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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
1108 AM CST SUN NOV 01 2020

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...THE JOPLIN MO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2020...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1902 TO 2020

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART   LAST YEAR`S
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM     VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             94   10/01/1953
 LOW              18   10/31/1993
HIGHEST           91   10/11         71      20       MM
LOWEST            30   10/30         49     -19       MM
AVG. MAXIMUM    69.0               71.3    -2.3       MM
AVG. MINIMUM    45.3               48.3    -3.0
MEAN            57.1               59.8    -2.7
DAYS MAX >= 90     1                0.2     0.8
DAYS MAX <= 32     0                0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32     3                1.3     1.7
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        9.81   1959
 MINIMUM        0.03   1963
TOTALS          4.35               4.03    0.32       MM
DAILY AVG.      0.14               0.13    0.01
DAYS >= .01        9                9.0     0.0
DAYS >= .10        6                5.6     0.4
DAYS >= .50        4                2.5     1.5
DAYS >= 1.00       2                1.1     0.9
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   1.72   10/28 TO 10/29                 MM


DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    301                210      91       MM
 SINCE 7/1       316                253      63       MM
COOLING TOTAL     64                 49      15       MM
 SINCE 1/1      1649               1691     -42       MM

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     05/03/1976
 LATEST       09/24/1989
EARLIEST      10/26             10/26
LATEST                          04/18
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.0
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/180
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/200    DATE  10/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/190    DATE  10/17

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.38
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           19
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              3
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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