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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
533 PM CDT SUN MAY 15 2016


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...THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 15 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         66    243 PM  92    2001  70     -4       64
  MINIMUM         33    513 AM  27    1997  46    -13       53
                                      1959
  AVERAGE         50                        58     -8       59

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.36 1965   0.11  -0.11     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.65                      1.58  -0.93     1.44
  SINCE MAR 1      7.36                      6.35   1.01     2.77
  SINCE JAN 1      9.04                      7.51   1.53     3.99

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           T    1916   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.4   -0.4      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1     12.2                      13.4   -1.2      1.7
  SINCE JUL 1     68.5                      44.9   23.6     31.9
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           15                         8      7        6
  MONTH TO DATE  158                       152      6      114
  SINCE MAR 1   1404                      1709   -305     1365
  SINCE JUL 1   6440                      7559  -1119     7114

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    6                        11     -5        6
  SINCE MAR 1      6                        16    -10       10
  SINCE JAN 1      6                        16    -10       10
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (280)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    26   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (290)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    89           500 AM
 LOWEST     30           100 PM
 AVERAGE    60

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THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   70        92      1934
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   46        23      2014


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 15 2016...........SUNRISE   602 AM CDT   SUNSET   846 PM CDT
MAY 16 2016...........SUNRISE   601 AM CDT   SUNSET   847 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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