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

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

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...THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 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              94   10/05/1963
 LOW               -5   10/29/1925
HIGHEST            76   10/24        MM      MM       80  10/02
                        10/01
LOWEST             19   10/31        MM      MM       24  10/25
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.0              59.6     2.4     57.9
AVG. MINIMUM     38.6              36.1     2.5     37.4
MEAN             50.3              47.9     2.4     47.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      7              10.8    -3.8       11
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.89   1911
 MINIMUM            T   1952
                        1933
TOTALS           0.67              2.17   -1.50     3.01
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.07   -0.05     0.10
DAYS >= .01         5               7.9    -2.9       14
DAYS >= .10         2               4.2    -2.2        4
DAYS >= .50         0               1.5    -1.5        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.5    -0.5        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.29   10/22 TO 10/22

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           10.0   1991
TOTALS            0.0               1.3    -1.3      0.4
SINCE 7/1           T               1.3    -1.3      0.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.5    -0.5        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                            -1  10/23
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   10/31 TO 10/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     450               536     -86      535
 SINCE 7/1        598               740    -142      635
COOLING TOTAL       0                 5      -5        3
 SINCE 1/1        610               690     -80      787
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/320    DATE  10/03
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/310    DATE  10/03

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             15
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      2

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

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