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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
953 AM CDT THU JUN 1 2017

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...THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 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             104   05/30/1934
 LOW               17   05/04/1967
HIGHEST            85   05/14        MM      MM       87  05/06
LOWEST             31   05/02        MM      MM       32  05/14
                                                          05/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     69.5              69.8    -0.3     71.0
AVG. MINIMUM     45.6              46.2    -0.6     46.8
MEAN             57.6              58.0    -0.4     58.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.4    -0.4        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1               1.4    -0.4        2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.42   1898
 MINIMUM         0.10   1934
TOTALS           3.23              3.40   -0.17     3.11
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.11   -0.01     0.10
DAYS >= .01        11              11.8    -0.8       11
DAYS >= .10         6               6.5    -0.5        7
DAYS >= .50         3               2.4     0.6        2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.7     0.3        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.26   04/30 TO 05/01
                        05/01 TO 05/01
                        05/01 TO 05/02

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            3.0   1944
TOTALS            2.2               0.0     2.2      0.0
SINCE 7/1        42.9              44.5    -1.6     68.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.0     1.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2R  05/01                          0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      2.2   05/01 TO 05/01

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     247               248      -1      213
 SINCE 7/1       6437              7655   -1218     6495
COOLING TOTAL      25                31      -6       33
 SINCE 1/1         26                36     -10       33
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/180    DATE  05/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/190    DATE  05/25

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             15
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     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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