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CLMHON

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1007 AM CDT THU MAY 1 2014

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...THE HURON SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1881 TO 2014

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            85   04/09        MM      MM       MM  MM
LOWEST             13   04/17        MM      MM       MM  MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     58.7              59.0    -0.3       MM
AVG. MINIMUM     31.3              34.0    -2.7       MM
MEAN             45.0              46.5    -1.5       MM
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.1    -0.1       MM
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               0.5     0.5       MM
DAYS MIN <= 32     17              12.9     4.1       MM
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0       MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.64   2001
 MINIMUM         0.03   1934
TOTALS           1.41              2.31   -0.90       MM
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.08   -0.03       MM
DAYS >= .01         5               8.7    -3.7       MM
DAYS >= .10         2               4.8    -2.8       MM
DAYS >= .50         1               1.5    -0.5       MM
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.5     0.5       MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.17   04/28 TO 04/29

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           26.9   1935
TOTALS            2.2               4.0    -1.8       MM
SINCE 7/1        28.6              43.9   -15.3       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= 1.0         1               1.3    -0.3       MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   04/17                         MM  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      2.2   04/16 TO 04/16

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     592               559      33       MM
 SINCE 7/1       8013              7378     635       MM
COOLING TOTAL       0                 4      -4       MM
 SINCE 1/1          0                 4      -4       MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              13.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/330    DATE  04/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/150    DATE  04/23

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           17
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     59

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      4

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

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