Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1046 AM CST THU JAN 2 2014

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...THE HURON SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1881 TO 2013

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              71   12/06/1939
 LOW              -34   12/25/1884
HIGHEST            50   12/02        MM      MM       60  12/02
LOWEST            -25   12/23        MM      MM      -10  12/25
                                                          12/10
AVG. MAXIMUM     20.5              29.0    -8.5     28.8
AVG. MINIMUM      0.1               9.5    -9.4     11.1
MEAN             10.3              19.2    -8.9     20.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     23              17.0     6.0       22
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              30.6     0.4       30
DAYS MIN <= 0      17               7.2     9.8        6

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.15   1931
 MINIMUM            T   1986
                        1943
TOTALS           1.03              0.52    0.51     1.12
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.02    0.01     0.04
DAYS >= .01        12               5.8     6.2        7
DAYS >= .10         4               1.6     2.4        4
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.31   12/03 TO 12/04

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           26.0   2009
                        1968
TOTALS           13.3               8.0     5.3     13.0
SINCE 7/1        15.8              16.3    -0.5     14.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                 4      -2        3
DAYS >= 1.0         4               2.2     1.8        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   12/31                          7  12/12
                                                          12/11
                                                          12/10
 24 HR TOTAL      3.0   12/04 TO 12/04

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1686              1418     268     1388
 SINCE 7/1       3323              3120     203     3074
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        848               742     106     1083
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/340    DATE  12/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/120    DATE  12/13

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                0     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                3     SNOW                       6
LIGHT SNOW               18     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
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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