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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
718 PM CST THU MAR 1 2018

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...THE SIOUX CITY IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 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              75   02/26/1896
 LOW              -31   02/11/1899
HIGHEST            48   02/18        MM      MM       73  02/21
LOWEST            -12   02/10        MM      MM        4  02/09
                                                          02/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     27.3              34.9    -7.6     46.6
AVG. MINIMUM      7.3              15.2    -7.9     23.6
MEAN             17.3              25.1    -7.8     35.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     18              11.5     6.5        7
DAYS MIN <= 32     28              26.4     1.6       22
DAYS MIN <= 0      10               4.2     5.8        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.12   1915
 MINIMUM         0.04   1931
TOTALS           1.05              0.67    0.38     0.92
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.02    0.02     0.03
DAYS >= .01        10               6.0     4.0        6
DAYS >= .10         3               2.1     0.9        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.30   02/05 TO 02/05

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           24.5   1993
TOTALS           11.1               6.6     4.5     12.8
SINCE 7/1        31.8              26.5     5.3     25.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      9                 4       5        1
DAYS >= 1.0         5               2.1     2.9        4
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        13   02/13                         10  02/25
                        02/12
                        02/11
 24 HR TOTAL      3.2   02/05 TO 02/05

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1326              1118     208      829
 SINCE 7/1       5334              5294      40     4237
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/180    DATE  02/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/180    DATE  02/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           14
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     79

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                1     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               12     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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