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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
702 AM CST SAT MAR 1 2014

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...THE MITCHELL SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 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              72   02/21/2000
 LOW              -40   02/10/1994
                        02/09/1994
HIGHEST            58   02/19        MM      MM       46  02/03
LOWEST            -17   02/10        MM      MM       -8  02/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     26.5              33.6    -7.1     31.1
AVG. MINIMUM      4.0              13.9    -9.9     13.9
MEAN             15.2              23.7    -8.5     22.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     20              12.7     7.3       17
DAYS MIN <= 32     28              26.4     1.6       28
DAYS MIN <= 0      10               4.5     5.5        4

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           0.33              0.34   -0.01     1.35
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.01    0.00     0.05
DAYS >= .01         7                MM      MM        6
DAYS >= .10         1                MM      MM        2
DAYS >= .50         0                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.13   02/24 TO 02/24

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS            6.0                MM      MM     14.7
SINCE 7/1        22.2                MM      MM     27.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                MM      MM        5
DAYS >= 1.0         2                MM      MM        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   02/25                         10  02/12
                                                          02/11
 24 HR TOTAL      2.8   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1387              1155     232     1184
 SINCE 7/1       5950              5522     428     5465
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/320    DATE  02/20
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/320    DATE  02/20

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                0     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW               12     SLEET                      1
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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