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

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

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...THE SIOUX CITY IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2019...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1889 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               -2   04/03/1975
HIGHEST            86   04/20        MM      MM       86  04/30
LOWEST             22   04/14        MM      MM        7  04/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     61.8              62.3    -0.5     53.3
AVG. MINIMUM     37.2              36.8     0.4     29.0
MEAN             49.5              49.6    -0.1     41.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.5    -0.5        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        3
DAYS MIN <= 32      9               9.7    -0.7       18
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.73   1984
 MINIMUM         0.22   1928
TOTALS           2.57              2.95   -0.38     1.14
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.10   -0.01     0.04
DAYS >= .01        12               9.9     2.1        5
DAYS >= .10         8               5.6     2.4        4
DAYS >= .50         1               2.0    -1.0        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.8    -0.8        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.82   04/03 TO 04/03

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           11.5   1997
TOTALS            1.5               1.8    -0.3      9.5
SINCE 7/1        29.5              34.8    -5.3     45.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.6     0.4        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   04/02                          6  04/15
 24 HR TOTAL      1.5   04/01 TO 04/01

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     457               474     -17      716
 SINCE 7/1       7145              6652     493     6913
COOLING TOTAL       1                11     -10        8
 SINCE 1/1          1                11     -10        8
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/070    DATE  04/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    54/080    DATE  04/11

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

THUNDERSTORM              7     MIXED PRECIP                0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                        7
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN               0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                        0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                        1
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                       0
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       1
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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