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CDUS43 KFSD 090624  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
124 AM CDT SUN MAY 09 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 8 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 48 7:56 AM 96 1934 68 -20 57  
MINIMUM 41 11:59 PM 26 1980 44 -3 34  
AVERAGE 45 56 -11 46  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.40 2.26 1965 0.12 0.28 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 0.48 0.89 -0.41 0.62  
SINCE MAR 1 5.18 5.49 -0.31 3.83  
SINCE JAN 1 6.88 6.92 -0.04 4.81  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 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  
YESTERDAY 20 10 10 19  
MONTH TO DATE 102 88 14 83  
SINCE MAR 1 1333 1568 -235 1482  
SINCE JUL 1 6685 7077 -392 6971  
 
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 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 13.8  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
RAIN  
LIGHT RAIN  
SLEET  
FOG  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 85 9:00 PM  
LOWEST 40 1:00 AM  
AVERAGE 63  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 68 94 1934  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 45 25 1966  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 9 2021...........SUNRISE 6:09 AM CDT SUNSET 8:39 PM CDT  
MAY 10 2021...........SUNRISE 6:07 AM CDT SUNSET 8:40 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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