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CDUS43 KFSD 220634  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
134 AM CDT MON MAR 22 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 21 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 62 2:15 PM 83 1910 45 17 35  
MINIMUM 34 11:47 PM -11 1951 25 9 19  
AVERAGE 48 35 13 27  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 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)  
YESTERDAY 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  
YESTERDAY 17 30 -13 38  
MONTH TO DATE 504 719 -215 606  
SINCE MAR 1 504 719 -215 606  
SINCE JUL 1 5856 6569 -713 6095  
 
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 32 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION S (190)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 48 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION S (190)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 16.2  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 79 10:00 PM  
LOWEST 39 2:00 PM  
AVERAGE 59  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 46 86 1910  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 25 -11 1899  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 22 2021.........SUNRISE 7:26 AM CDT SUNSET 7:42 PM CDT  
MARCH 23 2021.........SUNRISE 7:24 AM CDT SUNSET 7:43 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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