What A Difference Between October and November

After a cold and moist October, November has been very warm and dry. Given below are tables and maps of October precipitation and temperature data, and November precipitation and temperature data ending November 9th.
October Data
Location 2009 Oct. Avgerage Temp (F) Departure from Normal (F) 2009 Oct. Precipitation (Inches) Departure from Normal (Inches)
Bismarck 39.5 -6.7 2.21 +0.93
Jamestown 38.5 -5.7 3.25 +1.85
Minot 39.0 -5.7 1.94 +0.62
Williston 38.0 -5.6 1.17 +0.30
Dickinson 36.1 -9.2 1.33 -0.01
October Percent of Normal Precipitation
October Temperature Departures from Normal
Images courtesy High Plains Regional Climate Center
November Data
Location 2009 Nov. Average Temp (F) Departure from Normal (F) 2009 Nov. Precipitation (Inches) Departure from Normal (Inches)
Bismarck 43.1 +9.3 Trace -0.27
Jamestown 40.8 +7.4 0.02 -0.25
Minot 42.6 +9.6 0.00 -0.27
Williston 40.9 +9.2 Trace -0.23
Dickinson 40.9 +6.5 0.00 -0.24
November Percent of Normal Precipitation
November Temperature Departures from Normal
Images courtesy High Plains Regional Climate Center


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