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CDUS43 KFSD 040620  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
1220 AM CST THU MAR 04 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 3 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 62 4:18 PM 73 1905 37 25 49  
MINIMUM 27 7:00 AM -17 2019 18 9 32  
AVERAGE 45 27 18 41  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.00 1.22 1920 0.03 -0.03 0.01  
MONTH TO DATE 0.00 0.10 -0.10 0.01  
SINCE MAR 1 0.00 0.10 -0.10 0.01  
SINCE JAN 1 1.70 1.26 0.44 0.99  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.0 13.0 1920 0.3 -0.3 T  
MONTH TO DATE 0.0 0.9 -0.9 T  
SINCE MAR 1 0.0 0.9 -0.9 T  
SINCE JUL 1 31.5 32.4 -0.9 27.5  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 20 38 -18 24  
MONTH TO DATE 84 114 -30 80  
SINCE MAR 1 84 114 -30 80  
SINCE JUL 1 5436 5964 -528 5569  
 
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 13 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION S (200)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 18 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION S (200)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 3.9  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 92 5:00 AM  
LOWEST 38 4:00 PM  
AVERAGE 65  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 37 67 1968  
2000  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 18 -16 1960  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 4 2021.........SUNRISE 6:58 AM CST SUNSET 6:20 PM CST  
MARCH 5 2021.........SUNRISE 6:56 AM CST SUNSET 6:21 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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