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CLMATY


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
956 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

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...THE WATERTOWN SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 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              66   02/23/1958
 LOW              -38   02/19/1929
                        02/02/1905
                        02/11/1899
HIGHEST            46   02/07        MM      MM       39  02/19
LOWEST            -16   02/27        MM      MM      -22  02/10
AVG. MAXIMUM     21.1              27.3    -6.2     17.4
AVG. MINIMUM      0.8               7.8    -7.0     -3.8
MEAN             10.9              17.5    -6.6      6.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     22              16.7     5.3       23
DAYS MIN <= 32     28              27.5     0.5       28
DAYS MIN <= 0      17               9.0     8.0       19

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.28   1922
 MINIMUM            T   1933
TOTALS           0.25              0.56   -0.31     0.13
DAYS >= .01         9               5.4     3.6        5
DAYS >= .10         0               1.8    -1.8        0
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           27.0   2007
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS            2.7               7.4    -4.7      1.3
SINCE 7/1        20.9              26.4    -5.5     17.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 4      -4        8
DAYS >= TRACE      11               5.2     5.8       15
DAYS >= 1.0         1               2.2    -1.2        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   02/28                         10  02/17
                        02/27                             02/16
                        02/26                             02/15

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1508              1329     179     1624
 SINCE 7/1       6392              6411     -19     6966
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.8
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/313
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/320    DATE  02/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/320    DATE  02/10

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                2     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW               11     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                     12

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

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