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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
223 PM CDT THU OCT 1 2015

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...THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 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   09/06/1976
                        09/06/1922
                        09/05/1913
 LOW               13   09/29/1899
HIGHEST            87   09/16        MM      MM       89  09/19
                        09/03
LOWEST             39   09/12        MM      MM       36  09/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     77.2              73.2     4.0     72.9
AVG. MINIMUM     57.0              49.3     7.7     51.9
MEAN             67.1              61.3     5.8     62.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               1.1    -1.1        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.9    -0.9        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.26   1986
 MINIMUM            T   1892
                        1891
TOTALS           3.24              2.77    0.47     2.28
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.09    0.02     0.08
DAYS >= .01        10               8.7     1.3       12
DAYS >= .10         5               5.1    -0.1        5
DAYS >= .50         2               1.8     0.2        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.7     0.3        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.69   09/23 TO 09/24

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      63               173    -110      130
 SINCE 7/1        103               204    -101      148
COOLING TOTAL     133                60      73       59
 SINCE 1/1        708               685      23      610
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/170    DATE  09/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/190    DATE  09/15

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             15
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
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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