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

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

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...THE MITCHELL 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              96   10/02/1997
                        10/03/1938
                        10/04/1922
 LOW               -8   10/29/1925
HIGHEST            82   10/02        MM      MM       86  10/03
LOWEST             25   10/25        MM      MM       22  10/27
AVG. MAXIMUM     57.8              61.9    -4.1     59.8
AVG. MINIMUM     38.1              37.4     0.7     35.7
MEAN             48.0              49.7    -1.7     47.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     11               8.6     2.4       10
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           4.34              1.62    2.72     0.72
DAILY AVG.       0.14              0.05    0.09     0.02
DAYS >= .01        13                MM      MM        5
DAYS >= .10         6                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= .50         1                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.76   10/14 TO 10/14

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS              T                MM      MM      0.7
SINCE 7/1           T                MM      MM      0.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   10/28 TO 10/28

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     522               483      39      527
 SINCE 7/1        583               641     -58      668
COOLING TOTAL       2                 7      -5        0
 SINCE 1/1        946               824     122     1236
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/130    DATE  10/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/200    DATE  10/11

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           14
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
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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