAIN            0
7=BLWG DUST           0
8=HAZE/SMK            0
9=BLWG SNW            0

TEMP        COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
MAXIMUM     ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
<=32        6         7         -1        WARMER
>=50        11        7         4         WARMER
>=60        5         3         2         WARMER
>=70        0         1         -1        COOLER
>=80        0         0         0         COOLER
>=90        0         0         0         NORMAL

TEMP        COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
MINIMUM     ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
<= 32       27        26        1         COOLER
<= 20       11        13        -2        WARMER
<= 10       5         6         -1        WARMER
<= 0        3         2         1         COOLER
<= -10      1         0         1         COOLER
>= 50       0         0         0         COOLER

PCP         COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
PCP         ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
T (ONLY)    3         3         0         NORMAL
>= 0.01     7         7         0         NORMAL
>= 0.10     4         4         0         NORMAL
>= 0.25     1         1         0         NORMAL
>= 0.50     0         0         0         NORMAL
>= 1.00     0         0         0         NORMAL

SNOW        COUNT     NUMBER    OF DAYS
SNOW        ACTUAL    AVERAGE   DEPART
T (ONLY)    3         2         0.8       SNOWIER
>= 0.1      3         5         -2.4      DRIER
>= 1.0      3         2         0.7       SNOWIER
>= 1.5      2         2         0.1       SNOWIER
>= 2.0      1         2         -0.5      DRIER
>= 3.0      1         1         -0.1      DRIER

NEW DAILY   EXTREME
MAX TEMP    1
COLD MAX    1
MIN TEMP    0
WARM MIN    0
PRECIP      0
SNOW        0

NEW DAILY   RECORD    EXTREME   LISTING             PREVIOUS
TYPE        NEW/TIE   /AMOUNT   /DATE     YEAR      SET/TIE   OLD    YEAR
COLD MAX    NEW->         11        MAR-04-2015     OLD->       13   1960
WARM MAX    NEW->         66        MAR-13-2015     OLD->       64   1973      2012

3-MONTH     DATA      JANUARY   FEBRUARY  MARCH
JFM         2015        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
JFM-15      MAX          28.3      31.1      -2.8   COOLER      46   COLD
JFM-15      MIN          9.5       12.3      -2.8   COOLER      60   COLD
JFM-15      MEAN         18.9      21.7      -2.8   COOLER      52   COLD
JFM-15      HDD          4091      3889      202    COOLER     NEAR  NORM
JFM-15      CDD           0         0        0.0    NORMAL      N/A
JFM-15      PRECIP       1.30      3.43     -2.13   DRIER        5   DRY
JFM-15      SNOW         16.2      29.1     -12.9   DRIER       26   DRY

2-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME     FEB MAR   EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
FEB-MAR     MAX          45.8      2012   14.7      WARMEST      1   WARM
FEB-MAR     MAX          21.2      1899   -9.9      COLDEST      1   COLD
FEB-MAR     MIN          27.9      2012   15.6      WARMEST      1   WARM
FEB-MAR     MIN          2.7       1899   -9.6      COLDEST      1   COLD
FEB-MAR     MEAN         36.9      2012   15.2      WARMEST      1   WARM
FEB-MAR     MEAN         11.9      1899   -9.8      COLDEST      1   COLD
FEB-MAR     HDD          1657      2012   -2232     WARMEST      1   WARM
FEB-MAR     HDD          3104      1899   -785      COLDEST      1   COLD
FEB-MAR     CDD           14       2012   14        WARMEST      1   WARM
FEB-MAR     CDD           0        2011   0         COLDEST      1   COLD
FEB-MAR     PRECIP       8.39      1998   4.96      WETTEST      1   WET
FEB-MAR     PRECIP       0.33      1910   -3.10     DRIEST       1   DRY
FEB-MAR     SNOW         42.7      1936   13.6      SNOWIEST     1   WET
FEB-MAR     SNOW         1.5       1947   -27.6     DRIEST       1   DRY

ANNUAL      DATA      FEBRUARY  MARCH               0
JFM         2015      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART    0         RANK
JFM-14      MAX       30.8      35.0      -4.2      COOLER      36   COLD
JFM-14      MIN       10.1      15.8      -5.7      COOLER      39   COLD
JFM-14      MEAN      20.4      25.4      -5.0      COOLER      34   COLD
JFM-14      HDD-ANN   2578      2321      257       COOLER      43   COLD
JUL-MAR-14  HDD-SEA   7343      7065      278       COOLER      46   COLD
JFM-14      CDD       0         0         0         NORMAL      N/A
JFM-14      PRECIP    0.93      2.54      -1.61     DRIER        9   DRY
JFM-14      SNOW-ANN  9.8       8.6       1.2       SNOWIER     28   DRY
JUL-MAR-14  SNOW-SEA  36.7      44.9      -8.2      DRIER       42   DRY


ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
JFM                   EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART              RANK
JAN-MAR     MAX       45.8      2012      10.8      WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-MAR     MAX       21.2      1899      -13.8     COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-MAR     MIN       27.9      2012      12.2      WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-MAR     MIN       2.7       1899      -13.1     COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-MAR     MEAN      36.9      2012      11.5      WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-MAR     MEAN      11.9      1899      -13.5     COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-MAR     HDD-ANN   1657      2012      -664      WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-MAR     HDD-ANN   3104      1899      783       COLDEST      1   COLD
JUL-MAR     HDD-SEA   5780      2012      -1285     WARMEST      1   WARM
JUL-MAR     HDD-SEA   8186      1899      1121      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-MAR     CDD       14        2012      14        WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-MAR     CDD       0         2011      NORMAL    COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-MAR     PRECIP    8.39      1998      5.85      WETTEST      1   WET
JAN-MAR     PRECIP    0.33      1910      -2.21     DRIEST       1   DRY
JAN-MAR     SNOW-ANN  42.7      1936      34.1      SNOWIEST     1   WET
JAN-MAR     SNOW-ANN  1.5       1947      -7.1      DRIEST       1   DRY

JUL-MAR     SNOW-SEA  89.0      1997      44.1      SNOWIEST     1   WET
JUL-MAR     SNOW-SEA  16.5      1959      -28.4     DRIEST       1   DRY

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CARLYON


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