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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
114 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

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...THE SIOUX CITY IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1889 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              75   02/26/1896
 LOW              -31   02/11/1899
HIGHEST            50   02/07        MM      MM       62  02/18
LOWEST            -13   02/02        MM      MM      -12  02/10
                                                          02/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     30.1              34.9    -4.8     30.6
AVG. MINIMUM      7.8              15.2    -7.4      6.8
MEAN             18.9              25.1    -6.2     18.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     17              11.5     5.5       18
DAYS MIN <= 32     28              26.4     1.6       28
DAYS MIN <= 0      11               4.2     6.8        9

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.12   1915
 MINIMUM         0.04   1931
TOTALS           0.32              0.67   -0.35     0.58
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.02   -0.01     0.02
DAYS >= .01         3               6.0    -3.0        8
DAYS >= .10         2               2.1    -0.1        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.17   02/01 TO 02/01

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           24.5   1993
TOTALS            4.9               6.6    -1.7      8.5
SINCE 7/1        21.5              26.5    -5.0     13.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                 4      -2        1
DAYS >= 1.0         2               2.1    -0.1        4
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         8   02/02                          2  02/27
                                                          02/26
                                                          02/25
 24 HR TOTAL      3.4   02/01 TO 02/01

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1284              1118     166     1289
 SINCE 7/1       5166              5294    -128     5604
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/350    DATE  02/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/330    DATE  02/11

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           14
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      3

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

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