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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
253 PM CDT TUE OCT 1 2013

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...THE SIOUX CITY IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 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             103   MM
 LOW               24   MM
HIGHEST            94   09/09        MM      MM       98  09/11
                                                          09/04
LOWEST             34   09/21        MM      MM       25  09/23
AVG. MAXIMUM     81.2              76.2     5.0     81.7
AVG. MINIMUM     55.6              50.6     5.0     44.6
MEAN             68.4              63.4     5.0     63.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               2.1    -1.1        5
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.7    -0.7        4
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.69   1965
 MINIMUM         0.07   1950
TOTALS           1.44              2.96   -1.52     0.47
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.10   -0.05     0.02
DAYS >= .01         7               8.3    -1.3        4
DAYS >= .10         5               4.9     0.1        1
DAYS >= .50         0               1.9    -1.9        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.8    -0.8        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.72   09/04 TO 09/05

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      45               132     -87      125
 SINCE 7/1         65               147     -82      143
COOLING TOTAL     152                84      68       78
 SINCE 1/1        953               861      92     1249
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/340    DATE  09/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/320    DATE  09/19

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           20
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
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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