Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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CLMABR


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
933 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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...THE ABERDEEN SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              98   04/30/1992
 LOW               -2   04/03/1975
HIGHEST            86   04/14        MM      MM       81  04/30
                                                          04/14
                                                          04/11
LOWEST             15   04/09        MM      MM       15  04/22
                        04/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     58.5              57.0     1.5     64.4
AVG. MINIMUM     33.4              31.8     1.6     32.5
MEAN             45.9              44.4     1.5     48.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.9    -0.9        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     14              15.7    -1.7       14
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.88   1986
 MINIMUM         0.12   1981
TOTALS           3.66              1.85    1.81     0.55
DAYS >= .01        10               7.4     2.6        4
DAYS >= .10         6               3.8     2.2        3
DAYS >= .50         3               1.3     1.7        0
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.3     0.7        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           24.4   1970
                        0
                        0
 SNOW DEPTH        15   04/01/1975
TOTALS              T               3.1    -3.1      0.0
SINCE 7/1        26.5              38.1   -11.6     20.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       3               2.0     1.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               1.1    -1.1        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     568               620     -52      488
 SINCE 7/1       6559              8171   -1612     7681
COOLING TOTAL       1                 2      -1        0
 SINCE 1/1          1                 2      -1        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              13.6
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/028
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/170    DATE  04/09
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/170    DATE  04/09

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      0

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

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