Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1013 AM CST THU JAN 1 2015

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...THE SIOUX CITY IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1889 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              71   12/06/1939
 LOW              -28   12/29/1917
HIGHEST            56   12/14        MM      MM       62  12/28
                        12/13
LOWEST            -12   12/31        MM      MM      -11  12/24
AVG. MAXIMUM     35.5              32.1     3.4     28.8
AVG. MINIMUM     21.1              13.0     8.1      7.1
MEAN             28.3              22.6     5.7     18.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     10              14.3    -4.3       20
DAYS MIN <= 32     25              30.0    -5.0       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               4.7    -1.7        7

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.87   1911
 MINIMUM         0.01   1943
TOTALS           1.40              0.80    0.60     0.18
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.03    0.02     0.01
DAYS >= .01         8               6.9     1.1        3
DAYS >= .10         4               2.4     1.6        1
DAYS >= .50         0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.53   12/22 TO 12/23

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           34.0   2009
TOTALS            3.8               7.8    -4.0      2.3
SINCE 7/1         8.3              13.2    -4.9      3.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 3      -3        0
DAYS >= 1.0         2               2.5    -0.5        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   12/31                          1  12/16
                        12/30                             12/15
                        12/29                             12/14
 24 HR TOTAL      2.0   12/26 TO 12/27

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1130              1316    -186     1450
 SINCE 7/1       2625              2792    -167     2874
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        862               869      -7      960
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/330    DATE  12/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/330    DATE  12/16

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     78

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                4     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      0
FOG                      22     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      8

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

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