Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1228 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015


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...THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 3 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         28   1228 AM  73    1905  37     -9       12
  MINIMUM          6   1159 PM -15    2014  18    -12      -15
                                      1916
  AVERAGE         17                        27    -10       -1

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.09          1.22 1920   0.03   0.06      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.09                      0.10  -0.01     0.16
  SINCE MAR 1      0.09                      0.10  -0.01     0.16
  SINCE JAN 1      1.31                      1.26   0.05     1.15

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        1.7          13.0  1920   0.3    1.4       T
  MONTH TO DATE    1.7                       0.9    0.8      2.2
  SINCE MAR 1      1.7                       0.9    0.8      2.2
  SINCE JUL 1     31.9                      32.4   -0.5     36.4
  SNOW DEPTH       T

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       48                        38     10       66
  MONTH TO DATE  141                       114     27      205
  SINCE MAR 1    141                       114     27      205
  SINCE JUL 1   5890                      5964    -74     6552

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    33   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (340)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    40   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (340)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    13.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  HEAVY SNOW
  SNOW
  LIGHT SNOW
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE
  BLOWING SNOW


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92           700 AM
 LOWEST     66           800 PM
 AVERAGE    79

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THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   37        67      2000
                                             1968
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   18       -16      1960


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH  4 2015.........SUNRISE   659 AM CST   SUNSET   619 PM CST
MARCH  5 2015.........SUNRISE   657 AM CST   SUNSET   621 PM CST


-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.




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