Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
223 PM CDT WED MAY 1 2013

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...THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2013

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              98   04/28/1910
 LOW                4   04/03/1936
HIGHEST            85   04/28        MM      MM       89  04/01
LOWEST             15   04/02        MM      MM       20  04/11
AVG. MAXIMUM     49.5              58.5    -9.0     64.2
AVG. MINIMUM     29.1              34.4    -5.3     39.1
MEAN             39.3              46.4    -7.1     51.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3               0.6     2.4        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     23              12.4    10.6        5
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.97   2001
 MINIMUM         0.02   1926
TOTALS           3.13              3.01    0.12     2.40
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.10    0.00     0.08
DAYS >= .01        14              10.5     3.5        8
DAYS >= .10         6               6.1    -0.1        5
DAYS >= .50         1               1.9    -0.9        2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.6     0.4        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.42   04/09

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           18.4   1983
TOTALS           14.8               4.6    10.2      0.0
SINCE 7/1        41.8              44.5    -2.7     15.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         5               1.3     3.7        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   04/12                          0  MM
                        04/11
 24 HR TOTAL      4.6   04/22

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     769               562     207      407
 SINCE 7/1       7541              7407     134     5885
COOLING TOTAL       4                 5      -1       14
 SINCE 1/1          4                 5      -1       28
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/030    DATE  04/09
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/040    DATE  04/09

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          5     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       5
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      5
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
HAZE                      1

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

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