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CDUS43 KFSD 052303  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
503 PM CST FRI MAR 05 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 5 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 56 3:53 PM 71 2000 38 18 48  
MINIMUM 27 5:39 AM -19 1960 19 8 29  
AVERAGE 42 28 14 39  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 0.76 1915 0.04 -0.04 T  
MONTH TO DATE 0.00 0.18 -0.18 0.01  
SINCE MAR 1 0.00 0.18 -0.18 0.01  
SINCE JAN 1 1.70 1.34 0.36 0.99  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY 0.0 9.0 1915 0.3 -0.3 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 0.0 1.5 -1.5 T  
SINCE MAR 1 0.0 1.5 -1.5 T  
SINCE JUL 1 31.5 33.0 -1.5 27.5  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 23 37 -14 26  
MONTH TO DATE 128 188 -60 127  
SINCE MAR 1 128 188 -60 127  
SINCE JUL 1 5480 6038 -558 5616  
 
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 9 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION S (200)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 13 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION W (250)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 3.9  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
FOG  
HAZE  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 85 12:00 AM  
LOWEST 51 4:00 PM  
AVERAGE 68  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 38 77 1987  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 19 -17 1920  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 5 2021.........SUNRISE 6:56 AM CST SUNSET 6:21 PM CST  
MARCH 6 2021.........SUNRISE 6:54 AM CST SUNSET 6:22 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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