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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
145 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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...THE SIOUX CITY IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              98   04/28/1910
 LOW               -2   04/03/1975
HIGHEST            80   04/13        MM      MM       86  04/01
                        04/03
LOWEST             19   04/09        MM      MM       24  04/22
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.9              62.3     0.6     65.5
AVG. MINIMUM     40.3              36.8     3.5     39.4
MEAN             51.6              49.6     2.0     52.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.5    -0.5        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      6               9.7    -3.7        5
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.73   1984
 MINIMUM         0.22   1928
TOTALS           5.81              2.95    2.86     2.53
DAILY AVG.       0.19              0.10    0.09     0.08
DAYS >= .01        11               9.9     1.1        9
DAYS >= .10         7               5.6     1.4        4
DAYS >= .50         3               2.0     1.0        2
DAYS >= 1.00        3               0.8     2.2        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.08   04/20 TO 04/21

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           11.5   1997
TOTALS            0.0               1.8    -1.8      0.0
SINCE 7/1        57.6              34.8    22.8     21.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.6    -0.6        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0                                  0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     394               474     -80      368
 SINCE 7/1       5486              6652   -1166     6241
COOLING TOTAL       0                11     -11        1
 SINCE 1/1          0                11     -11        1
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              13.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/340    DATE  04/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    54/340    DATE  04/07

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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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