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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
805 AM CDT SAT OCT 1 2016

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...THE SIOUX CITY IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 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             103   MM
 LOW               24   MM
HIGHEST            93   09/21        MM      MM       89  09/06
                                                          09/05
LOWEST             41   09/30        MM      MM       42  09/12
AVG. MAXIMUM     79.0              76.2     2.8     79.1
AVG. MINIMUM     56.6              50.6     6.0     57.5
MEAN             67.8              63.4     4.4     68.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      3               2.1     0.9        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.7    -0.7        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.69   1965
 MINIMUM         0.07   1950
TOTALS           2.78              2.96   -0.18     3.13
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.10   -0.01     0.10
DAYS >= .01         8               8.3    -0.3       11
DAYS >= .10         6               4.9     1.1        6
DAYS >= .50         2               1.9     0.1        2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.8     0.2        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.23   09/24 TO 09/24
                        09/24 TO 09/25

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      50               132     -82       50
 SINCE 7/1         50               147     -97       73
COOLING TOTAL     143                84      59      159
 SINCE 1/1       1165               861     304      879
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/310    DATE  09/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/310    DATE  09/25

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           18
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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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