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CDUS43 KFSD 010623  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
123 AM CDT SAT MAY 01 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 30 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 74 4:10 PM 92 1992 65 9 72  
2007  
MINIMUM 43 5:56 AM 17 1903 40 3 37  
AVERAGE 59 53 6 55  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.00 1.87 1937 0.10 -0.10 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 2.07 3.01 -0.94 1.15  
SINCE MAR 1 4.70 4.77 -0.07 3.21  
SINCE JAN 1 6.40 5.93 0.47 4.19  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.0 1.3 2017 0.1 -0.1 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 0.2 4.6 -4.4 5.6  
SINCE MAR 1 8.5 13.0 -4.5 11.9  
SINCE JUL 1 40.0 44.5 -4.5 39.4  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 6 13 -7 10  
MONTH TO DATE 492 562 -70 581  
SINCE MAR 1 1231 1557 -326 1399  
SINCE JUL 1 6583 7407 -824 6888  
 
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 0 0 0 0  
MONTH TO DATE 6 5 1 0  
SINCE MAR 1 6 5 1 0  
SINCE JAN 1 6 5 1 0    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 17 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION SE (140)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 24 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION SE (120)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 9.9  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 68 6:00 AM  
LOWEST 22 5:00 PM  
AVERAGE 45  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 65 94 1959  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 41 21 1997  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 1 2021...........SUNRISE 6:19 AM CDT SUNSET 8:30 PM CDT  
MAY 2 2021...........SUNRISE 6:18 AM CDT SUNSET 8:31 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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