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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
537 PM CDT WED MAY 18 2016


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...THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 18 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         70    351 PM  98    1934  70      0       45
  MINIMUM         37    521 AM  28    1915  47    -10       36
  AVERAGE         54                        59     -5       41

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.22 1996   0.11  -0.11      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.65                      1.91  -1.26     2.92
  SINCE MAR 1      7.36                      6.68   0.68     4.25
  SINCE JAN 1      9.04                      7.84   1.20     5.47

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           0.1  1968   0.0    0.0       T
  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           11                         7      4       24
  MONTH TO DATE  193                       175     18      147
  SINCE MAR 1   1439                      1732   -293     1398
  SINCE JUL 1   6475                      7582  -1107     7147

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    6                        14     -8        9
  SINCE MAR 1      6                        19    -13       13
  SINCE JAN 1      6                        19    -13       13
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    13   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (200)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    17   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (200)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    85           600 AM
 LOWEST     31           200 PM
 AVERAGE    58

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THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   71        97      1934
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   47        27      1894


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 18 2016...........SUNRISE   559 AM CDT   SUNSET   849 PM CDT
MAY 19 2016...........SUNRISE   558 AM CDT   SUNSET   850 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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