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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
627 AM CDT SUN APR 1 2018

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...THE SIOUX CITY IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1889 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              91   03/30/1968
 LOW              -22   03/05/1960
HIGHEST            65   03/14        MM      MM       80  03/06
LOWEST             15   03/08        MM      MM       14  03/15
                                                          03/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     45.3              47.5    -2.2     50.4
AVG. MINIMUM     28.4              25.5     2.9     29.5
MEAN             36.8              36.5     0.3     40.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3               3.9    -0.9        4
DAYS MIN <= 32     23              23.1    -0.1       16
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.5    -0.5        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.90   1987
 MINIMUM         0.03   1910
TOTALS           1.95              2.00   -0.05     1.51
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.06    0.00     0.05
DAYS >= .01        11               8.3     2.7        8
DAYS >= .10         4               4.2    -0.2        4
DAYS >= .50         1               1.2    -0.2        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.5    -0.5        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.80   03/16 TO 03/16

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           26.2   1962
TOTALS            3.9               6.5    -2.6      3.1
SINCE 7/1        35.7              33.0     2.7     28.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         2               1.7     0.3        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   03/01                          2  03/14
                                                          03/13
                                                          03/01
 24 HR TOTAL      3.7   03/05 TO 03/06

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     863               884     -21      769
 SINCE 7/1       6197              6178      19     5006
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/330    DATE  03/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/330    DATE  03/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     78

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      0

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

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