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CXUS53 KFSD 011749  
CLMHON  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
1249 PM CDT THU APR 1 2021  
   
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..THE HURON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2021
 
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1881 TO 2021  
 
WEATHER OBSERVED NORMAL DEPART LAST YEAR'S  
VALUE DATE(S) VALUE FROM VALUE DATE(S)  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
RECORD  
HIGH 89 03/30/1943  
LOW -25 03/14/1897  
HIGHEST 83 03/29 MM MM 64 03/24  
LOWEST 13 03/01 MM MM 13 03/20  
03/31  
AVG. MAXIMUM 53.2 43.7 9.5 46.0  
AVG. MINIMUM 27.7 22.6 5.1 27.2  
MEAN 40.5 33.1 7.4 36.6  
DAYS MAX >= 90 0 0.0 0.0 0  
DAYS MAX <= 32 1 5.0 -4.0 2  
DAYS MIN <= 32 25 25.3 -0.3 26  
DAYS MIN <= 0 0 1.5 -1.5 0  
 
PRECIPITATION (INCHES)  
RECORD  
MAXIMUM 5.89 1977  
MINIMUM 0.06 1925  
TOTALS 1.95 1.46 0.49 0.88  
DAILY AVG. 0.06 0.05 0.01 0.03  
DAYS >= .01 9 7.5 1.5 10  
DAYS >= .10 5 3.4 1.6 3  
DAYS >= .50 2 0.8 1.2 0  
DAYS >= 1.00 0 0.3 -0.3 0  
GREATEST  
24 HR. TOTAL 0.59 03/23 TO 03/24  
 
SNOWFALL (INCHES)  
RECORDS  
TOTAL 33.9 1975  
TOTALS 10.1 8.9 1.2 0.6  
SINCE 7/1 31.7 39.9 -8.2 MM  
SNOWDEPTH AVG. 1 0  
DAYS >= 1.0 3 2.0 1.0 0  
GREATEST  
SNOW DEPTH 5 03/11 2 03/04  
03/15  
03/03  
03/02  
24 HR TOTAL 5.2 03/10 TO 03/10  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING TOTAL 753 987 -234 873  
SINCE 7/1 6278 6819 -541 MM  
COOLING TOTAL 0 0 0 0  
SINCE 1/1 0 0 0 MM    
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WIND (MPH)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 11.7  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 43/300 DATE 03/29  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION 59/310 DATE 03/29  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT) MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.30  
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR 21  
NUMBER OF DAYS PC 4  
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY 6  
 
AVERAGE RH (PERCENT) 68  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH  
THUNDERSTORM 0 MIXED PRECIP 0  
HEAVY RAIN 0 RAIN 1  
LIGHT RAIN 6 FREEZING RAIN 0  
LT FREEZING RAIN 0 HAIL 0  
HEAVY SNOW 0 SNOW 1  
LIGHT SNOW 6 SLEET 0  
FOG 12 FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE 2  
HAZE 0  
 
- INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.  
R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.  
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.  
T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.  
 

 
 
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