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CDUS43 KFSD 090629  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
129 AM CDT FRI APR 09 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 8 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 47 3:31 PM 85 1988 55 -8 57  
MINIMUM 44 11:59 PM 8 1997 31 13 36  
AVERAGE 46 43 3 47  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.85 1.16 1999 0.10 0.75 0.01  
MONTH TO DATE 1.70 0.72 0.98 0.18  
SINCE MAR 1 4.33 2.48 1.85 2.24  
SINCE JAN 1 6.03 3.64 2.39 3.22  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.0 4.8 2018 0.2 -0.2 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE T 1.6 -1.6 T  
SINCE MAR 1 8.3 10.0 -1.7 6.3  
SINCE JUL 1 39.8 41.5 -1.7 33.8  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 19 22 -3 18  
MONTH TO DATE 90 188 -98 157  
SINCE MAR 1 829 1183 -354 975  
SINCE JUL 1 6181 7033 -852 6464  
 
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 N (340)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 28 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION NW (330)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 13.1  
 
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 86 12:00 PM  
LOWEST 82 8:00 PM  
AVERAGE 84  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 56 88 1977  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 32 10 1997  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
APRIL 9 2021.........SUNRISE 6:54 AM CDT SUNSET 8:04 PM CDT  
APRIL 10 2021.........SUNRISE 6:52 AM CDT SUNSET 8:05 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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