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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1006 AM CDT THU MAY 1 2014

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...THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              98   04/28/1910
 LOW                4   04/03/1936
HIGHEST            81   04/09        MM      MM       MM  MM
LOWEST             11   04/15        MM      MM       MM  MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     58.1              58.5    -0.4       MM
AVG. MINIMUM     33.5              34.4    -0.9       MM
MEAN             45.8              46.4    -0.6       MM
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.2    -0.2       MM
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.6    -0.6       MM
DAYS MIN <= 32     13              12.4     0.6       MM
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0       MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.97   2001
 MINIMUM         0.02   1926
TOTALS           1.17              3.01   -1.84       MM
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.10   -0.06       MM
DAYS >= .01         7              10.5    -3.5       MM
DAYS >= .10         4               6.1    -2.1       MM
DAYS >= .50         0               1.9    -1.9       MM
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.6    -0.6       MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.34   04/28 TO 04/29

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           18.4   1983
TOTALS            3.4               4.6    -1.2       MM
SINCE 7/1        45.3              44.5     0.8       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= 1.0         1               1.3    -0.3       MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   04/04                         MM  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      2.6   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     570               562       8       MM
 SINCE 7/1       8018              7407     611       MM
COOLING TOTAL       0                 5      -5       MM
 SINCE 1/1          0                 5      -5       MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              13.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/110    DATE  04/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/110    DATE  04/26

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                      3
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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