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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
523 PM CDT FRI MAY 20 2016


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...THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 20 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         65    340 PM  95    1934  71     -6       60
  MINIMUM         48    434 AM  27    1967  48      0       45
                                      1895
  AVERAGE         57                        59     -2       53

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.89 1999   0.12  -0.12      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.65                      2.14  -1.49     2.92
  SINCE MAR 1      7.36                      6.91   0.45     4.25
  SINCE JAN 1      9.04                      8.07   0.97     5.47

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0          MM      MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.4   -0.4       T
  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            8                         7      1       12
  MONTH TO DATE  205                       189     16      178
  SINCE MAR 1   1451                      1746   -295     1429
  SINCE JUL 1   6487                      7596  -1109     7178

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    6                        16    -10        9
  SINCE MAR 1      6                        21    -15       13
  SINCE JAN 1      6                        21    -15       13
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    21   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (160)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    26   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (160)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.9


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    77           400 AM
 LOWEST     52           100 PM
 AVERAGE    65

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THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   71        93      1964
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   48        25      1931


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 20 2016...........SUNRISE   557 AM CDT   SUNSET   851 PM CDT
MAY 21 2016...........SUNRISE   556 AM CDT   SUNSET   852 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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