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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1051 AM CDT MON JUN 1 2015

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...THE MITCHELL SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2015

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            87   05/28        MM      MM       92  05/30
LOWEST             33   05/12        MM      MM       27  05/15
AVG. MAXIMUM     69.7              71.1    -1.4     71.6
AVG. MINIMUM     47.3              47.8    -0.5     47.1
MEAN             58.5              59.5    -1.0     59.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               1.1    -1.1        1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               1.0    -1.0        3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           4.77              2.93    1.84     2.66
DAILY AVG.       0.15              0.09    0.06     0.09
DAYS >= .01        13                MM      MM       10
DAYS >= .10         6                MM      MM        6
DAYS >= .50         3                MM      MM        2
DAYS >= 1.00        2                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.50   05/09 TO 05/10

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS            0.0                MM      MM      0.0
SINCE 7/1        22.6                MM      MM     30.8
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     219               210       9      242
 SINCE 7/1       6873              7210    -337     7765
COOLING TOTAL      25                38     -13       78
 SINCE 1/1         31                40      -9       78
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/290    DATE  05/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/280    DATE  05/17

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     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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