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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
957 AM CDT THU SEP 1 2016

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...THE SIOUX CITY IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 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             108   MM
 LOW               37   MM
HIGHEST            96   08/10        MM      MM       90  08/07
LOWEST             51   08/21        MM      MM       45  08/25
                                                          08/24
AVG. MAXIMUM     84.8              83.3     1.5     80.6
AVG. MINIMUM     63.3              60.9     2.4     60.1
MEAN             74.0              72.1     1.9     70.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      6               4.8     1.2        1
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           5.05              3.23    1.82     5.97
DAILY AVG.       0.16              0.10    0.06     0.19
DAYS >= .01         7               9.4    -2.4       11
DAYS >= .10         6               5.7     0.3        5
DAYS >= .50         2               2.0     0.0        4
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.8     1.2        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.45   08/23 TO 08/23

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                12     -12       20
 SINCE 7/1          0                15     -15       23
COOLING TOTAL     288               232      56      194
 SINCE 1/1       1022               777     245      720
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/330    DATE  08/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/340    DATE  08/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           20
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
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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