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CDUS43 KFSD 160629  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
1229 AM CST SAT JAN 16 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 15 2021
 
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1893 TO 2021  
 
WEATHER ITEM OBSERVED TIME RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST  
VALUE (LST) VALUE VALUE FROM YEAR  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
YESTERDAY  
MAXIMUM 31 2:37 PM 55 1914 26 5 20  
MINIMUM 27 11:59 PM -32 1972 7 20 -7  
AVERAGE 29 16 13 7  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.04 0.38 1909 0.02 0.02 0.01  
MONTH TO DATE 0.79 0.28 0.51 0.20  
SINCE DEC 1 1.33 0.97 0.36 1.44  
SINCE JAN 1 0.79 0.28 0.51 0.20  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.6 4.0 1909 0.2 0.4 T  
MONTH TO DATE 2.9 3.7 -0.8 2.8  
SINCE DEC 1 11.3 11.9 -0.6 9.0  
SINCE JUL 1 21.6 20.6 1.0 18.1  
SNOW DEPTH 2  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 36 49 -13 58  
MONTH TO DATE 539 735 -196 654  
SINCE DEC 1 1696 2156 -460 1915  
SINCE JUL 1 3227 3868 -641 3564  
 
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 0 0 0 0  
MONTH TO DATE 0 0 0 0  
SINCE DEC 1 0 0 0 0  
SINCE JAN 1 0 0 0 0    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 39 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (340)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 58 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION NW (320)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 26.2  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
LIGHT SNOW  
FOG  
BLOWING SNOW  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 85 11:00 AM  
LOWEST 77 7:00 PM  
AVERAGE 81  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 26 52 1951  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 7 -28 1977  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
JANUARY 16 2021.......SUNRISE 7:56 AM CST SUNSET 5:18 PM CST  
JANUARY 17 2021.......SUNRISE 7:56 AM CST SUNSET 5:19 PM CST  
 
- INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.  
R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.  
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.  
T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.  
 

 
 
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