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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
721 AM EDT WED NOV 1 2017

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...THE SOUTH BEND 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              92   10/06/1963
 LOW               12   10/11/1906
HIGHEST            83   10/07        MM      MM       81  10/05
LOWEST             29   10/26        MM      MM       30  10/25
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.7              61.7     3.0     65.2
AVG. MINIMUM     47.1              42.6     4.5     46.4
MEAN             55.9              52.1     3.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      4               3.0     1.0        1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.75   1954
 MINIMUM         0.42   1950
TOTALS           9.13              3.32    5.81     3.48
DAILY AVG.       0.29              0.11    0.18     0.11
DAYS >= .01        13              10.9     2.1       12
DAYS >= .10         8               6.5     1.5        7
DAYS >= .50         4               2.0     2.0        4
DAYS >= 1.00        3               0.8     2.2        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.81   10/14 TO 10/14

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           15.0   1910
TOTALS              T               0.4    -0.4      0.0
SINCE 7/1           T               0.4    -0.4      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL        TR  10/28 TO 10/28

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     296               407    -111      294
 SINCE 7/1        408               541    -133      332
COOLING TOTAL      22                 9      13       17
 SINCE 1/1        692               773     -81      949
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/190    DATE  10/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/190    DATE  10/07

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                8     RAIN                       9
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      2

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

&&

...NEAR RECORD PRECIPITATION AND WARM TEMPERATURES FOR OCTOBER...

THE FIRST THREE WEEKS OF OCTOBER WERE VERY WARM AND WET WHILE THE
LAST 8 DAYS WERE VERY COOL AND GENERALLY DRY. SOUTH BEND RECEIVED
OVER 9 INCHES OF RAINFALL WHICH WAS JUST ABOUT A HALF INCH SHY OF
THE RECORD FOR WETTEST OCTOBER.

THROUGH THE FIRST 23 DAYS OF THE MONTH, TEMPERATURES WERE AT OR
ABOVE NORMAL ON ALL BUT ONE DAY. EACH DAY FROM THE 24TH THROUGH THE
31ST WAS BELOW NORMAL WITH THREE DAYS AT LEAST 10 DEGREES BELOW
NORMAL. THE FIRST WIDESPREAD FROST AND FREEZE OCCURRED DURING THIS
LAST WEEK OF OCTOBER, WHICH WAS LATER THAN NORMAL.

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE WAS 55.9 DEGREES, 3.8 DEGREES ABOVE
NORMAL. THIS RANKED AS THE 22ND WARMEST OCTOBER ON RECORD. THE
WARMEST TEMPERATURE WAS 83 ON THE 7TH AND THE COLDEST WAS 29 ON THE
26TH. THERE WERE 4 MORNINGS WITH A LOW TEMPERATURE AT OR BELOW 32
DEGREES.

MONTHLY PRECIPITATION TOTALED 9.13 INCHES, 5.81 INCHES ABOVE
NORMAL. THIS RANKED AS THE 3RD WETTEST OCTOBER ON RECORD. THE
WETTEST OCTOBER IS 1954 WITH 9.75 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION. SEVERAL
DAILY RAINFALL RECORDS WERE BROKE THIS MONTH. THE FIRST OCCURRED ON
OCTOBER 11TH WHEN 1.62 INCHES OF RAIN FELL, BREAKING THE OLD RECORD
OF 1.43 INCHES SET IN 1931. THE SECOND RECORD WAS BROKEN ON OCTOBER
14TH WHEN 3.81 INCHES OF RAIN FELL. THE PREVIOUS RECORD FOR THIS
DATE WAS 2.12 INCHES SET IN 1970. THIS RECORD RAINFALL ON THE 14TH
WAS ALSO AN ALL-TIME SINGLE DAY RECORD FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER. THE
PREVIOUS ONE DAY RECORD OCTOBER RAINFALL WAS 3.47 INCHES SET ON
OCTOBER 17TH 1988.

THERE WAS A TRACE OF SNOWFALL RECORDED ON THE 28TH. NORMAL OCTOBER
SNOWFALL IS 0.4 INCHES.

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