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

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27
000
CXUS53 KFSD 011546
CLMSUX

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
943 AM CST SUN JAN 1 2017

...................................

...THE SIOUX CITY IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1889 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              71   12/06/1939
 LOW              -28   12/29/1917
HIGHEST            51   12/04        MM      MM       58  12/10
LOWEST            -20   12/18        MM      MM       -3  12/31
AVG. MAXIMUM     34.2              32.1     2.1     38.5
AVG. MINIMUM     15.2              13.0     2.2     23.4
MEAN             24.7              22.6     2.1     31.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     13              14.3    -1.3       10
DAYS MIN <= 32     29              30.0    -1.0       24
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               4.7    -1.7        1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.87   1911
 MINIMUM         0.01   1943
TOTALS           1.48              0.80    0.68     2.86
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.03    0.02     0.09
DAYS >= .01         6               6.9    -0.9       14
DAYS >= .10         2               2.4    -0.4        9
DAYS >= .50         1               0.3     0.7        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.0     1.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.09   12/25 TO 12/25

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           34.0   2009
TOTALS            4.5               7.8    -3.3     11.8
SINCE 7/1         5.5              13.2    -7.7     24.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 3      -3        2
DAYS >= 1.0         3               2.5     0.5        5
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   12/20                          9  12/02
                        12/19
                        12/18
 24 HR TOTAL      2.6   12/16 TO 12/17

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1240              1316     -76     1045
 SINCE 7/1       2184              2792    -608     2151
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1       1165               869     296      889
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    48/220    DATE  12/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    61/220    DATE  12/25

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           18
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

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

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

$$


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.