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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
330 AM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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...THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2015

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            91   08/15        MM      MM       90  08/21
                        08/14
LOWEST             43   08/25        MM      MM       51  08/26
                                                          08/12
AVG. MAXIMUM     80.2              81.7    -1.5     79.5
AVG. MINIMUM     58.7              59.6    -0.9     61.9
MEAN             69.4              70.7    -1.3     70.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      3               3.6    -0.6        1
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           6.57              3.05    3.52     4.95
DAILY AVG.       0.21              0.10    0.11     0.16
DAYS >= .01         9               9.1    -0.1       13
DAYS >= .10         6               5.3     0.7        8
DAYS >= .50         4               1.9     2.1        5
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.9     1.1        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.62   08/27 TO 08/28

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      34                23      11        3
 SINCE 7/1         40                31       9       18
COOLING TOTAL     178               198     -20      190
 SINCE 1/1        575               625     -50      551
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/320    DATE  08/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/320    DATE  08/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              8     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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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