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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
1227 PM CDT SAT APR 1 2017

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...THE PIERRE SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 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              88   03/18/2012
 LOW              -20   03/02/2014
HIGHEST            73   03/05        MM      MM       75  03/14
                        03/04
LOWEST              0   03/13        MM      MM        6  03/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     48.0              45.4     2.6     54.1
AVG. MINIMUM     25.3              23.5     1.8     26.6
MEAN             36.6              34.4     2.2     40.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      7               5.3     1.7        1
DAYS MIN <= 32     21              25.0    -4.0       22
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               1.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.73   1977
 MINIMUM         0.02   1918
TOTALS           0.34              1.23   -0.89     1.32
DAYS >= .01         8               6.3     1.7        6
DAYS >= .10         1               2.9    -1.9        3
DAYS >= .50         0               0.6    -0.6        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.2    -0.2        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           31.8   MM
 SNOW DEPTH        29   MM
TOTALS            4.5               6.0    -1.5      1.5
SINCE 7/1        32.6              27.8     4.8     28.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 3      -3        0
DAYS >= TRACE      10               3.8     6.2        7
DAYS >= 1.0         1               1.7    -0.7        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   03/15                          4  03/02
                        03/14                             03/01
                        03/13

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     870               947     -77      756
 SINCE 7/1       6026              6445    -419     5590
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              11.8
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/106
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    47/300    DATE  03/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/300    DATE  03/07

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                4     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      4

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

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