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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
519 PM CDT WED MAY 3 2017


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...THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 3 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         62    338 PM  92    1949  66     -4       73
  MINIMUM         41    539 AM  18    1967  42     -1       34
  AVERAGE         52                        54     -2       54

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.19          1.50 1944   0.10   0.09     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.51                      0.32   0.19     0.06
  SINCE MAR 1      3.92                      5.09  -1.17     6.77
  SINCE JAN 1      5.03                      6.25  -1.22     8.45

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           T    1966   0.1   -0.1      0.0
                                      1954
                                      1942
  MONTH TO DATE    2.2                       0.2    2.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1     11.5                      13.2   -1.7     12.2
  SINCE JUL 1     42.9                      44.7   -1.8     68.5
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           13                        12      1       11
  MONTH TO DATE   51                        36     15       44
  SINCE MAR 1   1435                      1593   -158     1290
  SINCE JUL 1   6241                      7443  -1202     6326

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      1                         5     -4        0
  SINCE JAN 1      1                         5     -4        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    12   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (210)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    14   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (190)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    89           200 PM
 LOWEST     54           100 AM
 AVERAGE    72

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THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   66        91      1952
                                             1949
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   42        17      1967


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  3 2017...........SUNRISE   616 AM CDT   SUNSET   832 PM CDT
MAY  4 2017...........SUNRISE   615 AM CDT   SUNSET   833 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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