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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1153 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016

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...THE SIOUX CITY IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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              71   01/26/2002
 LOW              -35   01/12/1912
HIGHEST            44   01/29        MM      MM       55  01/26
LOWEST            -11   01/17        MM      MM      -13  01/13
                        01/10
AVG. MAXIMUM     30.1              30.5    -0.4     34.9
AVG. MINIMUM     14.1              10.2     3.9     13.5
MEAN             22.1              20.4     1.7     24.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     14              15.9    -1.9       11
DAYS MIN <= 32     30              30.8    -0.8       30
DAYS MIN <= 0       7               7.0     0.0        8

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.44   1949
 MINIMUM         0.04   1928
TOTALS           0.73              0.62    0.11     0.64
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.02    0.00     0.02
DAYS >= .01         7               6.3     0.7        7
DAYS >= .10         3               1.6     1.4        3
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.43   01/07 TO 01/08

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           29.1   1982
TOTALS            4.9               6.7    -1.8      8.3
SINCE 7/1        29.2              19.9     9.3     16.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      5                 3       2        2
DAYS >= 1.0         3               2.2     0.8        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         7   01/09                          6  01/07
                        01/02
                        01/01
 24 HR TOTAL      3.4   01/07 TO 01/08

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1322              1384     -62     1257
 SINCE 7/1       3473              4176    -703     3882
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/330    DATE  01/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/340    DATE  01/11

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

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                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               11     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     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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