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CDUS43 KFSD 180631  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
131 AM CDT WED MAY 18 2022  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 17 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 69 11:36 AM 97 1934 71 -2 69  
MINIMUM 53 5:47 AM 27 1930 48 5 47  
AVERAGE 61 60 1 58  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.03 1.63 2000 0.13 -0.10 0.01  
MONTH TO DATE 1.70 1.95 -0.25 1.01  
SINCE MAR 1 4.68 6.55 -1.87 5.71  
SINCE JAN 1 5.35 7.98 -2.63 7.41  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.0 MM MM 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 4 7 -3 7  
MONTH TO DATE 111 162 -51 184  
SINCE MAR 1 1676 1642 34 1415  
SINCE JUL 1 6707 7151 -444 6767  
 
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 0 2 -2 0  
MONTH TO DATE 24 14 10 11  
SINCE MAR 1 27 20 7 17  
SINCE JAN 1 27 20 7 17    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 26 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION SE (130)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 37 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION SE (140)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 12.7  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
LIGHT RAIN  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 81 11:00 PM  
LOWEST 40 1:00 PM  
AVERAGE 61  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 72 98 1934  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 48 28 1915  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 18 2022...........SUNRISE 5:59 AM CDT SUNSET 8:48 PM CDT  
MAY 19 2022...........SUNRISE 5:58 AM CDT SUNSET 8:49 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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