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CDUS43 KFSD 170626  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
126 AM CDT THU MAR 17 2022  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 16 2022
 
 
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)  
YESTERDAY  
MAXIMUM 65 4:44 PM 82 2012 45 20 34  
MINIMUM 40 7:11 AM -9 1900 25 15 30  
1906  
AVERAGE 53 35 18 32  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY T 1.56 1917 0.04 -0.04 0.15  
MONTH TO DATE 0.35 0.64 -0.29 1.49  
SINCE MAR 1 0.35 0.64 -0.29 1.49  
SINCE JAN 1 1.02 2.07 -1.05 3.19  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.0 14.0 1917 0.2 -0.2 1.5  
MONTH TO DATE 1.9 4.1 -2.2 8.3  
SINCE MAR 1 1.9 4.1 -2.2 8.3  
SINCE JUL 1 18.7 37.0 -18.3 39.8  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 12 30 -18 33  
MONTH TO DATE 548 541 7 381  
SINCE MAR 1 548 541 7 381  
SINCE JUL 1 5579 6050 -471 5733  
 
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 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 17 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION S (180)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 25 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION S (200)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 7.4  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
LIGHT RAIN  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 74 9:00 PM  
LOWEST 37 5:00 PM  
AVERAGE 56  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 46 80 1894  
2012  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 25 -8 1902  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 17 2022.........SUNRISE 7:35 AM CDT SUNSET 7:36 PM CDT  
MARCH 18 2022.........SUNRISE 7:34 AM CDT SUNSET 7:37 PM CDT  
 
- INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.  
R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.  
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.  
T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.  
 

 
 
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