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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
917 AM CDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE SISSETON SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1900 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              82   03/18/2012
                        03/31/1963
                        03/28/1946
 LOW              -22   03/10/1948
HIGHEST            62   03/30        MM      MM       40  03/29
LOWEST            -12   03/02        MM      MM      -10  03/21
                        03/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     36.2              39.3    -3.1     27.5
AVG. MINIMUM     16.0              20.8    -4.8      8.9
MEAN             26.1              30.0    -3.9     18.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     12               8.7     3.3       25
DAYS MIN <= 32     29              26.5     2.5       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               1.5     0.5        7

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.19   1977
 MINIMUM         0.03   1959
TOTALS           0.84              1.12   -0.28     0.97
DAYS >= .01         9                MM      MM       10
DAYS >= .10         2                MM      MM        3
DAYS >= .50         0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS            9.5                MM      MM      5.4
SINCE 7/1        31.4                MM      MM     42.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM       16
DAYS >= TRACE       9                MM      MM        9
DAYS >= 1.0         3                MM      MM        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   03/19                         19  03/11
                                                          03/10
                                                          03/08

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1199              1083     116     1443
 SINCE 7/1       8016              7342     674     7828
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST      03/01             MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              13.0
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   4/347
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    58/360    DATE  03/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    59/010    DATE  03/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.00
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           31
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              0
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

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

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

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