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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
153 AM CDT SUN MAY 17 2015


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...THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 16 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         78    531 PM  92    1934  70      8       57
  MINIMUM         58    217 AM  23    2014  46     12       23
  AVERAGE         68                        58     10       40

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        1.43          1.85 1991   0.11   1.32     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.87                      1.69   1.18     1.02
  SINCE MAR 1      4.20                      6.46  -2.26     2.90
  SINCE JAN 1      5.42                      7.62  -2.20     3.89

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           T    1916   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       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        0                         8     -8       25
  MONTH TO DATE  114                       160    -46      235
  SINCE MAR 1   1365                      1717   -352     1906
  SINCE JUL 1   7114                      7567   -453     8253

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        3                         1      2        0
  MONTH TO DATE    9                        12     -3        0
  SINCE MAR 1     13                        17     -4        0
  SINCE JAN 1     13                        17     -4        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    29   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (150)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    38   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (170)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    14.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  HEAVY RAIN
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100          1000 AM
 LOWEST     50           600 PM
 AVERAGE    75

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


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 17 2015...........SUNRISE   600 AM CDT   SUNSET   847 PM CDT
MAY 18 2015...........SUNRISE   559 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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