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CDUS43 KFSD 180704  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
204 AM CDT THU MAR 18 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 17 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 35 7:32 PM 80 1894 43 -8 44  
2012  
MINIMUM 31 10:45 AM -8 1902 23 8 22  
AVERAGE 33 33 0 33  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.00 0.70 1917 0.06 -0.06 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 1.49 0.74 0.75 0.26  
SINCE MAR 1 1.49 0.74 0.75 0.26  
SINCE JAN 1 3.19 1.90 1.29 1.24  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.0 7.8 1951 0.3 -0.3 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 8.3 5.1 3.2 3.1  
SINCE MAR 1 8.3 5.1 3.2 3.1  
SINCE JUL 1 39.8 36.6 3.2 30.6  
SNOW DEPTH 5  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 32 32 0 32  
MONTH TO DATE 413 597 -184 471  
SINCE MAR 1 413 597 -184 471  
SINCE JUL 1 5765 6447 -682 5960  
 
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 22 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (20)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 31 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (10)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 9.4  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
FOG  
HAZE  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 89 7:00 AM  
LOWEST 72 1:00 PM  
AVERAGE 81  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 44 85 2012  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 24 -12 1923  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 18 2021.........SUNRISE 7:33 AM CDT SUNSET 7:37 PM CDT  
MARCH 19 2021.........SUNRISE 7:31 AM CDT SUNSET 7:38 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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