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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
108 PM CDT WED MAY 1 2019

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...THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2019...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2019

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              98   04/28/1910
 LOW                4   04/03/1936
HIGHEST            84   04/20        MM      MM       85  04/30
LOWEST             20   04/14        MM      MM        5  04/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     57.0              58.5    -1.5     48.1
AVG. MINIMUM     36.8              34.4     2.4     26.9
MEAN             46.9              46.4     0.5     37.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.6    -0.6        6
DAYS MIN <= 32      9              12.4    -3.4       23
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.97   2001
 MINIMUM         0.02   1926
TOTALS           4.99              3.01    1.98     3.34
DAILY AVG.       0.17              0.10    0.07     0.11
DAYS >= .01        18              10.5     7.5        8
DAYS >= .10        11               6.1     4.9        6
DAYS >= .50         4               1.9     2.1        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.6    -0.6        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.80   04/10 TO 04/11

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           31.4   2018
TOTALS            6.9               4.6     2.3     31.4
SINCE 7/1        52.4              44.5     7.9     70.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        2
DAYS >= 1.0         3               1.3     1.7        4
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   04/13                         14  04/15
                        04/12
 24 HR TOTAL      3.0   04/11 TO 04/12

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     537               562     -25      824
 SINCE 7/1       7600              7407     193     7442
COOLING TOTAL       2                 5      -3        7
 SINCE 1/1          2                 5      -3        7
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/050    DATE  04/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/050    DATE  04/11

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         16

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              9     MIXED PRECIP                0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                        7
LIGHT RAIN               21     FREEZING RAIN               1
LT FREEZING RAIN          4     HAIL                        1
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                        4
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                       3
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       4
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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