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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1227 PM CDT TUE MAY 1 2018

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...THE MITCHELL SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 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
                        04/25/1962
 LOW                1   04/01/1924
HIGHEST            86   04/30        MM      MM       82  04/08
LOWEST              9   04/04        MM      MM       25  04/28
AVG. MAXIMUM     49.2              60.2   -11.0     60.6
AVG. MINIMUM     28.3              35.3    -7.0     37.0
MEAN             38.7              47.8    -9.1     48.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3               0.7     2.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     20              10.6     9.4        8
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           1.64              2.18   -0.54     3.17
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.07   -0.02     0.11
DAYS >= .01         7                MM      MM        9
DAYS >= .10         4                MM      MM        8
DAYS >= .50         1                MM      MM        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.04   04/13 TO 04/14

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS           22.7                MM      MM      1.6
SINCE 7/1        60.7                MM      MM     30.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         5                MM      MM        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        16   04/15                          0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL     14.9   04/13 TO 04/14

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     786               520     266      476
 SINCE 7/1       7323              7000     323     6079
COOLING TOTAL       6                 2       4        0
 SINCE 1/1          6                 2       4        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/020    DATE  04/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    60/010    DATE  04/13

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           18
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
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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