966  
CDUS43 KFSD 200622  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
122 AM CDT SAT MAR 20 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 19 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 52 5:14 PM 75 1976 44 8 44  
MINIMUM 20 6:59 AM -5 1965 24 -4 18  
AVERAGE 36 34 2 31  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.00 1.39 1964 0.06 -0.06 0.47  
MONTH TO DATE 1.49 0.86 0.63 0.76  
SINCE MAR 1 1.49 0.86 0.63 0.76  
SINCE JAN 1 3.19 2.02 1.17 1.74  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.0 11.6 1970 0.2 -0.2 3.2  
MONTH TO DATE 8.3 5.6 2.7 6.3  
SINCE MAR 1 8.3 5.6 2.7 6.3  
SINCE JUL 1 39.8 37.1 2.7 33.8  
SNOW DEPTH 2  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 29 31 -2 34  
MONTH TO DATE 473 659 -186 525  
SINCE MAR 1 473 659 -186 525  
SINCE JUL 1 5825 6509 -684 6014  
 
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 24 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION S (170)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 32 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION S (160)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 10.3  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
FOG  
FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 92 12:00 AM  
LOWEST 37 6:00 PM  
AVERAGE 65  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 45 73 1911  
2015  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 24 -2 1951  
1965  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 20 2021.........SUNRISE 7:30 AM CDT SUNSET 7:40 PM CDT  
MARCH 21 2021.........SUNRISE 7:28 AM CDT SUNSET 7:41 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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