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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
527 PM CDT TUE MAY 12 2015


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...THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 12 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         62    350 PM  93    1907  69     -7       52
  MINIMUM         35    528 AM  20    1946  45    -10       43
  AVERAGE         49                        57     -8       48

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.96 1935   0.10  -0.10     0.12
  MONTH TO DATE    1.11                      1.26  -0.15     1.02
  SINCE MAR 1      2.44                      6.03  -3.59     2.90
  SINCE JAN 1      3.66                      7.19  -3.53     3.89

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           2.0  1943   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.4   -0.4      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      1.7                      13.4  -11.7     11.1
  SINCE JUL 1     31.9                      44.9  -13.0     45.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           16                         9      7       17
  MONTH TO DATE   97                       127    -30      147
  SINCE MAR 1   1348                      1684   -336     1818
  SINCE JUL 1   7097                      7534   -437     8165

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    6                         8     -2        0
  SINCE MAR 1     10                        13     -3        0
  SINCE JAN 1     10                        13     -3        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (160)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (150)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92           400 AM
 LOWEST     40           100 PM
 AVERAGE    66

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THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   69        92      1987
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   45        24      1997


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 12 2015...........SUNRISE   606 AM CDT   SUNSET   842 PM CDT
MAY 13 2015...........SUNRISE   605 AM CDT   SUNSET   843 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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