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CXUS53 KABR 011815  
CLMATY  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD  
115 PM CDT THU APR 01 2021  
   
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..THE WATERTOWN SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2021
 
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1898 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 82 03/18/2012  
03/18/1921  
03/23/1910  
LOW -27 03/11/1948  
HIGHEST 79 03/29 MM MM 61 03/30  
LOWEST 6 03/01 MM MM 8 03/20  
AVG. MAXIMUM 48.0 38.9 9.1 41.5  
AVG. MINIMUM 25.4 19.9 5.5 22.9  
MEAN 36.7 29.4 7.3 32.2  
DAYS MAX >= 90 0 0.0 0.0 0  
DAYS MAX <= 32 1 8.8 -7.8 3  
DAYS MIN <= 32 27 27.5 -0.5 28  
DAYS MIN <= 0 0 2.2 -2.2 0  
 
PRECIPITATION (INCHES)  
RECORD  
MAXIMUM 3.94 1977  
MINIMUM T 1910  
TOTALS 1.39 1.11 0.28 0.64  
DAYS >= .01 6 7.4 -1.4 6  
DAYS >= .10 3 3.4 -0.4 2  
DAYS >= .50 1 0.5 0.5 0  
DAYS >= 1.00 0 0.1 -0.1 0  
 
SNOWFALL (INCHES)  
RECORDS  
TOTAL 22.0 1975  
SNOW DEPTH MM MM  
TOTALS 10.8 6.2 4.6 0.8  
SINCE 7/1 31.7 32.6 -0.9 MM  
SNOWDEPTH AVG. 1 5  
DAYS >= TRACE 9 4.2 4.8 6  
DAYS >= 1.0 2 1.9 0.1 0  
GREATEST  
SNOW DEPTH 6 03/11 17 03/01  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING TOTAL 871 1104 -233 1008  
SINCE 7/1 6902 7515 -613 7443  
COOLING TOTAL 0 0 0 0  
SINCE 1/1 0 0 0 0  
 
FREEZE DATES  
RECORD  
EARLIEST MM  
LATEST MM  
EARLIEST 09/10  
LATEST 05/12    
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WIND (MPH)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 11.5  
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 1/160  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 36/300 DATE 03/30  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION 60/280 DATE 03/29  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT) MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.31  
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR 19  
NUMBER OF DAYS PC 6  
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY 6  
 
AVERAGE RH (PERCENT) 72  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH  
THUNDERSTORM 1 MIXED PRECIP 0  
HEAVY RAIN 0 RAIN 0  
LIGHT RAIN 3 FREEZING RAIN 0  
LT FREEZING RAIN 0 HAIL 0  
HEAVY SNOW 2 SNOW 3  
LIGHT SNOW 8 SLEET 0  
FOG 18 FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE 8  
HAZE 1  
 
- INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.  
R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.  
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.  
T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.  
 

 
 
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