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

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CLMHON

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

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1881 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              89   03/30/1943
 LOW              -25   03/14/1897
HIGHEST            81   03/15        MM      MM       67  03/30
LOWEST            -10   03/05        MM      MM      -18  03/02
                        03/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     52.7              43.7     9.0     41.3
AVG. MINIMUM     21.5              22.6    -1.1     17.1
MEAN             37.1              33.1     4.0     29.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3               5.3    -2.3        6
DAYS MIN <= 32     26              25.3     0.7       29
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               1.5     1.5        4

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.89   1977
 MINIMUM         0.06   1925
TOTALS           0.16              1.46   -1.30     0.47
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.05   -0.04     0.02
DAYS >= .01         3               7.5    -4.5        8
DAYS >= .10         1               3.4    -2.4        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.8    -0.8        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.11   03/03 TO 03/03

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           33.9   1975
TOTALS            1.2               8.9    -7.7      4.7
SINCE 7/1        22.8              39.9   -17.1     26.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 4      -4        1
DAYS >= 1.0         1               2.3    -1.3        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   03/02                          4  03/06
                        03/01                             03/05
 24 HR TOTAL      1.2   03/03 TO 03/03

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     858               987    -129     1101
 SINCE 7/1       6795              6819     -24     7421
COOLING TOTAL       2                 0       2        0
 SINCE 1/1          2                 0       2        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/310    DATE  03/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/340    DATE  03/03

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)     61

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