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CLMPIR


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
943 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

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...THE PIERRE SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              88   03/18/2012
 LOW              -20   03/02/2014
HIGHEST            83   03/15        MM      MM       72  03/29
                                                          03/26
LOWEST             -9   03/05        MM      MM      -20  03/02
                        03/04                             03/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     57.3              45.4    11.9     43.5
AVG. MINIMUM     24.4              23.5     0.9     16.7
MEAN             40.8              34.4     6.4     30.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               5.3    -4.3        6
DAYS MIN <= 32     24              25.0    -1.0       29
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               1.0     1.0        4

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.73   1977
 MINIMUM         0.02   1918
TOTALS           0.33              1.23   -0.90     0.99
DAYS >= .01         2               6.3    -4.3        5
DAYS >= .10         2               2.9    -0.9        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.6    -0.6        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.2    -0.2        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           31.8   1975
 SNOW DEPTH        29   03/30/1975
TOTALS            4.8               6.0    -1.2      9.7
SINCE 7/1        27.1              27.8    -0.7     34.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 3      -3        1
DAYS >= TRACE       6               3.8     2.2       10
DAYS >= 1.0         2               1.7     0.3        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   03/03                          3  03/06
                                                          03/05
                                                          03/04

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     746               947    -201     1073
 SINCE 7/1       6255              6445    -190     7068
COOLING TOTAL       5                 0       5        0
 SINCE 1/1          5                 0       5        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST      03/01             MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.1
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/290
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    48/320    DATE  03/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    61/320    DATE  03/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           22
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     54

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      2

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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