Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
402 PM CDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE HURON SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1881 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              89   03/30/1943
 LOW              -25   03/14/1897
HIGHEST            67   03/30        MM      MM       66  03/29
LOWEST            -18   03/02        MM      MM        3  03/13
                                                          03/11
AVG. MAXIMUM     41.3              43.7    -2.4     34.4
AVG. MINIMUM     17.1              22.6    -5.5     15.3
MEAN             29.2              33.1    -3.9     24.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      6               5.3     0.7       15
DAYS MIN <= 32     29              25.3     3.7       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       4               1.5     2.5        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.89   1977
 MINIMUM         0.06   1925
TOTALS           0.47              1.46   -0.99     0.78
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.05   -0.03     0.03
DAYS >= .01         8               7.5     0.5        7
DAYS >= .10         2               3.4    -1.4        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.8    -0.8        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.19   03/04 TO 03/04

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           33.9   1975
TOTALS            4.7               8.9    -4.2      7.2
SINCE 7/1        26.4              39.9   -13.5     40.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 4      -3        4
DAYS >= 1.0         2               2.3    -0.3        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   03/06                          7  03/13
                        03/05                             03/12
                                                          03/11
 24 HR TOTAL      2.5   03/04 TO 03/04

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1101               987     114     1238
 SINCE 7/1       7421              6819     602     7064
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    45/330    DATE  03/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/330    DATE  03/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           16
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW               11     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      1

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

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