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CDUS43 KFSD 042238  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
438 PM CST THU MAR 04 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 4 2021
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0400 PM LOCAL TIME.  
 
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)  
TODAY  
MAXIMUM 58 3:43 PM 67 1968 37 21 59  
2000  
MINIMUM 29 3:59 AM -16 1960 18 11 28  
AVERAGE 44 28 16 44  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 0.62 1935 0.04 -0.04 T  
MONTH TO DATE 0.00 0.14 -0.14 0.01  
SINCE MAR 1 0.00 0.14 -0.14 0.01  
SINCE JAN 1 1.70 1.30 0.40 0.99  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY 0.0 6.2 1976 0.3 -0.3 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 0.0 1.2 -1.2 T  
SINCE MAR 1 0.0 1.2 -1.2 T  
SINCE JUL 1 31.5 32.7 -1.2 27.5  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 21 37 -16 21  
MONTH TO DATE 105 151 -46 101  
SINCE MAR 1 105 151 -46 101  
SINCE JUL 1 5457 6001 -544 5590  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 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 16 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION SE (130)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 22 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION SE (130)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 7.7  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
FOG  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 96 5:00 AM  
LOWEST 47 3:00 PM  
AVERAGE 72  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 38 71 2000  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 19 -19 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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