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CDUS43 KFSD 082231  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
431 PM CST TUE MAR 08 2022  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 8 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 34 3:48 PM 69 2020 41 -7 66  
MINIMUM 18 7:27 AM -15 1995 21 -3 29  
AVERAGE 26 31 -5 48  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY T 1.30 1893 0.04 -0.04 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 0.35 0.30 0.05 0.00  
SINCE MAR 1 0.35 0.30 0.05 0.00  
SINCE JAN 1 1.02 1.73 -0.71 1.70  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY T 9.3 1999 0.3 -0.3 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 1.9 2.3 -0.4 0.0  
SINCE MAR 1 1.9 2.3 -0.4 0.0  
SINCE JUL 1 18.7 35.2 -16.5 31.5  
SNOW DEPTH 1  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 39 34 5 17  
MONTH TO DATE 265 285 -20 181  
SINCE MAR 1 265 285 -20 181  
SINCE JUL 1 5296 5794 -498 5533  
 
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 18 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION NW (320)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 23 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (340)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 9.2  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
LIGHT SNOW  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 75 2:00 PM  
LOWEST 58 11:00 AM  
AVERAGE 67  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 41 73 2021  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 22 -14 1984  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 8 2022.........SUNRISE 6:51 AM CST SUNSET 6:25 PM CST  
MARCH 9 2022.........SUNRISE 6:50 AM CST SUNSET 6:26 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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