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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
402 PM CDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE MITCHELL SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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              95   03/30/1943
 LOW              -23   03/12/1956
HIGHEST            68   03/13        MM      MM       70  03/29
                        03/09
LOWEST            -16   03/02        MM      MM        8  03/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     43.2              44.6    -1.4     37.3
AVG. MINIMUM     18.9              23.6    -4.7     18.7
MEAN             31.0              34.1    -3.1     28.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      7               5.5     1.5       14
DAYS MIN <= 32     27              24.1     2.9       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       4               0.7     3.3        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           1.04              1.06   -0.02     0.80
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.03    0.00     0.03
DAYS >= .01         7                MM      MM        6
DAYS >= .10         3                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= .50         0                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.45   03/27 TO 03/27

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS            8.6                MM      MM      3.4
SINCE 7/1        30.8                MM      MM     31.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                MM      MM        2
DAYS >= 1.0         3                MM      MM        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   03/03                          6  03/03
                        03/02                             03/02
                                                          03/01
 24 HR TOTAL      3.4   03/18 TO 03/18

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1046               958      88     1139
 SINCE 7/1       6996              6480     516     6604
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    45/320    DATE  03/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    54/320    DATE  03/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           18
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                4     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               11     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      1

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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