HISTORY OF FREEZING AND THAWING OF LAKE MONONA, 1851-52 to 2013-14

Wisconsin State Climatology Office

WINTER

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WINTER

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DAYS

1851-52
1852-53
1853-54
1854-55
1855-56
1856-57
1857-58
1858-59
1859-60
1860-61
1861-62
1862-63
1863-64
1864-65
1865-66
1866-67
1867-68
1868-69
1869-70
1870-71
1871-72
1872-73
1873-74
1874-75
1875-76

13 Dec
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21 Dec
---
18 Dec
4 Dec
23 Nov
11 Dec
6 Dec
2 Dec
1 Dec
7 Dec
11 Dec
9 Dec
14 Dec
12 Dec
14 Dec
10 Dec
24 Nov
22 Dec
30 Nov
28 Nov
29 Nov
12 Dec
10 Jan

25 Mar
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14 Apr
4 May
22 Mar
15 Mar
26 Mar
10 Apr
13 Apr
5 Apr
20 Apr
5 Apr
18 Apr
19 Apr
31 Mar
15 Apr
11 Apr
1 Apr
20 Apr
18 Apr
14 Apr
14 Apr
10 Apr

103
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118
151
119
94
111
129
133
119
131
117
125
128
108
126
138
100
142
141
136
123
 91

 

1876-77
1877-78
1878-79
1879-80
1880-81
1881-82
1882-83
1883-84
1884-85
1885-86
1886-87
1887-88
1888-89
1889-90
1890-91
1891-92
1892-93
1893-94
1894-95
1895-96
1896-97
1897-98
1898-99
1899-00

5 Dec
6 Jan
16 Dec
16 Dec
22 Nov
1 Jan
7 Dec
17 Dec
17 Dec
7 Dec
5 Dec
28 Nov
29 Dec
14 Jan
24 Dec
27 Dec
11 Dec
2 Dec
25 Dec
4 Dec
3 Dec
15 Dec
7 Dec
25 Dec

16 Apr
9 Mar
10 Apr
18 Mar
1 May
19 Mar
13 Apr
15 Apr
17 Apr
17 Apr
15 Apr
13 Apr
26 Mar
29 Mar
16 Apr
1 Apr
7 Apr
11 Mar
8 Apr
1 Apr
5 Apr
26 Mar
15 Apr
16 Apr

132
62
115
93
160
77
127
120
121
131
131
137
87
74
113
96
117
99
104
119
123
101
129
112

WINTER

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WINTER

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1900-01
1901-02
1902-03
1903-04
1904-05
1905-06
1906-07
1907-08
1908-09
1909-10
1910-11
1911-12
1912-13
1913-14
1914-15
1915-16
1916-17
1917-18
1918-19
1919-20
1920-21
1921-22
1922-23
1923-24
1924-25
1925-26

14 Dec
14 Dec
26 Dec
27 Nov
13 Dec
14 Dec
8 Dec
11 Dec
9 Dec
18 Dec
8 Dec
18 Dec
19 Dec
27 Dec
15 Dec
15 Dec
16 Dec
8 Dec
27 Dec
3 Dec
21 Dec
19 Dec
13 Dec
1 Jan
14 Dec
10 Dec

11 Apr
27 Mar
21 Mar
15 Apr
3 Apr
8 Apr
24 Mar
26 Mar
6 Apr
24 Mar
21 Mar
9 Apr
2 Apr
20 Mar
9 Apr
4 Apr
11 Apr
3 Apr
20 Mar
28 Mar
16 Mar
25 Mar
19 Apr
13 Apr
27 Mar
15 Apr

118
103
85
140
111
115
106
106
118
96
103
113
104
83
115
111
116
116
83
116
85
96
127
103
103
126

 

1926-27
1927-28
1928-29
1929-30
1930-31
1931-32
1932-33
1933-34
1934-35
1935-36
1936-37
"
1937-38
1938-39
1939-40
1940-41
1941-42
1942-43
1943-44
1944-45
1945-46
1946-47
1947-48
1948-49
1949-50

5 Dec
9 Dec
21 Dec
3 Dec
16 Dec
30 Jan
10 Dec
13 Dec
20 Dec
11 Dec
4 Dec
5 Jan
1 Dec
19 Dec
31 Dec
3 Dec
29 Dec
7 Dec
14 Dec
18 Dec
12 Dec
18 Dec
9 Dec
24 Dec
15 Dec

17 Mar
26 Mar
27 Mar
17 Mar
24 Mar
30 Mar
27 Mar
26 Mar
28 Mar
27 Mar
30 Dec
12 Apr
22 Mar
31 Mar
11 Apr
9 Apr
24 Mar
31 Mar
24 Mar
17 Mar
21 Mar
5 Apr
26 Mar
26 Mar
7 Apr

102
108
96
104
98
60
107
103
98
107
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123
111
102
102
127
85
114
101
89
99
108
108
92
113

WINTER

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WINTER

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1950-51
1951-52
1952-53
1953-54
1954-55
1955-56
1956-57
1957-58
1958-59
1959-60
1960-61
1961-62
1962-63
1963-64
1964-65
1965-66
1966-67
1967-68
1968-69
1969-70
1970-71
1971-72
1972-73
1973-74
1974-75
1975-76

11 Dec
16 Dec
17 Dec
30 Dec
31 Dec
6 Dec
13 Dec
12 Dec
8 Dec
29 Dec
19 Dec
15 Dec
12 Dec
18 Dec
15 Dec
11 Jan
5 Jan
24 Dec
15 Dec
16 Dec
15 Dec
4 Jan
7 Dec
20 Dec
2 Jan
21 Dec

8 Apr
6 Apr
20 Mar
12 Mar
24 Mar
24 Mar
15 Mar
31 Mar
12 Apr
8 Apr
27 Mar
7 Apr
3 Apr
19 Mar
8 Apr
17 Mar
3 Apr
20 Mar
26 Mar
18 Mar
18 Mar
8 Apr
7 Mar
24 Mar
7 Apr
20 Mar

118
112
93
72
83
109
92
109
125
101
98
113
112
92
114
65
88
87
101
92
93
95
90
94
95
90

 

1976-77
1977-78
1978-79
1979-80
1980-81
1981-82
1982-83
1983-84
1984-85
1985-86
1986-87
1987-88
1988-89
1989-90
1990-91
1991-92
1992-93
1993-94
1994-95
1995-96
"
1996-97
1997-98
"
1998-99
1999-00

1 Dec
7 Dec
9 Dec
17 Dec
20 Dec
20 Dec
9 Jan
18 Dec
24 Dec
6 Dec
13 Dec
25 Dec
29 Dec
7 Dec
23 Dec
16 Dec
24 Dec
26 Dec
5 Jan
29 Nov
10 Dec
20 Dec
21 Dec
11 Jan
30 Dec
14 Jan

14 Mar
7 Apr
5 Apr
30 Mar
16 Mar
30 Mar
6 Mar
3 Apr
26 Mar
29 Mar
8 Mar
25 Mar
1 Apr
15 Mar
21 Mar
16 Mar
11 Apr
31 Mar
20 Mar
1 Dec
24 Mar
26 Mar
23 Dec
27 Feb
10 Mar
6 Mar

103
121
117
104
86
100
56
107
92
113
85
91
93
98
88
91
108
95
74
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107
96
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49
70
52

WINTER

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WINTER

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2000-01
2001-02
2002-03
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2003-04
"
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07

13 Dec
1 Jan
9 Dec
4 Jan
25 Dec
  6 Jan

24 Dec
  8 Dec
18 Jan

31 Mar
26 Feb
15 Dec
22 Mar
28 Dec
20 Mar
31 Mar
12 Mar
26 Mar

 

108
 56
--
 83
--
 77
 97
  94
 67


2007-08
2008-09
2009-10
2010-11
2011-12
2012-13
2013-14
2014-15
 7 Dec
10 Dec
27 Dec
 9 Dec
 3 Jan
31 Dec
10 Dec
  2 Dec
 

  7 Apr
24 Mar
25 Mar
 3 Apr
12 Mar
11 Apr
10 Apr
16 Dec


122
104
 88
112
 69
101
121
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Long-term variation in ice duration on Lake Monona 

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Latest revision: 16 December 2014

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