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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
822 AM CDT WED JUN 1 2016

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...THE MITCHELL SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 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             108   05/30/1934
 LOW               18   05/03/1967
HIGHEST            89   05/06        MM      MM       87  05/28
LOWEST             32   05/14        MM      MM       33  05/12
AVG. MAXIMUM     72.4              71.1     1.3     69.7
AVG. MINIMUM     49.3              47.8     1.5     47.3
MEAN             60.8              59.5     1.3     58.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               1.1    -1.1        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1               1.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           4.56              2.93    1.63     4.77
DAILY AVG.       0.15              0.09    0.06     0.15
DAYS >= .01        13                MM      MM       13
DAYS >= .10         9                MM      MM        6
DAYS >= .50         4                MM      MM        3
DAYS >= 1.00        1                MM      MM        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.59   05/28 TO 05/28
                        05/27 TO 05/28
                        05/28 TO 05/28

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS            0.0                MM      MM      0.0
SINCE 7/1        46.3                MM      MM     22.6
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   05/31 TO 05/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     163               210     -47      219
 SINCE 7/1       6145              7210   -1065     6873
COOLING TOTAL      40                38       2       25
 SINCE 1/1         44                40       4       31
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/180    DATE  05/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/180    DATE  05/25

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           20
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              9     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       9
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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