971  
CDUS43 KFSD 190623  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
123 AM CDT FRI MAR 19 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 18 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 42 4:41 PM 85 2012 44 -2 50  
MINIMUM 25 11:56 PM -12 1923 24 1 39  
AVERAGE 34 34 0 45  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.00 1.50 1905 0.06 -0.06 0.03  
MONTH TO DATE 1.49 0.80 0.69 0.29  
SINCE MAR 1 1.49 0.80 0.69 0.29  
SINCE JAN 1 3.19 1.96 1.23 1.27  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.0 9.4 2005 0.3 -0.3 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 8.3 5.4 2.9 3.1  
SINCE MAR 1 8.3 5.4 2.9 3.1  
SINCE JUL 1 39.8 36.9 2.9 30.6  
SNOW DEPTH 4  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 31 31 0 20  
MONTH TO DATE 444 628 -184 491  
SINCE MAR 1 444 628 -184 491  
SINCE JUL 1 5796 6478 -682 5980  
 
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 17 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (10)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 23 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (360)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 8.6  
 
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 78 2:00 AM  
LOWEST 60 4:00 PM  
AVERAGE 69  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 44 75 1976  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 24 -5 1965  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 19 2021.........SUNRISE 7:31 AM CDT SUNSET 7:38 PM CDT  
MARCH 20 2021.........SUNRISE 7:30 AM CDT SUNSET 7:40 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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