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

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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
955 AM CDT WED NOV 1 2017

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...THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 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              94   10/05/1963
 LOW               -5   10/29/1925
HIGHEST            78   10/17        MM      MM       78  10/28
LOWEST             13   10/28        MM      MM       31  10/24
                                                          10/13
                                                          10/12
AVG. MAXIMUM     61.9              59.6     2.3     63.3
AVG. MINIMUM     38.8              36.1     2.7     41.7
MEAN             50.4              47.9     2.5     52.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      7              10.8    -3.8        4
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.89   1911
 MINIMUM            T   1952
                        1933
TOTALS           5.28              2.17    3.11     3.09
DAILY AVG.       0.17              0.07    0.10     0.10
DAYS >= .01         8               7.9     0.1        9
DAYS >= .10         5               4.2     0.8        2
DAYS >= .50         4               1.5     2.5        1
DAYS >= 1.00        3               0.5     2.5        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.00   10/02 TO 10/03

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           10.0   1991
TOTALS              T               1.3    -1.3        T
SINCE 7/1           T               1.3    -1.3        T
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.5    -0.5        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         T   10/27                          0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   10/30 TO 10/30
                        10/27 TO 10/27
                        10/26 TO 10/26

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     451               536     -85      383
 SINCE 7/1        543               740    -197      461
COOLING TOTAL       4                 5      -1        2
 SINCE 1/1        776               690      86      879
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/330    DATE  10/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/320    DATE  10/26

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      1
FOG                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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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