Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
739 AM CDT FRI NOV 1 2013

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...THE BISMARCK ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1875 TO 2013

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              95   10/04/1963
                        10/01/1953
 LOW              -10   10/31/1991
                        10/30/1991
                        10/26/1919
HIGHEST            71   10/08                         81  10/02
                        10/07
LOWEST             20   10/28                         17  10/27
AVG. MAXIMUM     52.5              57.5    -5.0     53.5
AVG. MINIMUM     31.5              32.2    -0.7     32.0
MEAN             42.0              44.8    -2.8     42.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               0.8     0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     18              15.3     2.7       17
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.30   1982
 MINIMUM         0.00   1935
TOTALS           4.73R             1.25    3.48     1.02
DAILY AVG.       0.15              0.04    0.11     0.03
DAYS >= .01        14               6.6     7.4       11
DAYS >= .10         5               2.9     2.1        2
DAYS >= .50         3               0.7     2.3        0
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.2     1.8        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.43   10/04 TO 10/05              0.50

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           23.7   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            1.0               2.2    -1.2        T
SINCE 7/1         1.0               2.4    -1.4        T
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.6    -0.6        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                            -1  10/28
 24 HR TOTAL      0.6   MM                             T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     707               626      81
 SINCE 7/1        838               912     -74
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1
 SINCE 1/1        555               520      35
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WIND (MPH)
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/290    DATE  10/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/300    DATE  10/11

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           14
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         13


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      3

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

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