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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD

849 AM CST TUE JAN 2 2018

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...THE WATERTOWN SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2017...

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            94   07/17        MM      MM       96  06/19
                                                          06/12
LOWEST            -27   12/31        MM      MM      -37  12/18
AVG. MAXIMUM     54.6              53.6     1.0     57.2
AVG. MINIMUM     33.8              32.5     1.3     36.6
MEAN             44.2              43.0     1.2     46.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      8               9.1    -1.1       15
DAYS MAX <= 32     72              80.5    -8.5       68
DAYS MIN <= 32    171             174.9    -3.9      152
DAYS MIN <= 0      29              34.9    -5.9       21

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        40.04   1977
 MINIMUM        10.53   1976
TOTALS          23.12             22.08    1.04    23.41
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.06    0.00     0.06
DAYS >= .01        90              93.8    -3.8      104
DAYS >= .10        35              48.0   -13.0       52
DAYS >= .50        17              13.7     3.3       13
DAYS >= 1.00        5               3.7     1.3        5

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS           29.4              35.9    -6.5     34.6
SINCE 7/1         6.4              13.7    -7.3     17.7

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    7924              8523    -599     7255
 SINCE 7/1         MM              3459      MM       MM
COOLING TOTAL     440               514     -74      721
 SINCE 1/1        440               515     -75      721
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    45/020    DATE  06/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/260    DATE  03/07



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

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