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CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
948 AM CST WED FEB 01 2023  
   
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..THE MITCHELL SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2023
 
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1991 TO 2020  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1893 TO 2023  
 
WEATHER OBSERVED NORMAL DEPART LAST YEAR'S  
VALUE DATE(S) VALUE FROM VALUE DATE(S)  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
RECORD  
HIGH 68 01/05/2012  
LOW -38 01/19/1970  
HIGHEST 40 01/14 MM MM 55 01/31  
LOWEST -13 01/30 MM MM -12 01/01  
01/02  
01/06  
AVG. MAXIMUM 25.2 28.6 -3.4 32.6  
AVG. MINIMUM 9.5 9.3 0.2 5.1  
MEAN 17.4 19.0 -1.6 18.9  
DAYS MAX >= 90 0 0.0 0.0 0  
DAYS MAX <= 32 22 17.1 4.9 13  
DAYS MIN <= 32 31 30.7 0.3 31  
DAYS MIN <= 0 8 8.1 -0.1 12  
 
PRECIPITATION (INCHES)  
RECORD  
MAXIMUM 2.57 1988  
MINIMUM 0.00 1900  
TOTALS 1.90 0.40 1.50 0.16  
DAILY AVG. 0.06 0.01 0.05 0.01  
DAYS >= .01 7 4.3 2.7 2  
DAYS >= .10 3 0.9 2.1 1  
DAYS >= .50 1 0.1 0.9 0  
DAYS >= 1.00 1 0.0 1.0 0  
GREATEST  
24 HR. TOTAL 1.45 01/02 TO 01/03  
 
SNOWFALL (INCHES)  
RECORDS  
TOTAL 31.0 1910  
TOTALS 27.3 MM MM 1.3  
SINCE 7/1 39.6 MM MM MM  
SNOWDEPTH AVG. 18 0  
DAYS >= 1.0 3 MM MM 0  
GREATEST  
SNOW DEPTH 25 01/06 1 01/10  
01/07  
01/08  
01/11  
01/15  
24 HR TOTAL 19.1 01/02 TO 01/03  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING TOTAL 1467 1427 40 1422  
SINCE 7/1 4424 4249 175 MM  
COOLING TOTAL 0 0 0 0  
SINCE 1/1 0 0 0 MM    
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WIND (MPH)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 9.9  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 41/320 DATE 01/27  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION 55/320 DATE 01/27  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT) MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.55  
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR 12  
NUMBER OF DAYS PC 7  
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY 12  
 
AVERAGE RH (PERCENT) 81  
 
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 2 HAIL 0  
HEAVY SNOW 1 SNOW 2  
LIGHT SNOW 14 SLEET 0  
FOG 24 FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE 8  
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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