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

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36
000
CXUS53 KFSD 011952
CLMFSD

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
252 PM CDT MON MAY 1 2017

...................................

...THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              98   04/28/1910
 LOW                4   04/03/1936
HIGHEST            81   04/08        MM      MM       76  04/14
                                                          04/13
                                                          04/03
LOWEST             24   04/28        MM      MM       19  04/09
                                                          04/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     59.8              58.5     1.3     59.2
AVG. MINIMUM     38.1              34.4     3.7     38.2
MEAN             49.0              46.4     2.6     48.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.6    -0.6        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      8              12.4    -4.4        8
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.97   2001
 MINIMUM         0.02   1926
TOTALS           2.87              3.01   -0.14     4.62
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.10    0.00     0.15
DAYS >= .01        11              10.5     0.5       10
DAYS >= .10         5               6.1    -1.1        6
DAYS >= .50         1               1.9    -0.9        5
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.6     0.4        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.38   04/30

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           18.4   1983
TOTALS            1.3               4.6    -3.3        T
SINCE 7/1        40.7              44.5    -3.8     68.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               1.3    -0.3        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      1.3   04/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     474               562     -88      482
 SINCE 7/1       6190              7407   -1217     6282
COOLING TOTAL       1                 5      -4        0
 SINCE 1/1          1                 5      -4        0
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/190    DATE  04/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/190    DATE  04/07

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             15
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      1
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      2

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

$$

TRM


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.