How wet has it been in October?

RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
445 PM CDT FRI OCT 30 2009

...RECORD WETTEST OCTOBER FOR SIOUX CITY...
...5TH WETTEST OCTOBER FOR BOTH SIOUX FALLS AND HURON...

THROUGH 4 PM TODAY...SIOUX CITY HAS OFFICIALLY RECEIVED 5.70 INCHES
PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2009. THIS ECLIPSES THE OLD
OCTOBER MONTHLY RECORD OF 5.30 INCHES IN 1979.

THE FOLLOWING ARE THE TOP FIVE WETTEST OCTOBERS FOR SIOUX CITY...
SIOUX FALLS...AND HURON. THIS INCLUDES PRECIPITATION THROUGH 4 PM
TODAY...

SIOUX CITY...

5.70 INCHES IN 2009
5.30 INCHES IN 1979
4.83 INCHES IN 1982
4.77 INCHES IN 1968
4.61 INCHES IN 2008


SIOUX FALLS...

6.89 INCHES IN 1911
6.28 INCHES IN 1998
5.98 INCHES IN 2007
5.73 INCHES IN 1973
5.52 INCHES IN 2009


HURON...

6.44 INCHES IN 1946
5.12 INCHES IN 1998
4.88 INCHES IN 2008
4.66 INCHES IN 1961
3.90 INCHES IN 2009

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RYRHOLM



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