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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
121 PM CST WED FEB 1 2017

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...THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              66   01/24/1981
 LOW              -38   01/12/1912
HIGHEST            45   01/18        25      20       41  01/30
                                                          01/27
LOWEST             -6   01/05         5     -11      -16  01/17
                        01/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     28.1              26.4     1.7     25.6
AVG. MINIMUM     14.1               6.9     7.2      9.3
MEAN             21.1              16.6     4.5     17.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     19              19.5    -0.5       21
DAYS MIN <= 32     29              30.8    -1.8       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       7              10.3    -3.3        7

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.23   1922
 MINIMUM            T   1901
                        1900
TOTALS           0.62              0.56    0.06     0.48
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.02    0.00     0.02
DAYS >= .01         8               6.6     1.4        6
DAYS >= .10         2               1.6     0.4        1
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.45   01/24 TO 01/25

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           22.2   1929
TOTALS            9.4               7.7     1.7      6.9
SINCE 7/1        26.3              24.6     1.7     43.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 5      -4        7
DAYS >= 1.0         2               2.1    -0.1        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         7   01/27                          9  01/10
                        01/26                             01/09
                                                          01/01
 24 HR TOTAL      7.3   01/24 TO 01/25

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1357              1499    -142     1468
 SINCE 7/1       3881              4632    -751     3936
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/310    DATE  01/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/MM     DATE   MM

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         15

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     82

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                4     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          4     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               13     SLEET                      0
FOG                      20     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
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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