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CDUS43 KFSD 212228  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
528 PM CDT SUN MAR 21 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 21 2021
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0400 PM LOCAL TIME.  
 
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)  
TODAY  
MAXIMUM 62 2:15 PM 83 1910 45 17 35  
MINIMUM 46 5:28 AM -11 1951 25 21 19  
AVERAGE 54 35 19 27  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 1.04 1993 0.06 -0.06 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 1.49 0.98 0.51 0.76  
SINCE MAR 1 1.49 0.98 0.51 0.76  
SINCE JAN 1 3.19 2.14 1.05 1.74  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY 0.0 11.7 1993 0.3 -0.3 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 8.3 6.1 2.2 6.3  
SINCE MAR 1 8.3 6.1 2.2 6.3  
SINCE JUL 1 39.8 37.6 2.2 33.8  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 11 30 -19 38  
MONTH TO DATE 498 719 -221 606  
SINCE MAR 1 498 719 -221 606  
SINCE JUL 1 5850 6569 -719 6095  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 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 32 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION S (190)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 48 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION S (190)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 20.8  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 52 5:00 AM  
LOWEST 39 2:00 PM  
AVERAGE 46  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 46 86 1910  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 25 -11 1899  
 
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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