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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
520 PM CDT FRI MAR 17 2017


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...THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 17 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2017


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         47   1205 PM  80    2012  43      4       45
                                      1894
  MINIMUM         33   1233 AM  -8    1902  23     10       25
  AVERAGE         40                        33      7       35

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.70 1917   0.06  -0.06     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.43                      0.74  -0.31     0.12
  SINCE MAR 1      0.43                      0.74  -0.31     0.12
  SINCE JAN 1      1.54                      1.90  -0.36     1.80

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           7.8  1951   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    8.0                       5.1    2.9      0.3
  SINCE MAR 1      8.0                       5.1    2.9      0.3
  SINCE JUL 1     39.4                      36.6    2.8     56.6
  SNOW DEPTH       T

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           25                        32     -7       30
  MONTH TO DATE  608                       597     11      394
  SINCE MAR 1    608                       597     11      394
  SINCE JUL 1   5414                      6447  -1033     5430

 COOLING
  TODAY            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    33   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    43   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    17.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           400 AM
 LOWEST     62           400 PM
 AVERAGE    81

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THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   44        85      2012
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   24       -12      1923


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 17 2017.........SUNRISE   735 AM CDT   SUNSET   736 PM CDT
MARCH 18 2017.........SUNRISE   733 AM CDT   SUNSET   737 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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