908  
CDUS43 KFSD 162227  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
527 PM CDT SAT OCT 16 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 16 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 68 3:21 PM 89 1910 61 7 54  
MINIMUM 34 6:24 AM 19 1976 38 -4 34  
AVERAGE 51 50 1 44  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 1.80 1968 0.08 -0.08 T  
MONTH TO DATE 0.48 1.47 -0.99 0.12  
SINCE SEP 1 3.69 4.20 -0.51 0.54  
SINCE JAN 1 24.10 24.91 -0.81 13.76  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY 0.0 2.0 1937 0.0 0.0 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 0.0 0.3 -0.3 0.0  
SINCE SEP 1 0.0 0.3 -0.3 T  
SINCE JUL 1 T 0.3 -0.3 T  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 14 16 -2 21  
MONTH TO DATE 94 194 -100 173  
SINCE SEP 1 132 320 -188 293  
SINCE JUL 1 132 337 -205 293  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 0 0 0 0  
MONTH TO DATE 12 6 6 9  
SINCE SEP 1 116 95 21 97  
SINCE JAN 1 1134 845 289 1105    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 18 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION W (290)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 27 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION W (280)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 7.4  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 78 6:00 AM  
LOWEST 29 4:00 PM  
AVERAGE 54  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 61 85 1910  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 38 13 1976  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
OCTOBER 16 2021.......SUNRISE 7:43 AM CDT SUNSET 6:41 PM CDT  
OCTOBER 17 2021.......SUNRISE 7:44 AM CDT SUNSET 6:40 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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