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CDUS43 KFSD 092220  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
420 PM CST TUE MAR 09 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 9 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 73R 3:58 PM 63 1967 40 33 36  
MINIMUM 47 6:45 AM -14 1984 20 27 26  
AVERAGE 60 30 30 31  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 0.84 2019 0.05 -0.05 0.02  
MONTH TO DATE 0.00 0.34 -0.34 0.03  
SINCE MAR 1 0.00 0.34 -0.34 0.03  
SINCE JAN 1 1.70 1.50 0.20 1.01  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY 0.0 6.1 1992 0.3 -0.3 T  
MONTH TO DATE 0.0 2.8 -2.8 T  
SINCE MAR 1 0.0 2.8 -2.8 T  
SINCE JUL 1 31.5 34.3 -2.8 27.5  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 5 35 -30 34  
MONTH TO DATE 186 331 -145 218  
SINCE MAR 1 186 331 -145 218  
SINCE JUL 1 5538 6181 -643 5707  
 
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 24 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION S (170)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 34 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION S (180)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 16.0  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 63 6:00 AM  
LOWEST 34 4:00 PM  
AVERAGE 49  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 40 72 2012  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 21 -18 1948  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 9 2021.........SUNRISE 6:49 AM CST SUNSET 6:26 PM CST  
MARCH 10 2021.........SUNRISE 6:47 AM CST SUNSET 6:27 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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