Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1020 AM CDT TUE SEP 2 2014

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...THE SIOUX CITY IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 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             108   MM
 LOW               37   MM
HIGHEST            92   08/21        MM      MM       92  08/29
                                                          08/26
LOWEST             52   08/12        MM      MM       51  08/13
                                                          08/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     81.7              83.3    -1.6     83.4
AVG. MINIMUM     64.3              60.9     3.4     62.9
MEAN             73.0              72.1     0.9     73.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      2               4.8    -2.8        8
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.12   2014
 MINIMUM         0.12   1971
TOTALS          10.12              3.23    6.89     3.07
DAILY AVG.       0.33              0.10    0.23     0.10
DAYS >= .01        13               9.4     3.6       12
DAYS >= .10        11               5.7     5.3        7
DAYS >= .50         8               2.0     6.0        3
DAYS >= 1.00        4               0.8     3.2        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.50   08/05 TO 08/06

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                12     -12        5
 SINCE 7/1          6                15      -9       20
COOLING TOTAL     257               232      25      264
 SINCE 1/1        766               777     -11      801
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/350    DATE  08/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    57/240    DATE  08/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           17
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     78

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                8     RAIN                       9
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      24     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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