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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
1020 AM CST WED FEB 1 2017

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...THE WATERTOWN SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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              65   01/24/1981
 LOW              -40   01/13/1916
HIGHEST            40   01/30        MM      MM       41  01/27
LOWEST            -19   01/05        MM      MM      -16  01/17
AVG. MAXIMUM     21.5              22.2    -0.7     24.0
AVG. MINIMUM      6.2               3.1     3.1      8.1
MEAN             13.9              12.7     1.2     16.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     25              23.1     1.9       23
DAYS MIN <= 32     30              31.0    -1.0       31
DAYS MIN <= 0      14              12.8     1.2        7

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.11   1979
 MINIMUM            T   2008
                        1921
TOTALS           0.66              0.52    0.14     0.48
DAYS >= .01         9               5.3     3.7        8
DAYS >= .10         1               1.7    -0.7        1
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            9.8               5.3     4.5      8.5
SINCE 7/1        27.5              19.0     8.5     20.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     10                 4       6        5
DAYS >= TRACE      15               5.4     9.6        9
DAYS >= 1.0         3               1.9     1.1        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        15   01/17                         10  01/27
                        01/16                             01/26
                        01/15

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1579              1623     -44     1510
 SINCE 7/1       4545              5082    -537     4134
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              10.3
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/289
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/320    DATE  01/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/320    DATE  01/30

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     85

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                2     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               17     SLEET                      0
FOG                      24     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      8
HAZE                     12

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

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