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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
330 AM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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...THE MITCHELL SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 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             115   08/04/1934
 LOW               34   08/28/1911
HIGHEST            93   08/15        MM      MM       88  08/21
                                                          08/18
LOWEST             45   08/24        MM      MM       49  08/26
                                                          08/12
AVG. MAXIMUM     82.1              83.3    -1.2     80.7
AVG. MINIMUM     58.8              60.6    -1.8     61.2
MEAN             70.5              72.0    -1.5     71.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      4               4.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           3.66              2.38    1.28     4.82
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.08    0.04     0.16
DAYS >= .01         9                MM      MM        9
DAYS >= .10         4                MM      MM        7
DAYS >= .50         2                MM      MM        3
DAYS >= 1.00        2                MM      MM        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.77   08/18 TO 08/19

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      26                12      14        3
 SINCE 7/1         28                17      11       12
COOLING TOTAL     203               227     -24      194
 SINCE 1/1        724               745     -21      646
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/320    DATE  08/09
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    61/310    DATE  08/09

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           25
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      2

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

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