636  
CDUS43 KFSD 240627  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
127 AM CDT WED MAR 24 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 23 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 46 1:14 PM 87 1910 47 -1 50  
MINIMUM 40 11:59 PM -13 1899 25 15 37  
AVERAGE 43 36 7 44  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 1.03 1.10 1987 0.07 0.96 T  
MONTH TO DATE 2.58 1.12 1.46 0.84  
SINCE MAR 1 2.58 1.12 1.46 0.84  
SINCE JAN 1 4.28 2.28 2.00 1.82  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 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  
YESTERDAY 22 29 -7 21  
MONTH TO DATE 547 778 -231 652  
SINCE MAR 1 547 778 -231 652  
SINCE JUL 1 5899 6628 -729 6141  
 
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 28 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (10)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 38 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (10)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 19.5  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 89 4:00 AM  
LOWEST 82 11:00 PM  
AVERAGE 86  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 47 83 1967  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 26 0 1974  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 24 2021.........SUNRISE 7:22 AM CDT SUNSET 7:45 PM CDT  
MARCH 25 2021.........SUNRISE 7:21 AM CDT SUNSET 7:46 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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