Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
908 AM CST FRI JAN 1 2016

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...THE HURON SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 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              71   12/06/1939
 LOW              -34   12/25/1884
HIGHEST            53   12/08        MM      MM       58  12/13
LOWEST            -10   12/28        MM      MM      -16  12/30
AVG. MAXIMUM     32.5              29.0     3.5     31.3
AVG. MINIMUM     15.9               9.5     6.4     14.5
MEAN             24.2              19.2     5.0     22.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     19              17.0     2.0       17
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              30.6     0.4       30
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               7.2    -4.2        7

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.15   1931
 MINIMUM            T   1986
                        1943
TOTALS           1.28              0.52    0.76     0.70
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.02    0.02     0.02
DAYS >= .01         7               5.8     1.2        8
DAYS >= .10         4               1.6     2.4        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.55   12/25 TO 12/26

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           26.0   2009
                        1968
TOTALS           14.3               8.0     6.3      5.4
SINCE 7/1        19.9              16.3     3.6     13.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      3                 4      -1        1
DAYS >= 1.0         4               2.2     1.8        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         8   12/02                          4  12/31
                        12/01                             12/30
                                                          12/29
 24 HR TOTAL      5.0   12/01 TO 12/01

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1258              1418    -160     1298
 SINCE 7/1       2548              3120    -572     3155
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        797               742      55      597
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/290    DATE  12/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/290    DATE  12/10

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

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     85

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                2     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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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