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CDUS43 KFSD 040626  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
126 AM CDT TUE MAY 04 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 3 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 66 3:25 PM 92 1949 66 0 78  
MINIMUM 45 11:59 PM 18 1967 42 3 41  
AVERAGE 56 54 2 60  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.00 1.50 1944 0.10 -0.10 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 0.00 0.32 -0.32 T  
SINCE MAR 1 4.70 5.09 -0.39 3.21  
SINCE JAN 1 6.40 6.25 0.15 4.19  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.0 T 1942 0.1 -0.1 0.0  
1954  
1966  
MONTH TO DATE 0.0 0.2 -0.2 0.0  
SINCE MAR 1 8.5 13.2 -4.7 11.9  
SINCE JUL 1 40.0 44.7 -4.7 39.4  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 9 12 -3 5  
MONTH TO DATE 11 36 -25 10  
SINCE MAR 1 1242 1593 -351 1409  
SINCE JUL 1 6594 7443 -849 6898  
 
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 33 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (360)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 49 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (360)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 19.5  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 80 1:00 AM  
LOWEST 34 4:00 PM  
AVERAGE 57  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 66 91 1949  
1952  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 42 17 1967  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 4 2021...........SUNRISE 6:15 AM CDT SUNSET 8:33 PM CDT  
MAY 5 2021...........SUNRISE 6:14 AM CDT SUNSET 8:34 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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