Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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CLMABR


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
917 AM CDT TUE APR 1 2014

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1896 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              86   03/31/1946
 LOW              -32   03/08/1995
HIGHEST            62   03/30        40      22       47  03/14
LOWEST            -16   03/02        MM      MM       -8  03/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     36.5              40.0    -3.5     30.5
AVG. MINIMUM     14.2              19.8    -5.6      9.0
MEAN             25.3              29.9    -4.6     19.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     12               7.8     4.2       20
DAYS MIN <= 32     30              27.9     2.1       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               2.2     0.8        5

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.55   1897
 MINIMUM         0.04   1971
TOTALS           0.77              1.16   -0.39     0.24
DAYS >= .01        10               7.7     2.3        7
DAYS >= .10         2               3.2    -1.2        1
DAYS >= .50         0               0.6    -0.6        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           27.9   1975
                        0
                        0
 SNOW DEPTH        24   03/01/2001
TOTALS            8.1               7.2     0.9      1.9
SINCE 7/1        32.5              35.0    -2.5     41.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 3      -3        5
DAYS >= TRACE       7               5.2     1.8       14
DAYS >= 1.0         3               1.9     1.1        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   03/06                          8  03/03
                        03/05                             03/02
                                                          03/01

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1222              1088     134     1395
 SINCE 7/1       8381              7551     830     7809
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST      03/01             MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.6
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/000
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/350    DATE  03/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/010    DATE  03/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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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