Record rains fell across parts of the region on Monday, October 14, 2013. Some records (amounts through 9 pm) include:
|Location||10/14/2013 Rainfall||Previous Record||Year of Previous Record|
|Sioux Falls, SD ***
||2.16 inches||1.04 inches||1966|
|Sioux City, IA **
||2.28 inches||1.19 inches||2007|
|Huron, SD *||2.56 inches||1.06 inches||1966|
|Mitchell, SD||2.36 inches||1.20 inches||1899|
* for Huron, SD, this is also the 2nd wettest October day on record. The wettest ever October day was October 10, 1961, when 2.95 inches fell.
** for Sioux City, IA, this is the 4th wettest October day on record. The wettest ever October day was October 30, 1979, when 4.42 inches fell.
*** for Sioux Falls, SD, this is the 5th wettest October day on record. The wettest ever October day was October 9, 1973, when 4.54 inches fell.
Below is a map of preliminary reports through the mid evening hours on October 14, 2013. Click the map for a larger version. You can also view an interactive version of this map, if you wish.
Data from this map is as follows:
|2||Yankton Coop Observer||3.03|
|3||West of Marion||3.0|
|4||Southwest Sioux Falls||2.78|
|5||Southern Sioux Falls||2.7|
|7||West Sioux Falls||2.56|
|9||Northern Sioux City||2.5|
|10||South Sioux City||2.5|
|11||Eastern Sioux Falls||2.5|
|13||Mitchell Coop Observer||2.36|
|14||Sioux City Airport||2.26|
|16||10E Dell Rapids||2.25|
|18||Sioux Falls Airport||2.16|
|19||Iroquois Coop Observer||1.89|
|20||Orange City Airport||1.88|
|24||3W of Brookings||1.5|
|28||4N of Currie||1.00|
|37||Storm Lake Airport||0.04|