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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
1246 PM CST WED JAN 2 2019

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...THE WATERTOWN SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1898 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             110   07/21/1934
 LOW              -40   01/13/1916
HIGHEST            96   05/27        MM      MM       94  07/17
LOWEST            -25   01/01        MM      MM      -27  12/31
AVG. MAXIMUM     51.7              53.6    -1.9     54.6
AVG. MINIMUM     32.1              32.5    -0.4     33.8
MEAN             41.9              43.0    -1.1     44.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      7               9.1    -2.1        8
DAYS MAX <= 32     94              80.5    13.5       72
DAYS MIN <= 32    186             174.9    11.1      171
DAYS MIN <= 0      41              34.9     6.1       29

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        40.04   1977
 MINIMUM        10.53   1976
TOTALS          22.08             22.08    0.00    23.12
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.06    0.00     0.06
DAYS >= .01       106              93.8    12.2       90
DAYS >= .10        59              48.0    11.0       35
DAYS >= .50        12              13.7    -1.7       17
DAYS >= 1.00        3               3.7    -0.7        5

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           65.9   2018
TOTALS           65.9              35.9    30.0     29.4
SINCE 7/1        19.2              13.7     5.5      6.4

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    8916              8523     393     7924
 SINCE 7/1         MM              3459      MM       MM
COOLING TOTAL     655               514     141      440
 SINCE 1/1        655               515     140      440
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/350    DATE  12/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    54/160    DATE  06/02



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

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