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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1043 AM CDT MON JUN 1 2015

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...THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 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             104   05/30/1934
 LOW               17   05/04/1967
HIGHEST            83   05/27        MM      MM       88  05/30
                        05/03
LOWEST             33   05/09        MM      MM       23  05/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     68.4              69.8    -1.4     70.2
AVG. MINIMUM     47.0              46.2     0.8     45.3
MEAN             57.7              58.0    -0.3     57.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.4    -0.4        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               1.4    -1.4        3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.42   1898
 MINIMUM         0.10   1934
TOTALS           4.00              3.40    0.60     2.11
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.11    0.02     0.07
DAYS >= .01        10              11.8    -1.8        7
DAYS >= .10         6               6.5    -0.5        5
DAYS >= .50         3               2.4     0.6        2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.7     0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.43   05/16 TO 05/16

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     237               248     -11      270
 SINCE 7/1       7237              7655    -418     8288
COOLING TOTAL      18                31     -13       53
 SINCE 1/1         22                36     -14       53
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/180    DATE  05/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/280    DATE  05/17

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            5
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         16

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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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