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CDUS43 KFSD 232329  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
529 PM CST THU DEC 23 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 23 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 39 3:59 PM 57 1899 29 10 46  
MINIMUM 20 7:10 AM -28 1990 11 9 3  
AVERAGE 30 20 10 25  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 0.34 1938 0.03 -0.03 0.21  
MONTH TO DATE 1.47 0.63 0.84 0.21  
SINCE DEC 1 1.47 0.63 0.84 0.21  
SINCE JAN 1 27.71 27.65 0.06 16.02  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY 0.0 2.8 2020 0.3 -0.3 2.8  
MONTH TO DATE 10.0 6.5 3.5 2.8  
SINCE DEC 1 10.0 6.5 3.5 2.8  
SINCE JUL 1 10.5 14.1 -3.6 13.1  
SNOW DEPTH T  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 35 45 -10 40  
MONTH TO DATE 812 952 -140 773  
SINCE DEC 1 812 952 -140 773  
SINCE JUL 1 1979 2488 -509 2304  
 
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 9 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION E (80)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 11 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION E (80)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 2.3  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 85 3:00 AM  
LOWEST 62 3:00 PM  
AVERAGE 74  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 29 48 2011  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 11 -23 1983  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
DECEMBER 23 2021......SUNRISE 7:58 AM CST SUNSET 4:55 PM CST  
DECEMBER 24 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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