936  
CDUS43 KFSD 170702  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
202 AM CDT WED MAR 17 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 16 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 34 8:32 PM 82 2012 43 -9 40  
MINIMUM 30 9:08 AM -9 1900 23 7 24  
1906  
AVERAGE 32 33 -1 32  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.15 1.56 1917 0.06 0.09 T  
MONTH TO DATE 1.49 0.68 0.81 0.26  
SINCE MAR 1 1.49 0.68 0.81 0.26  
SINCE JAN 1 3.19 1.84 1.35 1.24  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 1.5 14.0 1917 0.2 1.3 T  
MONTH TO DATE 8.3 4.8 3.5 3.1  
SINCE MAR 1 8.3 4.8 3.5 3.1  
SINCE JUL 1 39.8 36.3 3.5 30.6  
SNOW DEPTH 5  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 33 32 1 33  
MONTH TO DATE 381 565 -184 439  
SINCE MAR 1 381 565 -184 439  
SINCE JUL 1 5733 6415 -682 5928  
 
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 12 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION SE (130)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 16 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION E (100)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 6.0  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
LIGHT SNOW  
FOG  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 88 7:00 PM  
LOWEST 81 11:00 AM  
AVERAGE 85  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 43 80 1894  
2012  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 23 -8 1902  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 17 2021.........SUNRISE 7:35 AM CDT SUNSET 7:36 PM CDT  
MARCH 18 2021.........SUNRISE 7:33 AM CDT SUNSET 7:37 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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