Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
822 AM CDT WED JUN 1 2016

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...THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2016

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            87   05/06        MM      MM       83  05/27
                                                          05/03
LOWEST             32   05/14        MM      MM       33  05/09
                        05/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     71.0              69.8     1.2     68.4
AVG. MINIMUM     46.8              46.2     0.6     47.0
MEAN             58.9              58.0     0.9     57.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.4    -0.4        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      2               1.4     0.6        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.42   1898
 MINIMUM         0.10   1934
TOTALS           3.11              3.40   -0.29     4.00
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.11   -0.01     0.13
DAYS >= .01        11              11.8    -0.8       10
DAYS >= .10         7               6.5     0.5        6
DAYS >= .50         2               2.4    -0.4        3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.7     0.3        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.26   05/28 TO 05/28
                        05/27 TO 05/28
                        05/28 TO 05/28

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     213               248     -35      237
 SINCE 7/1       6495              7655   -1160     7237
COOLING TOTAL      33                31       2       18
 SINCE 1/1         33                36      -3       22
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/190    DATE  05/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/190    DATE  05/25

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             16
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              9     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     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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