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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
253 PM CST TUE MAR 1 2016

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...THE SIOUX CITY IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1889 TO 2016

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            73   02/27        MM      MM       50  02/07
LOWEST              5   02/13        MM      MM      -13  02/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     39.2              34.9     4.3     30.1
AVG. MINIMUM     22.2              15.2     7.0      7.8
MEAN             30.7              25.1     5.6     18.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     10              11.5    -1.5       17
DAYS MIN <= 32     25              26.4    -1.4       28
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               4.2    -4.2       11

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.12   1915
 MINIMUM         0.04   1931
TOTALS           1.11              0.67    0.44     0.32
DAILY AVG.       0.04                MM      MM     0.01
DAYS >= .01         6               6.0     0.0        3
DAYS >= .10         3               2.1     0.9        2
DAYS >= .50         1               0.2     0.8        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.78   02/02 TO 02/02

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           24.5   1993
TOTALS           13.9               6.6     7.3      4.9
SINCE 7/1        43.1              26.5    16.6     21.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      6                MM      MM        2
DAYS >= 1.0         1               2.1    -1.1        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        14   02/04                          8  02/02
                        02/03
 24 HR TOTAL     12.5   02/02 TO 02/03

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     986              1118    -132     1284
 SINCE 7/1       4459              5329    -870     5166
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/340    DATE  02/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/320    DATE  02/08

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW               12     SLEET                      1
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
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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