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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
530 PM CDT MON MAY 16 2016


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...THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 16 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         67    359 PM  92    1934  70     -3       78
  MINIMUM         38    545 AM  23    2014  46     -8       58
  AVERAGE         53                        58     -5       68

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.85 1991   0.11  -0.11     1.43
  MONTH TO DATE    0.65                      1.69  -1.04     2.87
  SINCE MAR 1      7.36                      6.46   0.90     4.20
  SINCE JAN 1      9.04                      7.62   1.42     5.42

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           12                         8      4        0
  MONTH TO DATE  170                       160     10      114
  SINCE MAR 1   1416                      1717   -301     1365
  SINCE JUL 1   6452                      7567  -1115     7114

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        3
  MONTH TO DATE    6                        12     -6        9
  SINCE MAR 1      6                        17    -11       13
  SINCE JAN 1      6                        17    -11       13
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED     9   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (180)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    12   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (270)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     3.9


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    92           600 AM
 LOWEST     32           200 PM
 AVERAGE    62

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THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   70        97      1934
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   47        27      1930


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 16 2016...........SUNRISE   601 AM CDT   SUNSET   847 PM CDT
MAY 17 2016...........SUNRISE   600 AM CDT   SUNSET   848 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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