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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
459 PM CDT SUN SEP 1 2013

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...THE MITCHELL SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 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             115   08/04/1934
 LOW               34   08/28/1911
HIGHEST            96   08/29        MM      MM      103  08/29
                        08/27
                        08/25
LOWEST             52   08/03        MM      MM       44  08/17
AVG. MAXIMUM     83.8              83.3     0.5     86.7
AVG. MINIMUM     62.7              60.6     2.1     57.3
MEAN             73.3              72.0     1.3     72.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      9               4.0     5.0       13
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           2.54              2.38    0.16     2.06
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.08    0.00     0.07
DAYS >= .01         4                MM      MM        6
DAYS >= .10         2                MM      MM        5
DAYS >= .50         1                MM      MM        2
DAYS >= 1.00        1                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.18   08/10 TO 08/10
                        08/09 TO 08/10
                        08/10 TO 08/10

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       15
 SINCE 7/1         23                17       6       15
COOLING TOTAL     269               227      42      241
 SINCE 1/1        781               745      36     1147
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/350    DATE  08/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/350    DATE  08/10

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           24
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                9     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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