818  
CDUS43 KFSD 130622  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
122 AM CDT TUE APR 13 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 12 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 1:42 PM 85 1908 57 -5 33  
MINIMUM 36 5:55 AM 14 1957 33 3 22  
AVERAGE 44 45 -1 28  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY T 1.52 1960 0.10 -0.10 0.59  
MONTH TO DATE 1.81 1.12 0.69 0.79  
SINCE MAR 1 4.44 2.88 1.56 2.85  
SINCE JAN 1 6.14 4.04 2.10 3.83  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.0 5.2 2020 0.2 -0.2 5.2  
MONTH TO DATE T 2.3 -2.3 5.6  
SINCE MAR 1 8.3 10.7 -2.4 11.9  
SINCE JUL 1 39.8 42.2 -2.4 39.4  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 21 20 1 37  
MONTH TO DATE 162 271 -109 273  
SINCE MAR 1 901 1266 -365 1091  
SINCE JUL 1 6253 7116 -863 6580  
 
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 35 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION NW (310)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 46 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION NW (300)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 20.9  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
LIGHT RAIN  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 76 3:00 AM  
LOWEST 37 2:00 PM  
AVERAGE 57  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 58 87 1908  
2006  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 33 11 1950  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
APRIL 13 2021.........SUNRISE 6:47 AM CDT SUNSET 8:08 PM CDT  
APRIL 14 2021.........SUNRISE 6:45 AM CDT SUNSET 8:10 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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