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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
933 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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...THE PIERRE SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 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              98   04/21/1980
 LOW                1   04/03/1936
HIGHEST            84   04/14        MM      MM       85  04/30
LOWEST             20   04/11        MM      MM       18  04/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     60.4              59.7     0.7     63.8
AVG. MINIMUM     35.6              34.2     1.4     35.2
MEAN             48.0              47.0     1.0     49.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.7    -0.7        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     10              11.9    -1.9       11
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.38   1986
 MINIMUM            T   1952
TOTALS           3.92              1.81    2.11     0.49
DAYS >= .01         8               8.2    -0.2        6
DAYS >= .10         6               4.3     1.7        2
DAYS >= .50         4               1.2     2.8        0
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.3     0.7        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           20.8   2013
 SNOW DEPTH        26   04/01/1975
TOTALS              T               4.1    -4.1      0.0
SINCE 7/1        28.7              31.9    -3.2     27.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       1               2.1    -1.1        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               1.0    -1.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     509               545     -36      457
 SINCE 7/1       6099              6990    -891     6712
COOLING TOTAL       6                 4       2        0
 SINCE 1/1          6                 4       2        5

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              14.3
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   4/355
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    47/290    DATE  04/05
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/300    DATE  04/05

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           17
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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