Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1049 AM CST THU JAN 2 2014

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...THE SIOUX CITY IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 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              71   MM
 LOW              -28   MM
HIGHEST            62   12/28        MM      MM       60  12/03
LOWEST            -11   12/24        MM      MM       -4  12/29
AVG. MAXIMUM     28.8              32.1    -3.3     35.6
AVG. MINIMUM      7.1              13.0    -5.9     15.7
MEAN             18.0              22.6    -4.6     25.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     20              14.3     5.7       14
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              30.0     1.0       30
DAYS MIN <= 0       7               4.7     2.3        4

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.87   1911
 MINIMUM         0.01   1943
TOTALS           0.18              0.80   -0.62     1.67
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.03   -0.02     0.05
DAYS >= .01         3               6.9    -3.9        8
DAYS >= .10         1               2.4    -1.4        3
DAYS >= .50         0               0.3    -0.3        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.13   12/08 TO 12/08

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           34.0   2009
TOTALS            2.3               7.8    -5.5      9.9
SINCE 7/1         3.2              13.2   -10.0     10.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 3      -3        1
DAYS >= 1.0         1               2.5    -1.5        4
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   12/16                          7  12/28
                        12/15
                        12/14
 24 HR TOTAL      1.4   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1450              1316     134     1211
 SINCE 7/1       2874              2792      82     2683
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        960               869      91     1249
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    49/330    DATE  12/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    61/330    DATE  12/28

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           16
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                1     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW               13     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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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