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CDUS43 KFSD 030634  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
134 AM CDT MON MAY 03 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 2 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 2:36 PM 88 1955 66 6 73  
MINIMUM 54 1:58 AM 22 1908 41 13 47  
AVERAGE 63 53 10 60  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY T 2.05 1902 0.11 -0.11 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE T 0.22 -0.22 T  
SINCE MAR 1 4.70 4.99 -0.29 3.21  
SINCE JAN 1 6.40 6.15 0.25 4.19  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.0 0.2 1954 0.0 0.0 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  
YESTERDAY 2 12 -10 5  
MONTH TO DATE 2 24 -22 5  
SINCE MAR 1 1233 1581 -348 1404  
SINCE JUL 1 6585 7431 -846 6893  
 
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 0 0 0 0  
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 20 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (20)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 25 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION NE (30)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 9.8  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
LIGHT RAIN  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 75 11:00 PM  
LOWEST 34 6:00 AM  
AVERAGE 55  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 66 92 1949  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 42 18 1967  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 3 2021...........SUNRISE 6:16 AM CDT SUNSET 8:32 PM CDT  
MAY 4 2021...........SUNRISE 6:15 AM CDT SUNSET 8:33 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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