Tag: Records

Big trouble…for old snow records, anyway

March 25, 2010 0 Comments
Big trouble…for old snow records, anyway

With just a week left of March (yikes!) the current snowfall records for the month are in big trouble. In Rochester, still not a flake of snow at the airport, so if we clear the month that way, we’re looking at the 1st snow-less month in March in the history books. How oddball-ish is that? […]

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Jan Stats…So Far

January 30, 2010 0 Comments

So you’ve heard us yakking on about the cold weather this month – but it hasn’t really been anything out of the ordinary. Even the number of morning lows at or below zero is on track (we’ve seen 12 in Rochester; normal is about 13). We’re behind on precip and snowfall, but temperatures are in […]

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Wet October rolls on……

October 23, 2009 0 Comments

This is from Thursday, so rainfall amounts mentioned below aren’t including the rain we’ve been picking up since Thursday night. We’re getting close to securing that #2 spot in wettest Octobers. So, still not good news for those trying to harvest. But – if there’s any good behind this wet October – these are soaking rains that are […]

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First Rainfall in 26 Days

September 21, 2009 1 Comment

The NWS La Crosse office put together a ranking of the driest stretches in Rochester’s recorded weather history. Here’s a nifty cut-and-paste for your pleasure. Source First Rain in Rochester MN Since August 25th AT 1157 AM CDT THIS MORNING…ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT RECEIVED THEIR FIRST RAINFALL SINCE 207 PM CDT ON AUGUST 25TH. THIS ENDED […]

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Not just cold, record cold; and not just here

August 4, 2009 0 Comments

Out today – as if you need further proof of the cool summer: not just below normal for Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin, but the coldest July on record for the entire nine-state Midwest region, according to the NOAA Midwestern Regional Climate Center. Click here for the details from the Midwestern Regional Climate Center.

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The Stats of Meteorological Winter’s Halfway Point

January 18, 2009 0 Comments

Halfway through Meteorological Winter, and we have bookmarked ourselves amongst some of the most notable winters of the past. The folks over at the NWS in La Crosse have dug up where we’re sitting so far during this interesting 2008-2009 winter.

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Summary of Recent Warm Spell

November 6, 2008 0 Comments

It sure hasn’t been feeling much like November so far this month.  We’ve set 4 individual daily records in Rochester for highs and for warm lows while our stretch of unbelievable days has also been noteworthy.  Here is a statement from the National Weather Service in La Cosse to summarize the situation: ROCHESTER ——— 1. NEW RECORD HIGH […]

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