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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
956 AM CDT WED NOV 1 2017

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...THE MITCHELL SD 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              96   10/02/1997
                        10/03/1938
                        10/04/1922
 LOW               -8   10/29/1925
HIGHEST            82   10/01        MM      MM       82  10/28
LOWEST             14   10/28        MM      MM       31  10/24
                                                          10/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     63.0              61.9     1.1     64.9
AVG. MINIMUM     38.2              37.4     0.8     41.3
MEAN             50.6              49.7     0.9     53.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.2    -0.2        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           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           3.07              1.62    1.45     1.95
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.05    0.05     0.06
DAYS >= .01         6                MM      MM        6
DAYS >= .10         4                MM      MM        2
DAYS >= .50         1                MM      MM        2
DAYS >= 1.00        1                MM      MM        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.22   10/01 TO 10/01

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS            0.0                MM      MM        T
SINCE 7/1         0.0                MM      MM        T
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     444               483     -39      367
 SINCE 7/1        540               641    -101      451
COOLING TOTAL       7                 7       0        5
 SINCE 1/1        890               824      66     1036
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/320    DATE  10/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    54/320    DATE  10/26

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           16
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      1

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

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