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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
1227 PM CDT SAT APR 1 2017

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...THE WATERTOWN SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1898 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              82   03/18/2012
                        03/18/1921
                        03/23/1910
 LOW              -27   03/11/1948
HIGHEST            66   03/06        MM      MM       73  03/11
LOWEST             -4   03/14        MM      MM        6  03/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     39.3              38.9     0.4     49.7
AVG. MINIMUM     20.8              19.9     0.9     28.4
MEAN             30.1              29.4     0.7     39.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      9               8.8     0.2        1
DAYS MIN <= 32     26              27.5    -1.5       21
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               2.2     0.8        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.94   1977
 MINIMUM            T   1910
TOTALS           0.33              1.11   -0.78     0.26
DAYS >= .01         4               7.4    -3.4        7
DAYS >= .10         1               3.4    -2.4        0
DAYS >= .50         0               0.5    -0.5        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           22.0   MM
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS           11.3               6.2     5.1      1.1
SINCE 7/1        39.1              32.6     6.5     28.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                 3      -1        0
DAYS >= TRACE      10               4.2     5.8        9
DAYS >= 1.0         1               1.9    -0.9        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        10   03/14                          2  03/01
                        03/13

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1077              1104     -27      796
 SINCE 7/1       6678              7515    -837     6115
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST          MM
 LATEST            MM
EARLIEST                MM
LATEST                  MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.4
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/094
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    45/270    DATE  03/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/260    DATE  03/07

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                2     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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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