Atmospheric pressure: Highest, 30.60; lowest, 29.47; mean, 30.06. Temperature: Highest, 73; date, 7th; lowest, 36; date, 31st; mean of warmest day, 68; date, 4th; coolest day, 42; date, 21st; mean of maximum for the month, 59.8; mean of minimum, 45.2; absolute mean, 52.5; normal, 55.4; deficiency compared with the mean of 37 years, —2.9. Warmest mean temperature of October, 61, in 1900. Coldest mean, 50, in 1876. Absolute maximum and minimum for this month for 37 years, 88 and 31. Average daily deficiency since January 1, —1.3. Precipitation: 3.82; greatest in 24 hours, 1.96; date 27th and 28th; average of this month for 37 years, 3.70. Excess, +0.12. Accumulated de ficiency since January 1, —1.36. Greatest precipita tion, 11.55, in 1903; least, 0.58; in 1879. Wind: Pre vailing direction, N. W.; total movement, 9,227 miles; average hourly velocity, 12.4 miles; maximum velocity, 50 miles per hour. Weather: Clear days, 18; partly cloudy, 9; cloudy, 4; on which 0.01 inch or more of precipitation occurred, 9. Thunderstorms: 27th, 28th, 29th. Frost: light, 16th 19th, 27th; heavy, 21st, 22d, 25th, 31st.