Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
402 PM CDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE SIOUX CITY IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1889 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              91   03/30/1968
 LOW              -22   03/05/1960
HIGHEST            75   03/30        MM      MM       67  03/29
LOWEST            -14   03/03        MM      MM        4  03/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     46.7              47.5    -0.8     40.5
AVG. MINIMUM     19.5              25.5    -6.0     21.5
MEAN             33.1              36.5    -3.4     31.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      6               3.9     2.1        9
DAYS MIN <= 32     29              23.1     5.9       30
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               0.5     2.5        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.90   1987
 MINIMUM         0.03   1910
TOTALS           0.38              2.00   -1.62     2.00
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.06   -0.05     0.06
DAYS >= .01         4               8.3    -4.3       10
DAYS >= .10         2               4.2    -2.2        4
DAYS >= .50         0               1.2    -1.2        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.5    -0.5        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.17   03/01 TO 03/01

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           26.2   1962
TOTALS            4.7               6.5    -1.8     11.7
SINCE 7/1        18.5              33.0   -14.5     32.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                MM      MM        2
DAYS >= 1.0         1               1.7    -0.7        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   03/03                          9  03/12
                        03/02                             03/11
 24 HR TOTAL      4.5   03/01 TO 03/01

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     980               884      96     1047
 SINCE 7/1       6584              6178     406     6196
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/190    DATE  03/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    54/200    DATE  03/26

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           18
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      2

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

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