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CDUS43 KFSD 052238  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
438 PM CST SAT MAR 05 2022  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 5 2022
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0400 PM LOCAL TIME.  
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1991 TO 2020  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1893 TO 2022  
 
WEATHER ITEM OBSERVED TIME RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST  
VALUE (LST) VALUE VALUE FROM YEAR  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
TODAY  
MAXIMUM 37 12:14 AM 71 2000 39 -2 56  
MINIMUM 31 5:56 AM -19 1960 20 11 27  
AVERAGE 34 30 4 42  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.20 0.76 1915 0.03 0.17 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 0.21 0.18 0.03 0.00  
SINCE MAR 1 0.21 0.18 0.03 0.00  
SINCE JAN 1 0.88 1.61 -0.73 1.70  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY T 9.0 1915 0.3 -0.3 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 0.1 1.4 -1.3 0.0  
SINCE MAR 1 0.1 1.4 -1.3 0.0  
SINCE JUL 1 16.9 34.3 -17.4 31.5  
SNOW DEPTH T  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 31 36 -5 23  
MONTH TO DATE 136 182 -46 128  
SINCE MAR 1 136 182 -46 128  
SINCE JUL 1 5167 5691 -524 5480  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 0 0 0 0  
MONTH TO DATE 0 0 0 0  
SINCE MAR 1 0 0 0 0  
SINCE JAN 1 0 0 0 0    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 26 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (10)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 37 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (360)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 11.7  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
THUNDERSTORM  
LIGHT RAIN  
LT FREEZING RAIN  
HAIL  
LIGHT SNOW  
SLEET  
FOG  
HAZE  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 89 6:00 AM  
LOWEST 66 12:00 PM  
AVERAGE 78  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 40 77 1987  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 20 -17 1920  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 5 2022.........SUNRISE 6:56 AM CST SUNSET 6:21 PM CST  
MARCH 6 2022.........SUNRISE 6:55 AM CST SUNSET 6:22 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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