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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1000 AM CDT TUE NOV 1 2016

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...THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              94   10/05/1963
 LOW               -5   10/29/1925
HIGHEST            78   10/28        MM      MM       90  10/11
LOWEST             31   10/24        MM      MM       28  10/30
                        10/13
                        10/12
AVG. MAXIMUM     63.3              59.6     3.7     64.3
AVG. MINIMUM     41.7              36.1     5.6     41.4
MEAN             52.5              47.9     4.6     52.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      4              10.8    -6.8        5
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.89   1911
 MINIMUM            T   1952
                        1933
TOTALS           3.09              2.17    0.92     2.90
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.07    0.03     0.09
DAYS >= .01         9               7.9     1.1        5
DAYS >= .10         2               4.2    -2.2        2
DAYS >= .50         1               1.5    -0.5        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.5     0.5        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.53   10/04 TO 10/04

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           10.0   1991
TOTALS              T               1.3    -1.3        T
SINCE 7/1           T               1.3    -1.3        T
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.5    -0.5        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   10/12 TO 10/12

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     383               536    -153      376
 SINCE 7/1        461               740    -279      479
COOLING TOTAL       2                 5      -3        7
 SINCE 1/1        879               690     189      715
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/190    DATE  10/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/180    DATE  10/14

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             15
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      1
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
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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