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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
633 AM CDT FRI NOV 1 2013

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...THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 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              94   10/05/1963
 LOW               -5   10/29/1925
HIGHEST            80   10/02        MM      MM       80  10/03
LOWEST             24   10/25        MM      MM       20  10/12
AVG. MAXIMUM     57.9              59.6    -1.7     58.1
AVG. MINIMUM     37.4              36.1     1.3     34.5
MEAN             47.6              47.9    -0.3     46.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     11              10.8     0.2       15
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.89   1911
 MINIMUM            T   1952
                        1933
TOTALS           3.01              2.17    0.84     0.86
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.07    0.03     0.03
DAYS >= .01        14               7.9     6.1        3
DAYS >= .10         4               4.2    -0.2        2
DAYS >= .50         1               1.5    -0.5        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.5     0.5        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.29   10/14 TO 10/15

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           10.0   1991
TOTALS            0.4               1.3    -0.9      1.1
SINCE 7/1         0.4               1.3    -0.9      1.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.5    -0.5        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         T   10/23                          1  10/25
 24 HR TOTAL      0.4   10/22

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     535               536      -1      572
 SINCE 7/1        635               740    -105      735
COOLING TOTAL       3                 5      -2        0
 SINCE 1/1        787               690      97     1182
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/190    DATE  10/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/200    DATE  10/11

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         13

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      1
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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