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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
505 PM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

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...THE MITCHELL SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 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              68   01/05/2012
 LOW              -38   01/19/1970
HIGHEST            53   01/26        MM      MM       53  01/19
LOWEST            -10   01/13        MM      MM      -13  01/06
                        01/06                             01/05
                        01/05                             01/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     30.9              28.1     2.8     30.5
AVG. MINIMUM     13.9               9.5     4.4      5.4
MEAN             22.4              18.8     3.6     17.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     15              17.8    -2.8       12
DAYS MIN <= 32     30              30.5    -0.5       30
DAYS MIN <= 0      10               7.4     2.6       13

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           0.53              0.22    0.31     0.17
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.01    0.01     0.01
DAYS >= .01         6                MM      MM        4
DAYS >= .10         2                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= .50         0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.31   01/05 TO 01/05

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS            5.8                MM      MM      0.8
SINCE 7/1        19.1                MM      MM     16.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      3                MM      MM        2
DAYS >= 1.0         1                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         7   01/15                          5  01/02
                        01/14                             01/01
                        01/13
 24 HR TOTAL      4.3   01/05 TO 01/05

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1313              1432    -119     1449
 SINCE 7/1       4194              4367    -173     4563
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/320    DATE  01/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/320    DATE  01/08

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           17
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     77

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                1     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      3

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

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