Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
824 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 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              95   03/30/1943
 LOW              -23   03/12/1956
HIGHEST            82   03/15        MM      MM       68  03/13
                                                          03/09
LOWEST             -9   03/05        MM      MM      -16  03/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     55.2              44.6    10.6     43.2
AVG. MINIMUM     25.0              23.6     1.4     18.9
MEAN             40.1              34.1     6.0     31.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               5.5    -3.5        7
DAYS MIN <= 32     22              24.1    -2.1       27
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               0.7     1.3        4

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           0.13              1.06   -0.93     1.04
DAILY AVG.       0.00              0.03   -0.03     0.03
DAYS >= .01         3                MM      MM        7
DAYS >= .10         0                MM      MM        3
DAYS >= .50         0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.05   03/24 TO 03/24

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS            0.7                MM      MM      8.6
SINCE 7/1        22.6                MM      MM     30.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.0         0                MM      MM        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   03/05                          4  03/03
                        03/04                             03/02
 24 HR TOTAL      0.7   03/03 TO 03/03

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     768               958    -190     1046
 SINCE 7/1       6258              6480    -222     6996
COOLING TOTAL       4                 0       4        0
 SINCE 1/1          4                 0       4        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    45/330    DATE  03/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/310    DATE  03/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           21
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     58

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