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

                                          STATION:   MITCHELL SD
                                          MONTH:     MARCH
                                          YEAR:      2015
                                          LATITUDE:   43 46 N
                                          LONGITUDE:  98  2 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  37   8  23  -5  42   0 0.00  0.0    0 10.9 26 310   M    M   3        34 290
 2  38   5  22  -7  43   0 0.00  0.0    0 14.6 29 160   M    M   4        35 160
 3  32   4  18 -11  47   0 0.04  0.7    0 15.7 36 340   M    M   6 189    44 360
 4  14  -3   6 -24  59   0    T    T    1 11.3 29 320   M    M   1        35 330
 5  37  -9  14 -16  51   0 0.00  0.0    1  8.9 20 210   M    M   0        27 200
 6  50  17  34   4  31   0 0.00  0.0    0  8.1 17 310   M    M   3        25 330
 7  48  29  39   8  26   0    T  0.0    0  8.4 22 340   M    M   4        28 330
 8  56  32  44  13  21   0 0.04  0.0    0  7.4 20 290   M    M   2 1      23 290
 9  66  34  50  19  15   0 0.00  0.0    0  9.3 20 270   M    M   1        26 260
10  68  28  48  16  17   0 0.00  0.0    0  6.2 20  10   M    M   0        23 350
11  69  26  48  16  17   0 0.00  0.0    0 13.1 24 160   M    M   0        33 180
12  78  45  62  30   3   0 0.00  0.0    0 11.7 22 210   M    M   0        29 190
13  68  34  51  18  14   0 0.00  0.0    0 10.8 26 350   M    M   0        34 360
14  71  30  51  18  14   0 0.00  0.0    0 10.3 21 180   M    M   0        30 190
15  82  55  69  35   0   4 0.00  0.0    0 11.7 23 190   M    M   0        32 200
16  70  36  53  19  12   0 0.00  0.0    0 16.5 35 360   M    M   0        41  10
17  45  23  34   0  31   0 0.00  0.0    0  5.3 20 360   M    M   3        25 360
18  50  36  43   8  22   0 0.00  0.0    0 13.3 23 130   M    M   9        29 120
19  59  29  44   9  21   0 0.00  0.0    0 12.7 30 290   M    M   4        39 270
20  75  25  50  14  15   0 0.00  0.0    0 11.7 30 320   M    M   0        38 300
21  53  20  37   1  28   0 0.00  0.0    0 12.0 22 130   M    M   0        28 100
22  48  24  36   0  29   0 0.00  0.0    0 15.2 28 100   M    M   1        34  90
23  50  20  35  -2  30   0 0.00  0.0    0 11.5 21 150   M    M   4 1      25 160
24  43  33  38   1  27   0 0.05  0.0    0 15.7 24 150   M    M   9 1      31 150
25  48  25  37  -1  28   0 0.00  0.0    0 17.4 32 320   M    M   5 12     41 320
26  41  20  31  -7  34   0    T    T    0  7.1 17  10   M    M   4 8      22  10
27  36  13  25 -13  40   0    T    T    0  8.1 20 160   M    M   5        24 170
28  58  25  42   3  23   0 0.00  0.0    0 18.5 31 160   M    M   0        39 160
29  63  43  53  14  12   0 0.00  0.0    0 18.7 45 330   M    M   2        53 310
30  77  38  58  18   7   0 0.00  0.0    0 12.7 30 320   M    M   0        45 320
31  80  31  56  16   9   0 0.00  0.0    0  7.7 18 170   M    M   0        24 170
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SM 1710  776       768   4  0.13     0.7 362.5          M       70
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AV 55.2 25.0                              11.7 FASTST   M    M   2    MAX(MPH)
                                 MISC ---->  # 45 330               # 53  310
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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 MITCHELL, SD.
-SNOW DEPTH IN COLUMN 9 IS RECORDED AT 6 AM CST (12Z).

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

                                          STATION:  MITCHELL SD
                                          MONTH:    MARCH
                                          YEAR:     2015
                                          LATITUDE:   43 46 N
                                          LONGITUDE:  98  2 W

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

AVERAGE MONTHLY: 40.1   TOTAL FOR MONTH:   0.13    1 = FOG OR MIST
DPTR FM NORMAL:   6.0   DPTR FM NORMAL:   -0.93    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
HIGHEST:    82 ON 15    GRTST 24HR  0.05 ON 24-24      TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
LOWEST:     -9 ON  5                               3 = THUNDER
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS
                        TOTAL MONTH:   0.7 INCH    5 = HAIL
                        GRTST 24HR   0.7 ON   M    6 = FREEZING RAIN OR DRIZZLE
                        GRTST DEPTH:   1 ON  5, 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:   2    0.01 INCH OR MORE:   3
MAX 90 OR ABOVE:   0    0.10 INCH OR MORE:   0
MIN 32 OR BELOW:  22    0.50 INCH OR MORE:   0
MIN  0 OR BELOW:   2    1.00 INCH OR MORE:   0

[HDD (BASE 65) ]
TOTAL THIS MO.   768    CLEAR  (SCALE 0-3)  21
DPTR FM NORMAL  -190    PTCLDY (SCALE 4-7)   8
TOTAL FM JUL 1  6258    CLOUDY (SCALE 8-10)  2
DPTR FM NORMAL  -222

[CDD (BASE 65) ]
TOTAL THIS MO.     4
DPTR FM NORMAL     4    [PRESSURE DATA]
TOTAL FM JAN 1     4    HIGHEST SLP 30.63 ON 17
DPTR FM NORMAL     4    LOWEST  SLP 29.65 ON 31

[REMARKS]

RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 69 DEGREES WAS TIED ON THE 11TH.
THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 69 DEGREES SET BACK IN 1990.

RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 78 DEGREES WAS ESTABLISHED ON
THE 12TH. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 76 DEGREES SET BACK IN 1900.

RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 82 DEGREES WAS ESTABLISHED ON
THE 15TH. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 75 DEGREES SET BACK IN 1935.

#FINAL-03-15#



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