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CDUS43 KFSD 212228  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
428 PM CST TUE DEC 21 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 21 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 34 10:46 AM 56 1941 30 4 45  
MINIMUM 14 12:14 AM -26 1916 12 2 22  
AVERAGE 24 21 3 34  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY T 1.22 1920 0.03 -0.03 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 1.47 0.58 0.89 T  
SINCE DEC 1 1.47 0.58 0.89 T  
SINCE JAN 1 27.71 27.60 0.11 15.81  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY T 12.0 1920 0.3 -0.3 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 10.0 5.9 4.1 T  
SINCE DEC 1 10.0 5.9 4.1 T  
SINCE JUL 1 10.5 13.5 -3.0 10.3  
SNOW DEPTH T  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 41 44 -3 31  
MONTH TO DATE 743 863 -120 711  
SINCE DEC 1 743 863 -120 711  
SINCE JUL 1 1910 2399 -489 2242  
 
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 37 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION NW (310)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 50 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION NW (310)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 16.4  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
LIGHT SNOW  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 70 8:00 AM  
LOWEST 53 2:00 PM  
AVERAGE 62  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 29 59 2020  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 12 -26 1983  
1989  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
DECEMBER 21 2021......SUNRISE 7:57 AM CST SUNSET 4:53 PM CST  
DECEMBER 22 2021......SUNRISE 7:58 AM CST SUNSET 4:54 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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