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CLMATY


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
1129 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

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...THE WATERTOWN SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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              65   01/24/1981
 LOW              -40   01/13/1916
HIGHEST            43   01/19        MM      MM       40  01/19
LOWEST            -17   01/06        MM      MM      -27  01/02
                        01/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     25.4              22.2     3.2     20.8
AVG. MINIMUM      9.2               3.1     6.1     -3.9
MEAN             17.3              12.7     4.6      8.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     20              23.1    -3.1       19
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              31.0     0.0       31
DAYS MIN <= 0      10              12.8    -2.8       20

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.11   1979
 MINIMUM            T   2008
                        1921
TOTALS           0.40              0.52   -0.12     0.30
DAYS >= .01         6               5.3     0.7        9
DAYS >= .10         2               1.7     0.3        0
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           27.0   MM
 SNOW DEPTH        42   MM
TOTALS            4.0               5.3    -1.3      4.7
SINCE 7/1        18.2              19.0    -0.8     16.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      3                 4      -1        9
DAYS >= TRACE      12               5.4     6.6       19
DAYS >= 1.0         1               1.9    -0.9        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   01/15                         10  01/31
                        01/14                             01/30
                        01/13                             01/29

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1471              1623    -152     1744
 SINCE 7/1       4884              5082    -198     5342
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              11.7
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   5/291
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/330    DATE  01/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/320    DATE  01/08

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             15
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     80

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                0     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               12     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      7

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

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