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

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CLMHON

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
849 AM CDT FRI MAY 1 2015

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...THE HURON SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1881 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              97   04/21/1980
 LOW               -2   04/03/1975
HIGHEST            80   04/11        MM      MM       85  04/09
LOWEST             19   04/22        MM      MM       13  04/17
                        04/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     65.0              59.0     6.0     58.7
AVG. MINIMUM     35.1              34.0     1.1     31.3
MEAN             50.0              46.5     3.5     45.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.5    -0.5        1
DAYS MIN <= 32     11              12.9    -1.9       17
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.64   2001
 MINIMUM         0.03   1934
TOTALS           0.60              2.31   -1.71     1.41
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.08   -0.06     0.05
DAYS >= .01         6               8.7    -2.7        5
DAYS >= .10         2               4.8    -2.8        2
DAYS >= .50         0               1.5    -1.5        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.5    -0.5        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.28   04/18 TO 04/18

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           26.9   1935
TOTALS              T               4.0    -4.0      2.2
SINCE 7/1        22.8              43.9   -21.1     28.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               1.3    -1.3        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             1  04/17
 24 HR TOTAL        T   04/09 TO 04/09

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     443               559    -116      592
 SINCE 7/1       7238              7378    -140     8013
COOLING TOTAL       0                 4      -4        0
 SINCE 1/1          2                 4      -2        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/330    DATE  04/20
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/320    DATE  04/20

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           21
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     54

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      3

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

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