October 2023 Was Wetter And Very Slightly Cooler Than Normal In Sheldon

Sheldon, Iowa — The month of October, 2023 was wetter and just a very little bit cooler than normal in Sheldon.

According to the weather facts collected by KIWA Radio, the highest high was 91 degrees, recorded on October 1st. The lowest high temperature was 28 degrees, recorded on October 28th.

The lowest low in the month was 16 on October 30th. The highest low was 64 on October 2nd.

The average high for the month was 60. The normal is 62. The average low was 37. The normal is 38. The average temperature as-a-whole for the month was 49 degrees, and normally it’s 50.

We received 4.8 inches of precipitation for October 2023. A normal October sees 1.92 inches, so we were above normal for the month by 2.88 inches. Year-to-date precip has been 27.43 inches. Normal year-to-date precip would be 25.64 inches, so we were 1.79 inches above normal on the year at the end of October. The day with the most precip was October 12 when we received 2.22 inches of rain.

We did receive a little bit of snow as well. That was on October 28, when we got two inches, which melted to 0.14″ of liquid. Normal season snowfall at the end of the month would be 0.8 inches, so we were 1.2 inches above normal at the end of October.



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