585  
CDUS43 KFSD 110644  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
1244 AM CST THU MAR 11 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 10 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 49 12:06 AM 72 2012 40 9 39  
MINIMUM 29 8:40 PM -18 1948 21 8 20  
AVERAGE 39 30 9 30  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.41 1.93 1956 0.04 0.37 0.02  
MONTH TO DATE 0.41 0.38 0.03 0.05  
SINCE MAR 1 0.41 0.38 0.03 0.05  
SINCE JAN 1 2.11 1.54 0.57 1.03  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.3 18.1 1956 0.3 0.0 T  
MONTH TO DATE 0.3 3.1 -2.8 T  
SINCE MAR 1 0.3 3.1 -2.8 T  
SINCE JUL 1 31.8 34.6 -2.8 27.5  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 26 35 -9 35  
MONTH TO DATE 212 366 -154 253  
SINCE MAR 1 212 366 -154 253  
SINCE JUL 1 5564 6216 -652 5742  
 
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 NE (40)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 36 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION W (280)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 17.7  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
THUNDERSTORM  
RAIN  
LIGHT RAIN  
LT FREEZING RAIN  
LIGHT SNOW  
SLEET  
FOG  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 89 2:00 PM  
LOWEST 66 12:00 AM  
AVERAGE 78  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 41 75 2016  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 21 -23 1948  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 11 2021.........SUNRISE 6:46 AM CST SUNSET 6:29 PM CST  
MARCH 12 2021.........SUNRISE 6:44 AM CST SUNSET 6:30 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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