February 2013 - A Look Ahead

The tables below consist of monthly normal for February as well as daily extremes and what happened last year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aberdeen 

High

Low

Average

Precipitation

Snowfall

Monthly Normal

27.9

7.2

17.6

0.55

6.8

Last Year

35.5

12.2

23.9

0.87

9.6

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Extremes

 

Day and Year

 

Last Year

Day

Record High

70

 25 – 1958

50

1st

Record Low

- 46

 08 – 1895

-10

11th

Precipitation

1.80

 29 – 1896

0.29

20th

Snowfall

16.0

 20 – 2011

4.2

28th

The normal temperature on the 1st is 24 for the high and 3 for the low.  The normal temperature on the 28th is 33 for the high and 13 for the low.

Sunrise on the 1st is at 7:54 AM with a sunset at 5:41 PM.

Sunrise on the 28th is at 7:13 AM with a sunset at 6:20 PM.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pierre 

High

Low

Average

Precipitation

Snowfall

Monthly Normal

34.9

13.8

24.3

0.59

5.9

Last Year

38.3

14.0

26.1

1.20

9.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Extremes

 

Day and Year

 

Last Year

Day

Record High

75

 29 – 1992

52

1st

Record Low

- 35

 09 – 1994

-8

11th

Precipitation

1.28

 19 – 1952

0.32

28th/29th

Snowfall

14.0

 19 – 1952

3.5

29th

The normal temperature on the 1st is 32 for the high and 11 for the low.  The normal temperature on the 28th is 39 for the high and 18 for the low.

Sunrise on the 1st is at 7:59 AM with a sunset at 5:51 PM.

Sunrise on the 28th is at 7:20 AM with a sunset at 6:28 PM.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Mobridge

High

Low

Average

Precipitation

Snowfall

Monthly Normal

30.9

10.0

20.4

0.42

5.9

Last Year

36.2

8.8

22.5

0.98

9.9

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Extremes

 

Day and Year

 

Last Year

Day

Record High

70

 29 – 1992

52

1st

Record Low

- 44

19    – 1929

-14

11th

Precipitation

1.50

 24 – 1930

0.41

23rd

Snowfall

13.1

 26 – 2009

4.4

23rd

The normal temperature on the 1st is 28 for the high and 7 for the low.  The normal temperature on the 28th is 35 for the high and 15 for the low.

Sunrise on the 1st is at 8:02 AM with a sunset at 5:49 PM.

Sunrise on the 28th is at 7:21 AM with a sunset at 6:28 PM.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Watertown 

High

Low

Average

Precipitation

Snowfall

Monthly Normal

27.3

7.8

17.5

0.53

7.4

Last Year

33.2

13.2

23.2

0.78

8.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Extremes

 

Day and Year

 

Last Year

Day

Record High

66

 23 – 1958

46

1st/2nd

Record Low

- 38

 02 – 1905

-9

11th

Precipitation

1.54

 23 – 1977

0.29

28th

Snowfall

14.0

 20 – 2011

3.5

29th

The normal temperature on the 1st is 24 for the high and 4 for the low.  The normal temperature on the 28th is 32 for the high and 13 for the low.

Sunrise on the 1st is at 7:48 AM with a sunset at 5:37 PM.

Sunrise on the 28th is at 7:07 AM with a sunset at 6:15 PM.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Sisseton

High

Low

Average

Precipitation

Snowfall

Monthly Normal

27.5

8.7

18.1

0.43

8.4

Last Year

34.1

14.2

24.1

1.31

14.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Extremes

 

Day and Year

 

Last Year

Day

Record High

68

 25 – 1958

51

19th

Record Low

- 33

 09 – 1994

-7

10th

Precipitation

0.98

 27 – 1958

0.76

28th

Snowfall

13.4

 26 – 2009

8.0

28th

The normal temperature on the 1st is 24 for the high and 5 for the low.  The normal temperature

on the 28th is 32 for the high and 15 for the low.

Sunrise on the 1st is at 7:49 AM with a sunset at 5:35 PM.

Sunrise on the 28th is at 7:08 AM with a sunset at 6:14 PM.

Phases of the Moon

Phase

Date

3rd Quarter

3rd

New Moon

10th

1st Quarter

17th

Full Moon

25th

Climate Prediction Center’s One Month Outlook

Temperatures

Precipitation

 

A Look back at February 2012

February 20th Snowfall Reports

Preliminary Snowfall Reports - February 23

 

Astronomy Happenings in February 2013

Mercury, Mars appear briefly after sunset February 8

Catch young moon and Mercury after sunset February 11

Moon and Jupiter pair up again night of February 18



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