Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
825 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

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...THE SIOUX CITY IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1889 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              91   03/30/1968
 LOW              -22   03/05/1960
HIGHEST            90   03/16        MM      MM       75  03/30
LOWEST             -6   03/05        MM      MM      -14  03/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     58.4              47.5    10.9     46.7
AVG. MINIMUM     25.5              25.5     0.0     19.5
MEAN             42.0              36.5     5.5     33.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               0.0     1.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               3.9    -2.9        6
DAYS MIN <= 32     23              23.1    -0.1       29
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               0.5     1.5        3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.90   1987
 MINIMUM         0.03   1910
TOTALS           0.88              2.00   -1.12     0.38
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.06   -0.03     0.01
DAYS >= .01         2               8.3    -6.3        4
DAYS >= .10         1               4.2    -3.2        2
DAYS >= .50         1               1.2    -0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.5    -0.5        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.87   03/24 TO 03/24

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           26.2   1962
TOTALS              T               6.5    -6.5      4.7
SINCE 7/1        21.5              33.0   -11.5     18.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.0         0               1.7    -1.7        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             5  03/03
                                                          03/02
 24 HR TOTAL        T   03/27 TO 03/27
                        03/04 TO 03/04
                        03/03 TO 03/03

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     707               884    -177      980
 SINCE 7/1       5873              6178    -305     6584
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/310    DATE  03/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/320    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)     53

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                       6     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      3

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

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