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CDUS43 KFSD 312224  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
424 PM CST FRI DEC 31 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 31 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 21 4:11 AM 54 1904 28 -7 27  
MINIMUM 6 3:59 PM -26 1973 10 -4 7  
AVERAGE 14 19 -5 17  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY T 0.23 2010 0.02 -0.02 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 1.49 0.83 0.66 0.54  
SINCE DEC 1 1.49 0.83 0.66 0.54  
SINCE JAN 1 27.73 27.85 -0.12 16.35  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY T 4.2 1977 0.3 -0.3 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 10.2 8.7 1.5 8.4  
SINCE DEC 1 10.2 8.7 1.5 8.4  
SINCE JUL 1 10.7 16.3 -5.6 18.7  
SNOW DEPTH T  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 51 46 5 48  
MONTH TO DATE 1162 1317 -155 1157  
SINCE DEC 1 1162 1317 -155 1157  
SINCE JUL 1 2329 2853 -524 2688  
 
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 23 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (20)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 33 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (10)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 12.9  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
LIGHT SNOW  
FOG  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 80 12:00 AM  
LOWEST 64 12:00 PM  
AVERAGE 72  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 27 55 1998  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 10 -32 1974  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
DECEMBER 31 2021......SUNRISE 8:00 AM CST SUNSET 5:00 PM CST  
JANUARY 1 2022.......SUNRISE 8:00 AM CST SUNSET 5:01 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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