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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
330 AM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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...THE SIOUX CITY IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1889 TO 2015

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   08/24/1936
                        08/04/1934
 LOW               37   08/20/1950
HIGHEST            90   08/07        MM      MM       92  08/21
LOWEST             45   08/25        MM      MM       52  08/12
                        08/24
AVG. MAXIMUM     80.6              83.3    -2.7     81.7
AVG. MINIMUM     60.1              60.9    -0.8     64.3
MEAN             70.3              72.1    -1.8     73.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               4.8    -3.8        2
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           5.97              3.23    2.74    10.12
DAILY AVG.       0.19              0.10    0.09     0.33
DAYS >= .01        11               9.4     1.6       13
DAYS >= .10         5               5.7    -0.7       11
DAYS >= .50         4               2.0     2.0        8
DAYS >= 1.00        3               0.8     2.2        4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.19   08/17 TO 08/18

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      20                12       8        0
 SINCE 7/1         23                15       8        6
COOLING TOTAL     194               232     -38      257
 SINCE 1/1        720               777     -57      766
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/310    DATE  08/09
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/320    DATE  08/09

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           19
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      5

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

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