Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
332 PM CDT MON JUN 2 2014

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...THE SIOUX CITY IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1889 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             106   05/14/2013
 LOW               25   05/13/1997
                        05/03/1976
                        05/02/1908
HIGHEST            94   05/07        MM      MM      106  05/14
LOWEST             28   05/16        MM      MM       29  05/12
                                                          05/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     75.9              73.0     2.9     70.6
AVG. MINIMUM     49.2              48.7     0.5     48.3
MEAN             62.6              60.8     1.8     59.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               1.4    -0.4        2
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      3               0.6     2.4        2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.78   1903
 MINIMUM         0.60   1955
                        1934
TOTALS           2.03              3.74   -1.71     5.28
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.12   -0.05     0.17
DAYS >= .01         8              11.3    -3.3       16
DAYS >= .10         5               7.1    -2.1        7
DAYS >= .50         1               2.8    -1.8        5
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.8    -0.8        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.03   05/26 TO 05/27

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     177               182      -5      224
 SINCE 7/1       7226              6834     392     7052
COOLING TOTAL     112                53      59       55
 SINCE 1/1        121                64      57       56
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/210    DATE  05/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/210    DATE  05/08

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           23
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     60

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     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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