December 2012 Climate Information

DECEMBER 2012
Temperature Data
Aberdeen
Sisseton
Wheaton
Watertown
Warmest Temperature / Date
56 / 2nd
60 / 2nd
54 / 3rd
56 / 2nd
Coldest Temperature / Date
-17 / 10th
-13 / 10th
-11 / 26th
-13 / 25th
Average High / Departure from Normal
25.1 / -0.4
24.0 / -2.1
23.5 / +0.6
25.2 / +0.4
Average Low / Departure from Normal
5.8 / -0.1
6.6 / -1.3
8.5 / +2.5
8.6 / +1.4
Monthly Average / Departure from Normal
15.4 / -0.3
15.3 / -1.7
16.0 / +1.6
16.9 / +0.9
Precipitation Data
Monthly Precipitation / Departure from Normal
0.75 / +0.23
0.74 / +0.35
0.97 / +0.25
0.93 / +0.40
Monthly Snowfall / Departure from Normal
13.3 / +6.4
9.0 / +1.4
12.2 / +4.0
10.2 / +3.1
Most Precipitation in 24 hours / Date
0.36 / 8-9th
0.34 / 8-9th
0.29 / 9th
0.31 / 8th
Most Snow in 24 hours / Date
7.9 / 8th
4.6 / 8th
5.6 / 9th
4.3 / 8th
Temperature Data
Pierre
Kennebec
Mobridge
Timber Lake
Warmest Temperature / Date
67 / 2nd
70 / 2nd
54 /2nd,  3rd
56 / 3rd
Coldest Temperature / Date
-11 / 10th
-10 / 10th
-11 / 24th
-10 / 24th
Average High / Departure from Normal
30.0 / -1.3
33.1 / +0.4
27.2 / -1.5
28.0 / -1.5
Average Low / Departure from Normal
12.3 / +0.2
13.4 / +2.1
9.7 / +2.0
11.4 / +1.5
Monthly Average / Departure from Normal
21.1 / -0.6
23.3 / +1.3
18.5 / +0.3
19.7 / +0.0
Precipitation Data
Monthly Precipitation / Departure from Normal
0.65 / +0.10
0.65 / +0.27
0.54 / +0.10
0.35 / -0.13
Monthly Snowfall / Departure from Normal
9.7 / +4.8
9.0 / +2.4
8.8 / +2.1
5.5 / -2.0
Most Precipitation in 24 hours / Date
0.29 / 9th
0.32 / 9th
0.27 / 8-9th
0.15 / 7th
Most Snow in 24 hours / Date
5.0 / 9th
4.5 / 9th
5.8 / 8th
1.9 / 7th


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