Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLMHON

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
223 PM CDT WED MAY 1 2013

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...THE HURON SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              97   04/21/1980
 LOW               -2   04/03/1975
HIGHEST            82   04/27        MM      MM       91  04/01
LOWEST              8   04/23        MM      MM       20  04/11
                                                          04/10
AVG. MAXIMUM     48.7              59.0   -10.3     63.3
AVG. MINIMUM     26.5              34.0    -7.5     39.2
MEAN             37.6              46.5    -8.9     51.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.1    -0.1        1
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               0.5     1.5        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     25              12.9    12.1        4
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.64   2001
 MINIMUM         0.03   1934
TOTALS           2.94              2.31    0.63     5.44
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.08    0.02     0.18
DAYS >= .01        13               8.7     4.3       12
DAYS >= .10         8               4.8     3.2        9
DAYS >= .50         1               1.5    -0.5        4
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.5    -0.5        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.84   04/13 TO 04/14

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           26.9   1935
TOTALS           19.7               4.0    15.7      0.0
SINCE 7/1        60.1              43.9    16.2     31.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         6               1.3     4.7        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        10   04/12                          0  MM
                        04/11
 24 HR TOTAL      4.0   04/09

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     817               559     258      418
 SINCE 7/1       7881              7378     503     6030
COOLING TOTAL       0                 4      -4       14
 SINCE 1/1          0                 4      -4       29
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/360    DATE  04/09
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/010    DATE  04/09

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                6     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               13     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      5

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

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