Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
553 PM CDT SAT NOV 1 2014

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...THE SIOUX CITY IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1889 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              96   10/03/1938
 LOW                5   10/29/1925
HIGHEST            80   10/01        MM      MM       88  10/02
LOWEST             23   10/31        MM      MM       24  10/25
AVG. MAXIMUM     66.7              63.3     3.4     62.6
AVG. MINIMUM     39.3              38.0     1.3     37.6
MEAN             53.0              50.7     2.3     50.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      7               8.6    -1.6       11
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.70   2009
 MINIMUM            T   1958
                        1952
TOTALS           1.13              2.13   -1.00     3.89
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.07   -0.03     0.13
DAYS >= .01         7               7.4    -0.4       14
DAYS >= .10         4               4.2    -0.2        7
DAYS >= .50         1               1.5    -0.5        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.4    -0.4        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.53   10/22 TO 10/22

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            9.8   1991
TOTALS            0.0               1.0    -1.0        T
SINCE 7/1         0.0               1.0    -1.0        T
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.3    -0.3        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   10/31 TO 10/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     368               453     -85      460
 SINCE 7/1        480               600    -120      525
COOLING TOTAL       4                 8      -4        7
 SINCE 1/1        862               869      -7      960
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/330    DATE  10/03
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/330    DATE  10/03

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           21
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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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