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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
937 AM CDT FRI APR 1 2016

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...THE PIERRE SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 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              88   03/18/2012
 LOW              -20   03/02/2014
HIGHEST            75   03/14        MM      MM       83  03/15
LOWEST              6   03/01        MM      MM       -9  03/05
                                                          03/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     54.1              45.4     8.7     57.3
AVG. MINIMUM     26.6              23.5     3.1     24.4
MEAN             40.4              34.4     6.0     40.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               5.3    -4.3        1
DAYS MIN <= 32     22              25.0    -3.0       24
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               1.0    -1.0        2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.73   1977
 MINIMUM         0.02   1918
TOTALS           1.32              1.23    0.09     0.33
DAYS >= .01         6               6.3    -0.3        2
DAYS >= .10         3               2.9     0.1        2
DAYS >= .50         1               0.6     0.4        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.2    -0.2        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           31.8   1975
 SNOW DEPTH        29   03/30/1975
TOTALS            1.5               6.0    -4.5      4.8
SINCE 7/1        28.7              27.8     0.9     27.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 3      -3        0
DAYS >= TRACE       7               3.8     3.2        6
DAYS >= 1.0         1               1.7    -0.7        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   03/02                          2  03/03
                        03/01

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     756               947    -191      746
 SINCE 7/1       5590              6445    -855     6255
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        5
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        5

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.7
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/001
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/310    DATE  03/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/330    DATE  03/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           18
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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