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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
330 PM CDT MON JUN 2 2014

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...THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 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   05/30/1934
 LOW               17   05/04/1967
HIGHEST            88   05/30        MM      MM       94  05/14
LOWEST             23   05/16        MM      MM       24  05/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     70.2              69.8     0.4     67.3
AVG. MINIMUM     45.3              46.2    -0.9     47.0
MEAN             57.7              58.0    -0.3     57.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.4    -0.4        1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      3               1.4     1.6        4
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.42   1898
 MINIMUM         0.10   1934
TOTALS           2.11              3.40   -1.29     6.95
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.11   -0.04     0.22
DAYS >= .01         7              11.8    -4.8       18
DAYS >= .10         5               6.5    -1.5        9
DAYS >= .50         2               2.4    -0.4        5
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.7    -0.7        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.89   05/31 TO 05/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     270               248      22      274
 SINCE 7/1       8288              7655     633     7815
COOLING TOTAL      53                31      22       38
 SINCE 1/1         53                36      17       42
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/040    DATE  05/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/030    DATE  05/11

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)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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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