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

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CLMHON

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1016 AM CST THU JAN 1 2015

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...THE HURON SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1881 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              71   12/06/1939
 LOW              -34   12/25/1884
HIGHEST            58   12/13        MM      MM       50  12/02
LOWEST            -16   12/30        MM      MM      -25  12/23
AVG. MAXIMUM     31.3              29.0     2.3     20.5
AVG. MINIMUM     14.5               9.5     5.0      0.1
MEAN             22.9              19.2     3.7     10.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     17              17.0     0.0       23
DAYS MIN <= 32     30              30.6    -0.6       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       7               7.2    -0.2       17

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.15   1931
 MINIMUM            T   1986
                        1943
TOTALS           0.70              0.52    0.18     1.03
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.02    0.00     0.03
DAYS >= .01         8               5.8     2.2       12
DAYS >= .10         2               1.6     0.4        4
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.30   12/14 TO 12/15

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           26.0   2009
                        1968
TOTALS            5.4               8.0    -2.6     13.3
SINCE 7/1        13.3              16.3    -3.0     15.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 4      -3        2
DAYS >= 1.0         2               2.2    -0.2        4
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   12/31                          5  12/31
                        12/30
                        12/29
 24 HR TOTAL      3.1   12/25 TO 12/26

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1298              1418    -120     1686
 SINCE 7/1       3155              3120      35     3323
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        597               742    -145      848
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/350    DATE  12/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/360    DATE  12/15

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     81

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                2     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      0
FOG                      25     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      6

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

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