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CDUS43 KFSD 202217  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
517 PM CDT WED OCT 20 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 20 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 53 12:03 PM 85 1947 59 -6 46  
MINIMUM 49 2:59 PM 13 1917 36 13 34  
AVERAGE 51 48 3 40  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.52 1.05 1905 0.07 0.45 0.26  
MONTH TO DATE 1.00 1.77 -0.77 0.39  
SINCE SEP 1 4.21 4.50 -0.29 0.81  
SINCE JAN 1 24.62 25.21 -0.59 14.03  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY 0.0 5.0 1905 0.0 0.0 0.1  
MONTH TO DATE 0.0 0.5 -0.5 0.1  
SINCE SEP 1 0.0 0.5 -0.5 0.1  
SINCE JUL 1 T 0.5 -0.5 0.1  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 14 18 -4 25  
MONTH TO DATE 131 261 -130 274  
SINCE SEP 1 169 387 -218 394  
SINCE JUL 1 169 404 -235 394  
 
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 26 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (20)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 36 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (20)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 10.2  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
THUNDERSTORM  
HEAVY RAIN  
RAIN  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 92 6:00 AM  
LOWEST 80 3:00 PM  
AVERAGE 86  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 58 85 1947  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 36 11 1913  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
OCTOBER 20 2021.......SUNRISE 7:48 AM CDT SUNSET 6:35 PM CDT  
OCTOBER 21 2021.......SUNRISE 7:49 AM CDT SUNSET 6:33 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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