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CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
522 PM CDT WED SEP 30 2020  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR SEPTEMBER 30 2020
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0400 PM LOCAL TIME.  
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1893 TO 2020  
 
WEATHER ITEM OBSERVED TIME RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST  
VALUE (LST) VALUE VALUE FROM YEAR  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
TODAY  
MAXIMUM 68 2:09 PM 90 1952 67 1 86  
1976  
MINIMUM 50 6:51 AM 20 1895 42 8 56  
AVERAGE 59 55 4 71  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY T 2.71 1977 0.08 -0.08 0.05  
MONTH TO DATE 0.42 2.77 -2.35 4.50  
SINCE SEP 1 0.42 2.77 -2.35 4.50  
SINCE JAN 1 13.64 22.16 -8.52 34.34  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY 0.0 T 1947 0.0 0.0 0.0  
1961  
1985  
MONTH TO DATE T T 0.0 0.0  
SINCE SEP 1 T T 0.0 0.0  
SINCE JUL 1 T T 0.0 T  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 6 11 -5 0  
MONTH TO DATE 119 173 -54 46  
SINCE SEP 1 119 173 -54 46  
SINCE JUL 1 119 204 -85 51  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 0 0 0 6  
MONTH TO DATE 88 60 28 124  
SINCE SEP 1 88 60 28 124  
SINCE JAN 1 1096 685 411 830    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 32 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION NW (320)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 46 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION NW (330)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 18.0  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 63 6:00 AM  
LOWEST 28 2:00 PM  
AVERAGE 46  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 67 91 1963  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 42 23 1974  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
SEPTEMBER 30 2020.....SUNRISE 7:24 AM CDT SUNSET 7:09 PM CDT  
OCTOBER 1 2020.......SUNRISE 7:25 AM CDT SUNSET 7:07 PM CDT  
 
- INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.  
R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.  
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.  
T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.  
 

 
 
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