Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1047 AM CDT MON JUN 1 2015

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...THE SIOUX CITY IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1889 TO 2015

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            87   05/03        MM      MM       94  05/07
LOWEST             39   05/19        MM      MM       28  05/16
                        05/12
AVG. MAXIMUM     70.9              73.0    -2.1     75.9
AVG. MINIMUM     49.8              48.7     1.1     49.2
MEAN             60.4              60.8    -0.4     62.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               1.4    -1.4        1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.6    -0.6        3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.78   1903
 MINIMUM         0.60   1955
                        1934
TOTALS           3.53              3.74   -0.21     2.03
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.12   -0.01     0.07
DAYS >= .01        17              11.3     5.7        8
DAYS >= .10        11               7.1     3.9        5
DAYS >= .50         2               2.8    -0.8        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.8    -0.8        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.86   05/13 TO 05/14

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     166               182     -16      177
 SINCE 7/1       6407              6834    -427     7226
COOLING TOTAL      28                53     -25      112
 SINCE 1/1         29                64     -35      121
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/150    DATE  05/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/150    DATE  05/10

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       9
LIGHT RAIN               21     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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