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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1017 AM CDT TUE SEP 2 2014

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...THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 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             109   08/24/1936
 LOW               34   08/20/1950
                        08/29/1893
HIGHEST            90   08/21        MM      MM       93  08/27
LOWEST             51   08/26        MM      MM       49  08/03
                        08/12
AVG. MAXIMUM     79.5              81.7    -2.2     81.7
AVG. MINIMUM     61.9              59.6     2.3     61.6
MEAN             70.7              70.7     0.0     71.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               3.6    -2.6        5
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.33   1932
 MINIMUM         0.36   1907
TOTALS           4.95              3.05    1.90     3.23
DAILY AVG.       0.16              0.10    0.06     0.10
DAYS >= .01        13               9.1     3.9        8
DAYS >= .10         8               5.3     2.7        6
DAYS >= .50         5               1.9     3.1        3
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.9     1.1        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.76   08/23 TO 08/24

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       3                23     -20       15
 SINCE 7/1         18                31     -13       34
COOLING TOTAL     190               198      -8      227
 SINCE 1/1        551               625     -74      654
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/190    DATE  08/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    60/210    DATE  08/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     77

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     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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