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CDUS43 KFSD 132227  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
527 PM CDT THU MAY 13 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 13 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 69 2:41 PM 92 1987 70 -1 54  
MINIMUM 47 5:29 AM 24 1997 46 1 49  
AVERAGE 58 58 0 52  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY T 1.70 1957 0.12 -0.12 0.01  
MONTH TO DATE 0.48 1.46 -0.98 0.64  
SINCE MAR 1 5.18 6.06 -0.88 3.85  
SINCE JAN 1 6.88 7.49 -0.61 4.83  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY 0.0 MM MM 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 7 8 -1 13  
MONTH TO DATE 168 132 36 172  
SINCE MAR 1 1399 1612 -213 1571  
SINCE JUL 1 6751 7121 -370 7060  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 0 1 -1 0  
MONTH TO DATE 11 9 2 8  
SINCE MAR 1 17 15 2 8  
SINCE JAN 1 17 15 2 8    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 24 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION S (180)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 35 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION S (200)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 14.0  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
LIGHT RAIN  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 51 6:00 AM  
LOWEST 33 3:00 PM  
AVERAGE 42  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 70 96 1941  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 47 29 1904  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 13 2021...........SUNRISE 6:04 AM CDT SUNSET 8:43 PM CDT  
MAY 14 2021...........SUNRISE 6:03 AM CDT SUNSET 8:44 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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