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CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
1223 AM CST FRI DEC 17 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 16 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 29 3:52 PM 60 1939 31 -2 32  
MINIMUM 17 10:35 PM -22 1914 13 4 21  
AVERAGE 23 22 1 27  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.00 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)  
YESTERDAY 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  
YESTERDAY 42 43 -1 38  
MONTH TO DATE 528 644 -116 529  
SINCE DEC 1 528 644 -116 529  
SINCE JUL 1 1695 2180 -485 2060  
 
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 32 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION W (290)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 46 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION W (280)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 13.9  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 80 11:00 PM  
LOWEST 56 2:00 PM  
AVERAGE 68  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 31 56 1962  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 13 -24 1922  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
DECEMBER 17 2021......SUNRISE 7:55 AM CST SUNSET 4:52 PM CST  
DECEMBER 18 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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