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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1024 AM CST SAT FEB 1 2014

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...THE MITCHELL SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2014

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            53   01/19        MM      MM       45  01/18
LOWEST            -13   01/06        MM      MM       -8  01/31
                        01/05
                        01/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     30.5              28.1     2.4     27.7
AVG. MINIMUM      5.4               9.5    -4.1      9.5
MEAN             17.9              18.8    -0.9     18.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     12              17.8    -5.8       18
DAYS MIN <= 32     30              30.5    -0.5       31
DAYS MIN <= 0      13               7.4     5.6        6

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           0.17              0.22   -0.05     0.22
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.01    0.00     0.01
DAYS >= .01         4                MM      MM        4
DAYS >= .10         1                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= .50         0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.11   01/30 TO 01/30

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS            0.8                MM      MM      2.8
SINCE 7/1        16.2                MM      MM     13.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                MM      MM        2
DAYS >= 1.0         0                MM      MM        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   01/02                          6  01/01
                        01/01
 24 HR TOTAL      0.4   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1449              1432      17     1431
 SINCE 7/1       4563              4367     196     4281
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              13.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    53/330    DATE  01/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    87/210    DATE  01/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           14
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                6     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW               12     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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