700  
CDUS43 KFSD 120637  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
1237 AM CST FRI MAR 12 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 11 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 48 3:31 PM 75 2016 41 7 61  
MINIMUM 27 11:42 PM -23 1948 21 6 22  
AVERAGE 38 31 7 42  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.00 0.96 1977 0.04 -0.04 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 0.41 0.42 -0.01 0.05  
SINCE MAR 1 0.41 0.42 -0.01 0.05  
SINCE JAN 1 2.11 1.58 0.53 1.03  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.0 5.0 1975 0.3 -0.3 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 0.3 3.4 -3.1 T  
SINCE MAR 1 0.3 3.4 -3.1 T  
SINCE JUL 1 31.8 34.9 -3.1 27.5  
SNOW DEPTH T  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 27 34 -7 23  
MONTH TO DATE 239 400 -161 276  
SINCE MAR 1 239 400 -161 276  
SINCE JUL 1 5591 6250 -659 5765  
 
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 24 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION W (280)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 33 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION W (280)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 9.4  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 85 5:00 AM  
LOWEST 37 2:00 PM  
AVERAGE 61  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 41 77 2015  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 21 -20 1956  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 12 2021.........SUNRISE 6:44 AM CST SUNSET 6:30 PM CST  
MARCH 13 2021.........SUNRISE 6:42 AM CST SUNSET 6:31 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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