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CXUS53 KABR 011454
CLSATY

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
843 AM CST SAT DEC 1 2012

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...THE WATERTOWN SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE FALL SEASON, FROM 9/1/2012
TO 11/30/2012...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1898 TO 2012

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             104   09/10/1931
 LOW              -20   11/30/1964
HIGHEST            91   09/04        MM      MM       MM  MM
                        09/02
LOWEST              9   11/28        MM      MM       MM  MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     57.1              55.4     1.7       MM
AVG. MINIMUM     33.0              34.2    -1.2       MM
MEAN             45.1              44.8     0.3       MM
DAYS MAX >= 90      3               0.5     2.5       MM
DAYS MAX <= 32      5              10.0    -5.0       MM
DAYS MIN <= 32     43              40.1     2.9       MM
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               1.3    -1.3       MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.23   2006
 MINIMUM         5.23   2006
TOTALS           2.14R             5.32   -3.18       MM
DAYS >= .01        18              21.3    -3.3       MM
DAYS >= .10         3              11.0    -8.0       MM
DAYS >= .50         1               3.4    -2.4       MM
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.9    -0.9       MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            0.5   2006
 SNOW DEPTH         9   11/30/2005
TOTALS            0.5R              6.6    -6.1       MM
SINCE 7/1         0.5               6.6    -6.1       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= TRACE      10               4.6     5.4       MM
DAYS >= 1.0         0               1.9    -1.9       MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   10/25                         MM  MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1840              1883     -43       MM
 SINCE 7/1         MM              1940      MM       MM
COOLING TOTAL      52                41      11       MM
 SINCE 1/1        788               515     273       MM

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.1
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/287
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/340    DATE  10/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/340    DATE  10/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           57
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             17
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         17

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               21     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      0
FOG                      34     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      7
HAZE                     11

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

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