905  
CDUS43 KFSD 122243  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
443 PM CST FRI MAR 12 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 12 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 54 3:59 PM 77 2015 41 13 49  
MINIMUM 22 6:47 AM -20 1956 21 1 29  
AVERAGE 38 31 7 39  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 1.05 1954 0.05 -0.05 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 0.41 0.47 -0.06 0.05  
SINCE MAR 1 0.41 0.47 -0.06 0.05  
SINCE JAN 1 2.11 1.63 0.48 1.03  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY 0.0 7.7 1954 0.3 -0.3 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 0.3 3.7 -3.4 T  
SINCE MAR 1 0.3 3.7 -3.4 T  
SINCE JUL 1 31.8 35.2 -3.4 27.5  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 27 34 -7 26  
MONTH TO DATE 266 434 -168 302  
SINCE MAR 1 266 434 -168 302  
SINCE JUL 1 5618 6284 -666 5791  
 
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 12 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION SE (120)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 22 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION S (170)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 3.0  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
FOG  
HAZE  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 88 2:00 AM  
LOWEST 35 4:00 PM  
AVERAGE 62  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 42 79 2012  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 22 -14 1975  
 
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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