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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
250 PM CDT TUE OCT 1 2013

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...THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 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             104   09/06/1976
                        09/06/1922
                        09/05/1913
 LOW               13   09/29/1899
HIGHEST            91   09/09        MM      MM       96  09/11
                                                          09/02
LOWEST             35   09/21        MM      MM       27  09/23
AVG. MAXIMUM     78.6              73.2     5.4     78.9
AVG. MINIMUM     55.3              49.3     6.0     46.5
MEAN             66.9              61.3     5.6     62.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      2               1.1     0.9        5
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.9    -0.9        3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.26   1986
 MINIMUM            T   1892
                        1891
TOTALS           0.77              2.77   -2.00     1.14
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.09   -0.06     0.04
DAYS >= .01         5               8.7    -3.7        3
DAYS >= .10         2               5.1    -3.1        2
DAYS >= .50         0               1.8    -1.8        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.7    -0.7        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.59   08/31 TO 09/01

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      66               173    -107      145
 SINCE 7/1        100               204    -104      163
COOLING TOTAL     130                60      70       84
 SINCE 1/1        784               685      99     1182
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/170    DATE  09/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/170    DATE  09/26

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             17
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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