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CDUS43 KFSD 170635  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
135 AM CDT TUE MAY 17 2022  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 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 81 5:21 PM 92 1934 71 10 73  
MINIMUM 45 5:13 AM 23 2014 48 -3 50  
AVERAGE 63 59 4 62  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.00 1.85 1991 0.12 -0.12 0.01  
MONTH TO DATE 1.67 1.82 -0.15 1.00  
SINCE MAR 1 4.65 6.42 -1.77 5.70  
SINCE JAN 1 5.32 7.85 -2.53 7.40  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.0 T 1916 0.0 0.0 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 0.0 0.1 -0.1 T  
SINCE MAR 1 3.1 12.4 -9.3 8.5  
SINCE JUL 1 19.9 45.3 -25.4 40.0  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 2 7 -5 3  
MONTH TO DATE 107 155 -48 177  
SINCE MAR 1 1672 1635 37 1408  
SINCE JUL 1 6703 7144 -441 6760  
 
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 0 1 -1 0  
MONTH TO DATE 24 12 12 11  
SINCE MAR 1 27 18 9 17  
SINCE JAN 1 27 18 9 17    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 23 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION E (70)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 31 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION NE (60)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 5.7  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 82 5:00 AM  
LOWEST 25 4:00 PM  
AVERAGE 54  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 71 97 1934  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 48 27 1930  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 17 2022...........SUNRISE 6:00 AM CDT SUNSET 8:47 PM CDT  
MAY 18 2022...........SUNRISE 5:59 AM CDT SUNSET 8:48 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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