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CDUS43 KFSD 050644  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
144 AM CDT WED MAY 05 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 4 2021
 
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1991 TO 2020  
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 62 3:36 PM 91 1949 66 -4 59  
1952  
MINIMUM 32 5:15 AM 17 1967 42 -10 48  
AVERAGE 47 54 -7 54  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.00 1.92 1893 0.11 -0.11 0.46  
MONTH TO DATE 0.00 0.44 -0.44 0.46  
SINCE MAR 1 4.70 5.04 -0.34 3.67  
SINCE JAN 1 6.40 6.47 -0.07 4.65  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.0 T 1917 0.0 0.0 0.0  
1944  
MONTH TO DATE 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
SINCE MAR 1 8.5 12.3 -3.8 11.9  
SINCE JUL 1 40.0 45.2 -5.2 39.4  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 18 11 7 11  
MONTH TO DATE 29 47 -18 21  
SINCE MAR 1 1260 1527 -267 1420  
SINCE JUL 1 6612 7036 -424 6909  
 
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 0 0 0 0  
MONTH TO DATE 11 0 11 8  
SINCE MAR 1 17 6 11 8  
SINCE JAN 1 17 6 11 8    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 23 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (350)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 34 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (360)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 10.0  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
HAZE  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 75 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) 67 94 1909  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 43 23 1944  
1954  
1968  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 5 2021...........SUNRISE 6:14 AM CDT SUNSET 8:34 PM CDT  
MAY 6 2021...........SUNRISE 6:12 AM CDT SUNSET 8:35 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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