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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
457 PM CDT SUN SEP 1 2013

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...THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 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             109   08/24/1936
 LOW               34   08/20/1950
                        08/29/1893
HIGHEST            93   08/27        MM      MM      104  08/30
LOWEST             49   08/03        MM      MM       40  08/17
AVG. MAXIMUM     81.7              81.7     0.0     86.1
AVG. MINIMUM     61.6              59.6     2.0     58.7
MEAN             71.7              70.7     1.0     72.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      5               3.6     1.4       11
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           3.23              3.05    0.18     1.75
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.10    0.00     0.06
DAYS >= .01         8               9.1    -1.1       12
DAYS >= .10         6               5.3     0.7        5
DAYS >= .50         3               1.9     1.1        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.9     0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.90   08/10 TO 08/11

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      15                23      -8       18
 SINCE 7/1         34                31       3       18
COOLING TOTAL     227               198      29      257
 SINCE 1/1        654               625      29     1098
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/360    DATE  08/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/350    DATE  08/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             18
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      17     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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