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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
745 AM CDT FRI APR 1 2016

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1881 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              89   03/30/1943
 LOW              -25   03/14/1897
HIGHEST            79   03/11        MM      MM       81  03/15
LOWEST             -3   03/01        MM      MM      -10  03/05
                                                          03/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     52.9              43.7     9.2     52.7
AVG. MINIMUM     28.4              22.6     5.8     21.5
MEAN             40.7              33.1     7.6     37.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               5.3    -3.3        3
DAYS MIN <= 32     21              25.3    -4.3       26
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               1.5    -0.5        3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.89   1977
 MINIMUM         0.06   1925
TOTALS           1.07              1.46   -0.39     0.16
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.05   -0.02     0.01
DAYS >= .01         8               7.5     0.5        3
DAYS >= .10         4               3.4     0.6        1
DAYS >= .50         0               0.8    -0.8        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.42   03/22 TO 03/23

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           33.9   1975
TOTALS            2.3               8.9    -6.6      1.2
SINCE 7/1        33.0              39.9    -6.9     22.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 4      -4        0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               2.3    -1.3        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   03/01                          2  03/02
                                                          03/01
 24 HR TOTAL      1.5   03/18 TO 03/19

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     747               987    -240      858
 SINCE 7/1       5823              6819    -996     6795
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        2
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        2
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/320    DATE  03/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/320    DATE  03/16

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           14
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                6     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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