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CDUS43 KFSD 082226  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
526 PM CDT SAT MAY 08 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 8 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 48 7:56 AM 96 1934 68 -20 57  
MINIMUM 43 12:32 AM 26 1980 44 -1 34  
AVERAGE 46 56 -10 46  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.29 2.26 1965 0.12 0.17 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 0.37 0.89 -0.52 0.62  
SINCE MAR 1 5.07 5.49 -0.42 3.83  
SINCE JAN 1 6.77 6.92 -0.15 4.81  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY T R T 2019 0.0 0.0 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE T 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 19 10 9 19  
MONTH TO DATE 101 88 13 83  
SINCE MAR 1 1332 1568 -236 1482  
SINCE JUL 1 6684 7077 -393 6971  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 0 1 -1 0  
MONTH TO DATE 11 4 7 8  
SINCE MAR 1 17 10 7 8  
SINCE JAN 1 17 10 7 8    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 25 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION E (110)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 35 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION SE (120)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 14.4  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
RAIN  
LIGHT RAIN  
SLEET  
FOG  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 80 2:00 PM  
LOWEST 40 1:00 AM  
AVERAGE 60  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 68 94 1934  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 45 25 1966  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 8 2021...........SUNRISE 6:10 AM CDT SUNSET 8:38 PM CDT  
MAY 9 2021...........SUNRISE 6:09 AM CDT SUNSET 8:39 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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