059  
CDUS43 KFSD 212223  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
523 PM CDT WED APR 21 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 21 2021
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0400 PM LOCAL TIME.  
 
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)  
TODAY  
MAXIMUM 49 3:59 PM 93 1980 61 -12 73  
MINIMUM 20 5:33 AM 17 1927 37 -17 27  
AVERAGE 35 49 -14 50  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY T 1.13 1952 0.11 -0.11 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 1.83 2.07 -0.24 0.79  
SINCE MAR 1 4.46 3.83 0.63 2.85  
SINCE JAN 1 6.16 4.99 1.17 3.83  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY 0.1 3.6 1988 0.1 0.0 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 0.2 3.8 -3.6 5.6  
SINCE MAR 1 8.5 12.2 -3.7 11.9  
SINCE JUL 1 40.0 43.7 -3.7 39.4  
SNOW DEPTH T  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 30 16 14 15  
MONTH TO DATE 381 433 -52 510  
SINCE MAR 1 1120 1428 -308 1328  
SINCE JUL 1 6472 7278 -806 6817  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 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 22 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (20)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 33 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (10)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 10.4  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
LIGHT SNOW  
FOG  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 85 1:00 AM  
LOWEST 32 4:00 PM  
AVERAGE 59  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 62 93 1960  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 37 23 1909  
1927  
1956  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
APRIL 21 2021.........SUNRISE 6:34 AM CDT SUNSET 8:18 PM CDT  
APRIL 22 2021.........SUNRISE 6:32 AM CDT SUNSET 8:19 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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