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CDUS43 KFSD 072230  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
530 PM CDT FRI MAY 07 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 7 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 64 3:59 PM 92 1916 67 -3 60  
MINIMUM 36 4:56 AM 26 1991 44 -8 36  
AVERAGE 50 56 -6 48  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 1.87 1993 0.11 -0.11 0.03  
MONTH TO DATE 0.08 0.77 -0.69 0.62  
SINCE MAR 1 4.78 5.37 -0.59 3.83  
SINCE JAN 1 6.48 6.80 -0.32 4.81  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY 0.0 T 1938 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 15 10 5 17  
MONTH TO DATE 82 78 4 64  
SINCE MAR 1 1313 1558 -245 1463  
SINCE JUL 1 6665 7067 -402 6952  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 0 1 -1 0  
MONTH TO DATE 11 3 8 8  
SINCE MAR 1 17 9 8 8  
SINCE JAN 1 17 9 8 8    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 17 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (340)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 24 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (20)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 7.8  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 75 5:00 AM  
LOWEST 20 4:00 PM  
AVERAGE 48  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 68 96 1934  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 44 26 1980  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 7 2021...........SUNRISE 6:11 AM CDT SUNSET 8:37 PM CDT  
MAY 8 2021...........SUNRISE 6:10 AM CDT SUNSET 8:38 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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