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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
541 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016


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...THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 1 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         59    358 PM  94    1959  65     -6       77
  MINIMUM         40    820 AM  21    1997  41     -1       54
  AVERAGE         50                        53     -3       66

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.06          3.55 1972   0.11  -0.05      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.06                      0.11  -0.05      T
  SINCE MAR 1      6.77                      4.88   1.89     1.33
  SINCE JAN 1      8.45                      6.04   2.41     2.55

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           1.5  2013   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.1   -0.1      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1     12.2                      13.1   -0.9      1.7
  SINCE JUL 1     68.5                      44.6   23.9     31.9
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           15                        12      3        0
  MONTH TO DATE   15                        12      3        0
  SINCE MAR 1   1261                      1569   -308     1251
  SINCE JUL 1   6297                      7419  -1122     7000

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        1
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        1
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         5     -5        5
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         5     -5        5
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (40)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    25   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (40)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    89          1200 AM
 LOWEST     47           400 PM
 AVERAGE    68

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THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   66        88      1955
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   41        22      1908


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  1 2016...........SUNRISE   619 AM CDT   SUNSET   830 PM CDT
MAY  2 2016...........SUNRISE   617 AM CDT   SUNSET   831 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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