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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1106 AM CST THU FEB 1 2018

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...THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2018

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   01/24/1981
 LOW              -38   01/12/1912
HIGHEST            52   01/19        25      27       45  01/18
LOWEST            -25   01/02         5     -30       -6  01/05
                                                          01/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     27.3              26.4     0.9     28.1
AVG. MINIMUM      7.5               6.9     0.6     14.1
MEAN             17.4              16.6     0.8     21.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     18              19.5    -1.5       19
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              30.8     0.2       29
DAYS MIN <= 0      10              10.3    -0.3        7

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.23   1922
 MINIMUM            T   1901
                        1900
TOTALS           0.38              0.56   -0.18     0.62
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.02   -0.01     0.02
DAYS >= .01         5               6.6    -1.6        8
DAYS >= .10         1               1.6    -0.6        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.23   01/21 TO 01/22

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           22.2   1929
TOTALS            5.8               7.7    -1.9      9.4
SINCE 7/1        16.4              24.6    -8.2     26.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                 5      -3        1
DAYS >= 1.0         3               2.1     0.9        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   01/03                          7  01/27
                        01/02                             01/26
                        01/01
 24 HR TOTAL      2.7   01/21 TO 01/22

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1469              1499     -30     1357
 SINCE 7/1       4230              4632    -402     3881
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/360    DATE  01/22
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/010    DATE  01/22

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             18
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     79

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                1     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW               11     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     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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