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CDUS43 KFSD 052240  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
540 PM CDT THU MAY 05 2022  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 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 60 3:12 PM 94 1909 67 -7 49  
MINIMUM 48 6:44 AM 23 1944 43 5 36  
1954  
1968  
AVERAGE 54 55 -1 43  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.05 1.68 1942 0.11 -0.06 0.08  
MONTH TO DATE 0.05 0.55 -0.50 0.08  
SINCE MAR 1 3.03 5.15 -2.12 4.78  
SINCE JAN 1 3.70 6.58 -2.88 6.48  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY MM 3.0 1944 0.1 MM 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 0.0 0.1 -0.1 0.0  
SINCE MAR 1 3.1 12.4 -9.3 8.5  
SINCE JUL 1 19.9 45.3 -25.4 40.0  
SNOW DEPTH MM  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 11 11 0 22  
MONTH TO DATE 90 58 32 51  
SINCE MAR 1 1655 1538 117 1282  
SINCE JUL 1 6686 7047 -361 6634  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 0 1 -1 0  
MONTH TO DATE 0 1 -1 11  
SINCE MAR 1 3 7 -4 17  
SINCE JAN 1 3 7 -4 17    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 18 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION E (100)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 26 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION SE (120)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 8.8  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 89 2:00 AM  
LOWEST 64 3:00 PM  
AVERAGE 77  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 67 89 1934  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 43 25 1931  
1976  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 5 2022...........SUNRISE 6:14 AM CDT SUNSET 8:34 PM CDT  
MAY 6 2022...........SUNRISE 6:13 AM CDT SUNSET 8:35 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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