Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CXUS53 KFSD 011141
CLMHON

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

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...THE HURON SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1881 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             102   10/05/1963
 LOW               -6   10/29/1925
HIGHEST            82   10/02        MM      MM       85  10/03
LOWEST             26   10/25        MM      MM       19  10/07
                        10/18
AVG. MAXIMUM     56.4              60.4    -4.0     58.6
AVG. MINIMUM     36.8              35.4     1.4     33.3
MEAN             46.6              47.9    -1.3     46.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     13              10.9     2.1       12
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.44   1946
 MINIMUM            T   1952
TOTALS           5.41              1.79    3.62     1.09
DAILY AVG.       0.17              0.06    0.11     0.04
DAYS >= .01        15               7.0     8.0        4
DAYS >= .10         6               3.5     2.5        2
DAYS >= .50         3               1.3     1.7        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.4     0.6        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.03   10/14 TO 10/15

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           10.7   1995
TOTALS            0.9               1.1    -0.2      1.0
SINCE 7/1         0.9               1.1    -0.2      1.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.3    -0.3        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         T   10/29                          1  10/25
 24 HR TOTAL      0.6   10/22

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     564               534      30      579
 SINCE 7/1        639               730     -91      753
COOLING TOTAL       0                 4      -4        0
 SINCE 1/1        848               742     106     1083
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/200    DATE  10/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/200    DATE  10/11

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               18     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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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