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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
1126 AM CST WED MAR 1 2017

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...THE WATERTOWN SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1898 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              66   02/23/1958
 LOW              -38   02/19/1929
                        02/02/1905
                        02/11/1899
HIGHEST            58   02/21        27      31       60  02/27
LOWEST             -5   02/09        MM      MM      -11  02/12
AVG. MAXIMUM     36.1              27.3     8.8     31.9
AVG. MINIMUM     17.9               7.8    10.1     15.9
MEAN             27.0              17.5     9.5     23.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     11              16.7    -5.7       16
DAYS MIN <= 32     26              27.5    -1.5       28
DAYS MIN <= 0       4               9.0    -5.0        2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.28   1922
 MINIMUM            T   1933
TOTALS           0.12              0.56   -0.44     0.55
DAYS >= .01         4               5.4    -1.4       12
DAYS >= .10         0               1.8    -1.8        1
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           27.0   2007
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS            0.3               7.4    -7.1      7.3
SINCE 7/1        27.8              26.4     1.4     27.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      3                 4      -1        4
DAYS >= TRACE       9               5.2     3.8       18
DAYS >= 1.0         0               2.2    -2.2        4
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         7   02/04                          9  02/15
                        02/03                             02/14
                        02/02

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1056              1329    -273     1185
 SINCE 7/1       5601              6411    -810     5319
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.7
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/275
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/330    DATE  02/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/330    DATE  02/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           17
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     78

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                4     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      2

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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