877  
CDUS43 KFSD 222221  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
521 PM CDT SAT MAY 22 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 22 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 85 3:59 PM 92 1964 73 12 71  
MINIMUM 68 5:34 AM 27 1963 50 18 57  
AVERAGE 77 62 15 64  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 3.50 1898 0.14 -0.14 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 1.06 2.62 -1.56 1.27  
SINCE MAR 1 5.76 7.22 -1.46 4.48  
SINCE JAN 1 7.46 8.65 -1.19 5.46  
 
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 0 5 -5 1  
MONTH TO DATE 185 191 -6 223  
SINCE MAR 1 1416 1671 -255 1622  
SINCE JUL 1 6768 7180 -412 7111  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 12 2 10 0  
MONTH TO DATE 38 24 14 8  
SINCE MAR 1 44 30 14 8  
SINCE JAN 1 44 30 14 8    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 20 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION S (190)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 27 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION SW (210)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 10.7  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 84 6:00 AM  
LOWEST 49 4:00 PM  
AVERAGE 67  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 74 94 1950  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 51 33 1893  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 22 2021...........SUNRISE 5:55 AM CDT SUNSET 8:53 PM CDT  
MAY 23 2021...........SUNRISE 5:54 AM CDT SUNSET 8:54 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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