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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1024 AM CST SAT FEB 1 2014

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...THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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              66   01/24/1981
 LOW              -38   01/12/1912
HIGHEST            46   01/19        25      21       46  01/18
LOWEST            -18   01/06         5     -23       -9  01/21
AVG. MAXIMUM     25.9              26.4    -0.5     26.9
AVG. MINIMUM      0.7               6.9    -6.2      8.0
MEAN             13.3              16.6    -3.3     17.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     14              19.5    -5.5       18
DAYS MIN <= 32     30              30.8    -0.8       31
DAYS MIN <= 0      20              10.3     9.7        7

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.23   1922
 MINIMUM            T   1901
                        1900
TOTALS           0.31              0.56   -0.25     0.41
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.02   -0.01     0.01
DAYS >= .01         5               6.6    -1.6        5
DAYS >= .10         2               1.6     0.4        1
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.12   01/16 TO 01/16

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           22.2   1929
TOTALS            4.7               7.7    -3.0      2.1
SINCE 7/1        25.2              24.6     0.6     15.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                 5      -3        1
DAYS >= 1.0         1               2.1    -1.1        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   01/17                          4  01/02
                        01/09                             01/01
                        01/08
 24 HR TOTAL      2.4   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1596              1499      97     1466
 SINCE 7/1       4864              4632     232     4406
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    48/320    DATE  01/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    63/320    DATE  01/16

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               16     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      4

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

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