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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
805 AM CDT SAT OCT 1 2016

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...THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2016

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            88   09/21        MM      MM       87  09/16
                                                          09/03
LOWEST             40   09/29        MM      MM       39  09/12
AVG. MAXIMUM     76.0              73.2     2.8     77.2
AVG. MINIMUM     55.4              49.3     6.1     57.0
MEAN             65.7              61.3     4.4     67.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               1.1    -1.1        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.9    -0.9        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.26   1986
 MINIMUM            T   1892
                        1891
TOTALS           7.55              2.77    4.78     3.24
DAILY AVG.       0.25              0.09    0.16     0.11
DAYS >= .01         9               8.7     0.3       10
DAYS >= .10         8               5.1     2.9        5
DAYS >= .50         4               1.8     2.2        2
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.7     1.3        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.61   09/14 TO 09/15
                        09/15 TO 09/15
                        09/15 TO 09/16

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      70               173    -103       63
 SINCE 7/1         78               204    -126      103
COOLING TOTAL      97                60      37      133
 SINCE 1/1        877               685     192      708
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/310    DATE  09/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/210    DATE  09/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             15
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      2

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

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