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

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
000
CXUS53 KFSD 011501
CLMMHE

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1001 AM CDT TUE NOV 1 2016

...................................

...THE MITCHELL 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
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              96   10/02/1997
                        10/03/1938
                        10/04/1922
 LOW               -8   10/29/1925
HIGHEST            82   10/28        MM      MM       93  10/11
LOWEST             31   10/24        MM      MM       27  10/16
                        10/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.9              61.9     3.0     66.5
AVG. MINIMUM     41.3              37.4     3.9     41.7
MEAN             53.1              49.7     3.4     54.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.2    -0.2        1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      3               8.6    -5.6        4
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           1.95              1.62    0.33     1.54
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.05    0.01     0.05
DAYS >= .01         6                MM      MM        4
DAYS >= .10         2                MM      MM        2
DAYS >= .50         2                MM      MM        2
DAYS >= 1.00        1                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.33   10/04 TO 10/04

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS              T                MM      MM        T
SINCE 7/1           T                MM      MM        T
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   10/06 TO 10/06

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     367               483    -116      340
 SINCE 7/1        451               641    -190      422
COOLING TOTAL       5                 7      -2       11
 SINCE 1/1       1036               824     212      894
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/140    DATE  10/03
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/150    DATE  10/03

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           21
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      3

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

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.