Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
536 PM CDT THU SEP 01 2022


...THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2022...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1991 TO 2020
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1893 TO 2022

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART   LAST YEAR`S
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM     VALUE DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH            109   08/24/1936
 LOW              34   08/20/1950
                       08/29/1893
HIGHEST          105   08/02         MM      MM       91  08/17
LOWEST            55   08/30         MM      MM       55  08/13
                                                          08/14
AVG. MAXIMUM    84.6               82.8     1.8     84.6
AVG. MINIMUM    62.5               61.1     1.4     64.1
MEAN            73.6               72.0     1.6     74.4
DAYS MAX >= 90     5                3.5     1.5        2
DAYS MAX <= 32     0                0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     0                0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        9.33   1932
 MINIMUM        0.36   1907
TOTALS          6.88               3.34    3.54     6.29
DAILY AVG.      0.22               0.11    0.11     0.20
DAYS >= .01        7                9.4    -2.4       11
DAYS >= .10        5                5.4    -0.4        8
DAYS >= .50        2                2.5    -0.5        2
DAYS >= 1.00       1                1.1    -0.1        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   5.67   08/06 TO 08/07

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      0                 12     -12        0
 SINCE 7/1         0                 13     -13       MM
COOLING TOTAL    272                227      45      300
 SINCE 1/1       964                750     214       MM

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/310    DATE  08/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/300    DATE  08/02

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.39
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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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