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

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1898 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              82   03/18/2012
                        03/18/1921
                        03/23/1910
 LOW              -27   03/11/1948
HIGHEST            60   03/30        MM      MM       52  03/29
LOWEST            -18   03/02        MM      MM       -7  03/21
AVG. MAXIMUM     35.0              38.9    -3.9     29.1
AVG. MINIMUM     13.7              19.9    -6.2     11.4
MEAN             24.4              29.4    -5.0     20.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     13               8.8     4.2       21
DAYS MIN <= 32     30              27.5     2.5       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               2.2     0.8        6

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.94   1977
 MINIMUM            T   1910
TOTALS           0.97              1.11   -0.14     1.21
DAYS >= .01         7               7.4    -0.4        6
DAYS >= .10         4               3.4     0.6        4
DAYS >= .50         0               0.5    -0.5        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS            6.8               6.2     0.6      5.6
SINCE 7/1        24.2              32.6    -8.4     29.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                 3      -1       13
DAYS >= TRACE      13               4.2     8.8       12
DAYS >= 1.0         2               1.9     0.1        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         9   03/06                         16  03/13
                        03/05                             03/12
                                                          03/11

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1249              1104     145     1378
 SINCE 7/1       8215              7515     700     7741
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.5
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/001
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/330    DATE  03/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/330    DATE  03/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                1     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      6

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

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