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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
141 AM CDT THU MAY 21 2015


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...THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 20 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         60    547 PM  95    1934  71    -11       79
  MINIMUM         45   1159 PM  27    1967  48     -3       48
                                      1895
  AVERAGE         53                        59     -6       64

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             1.89 1999   0.12  -0.12      T
  MONTH TO DATE    2.92                      2.14   0.78     1.02
  SINCE MAR 1      4.25                      6.91  -2.66     2.90
  SINCE JAN 1      5.47                      8.07  -2.60     3.89

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0          MM      MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.4   -0.4      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      1.7                      13.4  -11.7     11.1
  SINCE JUL 1     31.9                      44.9  -13.0     45.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       12                         7      5        1
  MONTH TO DATE  178                       189    -11      259
  SINCE MAR 1   1429                      1746   -317     1930
  SINCE JUL 1   7178                      7596   -418     8277

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    9                        16     -7        0
  SINCE MAR 1     13                        21     -8        0
  SINCE JAN 1     13                        21     -8        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    19   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (330)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    76           400 AM
 LOWEST     31           400 PM
 AVERAGE    54

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


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 21 2015...........SUNRISE   556 AM CDT   SUNSET   851 PM CDT
MAY 22 2015...........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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