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CDUS43 KFSD 230627  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
127 AM CDT TUE MAR 23 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 22 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 57 1:23 PM 86 1910 46 11 47  
MINIMUM 30 7:01 AM -11 1899 25 5 32  
AVERAGE 44 36 8 40  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.06 1.65 1979 0.07 -0.01 0.08  
MONTH TO DATE 1.55 1.05 0.50 0.84  
SINCE MAR 1 1.55 1.05 0.50 0.84  
SINCE JAN 1 3.25 2.21 1.04 1.82  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.0 7.1 1952 0.2 -0.2 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 8.3 6.3 2.0 6.3  
SINCE MAR 1 8.3 6.3 2.0 6.3  
SINCE JUL 1 39.8 37.8 2.0 33.8  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 21 30 -9 25  
MONTH TO DATE 525 749 -224 631  
SINCE MAR 1 525 749 -224 631  
SINCE JUL 1 5877 6599 -722 6120  
 
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 16 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION E (90)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 21 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION SE (120)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 7.3  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
LIGHT RAIN  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 92 7:00 AM  
LOWEST 37 1:00 PM  
AVERAGE 65  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 47 87 1910  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 25 -13 1899  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 23 2021.........SUNRISE 7:24 AM CDT SUNSET 7:43 PM CDT  
MARCH 24 2021.........SUNRISE 7:22 AM CDT SUNSET 7:45 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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