Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
851 AM CDT FRI MAY 1 2015

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...THE SIOUX CITY IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              98   04/28/1910
 LOW               -2   04/03/1975
HIGHEST            86   04/01        MM      MM       85  04/20
LOWEST             24   04/22        MM      MM       16  04/15
AVG. MAXIMUM     65.5              62.3     3.2     62.9
AVG. MINIMUM     39.4              36.8     2.6     36.2
MEAN             52.5              49.6     2.9     49.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.5    -0.5        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      5               9.7    -4.7       12
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.73   1984
 MINIMUM         0.22   1928
TOTALS           2.53              2.95   -0.42     2.07
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.10   -0.02     0.07
DAYS >= .01         9               9.9    -0.9       12
DAYS >= .10         4               5.6    -1.6        6
DAYS >= .50         2               2.0     0.0        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.8     0.2        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.45   04/08 TO 04/09

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           11.5   1997
TOTALS            0.0               1.8    -1.8      5.3
SINCE 7/1        21.5              34.8   -13.3     23.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.6    -0.6        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             4  04/04
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     368               474    -106      465
 SINCE 7/1       6241              6652    -411     7049
COOLING TOTAL       1                11     -10        9
 SINCE 1/1          1                11     -10        9
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/330    DATE  04/20
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/320    DATE  04/20

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           18
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     55

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      8

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

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