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CDUS43 KFSD 210624  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
124 AM CDT SUN MAR 21 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 20 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 63 3:43 PM 73 1911 45 18 29  
2015  
MINIMUM 38 7:01 AM -2 1951 24 14 14  
1965  
AVERAGE 51 35 16 22  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.00 0.60 1932 0.06 -0.06 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 1.49 0.92 0.57 0.76  
SINCE MAR 1 1.49 0.92 0.57 0.76  
SINCE JAN 1 3.19 2.08 1.11 1.74  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.0 8.5 1927 0.2 -0.2 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 8.3 5.8 2.5 6.3  
SINCE MAR 1 8.3 5.8 2.5 6.3  
SINCE JUL 1 39.8 37.3 2.5 33.8  
SNOW DEPTH T  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 14 30 -16 43  
MONTH TO DATE 487 689 -202 568  
SINCE MAR 1 487 689 -202 568  
SINCE JUL 1 5839 6539 -700 6057  
 
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 33 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION S (170)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 46 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION S (170)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 22.7  
 
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 59 7:00 AM  
LOWEST 27 6:00 PM  
AVERAGE 43  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 45 83 1910  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 25 -11 1951  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 21 2021.........SUNRISE 7:28 AM CDT SUNSET 7:41 PM CDT  
MARCH 22 2021.........SUNRISE 7:26 AM CDT SUNSET 7:42 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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