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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1034 AM CST WED MAR 1 2017

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...THE MITCHELL SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              72   02/21/2000
 LOW              -40   02/10/1994
                        02/09/1994
HIGHEST            71   02/21        MM      MM       69  02/27
LOWEST              5   02/08        MM      MM        4  02/12
AVG. MAXIMUM     43.4              33.6     9.8     38.5
AVG. MINIMUM     22.9              13.9     9.0     22.9
MEAN             33.2              23.7     9.5     30.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      7              12.7    -5.7        9
DAYS MIN <= 32     22              26.4    -4.4       25
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               4.5    -4.5        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           0.40              0.34    0.06     0.78
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.01    0.00     0.03
DAYS >= .01         2                MM      MM        9
DAYS >= .10         2                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= .50         0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.22   02/23 TO 02/23

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS            2.4                MM      MM      8.1
SINCE 7/1        25.4                MM      MM     42.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.0         1                MM      MM        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   02/25                          4  02/03
                        02/24                             02/02
                        02/02                             02/01
 24 HR TOTAL      2.4   02/23 TO 02/23

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     885              1155    -270      988
 SINCE 7/1       4734              5522    -788     4789
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/010    DATE  02/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/020    DATE  02/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           20
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     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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