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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
551 PM CDT THU MAY 12 2016


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...THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 12 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         62    355 PM  93    1907  69     -7       62
  MINIMUM         45    543 AM  20    1946  45      0       35
  AVERAGE         54                        57     -3       49

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.96 1935   0.10  -0.10     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.63                      1.26  -0.63     1.11
  SINCE MAR 1      7.34                      6.03   1.31     2.44
  SINCE JAN 1      9.02                      7.19   1.83     3.66

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     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           11                         9      2       16
  MONTH TO DATE   99                       127    -28       97
  SINCE MAR 1   1345                      1684   -339     1348
  SINCE JUL 1   6381                      7534  -1153     7097

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    6                         8     -2        6
  SINCE MAR 1      6                        13     -7       10
  SINCE JAN 1      6                        13     -7       10
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    33   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    14.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    77          1200 AM
 LOWEST     51           400 PM
 AVERAGE    64

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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 2016...........SUNRISE   605 AM CDT   SUNSET   842 PM CDT
MAY 13 2016...........SUNRISE   604 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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