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CLMATY


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

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1898 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              95   04/21/1980
 LOW              -10   04/05/1926
HIGHEST            80   04/14        MM      MM       76  04/30
                                                          04/14
LOWEST             18   04/12        MM      MM       17  04/03
                        04/09
AVG. MAXIMUM     57.7              55.6     2.1     61.1
AVG. MINIMUM     34.9              32.1     2.8     33.6
MEAN             46.3              43.8     2.5     47.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               1.0    -1.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     11              15.8    -4.8       16
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.48   2001
 MINIMUM         0.17   1934
TOTALS           2.26              2.02    0.24     0.39
DAYS >= .01        10               8.5     1.5        5
DAYS >= .10         6               4.6     1.4        2
DAYS >= .50         1               1.3    -0.3        0
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.3     0.7        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           29.5   2008
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS              T               3.3    -3.3        T
SINCE 7/1        28.7              35.9    -7.2     25.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       2               1.8     0.2        1
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.9    -0.9        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     555               636     -81      520
 SINCE 7/1       6670              8151   -1481     7874
COOLING TOTAL       0                 2      -2        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 2      -2        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              13.0
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/038
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/200    DATE  04/05
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/180    DATE  04/09

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           14
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
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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