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CDUS43 KFSD 222340  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
540 PM CST WED DEC 22 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 22 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 40 3:47 PM 59 2020 29 11 59  
MINIMUM 14 12:37 AM -26 1983 12 2 27  
1989  
AVERAGE 27 20 7 43  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 0.81 1968 0.02 -0.02 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 1.47 0.60 0.87 T  
SINCE DEC 1 1.47 0.60 0.87 T  
SINCE JAN 1 27.71 27.62 0.09 15.81  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY 0.0 12.0 1968 0.3 -0.3 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 10.0 6.2 3.8 T  
SINCE DEC 1 10.0 6.2 3.8 T  
SINCE JUL 1 10.5 13.8 -3.3 10.3  
SNOW DEPTH T  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 38 44 -6 22  
MONTH TO DATE 781 907 -126 733  
SINCE DEC 1 781 907 -126 733  
SINCE JUL 1 1948 2443 -495 2264  
 
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 10 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION S (170)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 14 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION S (180)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 4.7  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 75 1:00 AM  
LOWEST 50 3:00 PM  
AVERAGE 63  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 29 57 1899  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 11 -28 1990  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
DECEMBER 22 2021......SUNRISE 7:58 AM CST SUNSET 4:54 PM CST  
DECEMBER 23 2021......SUNRISE 7:58 AM CST SUNSET 4:55 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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