Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1153 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016

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...THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2016

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            41   01/30        25      16       48  01/26
                        01/27
LOWEST            -16   01/17         5     -21      -16  01/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     25.6              26.4    -0.8     29.2
AVG. MINIMUM      9.3               6.9     2.4     12.3
MEAN             17.4              16.6     0.8     20.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     21              19.5     1.5       16
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              30.8     0.2       30
DAYS MIN <= 0       7              10.3    -3.3        9

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.23   1922
 MINIMUM            T   1901
                        1900
TOTALS           0.48              0.56   -0.08     0.81
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.02    0.00     0.03
DAYS >= .01         6               6.6    -0.6        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    0.30   01/08 TO 01/08

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           22.2   1929
TOTALS            6.9               7.7    -0.8      9.8
SINCE 7/1        43.3              24.6    18.7     24.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      7                 5       2        2
DAYS >= 1.0         1               2.1    -1.1        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         9   01/10                          7  01/06
                        01/09
                        01/01
 24 HR TOTAL      4.4   01/07 TO 01/08

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1468              1499     -31     1365
 SINCE 7/1       3936              4632    -696     4370
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/340    DATE  01/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/340    DATE  01/11

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            6
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     81

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                       2
LIGHT SNOW               18     SLEET                      0
FOG                      21     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
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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