Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1242 PM CDT TUE MAY 1 2018

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...THE HURON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              97   04/21/1980
 LOW               -2   04/03/1975
HIGHEST            82   04/30        MM      MM       79  04/08
LOWEST              3   04/04        MM      MM       21  04/11
AVG. MAXIMUM     48.0              59.0   -11.0     59.5
AVG. MINIMUM     25.8              34.0    -8.2     33.6
MEAN             36.9              46.5    -9.6     46.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      5               0.5     4.5        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     23              12.9    10.1       15
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.64   2001
 MINIMUM         0.03   1934
TOTALS           2.29              2.31   -0.02     1.18
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.08    0.00     0.04
DAYS >= .01         8               8.7    -0.7        6
DAYS >= .10         5               4.8     0.2        3
DAYS >= .50         2               1.5     0.5        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.5    -0.5        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.10   04/13 TO 04/14

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           26.9   1935
TOTALS           21.9               4.0    17.9        T
SINCE 7/1        58.7              43.9    14.8     35.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         5               1.3     3.7        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        16   04/15                          0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL     11.5   04/13 TO 04/14

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     838               559     279      543
 SINCE 7/1       7820              7378     442     6639
COOLING TOTAL       2                 4      -2        0
 SINCE 1/1          2                 4      -2        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/010    DATE  04/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    57/360    DATE  04/14

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           17
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                4     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                3     SNOW                       5
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      7
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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