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CXUS53 KFSD 012022  
CLMFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
222 PM CST MON MAR 01 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2021
 
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1893 TO 2021  
 
WEATHER OBSERVED NORMAL DEPART LAST YEAR'S  
VALUE DATE(S) VALUE FROM VALUE DATE(S)  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
RECORD  
HIGH 70 02/22/1982  
02/17/1981  
02/23/1958  
LOW -42 02/09/1899  
HIGHEST 55 02/23 MM MM 56 02/29  
LOWEST -26 02/15 MM MM -13 02/13  
AVG. MAXIMUM 21.4 31.3 -9.9 32.7  
AVG. MINIMUM 4.3 11.7 -7.4 13.9  
MEAN 12.8 21.5 -8.7 23.3  
DAYS MAX >= 90 0 0.0 0.0 0  
DAYS MAX <= 32 19 14.2 4.8 14  
DAYS MIN <= 32 28 27.0 1.0 28  
DAYS MIN <= 0 15 6.1 8.9 4  
 
PRECIPITATION (INCHES)  
RECORD  
MAXIMUM 4.05 1962  
MINIMUM T 1923  
TOTALS 0.73 0.60 0.13 0.18  
DAILY AVG. 0.03 0.02 0.01 0.01  
DAYS >= .01 9 6.6 2.4 2  
DAYS >= .10 3 1.8 1.2 1  
DAYS >= .50 0 0.2 -0.2 0  
DAYS >= 1.00 0 0.0 0.0 0  
GREATEST  
24 HR. TOTAL 0.39 02/03 TO 02/04  
 
SNOWFALL (INCHES)  
RECORDS  
TOTAL 48.4 1962  
TOTALS 7.5 6.9 0.6 1.9  
SINCE 7/1 31.5 31.5 -0.0 MM  
SNOWDEPTH AVG. 2 2  
DAYS >= 1.0 2 1.8 0.2 1  
GREATEST  
SNOW DEPTH 4 02/05 4 02/08  
02/06  
02/22  
24 HR TOTAL 3.8 02/03 TO 02/04  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING TOTAL 1454 1218 236 1202  
SINCE 7/1 5352 5851 -499 MM  
COOLING TOTAL 0 0 0 0  
SINCE 1/1 0 0 0 MM    
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WIND (MPH)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 8.2  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 29/190 DATE 02/26  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION 40/180 DATE 02/26  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT) MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.59  
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR 4  
NUMBER OF DAYS PC 17  
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY 7  
 
AVERAGE RH (PERCENT) 71  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH  
THUNDERSTORM 0 MIXED PRECIP 1  
HEAVY RAIN 0 RAIN 0  
LIGHT RAIN 2 FREEZING RAIN 0  
LT FREEZING RAIN 5 HAIL 0  
HEAVY SNOW 1 SNOW 2  
LIGHT SNOW 16 SLEET 2  
FOG 14 FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE 2  
HAZE 0  
 
- INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.  
R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.  
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.  
T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.  
 

 
 
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