November Temperatures Averaging Above Normal So Far This Month

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
804 PM CST SAT NOV 15 2008

...A MID-MONTH LOOK AT NOVEMBER TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE AREA...

SO FAR...IT LOOKS LIKE NOVEMBER TEMPERATURES WILL END UP ABOVE NORMAL. THE VERY
MILD WEATHER AT THE BEGINNING OF THE MONTH SET THINGS UP WELL ABOVE NORMAL...
AND THE LOW TEMPERATURES CONTINUE TO KEEP THINGS MILD. THE MOST SIGNIFICANT
FEATURE IN TEMPERATURES THIS MONTH HAS BEEN MINIMUMS. THESE HAVE AVERAGED A
LITTLE OVER 9 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL THROUGH THE 15TH OF NOVEMBER. AN OVERVIEW OF
NORMALS FOR NOVEMBER SHOWS HOW HIGH TEMPERATURES NORMALLY DROP ABOUT 20 DEGREES
FROM THE LOW AND MID 50S AT THE START OF THE MONTH...TO THE MID 30S AT THE END
OF THE MONTH. LOW TEMPERATURES NORMALLY GET CUT IN ABOUT HALF...AS THEY FALL
FROM THE UPPER 20S AND LOWER 30S...TO THE TEENS. THE FOLLOWING TABLE SUMMARIZES
TEMPERATURE DATA SO FAR THIS NOVEMBER FROM SIX SITES AROUND THE AREA:

LEGEND:
FSD=SIOUX FALLS, SD
MHE=MITCHELL, SD
HON=HURON, SD
MML=MARSHALL, MN
SUX=SIOUX CITY IOWA
SPW=SPENCER, IA

A=NORMAL HIGH NOVEMBER 1ST
B=NORMAL LOW NOVEMBER 1ST
C=NORMAL HIGH NOVEMBER 30TH
D=NORMAL LOW NOVEMBER 30TH
E=NORMAL AVERAGE HIGH IN THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER
F=AVERAGE HIGH IN NOVEMBER 2008
G=DEPARTURE
H=NORMAL AVERAGE HIGH IN THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER
I=AVERAGE LOW IN NOVEMBER 2008
J=DEPARTURE
K=NORMAL AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER
L=AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN NOVEMBER 2008
M=DEPARTURE
                 
SITE A   B   C   D    E     F     G     H     I      J     K     L     M
---- --  --  --  --  ----  ----  ----  ----  ----  -----  ----  ----  ----
FSD  51  28  34  14  41.9  48.2  +6.3  20.7  31.7  +11.0  31.3  39.9  +8.6
MHE  54  30  36  16  44.7  48.1  +3.4  23.4  31.3   +7.9  34.1  39.7  +5.6
HON  51  28  34  14  41.4  46.9  +5.5  21.1  30.2   +9.1  31.3  38.5  +7.2
MML  51  31  34  18  41.6  45.9  +4.3  24.3  31.2   +6.9  33.0  38.6  +5.6
SUX  54  31  37  18  44.8  51.4  +6.6  24.8  34.3   +9.5  34.8  42.8  +8.0
SPW  51  30  33  17  41.4  48.6  +7.2  23.3  33.1   +9.8  32.4  40.8  +8.4

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TRM



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