Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
937 AM CDT FRI APR 1 2016

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...THE ABERDEEN SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              86   03/31/1946
 LOW              -32   03/08/1995
HIGHEST            72   03/12        MM      MM       79  03/15
LOWEST             10   03/01        MM      MM      -19  03/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     53.3              40.0    13.3     50.0
AVG. MINIMUM     27.5              19.8     7.7     19.8
MEAN             40.4              29.9    10.5     34.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               7.8    -6.8        5
DAYS MIN <= 32     23              27.9    -4.9       26
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               2.2    -2.2        5

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.55   1897
 MINIMUM         0.04   1971
TOTALS           0.46              1.16   -0.70     0.23
DAYS >= .01         9               7.7     1.3        5
DAYS >= .10         1               3.2    -2.2        1
DAYS >= .50         0               0.6    -0.6        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           27.9   1975
 SNOW DEPTH        24   03/01/2001
TOTALS            0.6               7.2    -6.6      1.7
SINCE 7/1        26.5              35.0    -8.5     20.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 3      -3        0
DAYS >= TRACE       6               5.2     0.8        4
DAYS >= 1.0         0               1.9    -1.9        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             1  03/06
                                                          03/05
                                                          03/04

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     754              1088    -334      925
 SINCE 7/1       5991              7551   -1560     7193
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.5
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/056
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/320    DATE  03/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/310    DATE  03/16

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           14
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                6     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      3

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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