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CDUS43 KFSD 160631  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
131 AM CDT FRI APR 16 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 15 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 49 5:01 PM 89 2002 59 -10 39  
MINIMUM 34 7:37 AM 11 2014 34 0 19  
AVERAGE 42 46 -4 29  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY T 1.28 2011 0.11 -0.11 T  
MONTH TO DATE 1.81 1.44 0.37 0.79  
SINCE MAR 1 4.44 3.20 1.24 2.85  
SINCE JAN 1 6.14 4.36 1.78 3.83  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY T 2.4 1953 0.1 -0.1 T  
MONTH TO DATE T 2.8 -2.8 5.6  
SINCE MAR 1 8.3 11.2 -2.9 11.9  
SINCE JUL 1 39.8 42.7 -2.9 39.4  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 23 19 4 36  
MONTH TO DATE 240 329 -89 389  
SINCE MAR 1 979 1324 -345 1207  
SINCE JUL 1 6331 7174 -843 6696  
 
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 16 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION NE (40)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 19 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION NE (40)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 8.6  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
LIGHT RAIN  
LIGHT SNOW  
FOG  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 88 6:00 AM  
LOWEST 51 2:00 PM  
AVERAGE 70  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 59 92 1964  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 35 13 1904  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
APRIL 16 2021.........SUNRISE 6:42 AM CDT SUNSET 8:12 PM CDT  
APRIL 17 2021.........SUNRISE 6:41 AM CDT SUNSET 8:13 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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