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CDUS43 KFSD 030622  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
1222 AM CST WED MAR 03 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 2 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 55 2:53 PM 74 1974 37 18 45  
MINIMUM 27 1:17 AM -17 1913 17 10 24  
AVERAGE 41 27 14 35  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.00 1.52 1951 0.04 -0.04 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 0.00 0.07 -0.07 0.00  
SINCE MAR 1 0.00 0.07 -0.07 0.00  
SINCE JAN 1 1.70 1.23 0.47 0.98  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.0 14.7 1951 0.3 -0.3 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 0.0 0.6 -0.6 0.0  
SINCE MAR 1 0.0 0.6 -0.6 0.0  
SINCE JUL 1 31.5 32.1 -0.6 27.5  
SNOW DEPTH T  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 24 38 -14 30  
MONTH TO DATE 64 76 -12 56  
SINCE MAR 1 64 76 -12 56  
SINCE JUL 1 5416 5926 -510 5545  
 
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 0 0 0 0  
MONTH TO DATE 0 0 0 0  
SINCE MAR 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 33 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION S (200)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 12.4  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 85 2:00 AM  
LOWEST 38 1:00 PM  
AVERAGE 62  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 37 73 1905  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 18 -17 2019  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 3 2021.........SUNRISE 6:59 AM CST SUNSET 6:19 PM CST  
MARCH 4 2021.........SUNRISE 6:58 AM CST SUNSET 6:20 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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