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CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
524 PM CDT THU MAY 06 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 6 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 67 3:31 PM 89 1934 67 0 64  
MINIMUM 30 5:22 AM 25 1931 43 -13 43  
1976  
AVERAGE 49 55 -6 54  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 1.57 1900 0.11 -0.11 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 0.08 0.66 -0.58 0.59  
SINCE MAR 1 4.78 5.26 -0.48 3.80  
SINCE JAN 1 6.48 6.69 -0.21 4.78  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY 0.0 T 1942 0.0 0.0 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 16 10 6 11  
MONTH TO DATE 67 68 -1 47  
SINCE MAR 1 1298 1548 -250 1446  
SINCE JUL 1 6650 7057 -407 6935  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 0 1 -1 0  
MONTH TO DATE 11 2 9 8  
SINCE MAR 1 17 8 9 8  
SINCE JAN 1 17 8 9 8    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 22 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION NW (330)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 31 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (360)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 8.5  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 88 1:00 AM  
LOWEST 26 1:00 PM  
AVERAGE 57  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 67 92 1916  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 44 26 1991  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 6 2021...........SUNRISE 6:12 AM CDT SUNSET 8:35 PM CDT  
MAY 7 2021...........SUNRISE 6:11 AM CDT SUNSET 8:37 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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