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PRELIMINARY LOCAL CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA (WS FORM: F-6)

                                          STATION:   SIOUX FALLS
                                          MONTH:     MARCH
                                          YEAR:      2015
                                          LATITUDE:   43 34 N
                                          LONGITUDE:  96 44 W

  TEMPERATURE IN F:       :PCPN:    SNOW:  WIND      :SUNSHINE: SKY     :PK WND
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1   2   3   4   5  6A  6B    7    8   9   10  11  12  13   14  15   16   17  18
                                     12Z  AVG MX 2MIN
DY MAX MIN AVG DEP HDD CDD  WTR  SNW DPTH SPD SPD DIR MIN PSBL S-S WX    SPD DR
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 1  33   8  21  -5  44   0 0.00  0.0    1  8.1 24 320   M    M   4        30 290
 2  30   2  16 -11  49   0 0.00  0.0    T 10.7 23 150   M    M   7        39 150
 3  28   6  17 -10  48   0 0.09  1.7    T 13.8 33 340   M    M   8 129    40 340
 4  12  -6   3 -25  62   0    T    T    2 10.0 26 320   M    M   2        33 320
 5  30 -10  10 -18  55   0 0.00  0.0    1  8.7 20 190   M    M   0        24 180
 6  46  16  31   2  34   0 0.00  0.0    T  6.1 15 340   M    M   4        19 190
 7  45  28  37   8  28   0 0.00  0.0    T  8.6 20 340   M    M   5        25 330
 8  52  30  41  12  24   0 0.13  0.0    0  4.5 14 290   M    M   5 12     19 290
 9  62  33  48  18  17   0 0.00  0.0    0 11.0 23 190   M    M   1        29 210
10  67  29  48  18  17   0 0.00  0.0    0  6.6 20 360   M    M   0        23  10
11  63  26  45  14  20   0 0.00  0.0    0 10.8 23 170   M    M   3        30 180
12  77  43  60  29   5   0 0.00  0.0    0 13.2 25 200   M    M   7        31 210
13  67  37  52  20  13   0 0.00  0.0    0 10.7 26 340   M    M   5        34 340
14  67  33  50  18  15   0 0.00  0.0    0  7.0 18 210   M    M   2        26 210
15  78  49  64  32   1   0 0.00  0.0    0 10.7 25 200   M    M   7        34 200
16  69  35  52  19  13   0 0.00  0.0    0 16.3 32  10   M    M   8        40  20
17  45  24  35   2  30   0 0.00  0.0    0  7.1 22  10   M    M   7        30  10
18  48  36  42   8  23   0 0.00  0.0    0 12.1 23 110   M    M  10        28 110
19  57  29  43   9  22   0 0.00  0.0    0 11.8 23 310   M    M   5        29 200
20  73  25  49  14  16   0 0.00  0.0    0 10.0 28 310   M    M   2 1      35 310
21  51  23  37   2  28   0 0.00  0.0    0 12.1 20 110   M    M   0        26 110
22  46  28  37   1  28   0    T  0.0    0 19.1 30 110   M    M   7        37 110
23  49  26  38   2  27   0 0.00  0.0    0 10.9 21 140   M    M   9        27 150
24  34  30  32  -4  33   0 0.11    T    0 12.9 21 130   M    M   9 1      33 140
25  47  26  37   0  28   0 0.00  0.0    0 17.1 31 310   M    M   6 1      39 320
26  40  22  31  -6  34   0 0.00  0.0    0  9.4 18 360   M    M   5        24 350
27  37  12  25 -13  40   0    T    T    0  6.9 16 140   M    M   7        19 140
28  53  28  41   3  24   0 0.00  0.0    0 16.5 26 180   M    M   3        35 170
29  60  34  47   8  18   0    T  0.0    0 17.8 38 330   M    M   2        50 330
30  75  29  52  13  13   0 0.00  0.0    0 10.6 29 320   M    M   4        38 320
31  75  32  54  14  11   0 0.00  0.0    0  7.6 20 180   M    M   1        26 170
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SM 1616  763       820   0  0.33     1.7 338.7          M      145
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AV 52.1 24.6                              10.9 FASTST   M    M   5    MAX(MPH)
                                 MISC ---->  # 38 330               # 50  330
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NOTES:
# LAST OF SEVERAL OCCURRENCES
-COLUMN 17 PEAK WIND IN M.P.H.
-PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS IN COLUMNS 7,8, AND 9 ARE THE OFFICIAL
PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS FOR SIOUX FALLS, SD.
-SNOW DEPTH IN COLUMN 9 IS RECORDED AT 6 AM CST (12Z).

PRELIMINARY LOCAL CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA (WS FORM: F-6) , PAGE 2

                                          STATION:  SIOUX FALLS
                                          MONTH:    MARCH
                                          YEAR:     2015
                                          LATITUDE:   43 34 N
                                          LONGITUDE:  96 44 W

[TEMPERATURE DATA]      [PRECIPITATION DATA]       SYMBOLS USED IN COLUMN 16

AVERAGE MONTHLY: 38.4   TOTAL FOR MONTH:   0.33    1 = FOG OR MIST
DPTR FM NORMAL:   5.5   DPTR FM NORMAL:   -1.43    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
HIGHEST:    78 ON 15    GRTST 24HR  0.13 ON  8- 8      TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
LOWEST:    -10 ON  5                               3 = THUNDER
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS
                        TOTAL MONTH:   1.7 INCHES  5 = HAIL
                        GRTST 24HR   1.7 ON   M    6 = FREEZING RAIN OR DRIZZLE
                        GRTST DEPTH:   2 ON  4     7 = DUSTSTORM OR SANDSTORM:
                                                       VSBY 1/2 MILE OR LESS
                                                   8 = SMOKE OR HAZE
[NO. OF DAYS WITH]      [WEATHER - DAYS WITH]      9 = BLOWING SNOW
                                                   X = TORNADO
MAX 32 OR BELOW:   4    0.01 INCH OR MORE:   3
MAX 90 OR ABOVE:   0    0.10 INCH OR MORE:   2
MIN 32 OR BELOW:  23    0.50 INCH OR MORE:   0
MIN  0 OR BELOW:   2    1.00 INCH OR MORE:   0

[HDD (BASE 65) ]
TOTAL THIS MO.   820    CLEAR  (SCALE 0-3)  10
DPTR FM NORMAL  -175    PTCLDY (SCALE 4-7)  18
TOTAL FM JUL 1  6569    CLOUDY (SCALE 8-10)  3
DPTR FM NORMAL  -276

[CDD (BASE 65) ]
TOTAL THIS MO.     0
DPTR FM NORMAL     0    [PRESSURE DATA]
TOTAL FM JAN 1     0    HIGHEST SLP 30.60 ON 17
DPTR FM NORMAL     0    LOWEST  SLP 29.68 ON 29

[REMARKS]

RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 77 DEGREES WAS ESTABLISHED ON
THE 12TH. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 72 DEGREES SET BACK IN 1900.

RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 78 DEGREES WAS ESTABLISHED ON
THE 15TH. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 75 DEGREES SET BACK IN 2012.

RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 73 DEGREES WAS TIED ON THE 20TH.
THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 73 DEGREES SET BACK IN 1911.

#FINAL-03-15#



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