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

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CLIMATE REPORT...RETRANSMITTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1144 AM CDT SUN JUN 2 2013

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...THE MITCHELL SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2013

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            95   05/14        MM      MM       93  05/18
                                                          05/17
LOWEST             20   05/03        MM      MM       40  05/30
AVG. MAXIMUM     70.0              71.1    -1.1     74.1
AVG. MINIMUM     47.8              47.8     0.0     51.0
MEAN             58.9              59.5    -0.6     62.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      2               1.1     0.9        2
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      3               1.0     2.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           4.92              2.93    1.99     6.82
DAILY AVG.       0.16              0.09    0.07     0.22
DAYS >= .01        13                MM      MM       10
DAYS >= .10         8                MM      MM        8
DAYS >= .50         4                MM      MM        5
DAYS >= 1.00        1                MM      MM        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.18   05/08 TO 05/08
                        05/07 TO 05/08
                        05/08 TO 05/08

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS            0.0                MM      MM      0.0
SINCE 7/1        54.5                MM      MM     21.0
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     237               210      27      138
 SINCE 7/1       7601              7210     391     5738
COOLING TOTAL      57                38      19       69
 SINCE 1/1         57                40      17       99
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/240    DATE  05/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    64/160    DATE  05/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                8     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               20     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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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