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CDUS43 KFSD 300636  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
136 AM CDT FRI APR 30 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 29 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 72 4:25 PM 90 2007 65 7 69  
MINIMUM 41 4:56 AM 19 1958 40 1 46  
AVERAGE 57 52 5 58  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY T 1.16 1920 0.11 -0.11 T  
MONTH TO DATE 2.07 2.91 -0.84 1.15  
SINCE MAR 1 4.70 4.67 0.03 3.21  
SINCE JAN 1 6.40 5.83 0.57 4.19  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.0 5.7 1950 0.0 0.0 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 0.2 4.5 -4.3 5.6  
SINCE MAR 1 8.5 12.9 -4.4 11.9  
SINCE JUL 1 40.0 44.4 -4.4 39.4  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 8 13 -5 7  
MONTH TO DATE 486 549 -63 571  
SINCE MAR 1 1225 1544 -319 1389  
SINCE JUL 1 6577 7394 -817 6878  
 
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 25 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (340)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 32 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (340)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 9.2  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 76 5:00 AM  
LOWEST 18 5:00 PM  
AVERAGE 47  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 65 92 1992  
2007  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 40 17 1903  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
APRIL 30 2021.........SUNRISE 6:20 AM CDT SUNSET 8:28 PM CDT  
MAY 1 2021...........SUNRISE 6:19 AM CDT SUNSET 8:30 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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