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CDUS43 KFSD 080623  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
123 AM CDT THU APR 08 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 7 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 52 4:30 PM 86 1988 54 -2 76  
MINIMUM 46 11:59 PM 11 1936 31 15 45  
AVERAGE 49 43 6 61  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.42 1.79 2006 0.09 0.33 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 0.85 0.62 0.23 0.17  
SINCE MAR 1 3.48 2.38 1.10 2.23  
SINCE JAN 1 5.18 3.54 1.64 3.21  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.0 5.3 2000 0.2 -0.2 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE T 1.4 -1.4 T  
SINCE MAR 1 8.3 9.8 -1.5 6.3  
SINCE JUL 1 39.8 41.3 -1.5 33.8  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 16 22 -6 4  
MONTH TO DATE 71 166 -95 139  
SINCE MAR 1 810 1161 -351 957  
SINCE JUL 1 6162 7011 -849 6446  
 
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 0 0 0 0  
MONTH TO DATE 6 0 6 0  
SINCE MAR 1 6 0 6 0  
SINCE JAN 1 6 0 6 0    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 21 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION NE (30)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 29 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION SW (240)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 11.6  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
THUNDERSTORM  
HEAVY RAIN  
RAIN  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 86 1:00 AM  
LOWEST 77 6:00 PM  
AVERAGE 82  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 55 85 1988  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 31 8 1997  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
APRIL 8 2021.........SUNRISE 6:56 AM CDT SUNSET 8:02 PM CDT  
APRIL 9 2021.........SUNRISE 6:54 AM CDT SUNSET 8:04 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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