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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1249 PM CST SUN NOV 2 2020

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...THE MITCHELL SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2020...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1893 TO 2020

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           88   10/09         MM      MM       MM
LOWEST             7   10/27         MM      MM       MM
AVG. MAXIMUM    56.1               61.9    -5.8       MM
AVG. MINIMUM    32.8               37.4    -4.6       MM
MEAN            44.5               49.7    -5.2       MM
DAYS MAX >= 90     0                0.2    -0.2       MM
DAYS MAX <= 32     3                0.2     2.8       MM
DAYS MIN <= 32    13                8.6     4.4       MM
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                0.0     0.0       MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM          MM   MM
 MINIMUM          MM   MM
TOTALS          0.60               1.62   -1.02       MM
DAILY AVG.      0.02               0.05   -0.03       MM
DAYS >= .01        5                 MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= .10        3                 MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= .50        0                 MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= 1.00       0                 MM      MM       MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   0.34   10/24 TO 10/25

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            MM   MM
TOTALS           4.5                 MM      MM       MM
SINCE 7/1        4.5                 MM      MM       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     0                                  MM
DAYS >= 1.0        2                 MM      MM       MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        4   10/26                          MM
                       10/27
 24 HR TOTAL     4.5   10/24 TO 10/25

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    638                483     155       MM
 SINCE 7/1       766                641     125       MM
COOLING TOTAL     10                  7       3       MM
 SINCE 1/1      1077                824     253       MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/320    DATE  10/11
                                37/310          10/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/320    DATE  10/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.31
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           19
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     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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