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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
1104 AM CST FRI JAN 1 2016

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...THE WATERTOWN SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1898 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             110   07/21/1934
 LOW              -40   01/13/1916
HIGHEST            96   06/09                         90  07/11
LOWEST            -18   03/05                        -27  01/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     56.5              53.6     2.9     50.9
AVG. MINIMUM     35.2              32.5     2.7     30.1
MEAN             45.8              43.0     2.8     40.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      5               9.1    -4.1        1
DAYS MAX <= 32     68              80.5   -12.5       94
DAYS MIN <= 32    158             174.9   -16.9      177
DAYS MIN <= 0      36              34.9     1.1       55

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        40.04   1977
 MINIMUM        10.53   1976
TOTALS          21.42             22.08   -0.66    16.43
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.06    0.00     0.04
DAYS >= .01        91              93.8    -2.8       99
DAYS >= .10        36              48.0   -12.0       42
DAYS >= .50        15              13.7     1.3        7
DAYS >= 1.00        5               3.7     1.3        1

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS           22.9              35.9   -13.0     31.0
SINCE 7/1        11.8              13.7    -1.9     14.2

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    7434              8523   -1089     9151
 SINCE 7/1         MM              3459      MM       MM
COOLING TOTAL     588               514      74      369
 SINCE 1/1        588               515      73      369
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/330    DATE  01/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/310    DATE  11/18



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

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