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

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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
819 AM CST WED NOV 4 2015

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...THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2015

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            90   10/11        MM      MM       76  10/24
                                                          10/01
LOWEST             28   10/30        MM      MM       19  10/31
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.3              59.6     4.7     62.0
AVG. MINIMUM     41.4              36.1     5.3     38.6
MEAN             52.8              47.9     4.9     50.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               0.0     1.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      5              10.8    -5.8        7
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.89   1911
 MINIMUM            T   1952
                        1933
TOTALS           2.90              2.17    0.73     0.67
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.07    0.02     0.02
DAYS >= .01         5               7.9    -2.9        5
DAYS >= .10         2               4.2    -2.2        2
DAYS >= .50         1               1.5    -0.5        0
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.5     0.5        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.69   10/22 TO 10/23

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           10.0   1991
TOTALS              T               1.3    -1.3      0.0
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   10/28 TO 10/28

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     376               536    -160      450
 SINCE 7/1        479               740    -261      598
COOLING TOTAL       7                 5       2        0
 SINCE 1/1        715               690      25      610
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/300    DATE  10/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/300    DATE  10/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             15
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

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

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

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