970  
CDUS43 KFSD 160639  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
1239 AM CST THU DEC 16 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 15 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 52 2:17 PM 55 1908 32 20 28  
1913  
MINIMUM 23 11:59 PM -24 1901 13 10 17  
AVERAGE 38 22 16 23  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.73 0.79 2014 0.02 0.71 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 1.46 0.42 1.04 T  
SINCE DEC 1 1.46 0.42 1.04 T  
SINCE JAN 1 27.70 27.44 0.26 15.81  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY T 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  
YESTERDAY 27 43 -16 42  
MONTH TO DATE 486 601 -115 491  
SINCE DEC 1 486 601 -115 491  
SINCE JUL 1 1653 2137 -484 2022  
 
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 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 44 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION NW (300)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 65 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION NW (300)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 15.7  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
THUNDERSTORM  
HEAVY RAIN  
RAIN  
LIGHT RAIN  
FREEZING RAIN  
LT FREEZING RAIN  
LIGHT SNOW  
FOG  
FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE  
HAZE  
BLOWING SNOW  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 97 6:00 PM  
LOWEST 59 1:00 PM  
AVERAGE 78  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 31 60 1939  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 13 -22 1914  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
DECEMBER 16 2021......SUNRISE 7:54 AM CST SUNSET 4:51 PM CST  
DECEMBER 17 2021......SUNRISE 7:55 AM CST SUNSET 4:52 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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