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CDUS43 KFSD 012218  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
518 PM CDT SAT MAY 01 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 1 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 93 2:59 PM 94 1959 65 28 86  
MINIMUM 59 1:45 AM 21 1997 41 18 59  
AVERAGE 76 53 23 73  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 3.55 1972 0.11 -0.11 T  
MONTH TO DATE 0.00 0.11 -0.11 T  
SINCE MAR 1 4.70 4.88 -0.18 3.21  
SINCE JAN 1 6.40 6.04 0.36 4.19  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY 0.0 2.2 2017 0.1 -0.1 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 0.0 0.1 -0.1 0.0  
SINCE MAR 1 8.5 13.1 -4.6 11.9  
SINCE JUL 1 40.0 44.6 -4.6 39.4  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 0 12 -12 0  
MONTH TO DATE 0 12 -12 0  
SINCE MAR 1 1231 1569 -338 1399  
SINCE JUL 1 6583 7419 -836 6888  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 11 0 11 8  
MONTH TO DATE 11 0 11 8  
SINCE MAR 1 17 5 12 8  
SINCE JAN 1 17 5 12 8    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 15 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION W (270)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 24 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION SW (240)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 9.3  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 44 2:00 AM  
LOWEST 18 4:00 PM  
AVERAGE 31  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 66 88 1955  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 41 22 1908  
 
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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