Weather forecast accuracy details for Aberdeen, South Dakota

These are the one- to three-day out accuracy percentages for high temperature, low temperature, icon forecast precipitation (both rain and snow), and text forecast precipitation (both rain and snow). Temperature accuracy is the percentage of forecasts within three degrees. Precipitation accuracy is the percentage of correct forecasts. The forecasts are collected in the evening.

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Weather Forecast Accuracy Data Last Month (October)

Provider High Temp Low Temp Icon Precip Text Precip Overall
The Weather Channel   83.87% 67.74% 79.57% 79.57% 77.69%
Weather Underground   83.87% 67.74% 79.57% 79.57% 77.69%
AccuWeather   76.09% 61.29% 80.43% 76.09% 73.47%
Foreca/Vaisala   68.82% 64.52% 78.49% 78.49% 72.58%
Wetter   68.82% 46.24% 81.72% 81.72% 69.62%
NWS Digital Forecast   61.11% 55.56% 80.00% 80.00% 69.17%
AerisWeather   60.22% 51.61% 79.57% 79.57% 67.74%
World Weather Online   62.37% 51.61% 77.42% 77.42% 67.20%
Dark Sky   66.67% 46.24% 77.42% 77.42% 66.94%
Weather News   59.14% 44.09% 78.49% 78.49% 65.05%
Weatherbit   65.59% 26.88% 81.72% 81.72% 63.98%
OpenWeather   60.22% 23.66% 76.34% 76.34% 59.14%
Persistence   26.47% 13.04% 60.29% 60.29% 40.03%

Weather Forecast Accuracy Data Last Year (2021)

Provider High Temp Low Temp Icon Precip Text Precip Overall
The Weather Channel   69.08% 63.32% 86.72% 86.72% 76.46%
Weather Underground   69.17% 63.79% 85.98% 85.98% 76.23%
Foreca/Vaisala   70.19% 60.26% 87.10% 86.63% 76.05%
AccuWeather   70.42% 63.50% 78.41% 83.85% 74.04%
AerisWeather   64.15% 57.45% 86.22% 86.22% 73.51%
Dark Sky   60.45% 55.06% 86.26% 86.26% 72.01%
NWS Digital Forecast   61.75% 57.89% 77.89% 77.89% 68.86%
Weatherbit   46.94% 42.21% 79.45% 79.45% 62.01%
Wetter   37.23% 44.38% 83.01% 83.01% 61.91%
Weather News   50.51% 45.22% 74.74% 74.74% 61.30%
OpenWeather   41.69% 36.86% 80.04% 80.04% 59.66%
World Weather Online   41.15% 39.48% 75.79% 75.79% 58.05%
Persistence   28.24% 27.72% 63.51% 63.51% 45.74%

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