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CXUS53 KFSD 012023 RRA  
CLMMHE  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
223 PM CST MON MAR 01 2021  
   
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..THE MITCHELL SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2021
 
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1893 TO 2021  
 
WEATHER OBSERVED NORMAL DEPART LAST YEAR'S  
VALUE DATE(S) VALUE FROM VALUE DATE(S)  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
RECORD  
HIGH 72 02/21/2000  
LOW -40 02/10/1994  
02/09/1994  
HIGHEST 63 02/22 MM MM 56 02/29  
LOWEST -22 02/15 MM MM -12 02/13  
AVG. MAXIMUM 24.1 33.6 -9.5 33.1  
AVG. MINIMUM 6.9 13.9 -7.0 15.2  
MEAN 15.5 23.7 -8.2 24.2  
DAYS MAX >= 90 0 0.0 0.0 0  
DAYS MAX <= 32 18 12.7 5.3 12  
DAYS MIN <= 32 28 26.4 1.6 29  
DAYS MIN <= 0 12 4.5 7.5 4  
 
PRECIPITATION (INCHES)  
RECORD  
MAXIMUM 0.15 2020  
MINIMUM 0.15 2020  
TOTALS 0.36 0.34 0.02 0.15  
DAILY AVG. 0.01 0.01 -0.00 0.01  
DAYS >= .01 7 MM MM 2  
DAYS >= .10 1 MM MM 1  
DAYS >= .50 0 MM MM 0  
DAYS >= 1.00 0 MM MM 0  
GREATEST  
24 HR. TOTAL 0.22 02/27 TO 02/28  
 
SNOWFALL (INCHES)  
RECORDS  
TOTAL MM MM  
TOTALS 3.6 0.0 3.6 1.6  
SINCE 7/1 20.1 MM MM MM  
SNOWDEPTH AVG. 1 8  
DAYS >= 1.0 2 MM MM 1  
GREATEST  
SNOW DEPTH 1 02/18 MM MM  
02/19  
02/28  
24 HR TOTAL 1.5 02/27 TO 02/28  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING TOTAL 1378 1155 223 1178  
SINCE 7/1 5188 5522 -334 MM  
COOLING TOTAL 0 0 0 0  
SINCE 1/1 0 0 0 MM    
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WIND (MPH)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 10.1  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 36/320 DATE 02/22  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION 47/320 DATE 02/22  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT) MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.46  
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR 13  
NUMBER OF DAYS PC 9  
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY 6  
 
AVERAGE RH (PERCENT) 67  
 
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 0 SNOW 1  
LIGHT SNOW 14 SLEET 0  
FOG 10 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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