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CDUS43 KFSD 080628  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
1228 AM CST MON MAR 08 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 7 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 68 4:15 PM 80 2000 39 29 66  
MINIMUM 35 11:52 PM -11 1996 19 16 38  
2008  
AVERAGE 52 29 23 52  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.00 0.90 1917 0.04 -0.04 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 0.00 0.25 -0.25 0.01  
SINCE MAR 1 0.00 0.25 -0.25 0.01  
SINCE JAN 1 1.70 1.41 0.29 0.99  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.0 6.0 1917 0.3 -0.3 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 0.0 2.2 -2.2 T  
SINCE MAR 1 0.0 2.2 -2.2 T  
SINCE JUL 1 31.5 33.7 -2.2 27.5  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 13 36 -23 13  
MONTH TO DATE 164 260 -96 171  
SINCE MAR 1 164 260 -96 171  
SINCE JUL 1 5516 6110 -594 5660  
 
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 26 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION S (190)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 36 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION S (190)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 11.0  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 70 9:00 PM  
LOWEST 27 4:00 PM  
AVERAGE 49  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 39 69 2020  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 20 -15 1995  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 8 2021.........SUNRISE 6:51 AM CST SUNSET 6:25 PM CST  
MARCH 9 2021.........SUNRISE 6:49 AM CST SUNSET 6:26 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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