959  
CDUS43 KFSD 150634  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
134 AM CDT MON MAR 15 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 14 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 46 5:32 AM 73 1935 42 4 35  
MINIMUM 33 11:59 PM -22 1897 22 11 23  
AVERAGE 40 32 8 29  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.36 0.95 1899 0.05 0.31 0.21  
MONTH TO DATE 0.77 0.57 0.20 0.26  
SINCE MAR 1 0.77 0.57 0.20 0.26  
SINCE JAN 1 2.47 1.73 0.74 1.24  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 1.8 8.0 1899 0.3 1.5 3.1  
MONTH TO DATE 2.1 4.3 -2.2 3.1  
SINCE MAR 1 2.1 4.3 -2.2 3.1  
SINCE JUL 1 33.6 35.8 -2.2 30.6  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 25 33 -8 36  
MONTH TO DATE 315 500 -185 368  
SINCE MAR 1 315 500 -185 368  
SINCE JUL 1 5667 6350 -683 5857  
 
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 32 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION E (70)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 43 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION E (80)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 18.6  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
LIGHT RAIN  
SNOW  
LIGHT SNOW  
SLEET  
FOG  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 88 9:00 PM  
LOWEST 47 11:00 AM  
AVERAGE 68  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 42 78 2015  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 22 -12 1893  
1897  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 15 2021.........SUNRISE 7:39 AM CDT SUNSET 7:34 PM CDT  
MARCH 16 2021.........SUNRISE 7:37 AM CDT SUNSET 7:35 PM CDT  
 
- INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.  
R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.  
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.  
T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.  
 

 
 
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