National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce
         

OCTOBER 2012

       

Temperature Data

Aberdeen

Sisseton

Wheaton

Watertown

Warmest Temperature / Date

80 / 2nd

76 / 2nd

87 / 1st

77 / 3rd

Coldest Temperature / Date

13 / 27th

19 / 12th

22 / 12th

20 / 12th

Average High / Departure from Normal

57.1 / -0.5

55.1 / -2.1

54.7 / -2.2

54.2 / -2.2

Average Low / Departure from Normal

31.2 / -1.5

34.0 / -1.5

34.1 / -0.4

33.4 / -1.1

Monthly Average / Departure from Normal

44.1 / -1.1

44.5 / -1.8

44.4 / -1.3

43.8 / -1.7

Precipitation Data

       

Monthly Precipitation / Departure from Normal

1.06 / -0.93

2.06 / -0.02

2.22 / +0.05

1.63 / -0.29

Monthly Snowfall / Departure from Normal

Trace / -0.7

Trace / -0.7

Trace / -0.7

0.5 / -1.2

Most Precipitation in 24 hours / Date

0.61 / 17-18th

1.11 / 18th

1.55 / 18-19th

1.5 / 17-18th

Most Snow in 24 hours / Date

Trace / 27th

Trace / 24th

Trace / 29th

.5 / 24-25th

         

Temperature Data

Pierre

Kennebec

Mobridge

Timber Lake

Warmest Temperature / Date

86 / 2nd

87 / 2nd

81 / 2nd,15th

80 / 2nd

Coldest Temperature / Date

18 / 26th

15 / 6th

16 / 26th

17 / 6th, 27th

Average High / Departure from Normal

60.4 / -0.6

64.1 / +0.3

57.3 / -2.5

57.7 / -1.8

Average Low / Departure from Normal

33.9 / -2.5

34.5 / -1.5

33.3 / -1.3

32.8 / -2.2

Monthly Average / Departure from Normal

47.1 / -1.6

49.3 / -0.6

45.3 / -1.9

45.2 / -2.0

Precipitation Data

       

Monthly Precipitation / Departure from Normal

0.35 / -1.30

0.35 / -1.19

0.40 / -1.10

0.33 / -1.23

Monthly Snowfall / Departure from Normal

0.0 / -1.0

3.0 / +2.2

Trace / -0.8

Trace / -1.1

Most Precipitation in 24 hours / Date

0.20 / 16-17th

0.23 / 25th

0.15 / 16-17th

0.10 / 4th

Most Snow in 24 hours / Date

0.0

3.0 / 25th

Trace / 28th

Trace / 28th