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CDUS43 KFSD 232246  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
546 PM CDT TUE MAR 23 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 23 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 46 1:14 PM 87 1910 47 -1 50  
MINIMUM 43 4:31 AM -13 1899 25 18 37  
AVERAGE 45 36 9 44  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.75 1.10 1987 0.07 0.68 T  
MONTH TO DATE 2.30 1.12 1.18 0.84  
SINCE MAR 1 2.30 1.12 1.18 0.84  
SINCE JAN 1 4.00 2.28 1.72 1.82  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY 0.0 4.9 2016 0.2 -0.2 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 8.3 6.5 1.8 6.3  
SINCE MAR 1 8.3 6.5 1.8 6.3  
SINCE JUL 1 39.8 38.0 1.8 33.8  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 20 29 -9 21  
MONTH TO DATE 545 778 -233 652  
SINCE MAR 1 545 778 -233 652  
SINCE JUL 1 5897 6628 -731 6141  
 
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 25 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (20)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 37 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (20)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 17.3  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 89 4:00 AM  
LOWEST 82 12:00 AM  
AVERAGE 86  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 47 83 1967  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 26 0 1974  
 
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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