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

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

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...THE SIOUX CITY IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1889 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              96   10/03/1938
 LOW                5   10/29/1925
HIGHEST            91   10/11        MM      MM       80  10/01
LOWEST             28   10/30        MM      MM       23  10/31
AVG. MAXIMUM     67.2              63.3     3.9     66.7
AVG. MINIMUM     41.6              38.0     3.6     39.3
MEAN             54.4              50.7     3.7     53.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               0.3     0.7        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      4               8.6    -4.6        7
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.70   2009
 MINIMUM            T   1958
                        1952
TOTALS           0.86              2.13   -1.27     1.13
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.07   -0.04     0.04
DAYS >= .01         5               7.4    -2.4        7
DAYS >= .10         2               4.2    -2.2        4
DAYS >= .50         1               1.5    -0.5        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.4    -0.4        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.63   10/22 TO 10/23

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            9.8   1991
TOTALS              T               1.0    -1.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1           T               1.0    -1.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.3    -0.3        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   10/28 TO 10/28

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     331               453    -122      368
 SINCE 7/1        404               600    -196      480
COOLING TOTAL      10                 8       2        4
 SINCE 1/1        889               869      20      862
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/330    DATE  10/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/320    DATE  10/11

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           19
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

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

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

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