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CLMATY


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
730 AM CDT SAT MAY 2 2015

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...THE WATERTOWN SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1898 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              95   04/21/1980
 LOW              -10   04/05/1926
HIGHEST            76   04/30        MM      MM       79  04/09
                        04/14
LOWEST             17   04/03        MM      MM        9  04/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     61.1              55.6     5.5     52.0
AVG. MINIMUM     33.6              32.1     1.5     28.9
MEAN             47.3              43.8     3.5     40.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               1.0    -1.0        3
DAYS MIN <= 32     16              15.8     0.2       17
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.48   2001
 MINIMUM         0.17   1934
TOTALS           0.39              2.02   -1.63     1.59
DAYS >= .01         5               8.5    -3.5        8
DAYS >= .10         2               4.6    -2.6        4
DAYS >= .50         0               1.3    -1.3        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           29.5   2008
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS              T               3.3    -3.3      4.0
SINCE 7/1        25.3              35.9   -10.6     28.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       1               1.8    -0.8        5
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.9    -0.9        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             2  04/17

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     520               636    -116      728
 SINCE 7/1       7874              8151    -277     8943
COOLING TOTAL       0                 2      -2        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 2      -2        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.2
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/007
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/200    DATE  04/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/200    DATE  04/11

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           19
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     56

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1

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

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