Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
636 AM CDT FRI NOV 1 2013

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...THE SIOUX CITY IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1889 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   10/03/1938
 LOW                5   10/29/1925
HIGHEST            88   10/02        MM      MM       82  10/03
LOWEST             24   10/25        MM      MM       15  10/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.6              63.3    -0.7     60.5
AVG. MINIMUM     37.6              38.0    -0.4     34.4
MEAN             50.1              50.7    -0.6     47.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     11               8.6     2.4       16
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.70   2009
 MINIMUM            T   1958
                        1952
TOTALS           3.89              2.13    1.76     1.77
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.07    0.06     0.06
DAYS >= .01        14               7.4     6.6        5
DAYS >= .10         7               4.2     2.8        4
DAYS >= .50         1               1.5    -0.5        2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.4     0.6        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.31   10/14 TO 10/14

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            9.8   1991
TOTALS              T               1.0    -1.0      0.1
SINCE 7/1           T               1.0    -1.0      0.1
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   10/23 TO 10/23

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     460               453       7      538
 SINCE 7/1        525               600     -75      681
COOLING TOTAL       7                 8      -1        0
 SINCE 1/1        960               869      91     1249
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/200    DATE  10/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/170    DATE  10/11

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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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