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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
820 AM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

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...THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             104   09/06/1976
                        09/06/1922
                        09/05/1913
 LOW               13   09/29/1899
HIGHEST            89   09/19        MM      MM       91  09/09
LOWEST             36   09/13        MM      MM       35  09/21
AVG. MAXIMUM     72.9              73.2    -0.3     78.6
AVG. MINIMUM     51.9              49.3     2.6     55.3
MEAN             62.4              61.3     1.1     66.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               1.1    -1.1        2
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.9    -0.9        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.26   1986
 MINIMUM            T   1892
                        1891
TOTALS           2.28              2.77   -0.49     0.77
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.09   -0.01     0.03
DAYS >= .01        12               8.7     3.3        5
DAYS >= .10         5               5.1    -0.1        2
DAYS >= .50         1               1.8    -0.8        0
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.7     0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.23   09/09 TO 09/09

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     130               173     -43       66
 SINCE 7/1        148               204     -56      100
COOLING TOTAL      59                60      -1      130
 SINCE 1/1        610               685     -75      784
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/200    DATE  09/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/290    DATE  09/20

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             15
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     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.

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