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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
505 PM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

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...THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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              66   01/24/1981
 LOW              -38   01/12/1912
HIGHEST            48   01/26        25      23       46  01/19
LOWEST            -16   01/13         5     -21      -18  01/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     29.2              26.4     2.8     25.9
AVG. MINIMUM     12.3               6.9     5.4      0.7
MEAN             20.8              16.6     4.2     13.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     16              19.5    -3.5       14
DAYS MIN <= 32     30              30.8    -0.8       30
DAYS MIN <= 0       9              10.3    -1.3       20

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.23   1922
 MINIMUM            T   1901
                        1900
TOTALS           0.81              0.56    0.25     0.31
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.02    0.01     0.01
DAYS >= .01         8               6.6     1.4        5
DAYS >= .10         2               1.6     0.4        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.39   01/05 TO 01/05


SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           22.2   1929
TOTALS            9.8               7.7     2.1      4.7
SINCE 7/1        24.0              24.6    -0.6     25.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                 5      -3        2
DAYS >= 1.0         2               2.1    -0.1        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         7   01/06                          4  01/17
                                                          01/09
                                                          01/08
 24 HR TOTAL      5.0   01/05 TO 01/05

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1365              1499    -134     1596
 SINCE 7/1       4370              4632    -262     4864
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/320    DATE  01/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/320    DATE  01/08

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             17
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     78

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                1     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               11     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      3

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

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