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CLMPIR

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
858 AM CST SUN NOV 01 2020

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 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             98   10/02/1997
                       10/06/1993
 LOW               2   10/27/2020
HIGHEST           86   10/06         62      24       76  10/08
LOWEST             2R  10/27         MM      MM       14  10/31
AVG. MAXIMUM    54.2               61.0    -6.8     52.1
AVG. MINIMUM    31.1               36.4    -5.3     31.5
MEAN            42.6               48.7    -6.1     41.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     0                0.4    -0.4        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     5                0.4     4.6        1
DAYS MIN <= 32    17                8.9     8.1       17
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        5.69   2007
 MINIMUM           T   1964
TOTALS          1.23               1.65   -0.42     1.45
DAYS >= .01        6                6.8    -0.8        9
DAYS >= .10        4                3.6     0.4        5
DAYS >= .50        0                0.9    -0.9        0
DAYS >= 1.00       0                0.3    -0.3        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           7.3   1970
 SNOW DEPTH        6   10/30/1943
TOTALS           6.4                1.0     5.4      5.3
SINCE 7/1        6.4                1.0     5.4       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     1                                   0
DAYS >= TRACE      7                0.7     6.3        7
DAYS >= 1.0        3                0.4     2.6        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        6R  10/25                           4  10/11
                       10/26
                       10/27

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    688                510     178      713
 SINCE 7/1       820                681     139      810
COOLING TOTAL      0                  5      -5        0
 SINCE 1/1       955                868      87      651

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        09/10
LATEST                          05/11
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.4
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/320
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/310    DATE  10/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    60/300    DATE  10/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.34
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           18
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                6     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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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