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 HURON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1881 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              89   03/30/1943
 LOW              -25   03/14/1897
HIGHEST            57   03/27        MM      MM       70  03/19
LOWEST              0   03/01        MM      MM       -2  03/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     38.9              43.7    -4.8     44.0
AVG. MINIMUM     23.8              22.6     1.2     24.3
MEAN             31.4              33.1    -1.7     34.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3               5.3    -2.3        8
DAYS MIN <= 32     30              25.3     4.7       22
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               1.5    -0.5        2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.89   1977
 MINIMUM         0.06   1925
TOTALS           1.96              1.46    0.50     0.77
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.05    0.01     0.02
DAYS >= .01        10               7.5     2.5        9
DAYS >= .10         7               3.4     3.6        2
DAYS >= .50         1               0.8     0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.67   03/23 TO 03/24

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           33.9   1975
TOTALS            8.9               8.9     0.0     13.9
SINCE 7/1        36.8              39.9    -3.1     35.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 4      -3        1
DAYS >= 1.0         3               2.3     0.7        5
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   03/07                          7  03/13
                        03/06
 24 HR TOTAL      6.3   03/05 TO 03/06

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1034               987      47      947
 SINCE 7/1       6982              6819     163     6096
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/310    DATE  03/05
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/340    DATE  03/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     81

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              2
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW               11     SLEET                      1
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      1

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

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