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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1019 AM CDT TUE SEP 2 2014

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...THE MITCHELL SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 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             115   08/04/1934
 LOW               34   08/28/1911
HIGHEST            88   08/21        MM      MM       96  08/29
                        08/18                             08/27
                                                          08/25
LOWEST             49   08/26        MM      MM       52  08/03
                        08/12
AVG. MAXIMUM     80.7              83.3    -2.6     83.8
AVG. MINIMUM     61.2              60.6     0.6     62.7
MEAN             71.0              72.0    -1.0     73.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               4.0    -4.0        9
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           4.82              2.38    2.44     2.54
DAILY AVG.       0.16              0.08    0.08     0.08
DAYS >= .01         9                MM      MM        4
DAYS >= .10         7                MM      MM        2
DAYS >= .50         3                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.00        2                MM      MM        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.82   08/23 TO 08/23

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS            0.0                MM      MM      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0                MM      MM      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   08/31 TO 08/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       3                12      -9        3
 SINCE 7/1         12                17      -5       23
COOLING TOTAL     194               227     -33      269
 SINCE 1/1        646               745     -99      781
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/260    DATE  08/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/250    DATE  08/23

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           18
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     77

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
HAZE                      1

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

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