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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1136 AM CST SUN NOV 01 2020

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...THE SIOUX CITY IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2020...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1889 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   10/03/1938
 LOW               5   10/29/1925
HIGHEST           85   10/11         MM      MM       MM
LOWEST             8   10/27         MM      MM       MM
AVG. MAXIMUM    57.6               63.3    -5.7       MM
AVG. MINIMUM    32.9               38.0    -5.1       MM
MEAN            45.2               50.7    -5.5       MM
DAYS MAX >= 90     0                0.3    -0.3       MM
DAYS MAX <= 32     3                0.2     2.8       MM
DAYS MIN <= 32    16                8.6     7.4       MM
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                0.0     0.0       MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        6.83   2017
 MINIMUM           T   1958
TOTALS          1.17               2.13   -0.96       MM
DAILY AVG.      0.04               0.07   -0.03       MM
DAYS >= .01        8                7.4     0.6       MM
DAYS >= .10        3                4.2    -1.2       MM
DAYS >= .50        1                1.5    -0.5       MM
DAYS >= 1.00       0                0.4    -0.4       MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   0.60   10/11 TO 10/12

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           9.8   1991
TOTALS           4.2                1.0     3.2       MM
SINCE 7/1        4.2                1.0     3.2       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     0                                  MM
DAYS >= 1.0        1                0.3     0.7       MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        4R  10/26                          MM
                       10/27
 24 HR TOTAL     4.2R  10/25 TO 10/25

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    609                453     156       MM
 SINCE 7/1       719                600     119       MM
COOLING TOTAL      6                  8      -2       MM
 SINCE 1/1      1061                869     192       MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/330    DATE  10/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/340    DATE  10/11

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.32
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           20
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
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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