Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
956 AM CDT WED NOV 1 2017

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...THE SIOUX CITY IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1889 TO 2017

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            78   10/20        MM      MM       79  10/03
LOWEST             17   10/28        MM      MM       25  10/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.7              63.3    -0.6     66.7
AVG. MINIMUM     39.4              38.0     1.4     43.1
MEAN             51.1              50.7     0.4     54.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      7               8.6    -1.6        3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.70   2009
 MINIMUM            T   1958
                        1952
TOTALS           6.83R             2.13    4.70     1.60
DAILY AVG.       0.22              0.07    0.15     0.05
DAYS >= .01        11               7.4     3.6        4
DAYS >= .10         8               4.2     3.8        3
DAYS >= .50         3               1.5     1.5        2
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.4     1.6        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.48   10/06 TO 10/07

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         T   10/27                          0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   10/31 TO 10/31
                        10/30 TO 10/30
                        10/27 TO 10/27

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     424               453     -29      304
 SINCE 7/1        498               600    -102      354
COOLING TOTAL       0                 8      -8        0
 SINCE 1/1        951               869      82     1165
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/330    DATE  10/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    59/320    DATE  10/26

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     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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