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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
520 PM CDT WED MAR 15 2017


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...THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 15 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         33    359 PM  78    2015  42     -9       58
  MINIMUM         12    428 AM -12    1897  22    -10       37
                                      1893
  AVERAGE         23                        32     -9       48

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.54 1945   0.05  -0.05      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.43                      0.62  -0.19     0.12
  SINCE MAR 1      0.43                      0.62  -0.19     0.12
  SINCE JAN 1      1.54                      1.78  -0.24     1.80

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           4.0  1983   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    8.0                       4.6    3.4      0.3
  SINCE MAR 1      8.0                       4.6    3.4      0.3
  SINCE JUL 1     39.4                      36.1    3.3     56.6
  SNOW DEPTH       2

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           42                        33      9       17
  MONTH TO DATE  559                       533     26      342
  SINCE MAR 1    559                       533     26      342
  SINCE JUL 1   5365                      6383  -1018     5378

 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    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (170)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    29   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (170)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.9


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    75          1200 PM
 LOWEST     66           300 PM
 AVERAGE    71

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THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   43        82      2012
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   23        -9      1906
                                             1900


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 15 2017.........SUNRISE   739 AM CDT   SUNSET   734 PM CDT
MARCH 16 2017.........SUNRISE   737 AM CDT   SUNSET   735 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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