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CDUS43 KFSD 010644  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
144 AM CDT FRI OCT 01 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR SEPTEMBER 30 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 72 4:27 PM 90 1952 70 2 68  
1976  
MINIMUM 62 6:00 AM 20 1895 46 16 50  
AVERAGE 67 58 9 59  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 1.00 2.71 1977 0.08 0.92 T  
MONTH TO DATE 3.21 2.73 0.48 0.42  
SINCE SEP 1 3.21 2.73 0.48 0.42  
SINCE JAN 1 23.62 23.44 0.18 13.64  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.0 T 1947 0.0 0.0 0.0  
1961  
1985  
MONTH TO DATE 0.0 0.0 0.0 T  
SINCE SEP 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 T  
SINCE JUL 1 T 0.0 0.0 T  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 0 8 -8 6  
MONTH TO DATE 38 126 -88 120  
SINCE SEP 1 38 126 -88 120  
SINCE JUL 1 38 143 -105 120  
 
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 2 1 1 0  
MONTH TO DATE 104 89 15 88  
SINCE SEP 1 104 89 15 88  
SINCE JAN 1 1122 839 283 1096    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 17 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION E (110)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 23 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION SE (120)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 3.7  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
THUNDERSTORM  
HEAVY RAIN  
RAIN  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
HAZE  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 93 8:00 AM  
LOWEST 76 4:00 PM  
AVERAGE 85  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 69 91 1963  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 45 23 1974  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
OCTOBER 1 2021.......SUNRISE 7:25 AM CDT SUNSET 7:07 PM CDT  
OCTOBER 2 2021.......SUNRISE 7:26 AM CDT SUNSET 7:06 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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