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CDUS43 KFSD 152232  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
432 PM CST WED DEC 15 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 15 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 52 2:17 PM 55 1908 32 20 28  
1913  
MINIMUM 37 12:12 AM -24 1901 13 24 17  
AVERAGE 45 22 23 23  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.01 0.79 2014 0.02 -0.01 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 0.74 0.42 0.32 T  
SINCE DEC 1 0.74 0.42 0.32 T  
SINCE JAN 1 26.98 27.44 -0.46 15.81  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY 0.0 4.0 1940 0.2 -0.2 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 9.8 4.1 5.7 T  
SINCE DEC 1 9.8 4.1 5.7 T  
SINCE JUL 1 10.3 11.7 -1.4 10.3  
SNOW DEPTH 3  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 20 43 -23 42  
MONTH TO DATE 479 601 -122 491  
SINCE DEC 1 479 601 -122 491  
SINCE JUL 1 1646 2137 -491 2022  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 0 0 0 0  
MONTH TO DATE 0 0 0 0  
SINCE DEC 1 0 0 0 0  
SINCE JAN 1 1134 847 287 1111    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 16 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION S (180)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 22 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION S (170)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 8.8  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 96 6:00 AM  
LOWEST 59 1:00 PM  
AVERAGE 78  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 31 60 1939  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 13 -22 1914  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
DECEMBER 15 2021......SUNRISE 7:53 AM CST SUNSET 4:51 PM CST  
DECEMBER 16 2021......SUNRISE 7:54 AM CST SUNSET 4:51 PM CST  
 
- INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.  
R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.  
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.  
T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.  
 

 
 
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