Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1036 AM CST WED MAR 1 2017

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...THE SIOUX CITY IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1889 TO 2017

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   02/21        MM      MM       73  02/27
LOWEST              4   02/09        MM      MM        5  02/13
                        02/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     46.6              34.9    11.7     39.2
AVG. MINIMUM     23.6              15.2     8.4     22.2
MEAN             35.1              25.1    10.0     30.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      7              11.5    -4.5       10
DAYS MIN <= 32     22              26.4    -4.4       25
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               4.2    -4.2        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.12   1915
 MINIMUM         0.04   1931
TOTALS           0.92              0.67    0.25     1.11
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.02    0.01     0.04
DAYS >= .01         6               6.0     0.0        6
DAYS >= .10         2               2.1    -0.1        3
DAYS >= .50         1               0.2     0.8        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.74   02/23 TO 02/24

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           24.5   1993
TOTALS           12.8               6.6     6.2     13.9
SINCE 7/1        25.5              26.5    -1.0     43.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 4      -3        6
DAYS >= 1.0         4               2.1     1.9        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        10   02/25                         14  02/04
                                                          02/03
 24 HR TOTAL      9.9   02/23 TO 02/24

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     829              1118    -289      986
 SINCE 7/1       4237              5294   -1057     4459
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/360    DATE  02/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/010    DATE  02/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           19
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                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                4     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
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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