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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
523 PM CDT TUE MAY 15 2018


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...THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 15 2018...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2018


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         77    359 PM  92    2001  70      7       80
  MINIMUM         46    135 AM  27    1997  46      0       58
                                      1959
  AVERAGE         62                        58      4       69

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.36 1965   0.11  -0.11     0.55
  MONTH TO DATE    2.04                      1.58   0.46     1.11
  SINCE MAR 1      7.44                      6.35   1.09     4.52
  SINCE JAN 1      8.98                      7.51   1.47     5.63

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           T    1916   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.4   -0.4      2.2
  SINCE MAR 1     38.8                      13.4   25.4     11.5
  SINCE JUL 1     70.4                      44.9   25.5     42.9
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            3                         8     -5        0
  MONTH TO DATE   94                       152    -58      106
  SINCE MAR 1   1884                      1709    175     1490
  SINCE JUL 1   7536                      7559    -23     6296

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        4
  MONTH TO DATE    3                        11     -8       17
  SINCE MAR 1     10                        16     -6       18
  SINCE JAN 1     10                        16     -6       18
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (80)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (70)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     3.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100          1200 AM
 LOWEST     47           400 PM
 AVERAGE    74

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THE SIOUX FALLS SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   70        92      1934
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   46        23      2014


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 15 2018...........SUNRISE   602 AM CDT   SUNSET   845 PM CDT
MAY 16 2018...........SUNRISE   601 AM CDT   SUNSET   846 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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