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CDUS43 KFSD 052238  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
538 PM CDT WED MAY 05 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 5 2021
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0400 PM LOCAL TIME.  
 
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)  
TODAY  
MAXIMUM 49 3:26 PM 94 1909 67 -18 53  
MINIMUM 37 1:05 AM 23 1944 43 -6 46  
1954  
1968  
AVERAGE 43 55 -12 50  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.08 1.68 1942 0.11 -0.03 0.13  
MONTH TO DATE 0.08 0.55 -0.47 0.59  
SINCE MAR 1 4.78 5.15 -0.37 3.80  
SINCE JAN 1 6.48 6.58 -0.10 4.78  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY 0.0 3.0 1944 0.1 -0.1 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 0.0 0.1 -0.1 0.0  
SINCE MAR 1 8.5 12.4 -3.9 11.9  
SINCE JUL 1 40.0 45.3 -5.3 39.4  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 22 11 11 15  
MONTH TO DATE 51 58 -7 36  
SINCE MAR 1 1282 1538 -256 1435  
SINCE JUL 1 6634 7047 -413 6924  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 0 1 -1 0  
MONTH TO DATE 11 1 10 8  
SINCE MAR 1 17 7 10 8  
SINCE JAN 1 17 7 10 8    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 20 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION NE (50)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 24 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION NE (50)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 7.9  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
LIGHT RAIN  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 76 10:00 AM  
LOWEST 40 7:00 AM  
AVERAGE 58  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 67 89 1934  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 43 25 1931  
1976  
 
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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