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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
402 PM CDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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              88   03/30/1943
 LOW              -23   03/11/1948
HIGHEST            71   03/31        MM      MM       66  03/29
LOWEST            -16   03/02        MM      MM        6  03/19
                                                          03/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     40.6              43.1    -2.5     36.7
AVG. MINIMUM     17.8              22.7    -4.9     18.4
MEAN             29.2              32.9    -3.7     27.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      8               6.0     2.0       13
DAYS MIN <= 32     29              25.6     3.4       30
DAYS MIN <= 0       4               1.4     2.6        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.97   2007
 MINIMUM         0.01   1930
TOTALS           0.71              1.76   -1.05     0.88
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.06   -0.04     0.03
DAYS >= .01         9               8.7     0.3        8
DAYS >= .10         3               4.3    -1.3        1
DAYS >= .50         0               0.8    -0.8        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.25   03/18 TO 03/18

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           31.5   1951
TOTALS            7.7               8.4    -0.7      1.5
SINCE 7/1        41.9              39.9     2.0     27.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 4      -3        0
DAYS >= 1.0         3               2.2     0.8        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   03/19                          2  03/01
                        03/06
                        03/05
 24 HR TOTAL      2.9   03/18 TO 03/18

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1101               995     106     1153
 SINCE 7/1       7448              6845     603     6772
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/290    DATE  03/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/290    DATE  03/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            6
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             15
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                4     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       6
LIGHT SNOW               15     SLEET                      3
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      2

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

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