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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
223 PM CDT WED MAY 1 2013

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...THE MITCHELL SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              97   04/21/1980
                        04/25/1962
 LOW                1   04/01/1924
HIGHEST            82   04/28        MM      MM       92  04/01
LOWEST             12   04/23        MM      MM       22  04/11
AVG. MAXIMUM     50.3              60.2    -9.9     64.6
AVG. MINIMUM     28.5              35.3    -6.8     40.0
MEAN             39.4              47.8    -8.4     52.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        1
DAYS MAX <= 32      4               0.7     3.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     23              10.6    12.4        5
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           2.66              2.18    0.48     4.74
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.07    0.02     0.16
DAYS >= .01        11                MM      MM       10
DAYS >= .10         5                MM      MM        6
DAYS >= .50         1                MM      MM        4
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.68   04/09

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS           23.2                MM      MM      0.0
SINCE 7/1        54.5                MM      MM     21.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         6                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        13   04/12                          0  MM
                        04/11
 24 HR TOTAL      5.1   04/22

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     760               520     240      387
 SINCE 7/1       7364              7000     364     5600
COOLING TOTAL       0                 2      -2       13
 SINCE 1/1          0                 2      -2       30
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              13.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/010    DATE  04/09
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/010    DATE  04/09

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      4

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

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