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CDUS43 KFSD 210631  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
1231 AM CST THU JAN 21 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 20 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 47 2:25 PM 57 1944 26 21 9  
MINIMUM 17 12:44 AM -24 1954 7 10 -10  
1970  
AVERAGE 32 17 15 0  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.00 0.49 1937 0.02 -0.02 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 0.80 0.36 0.44 0.74  
SINCE DEC 1 1.34 1.05 0.29 1.98  
SINCE JAN 1 0.80 0.36 0.44 0.74  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.0 5.3 1998 0.2 -0.2 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 3.2 4.9 -1.7 9.9  
SINCE DEC 1 11.6 13.1 -1.5 16.1  
SINCE JUL 1 21.9 21.8 0.1 25.2  
SNOW DEPTH 1  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 33 48 -15 65  
MONTH TO DATE 728 978 -250 956  
SINCE DEC 1 1885 2399 -514 2217  
SINCE JUL 1 3416 4111 -695 3866  
 
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 24 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION S (200)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 36 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION SW (210)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 13.1  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 84 1:00 AM  
LOWEST 51 1:00 PM  
AVERAGE 68  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 27 53 1900  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 7 -31 1970  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
JANUARY 21 2021.......SUNRISE 7:53 AM CST SUNSET 5:24 PM CST  
JANUARY 22 2021.......SUNRISE 7:52 AM CST SUNSET 5:25 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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