October 2013 - A Look Ahead

The tables below consist of monthly normal for October as well as daily extremes and what happened last year.

Aberdeen

 

 

 

 

 

 

High

Low

Average

Precipitation

Snowfall

Monthly Normal

57.6

32.7

45.2

1.99

0.7

Last Year

57.1

31.2

44.1

1.06

T

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Extremes

 

Day and Year

 

Last Year

Day

Record High

96

5th – 1963

80

2nd

Record Low

-6

28th – 1919

13

27th

Precipitation

3.75

26th – 2000

0.56

17th

Snowfall

6.0

30th – 1896

T

27th

The normal temperature on the 1st is 65 for the high and 39 for the low.  The normal temperature on the 31st is 49 for the high and 27 for the low.

Sunrise on the 1st is at 7:32 AM with a sunset at 7:14 PM CDT.

Sunrise on the 31st is at 8:12 AM with a sunset at 6:22 PM CDT.

Pierre

 

 

 

 

 

 

High

Low

Average

Precipitation

Snowfall

Monthly Normal

61

36.4

48.7

1.65

1.1

Last Year

60.4

33.9

47.1

0.35

0.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Extremes

 

Day and Year

 

Last Year

Day

Record High

98

2nd – 1997

86

2nd

Record Low

4

31st – 1991

18

26th

Precipitation

2.55

6th – 2007

0.12

17th

Snowfall

7.0

30th – 1943

 

 

The normal temperature on the 1st is 69 for the high and 42 for the low.  The normal temperature on the 31st is 53 for the high and 31 for the low.

Sunrise on the 1st is at 7:40 AM with a sunset at 7:21 PM CDT.

Sunrise on the 31st is at 8:18 AM with a sunset at 6:32 PM CDT.

Mobridge

 

 

 

 

 

 

High

Low

Average

Precipitation

Snowfall

Monthly Normal

59.8

34.6

47.2

1.50

0.6

Last Year

57.3

33.3

45.3

0.40

T

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Extremes

 

Day and Year

 

Last Year

Day

Record High

95

1st – 1953

81

2nd, 15th

Record Low

1

30th – 1991

16

26th

Precipitation

2.44

5th – 1972

0.13

16th

Snowfall

7.0

31st – 1929

T

27th, 28th

The normal temperature on the 1st is 66 for the high and 44 for the low.  The normal temperature on the 31st is 51 for the high and 30 for the low.

Sunrise on the 1st is at 7:40 AM with a sunset at 7:21 PM CDT.

Sunrise on the 31st is at 8:20 AM with a sunset at 6:30 PM CDT.

Watertown

 

 

 

 

 

 

High

Low

Average

Precipitation

Snowfall

Monthly Normal

56.4

34.5

45.5

1.92

1.7

Last Year

54.2

33.4

43.8

1.63

0.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Extremes

 

Day and Year

 

Last Year

Day

Record High

91

1st – 1951

77

3rd

Record Low

-2

29th – 1925

20

12th

Precipitation

3.72

16th – 1971

0.98

18th

Snowfall

10.4

23rd – 1995

0.4

25th

The normal temperature on the 1st is 64 for the high and 40 for the low.  The normal temperature on the 31st is 49 for the high and 29 for the low.

Sunrise on the 1st is at 7:27 AM with a sunset at 7:08 PM CDT.

Sunrise on the 31st is at 8:06 AM with a sunset at 6:18 PM CDT.

Sisseton

 

 

 

 

 

 

High

Low

Average

Precipitation

Snowfall

Monthly Normal

57.2

35.5

46.3

2.08

0.7

Last Year

55.1

34.0

44.5

2.06

T

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Extremes

 

Day and Year

 

Last Year

Day

Record High

95

10th – 1955

76

2nd

Record Low

4

26th – 1936

19

12th

Precipitation

2.54

5th – 1946

1.11

18th

Snowfall

5.0

17th – 1990

T

24th

The normal temperature on the 1st is 65 for the high and 42 for the low. 

The normal temperature on the 31st is 50 for the high and 30 for the low.

Sunrise on the 1st is at 7:27 AM with a sunset at 7:08 PM CDT.

Sunrise on the 31st is at 8:07 AM with a sunset at 6:16 PM CDT.

Climate Prediction Center’s One Month Outlook

Temperatures

Precipitation

A Look back at October 2012

Recent Beneficial Rainfall

First Snowfall of the Season

Phases of the Moon

Phase

Date

New

4th

First Quarter

11th

Full

18th

Third Quarter

26th

 Astronomy Happenings in October 2012

See the sky’s brightest star, Sirius, before dawn

Glowing pyramid of light in east might be false dawn

Legendary Draconid meteors best after sunset October 7

What bright star flashes red and green in northeast?



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