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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
150 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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...THE HURON SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1881 TO 2016

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            81   04/14        MM      MM       80  04/11
LOWEST             20   04/09        MM      MM       19  04/22
                        04/04                             04/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     59.4              59.0     0.4     65.0
AVG. MINIMUM     34.9              34.0     0.9     35.1
MEAN             47.1              46.5     0.6     50.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.5    -0.5        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     12              12.9    -0.9       11
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.64   2001
 MINIMUM         0.03   1934
TOTALS           4.14              2.31    1.83     0.60
DAILY AVG.       0.14              0.08    0.06     0.02
DAYS >= .01        10               8.7     1.3        6
DAYS >= .10         6               4.8     1.2        2
DAYS >= .50         3               1.5     1.5        0
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.5     0.5        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.09   04/27 TO 04/27

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           26.9   1935
TOTALS              T               4.0    -4.0        T
SINCE 7/1        33.0              43.9   -10.9     22.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               1.3    -1.3        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0                                  0
 24 HR TOTAL        T   04/01 TO 04/01

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     529               559     -30      443
 SINCE 7/1       6352              7378   -1026     7238
COOLING TOTAL       1                 4      -3        0
 SINCE 1/1          1                 4      -3        2
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              13.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/330    DATE  04/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/320    DATE  04/07

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           14
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     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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