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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1153 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016

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...THE MITCHELL SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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              68   01/05/2012
 LOW              -38   01/19/1970
HIGHEST            43   01/29        MM      MM       53  01/26
                        01/27
LOWEST            -17   01/17        MM      MM      -10  01/13
                                                          01/06
                                                          01/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     26.8              28.1    -1.3     30.9
AVG. MINIMUM     10.4               9.5     0.9     13.9
MEAN             18.6              18.8    -0.2     22.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     20              17.8     2.2       15
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              30.5     0.5       30
DAYS MIN <= 0       7               7.4    -0.4       10

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           0.45              0.22    0.23     0.53
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.01    0.00     0.02
DAYS >= .01         7                MM      MM        6
DAYS >= .10         2                MM      MM        2
DAYS >= .50         0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.12   01/25 TO 01/25

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS            6.3                MM      MM      5.8
SINCE 7/1        34.3                MM      MM     19.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      6                MM      MM        3
DAYS >= 1.0         3                MM      MM        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         9   01/27                          7  01/15
                        01/26                             01/14
                                                          01/13
 24 HR TOTAL      2.5   01/25 TO 01/25

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1431              1432      -1     1313
 SINCE 7/1       3801              4367    -566     4194
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/330    DATE  01/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/340    DATE  01/14

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     83

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                1     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      1
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
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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