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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1003 AM CDT TUE NOV 1 2016

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...THE SIOUX CITY IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1889 TO 2016

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            79   10/03        MM      MM       91  10/11
LOWEST             25   10/13        MM      MM       28  10/30
AVG. MAXIMUM     66.7              63.3     3.4     67.2
AVG. MINIMUM     43.1              38.0     5.1     41.6
MEAN             54.9              50.7     4.2     54.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.3    -0.3        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         5.70   2009
 MINIMUM            T   1958
                        1952
TOTALS           1.60              2.13   -0.53     0.86
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.07   -0.02     0.03
DAYS >= .01         4               7.4    -3.4        5
DAYS >= .10         3               4.2    -1.2        2
DAYS >= .50         2               1.5     0.5        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.4    -0.4        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.75   10/03 TO 10/04
                        10/04 TO 10/04
                        10/04 TO 10/05

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            9.8   1991
TOTALS            0.0               1.0    -1.0        T
SINCE 7/1         0.0               1.0    -1.0        T
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      0.0   10/31 TO 10/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     304               453    -149      331
 SINCE 7/1        354               600    -246      404
COOLING TOTAL       0                 8      -8       10
 SINCE 1/1       1165               869     296      889
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/330    DATE  10/06
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/330    DATE  10/06

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           17
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                6     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      7
HAZE                      2

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

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