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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
843 AM CST SAT DEC 1 2012

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...THE PIERRE SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
9/1/2012 TO 11/30/2012...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2012

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             108   09/02/1983
 LOW              -18   11/14/1959
HIGHEST           105   09/01        MM      MM       MM  MM
LOWEST              9   11/26        MM      MM       MM  MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.8              60.6     2.2       MM
AVG. MINIMUM     34.4              36.3    -1.9       MM
MEAN             48.6              48.4     0.2       MM
DAYS MAX >= 90      6               4.9     1.1       MM
DAYS MAX <= 32      5               6.7    -1.7       MM
DAYS MIN <= 32     44              34.0    10.0       MM
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.7    -0.7       MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.26   2006
 MINIMUM         3.26   2006
TOTALS           0.81R             4.28   -3.47       MM
DAYS >= .01         7              19.5   -12.5       MM
DAYS >= .10         3               9.3    -6.3       MM
DAYS >= .50         0               2.2    -2.2       MM
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.6    -0.6       MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            2.0   2006
 SNOW DEPTH        11   11/30/2005
TOTALS            2.2R              6.3    -4.1       MM
SINCE 7/1         2.2               6.3    -4.1       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= TRACE       3               5.1    -2.1       MM
DAYS >= 1.0         1               2.3    -1.3       MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   11/11                         MM  MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1568              1600     -32       MM
 SINCE 7/1         MM              1620      MM       MM
COOLING TOTAL      91                91       0       MM
 SINCE 1/1       1112               868     244       MM

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.5
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/330
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    55/320    DATE  10/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    74/320    DATE  10/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           65
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             17
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     57

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      5

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

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