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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
500 PM CDT SUN SEP 1 2013

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...THE SIOUX CITY IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1889 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   MM
 LOW               37   MM
HIGHEST            92   08/29        MM      MM      102  08/30
                        08/26
LOWEST             51   08/13        MM      MM       43  08/19
                        08/04                             08/17
AVG. MAXIMUM     83.4              83.3     0.1     87.0
AVG. MINIMUM     62.9              60.9     2.0     58.0
MEAN             73.1              72.1     1.0     72.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      8               4.8     3.2       13
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         9.07   2007
 MINIMUM         0.12   1971
TOTALS           3.07              3.23   -0.16     1.71
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.10    0.00     0.06
DAYS >= .01        12               9.4     2.6       12
DAYS >= .10         7               5.7     1.3        4
DAYS >= .50         3               2.0     1.0        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.8    -0.8        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.39   08/21 TO 08/22

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       5                12      -7       18
 SINCE 7/1         20                15       5       18
COOLING TOTAL     264               232      32      259
 SINCE 1/1        801               777      24     1171
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/290    DATE  08/21
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/270    DATE  08/21

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           22
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
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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