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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
907 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016

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...THE WATERTOWN SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1898 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              65   01/24/1981
 LOW              -40   01/13/1916
HIGHEST            41   01/27        MM      MM       43  01/19
LOWEST            -16   01/17        MM      MM      -17  01/06
                                                          01/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     24.0              22.2     1.8     25.4
AVG. MINIMUM      8.1               3.1     5.0      9.2
MEAN             16.0              12.7     3.3     17.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     23              23.1    -0.1       20
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              31.0     0.0       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       7              12.8    -5.8       10

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.11   1979
 MINIMUM            T   2008
                        1921
TOTALS           0.48              0.52   -0.04     0.40
DAYS >= .01         8               5.3     2.7        6
DAYS >= .10         1               1.7    -0.7        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           27.0   1916
 SNOW DEPTH        42   01/31/2011
TOTALS            8.5               5.3     3.2      4.0
SINCE 7/1        20.3              19.0     1.3     18.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      5                 4       1        3
DAYS >= TRACE       9               5.4     3.6       12
DAYS >= 1.0         2               1.9     0.1        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        10   01/27                          6  01/15
                        01/26                             01/14
                                                          01/13

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1510              1623    -113     1471
 SINCE 7/1       4134              5082    -948     4884
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              10.2
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/275
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/320    DATE  01/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/330    DATE  01/11

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     80

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

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