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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
957 AM CDT THU SEP 1 2016

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...THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 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             109   08/24/1936
 LOW               34   08/20/1950
                        08/29/1893
HIGHEST            94   08/10        MM      MM       91  08/15
                                                          08/14
LOWEST             49   08/26        MM      MM       43  08/25
                        08/21
AVG. MAXIMUM     82.8              81.7     1.1     80.2
AVG. MINIMUM     61.7              59.6     2.1     58.7
MEAN             72.2              70.7     1.5     69.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      3               3.6    -0.6        3
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         9.33   1932
 MINIMUM         0.36   1907
TOTALS           2.32              3.05   -0.73     6.57
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.10   -0.03     0.21
DAYS >= .01         6               9.1    -3.1        9
DAYS >= .10         4               5.3    -1.3        6
DAYS >= .50         2               1.9     0.1        4
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.9     0.1        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.30   08/11 TO 08/12

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       3                23     -20       34
 SINCE 7/1          8                31     -23       40
COOLING TOTAL     236               198      38      178
 SINCE 1/1        780               625     155      575
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/180    DATE  08/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/350    DATE  08/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             18
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              7     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     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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