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  John Young, Director & Professor Emeritus
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Heating Season

  • The heating season is defined from 1 July through 30 June of the following year to capture the entire season when spacing heating would occur.
  • A heating degree day unit is used to estimate energy requirements for space heating and represents the difference between 65 degrees Fahrenheit and  the daily average temperature.
     
  • Heating Degree Data for Major Wisconsin Cities:
     
    Eau Claire Green Bay La Crosse
    Madison Milwaukee Wausau

Cooling Season


Wind

City JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
Eau Claire x x x x x x x x x x x x
Green Bay x x x x x x x x x x x x
La Crosse x x x x x x x x x x x x
Madison x x x x x x x x x x x x
Milwaukee x x x x x x x x x x x x
 

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