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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
848 AM CDT FRI MAY 1 2015

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...THE MITCHELL SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              97   04/21/1980
                        04/25/1962
 LOW                1   04/01/1924
HIGHEST            81   04/24        MM      MM       85  04/09
LOWEST             22   04/03        MM      MM       16  04/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     65.5              60.2     5.3     60.3
AVG. MINIMUM     37.9              35.3     2.6     34.2
MEAN             51.7              47.8     3.9     47.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.7    -0.7        1
DAYS MIN <= 32      7              10.6    -3.6       13
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           1.42              2.18   -0.76     0.53
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.07   -0.02     0.02
DAYS >= .01         7                MM      MM        6
DAYS >= .10         3                MM      MM        2
DAYS >= .50         1                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.93   04/24 TO 04/25

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS            0.0                MM      MM        T
SINCE 7/1        22.6                MM      MM     30.8
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   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     396               520    -124      527
 SINCE 7/1       6654              7000    -346     7523
COOLING TOTAL       2                 2       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          6                 2       4        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/320    DATE  04/20
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/300    DATE  04/20

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           19
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     54

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                9     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      0
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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