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CDUS43 KFSD 010657  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
157 AM CDT THU APR 01 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 31 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 39 4:14 PM 83 2012 51 -12 62  
MINIMUM 18 6:20 AM 6 1899 28 -10 41  
AVERAGE 29 40 -11 52  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.00 3.27 2007 0.09 -0.09 0.01  
MONTH TO DATE 2.63 1.76 0.87 2.06  
SINCE MAR 1 2.63 1.76 0.87 2.06  
SINCE JAN 1 4.33 2.92 1.41 3.04  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.0 9.3 1998 0.2 -0.2 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 8.3 8.4 -0.1 6.3  
SINCE MAR 1 8.3 8.4 -0.1 6.3  
SINCE JUL 1 39.8 39.9 -0.1 33.8  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 36 26 10 13  
MONTH TO DATE 739 995 -256 818  
SINCE MAR 1 739 995 -256 818  
SINCE JUL 1 6091 6845 -754 6307  
 
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 NW (320)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 45 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION NW (300)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 12.3  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 67 6:00 AM  
LOWEST 26 4:00 PM  
AVERAGE 47  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 51 89 2012  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 29 5 1899  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
APRIL 1 2021.........SUNRISE 7:08 AM CDT SUNSET 7:54 PM CDT  
APRIL 2 2021.........SUNRISE 7:06 AM CDT SUNSET 7:55 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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