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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
156 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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...THE MITCHELL SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              97   04/21/1980
                        04/25/1962
 LOW                1   04/01/1924
HIGHEST            82   04/23        MM      MM       81  04/24
LOWEST             23   04/09        MM      MM       22  04/03
                        04/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     59.9              60.2    -0.3     65.5
AVG. MINIMUM     37.2              35.3     1.9     37.9
MEAN             48.6              47.8     0.8     51.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.7    -0.7        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     10              10.6    -0.6        7
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           5.37              2.18    3.19     1.42
DAILY AVG.       0.18              0.07    0.11     0.05
DAYS >= .01        13                MM      MM        7
DAYS >= .10         8                MM      MM        3
DAYS >= .50         3                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.57   04/26 TO 04/27

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS            0.2                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                                  0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.2   04/01 TO 04/01

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     488               520     -32      396
 SINCE 7/1       5982              7000   -1018     6654
COOLING TOTAL       4                 2       2        2
 SINCE 1/1          4                 2       2        6
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              13.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/330    DATE  04/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    54/350    DATE  04/07

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           14
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     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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