486  
CDUS43 KFSD 162238  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
438 PM CST THU DEC 16 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 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 29 3:52 PM 60 1939 31 -2 32  
MINIMUM 19 7:50 AM -22 1914 13 6 21  
AVERAGE 24 22 2 27  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY T 0.38 1961 0.03 -0.03 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 1.46 0.45 1.01 T  
SINCE DEC 1 1.46 0.45 1.01 T  
SINCE JAN 1 27.70 27.47 0.23 15.81  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY 0.0 6.2 2016 0.3 -0.3 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 9.8 4.4 5.4 T  
SINCE DEC 1 9.8 4.4 5.4 T  
SINCE JUL 1 10.3 12.0 -1.7 10.3  
SNOW DEPTH T  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 41 43 -2 38  
MONTH TO DATE 527 644 -117 529  
SINCE DEC 1 527 644 -117 529  
SINCE JUL 1 1694 2180 -486 2060  
 
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 32 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION W (290)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 46 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION W (280)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 20.1  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
BLOWING SNOW  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 78 12:00 AM  
LOWEST 56 2:00 PM  
AVERAGE 67  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 31 56 1962  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 13 -24 1922  
 
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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