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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
631 PM CDT THU JUN 1 2017

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...THE MITCHELL SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             108   05/30/1934
 LOW               18   05/03/1967
HIGHEST            89   05/14        MM      MM       89  05/06
LOWEST             36   05/04        MM      MM       32  05/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     71.5              71.1     0.4     72.4
AVG. MINIMUM     46.8              47.8    -1.0     49.3
MEAN             59.2              59.5    -0.3     60.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               1.1    -1.1        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               1.0    -1.0        1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           2.35              2.93   -0.58     4.56
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.09   -0.01     0.15
DAYS >= .01        12                MM      MM       13
DAYS >= .10         4                MM      MM        9
DAYS >= .50         3                MM      MM        4
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.81   05/17 TO 05/17

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS            0.0                MM      MM      0.0
SINCE 7/1        30.6                MM      MM     46.3
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   05/31 TO 05/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     204               210      -6      163
 SINCE 7/1       6283              7210    -927     6145
COOLING TOTAL      32                38      -6       40
 SINCE 1/1         32                40      -8       44
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/360    DATE  05/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/010    DATE  05/17

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           18
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               17     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                      0

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

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