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-- Most recent 5-min data --
Station
Date
Temp
RH
Wind (mph)
Radiation
Tot. Precip
5-min
Multi-
Time
(°F)
(%)
Speed/Gust
Dir
(W/m²)
(inch)
data/graph
Platform
ANTELOPE RANGE
08/28 07:00
58.3 (58)
99
2 (3)
153 (SE)
54
0
BALTIC
08/28 08:00
65.7 (65.7)
95
9 (12)
126 (SE)
17
0
BERESFORD
08/28 08:00
66.9 (66.9)
96
8 (12)
84 (E)
29
0
BISON
08/28 07:00
62.1 (62.1)
95
3 (5)
235 (SW)
17
0
BOWDLE
07/30 16:00
81.2 (81)
37
2 (5)
58 (NE)
616
0
BRITTON
08/28 08:00
66 (66)
90
8 (11)
160 (S)
25
0
BROOKINGS
08/28 08:00
64.8 (64.8)
100
6 (9)
140 (SE)
20
0
COTTONWOOD
08/28 06:55
64.6 (64.6)
95
3 (3)
0 (N)
6
0
EAGLE BUTTE
08/28 07:00
63.7 (63.7)
95
2 (3)
63 (NE)
22
0
EDGEMONT
08/28 07:00
59.4 (59)
100
1 (3)
75 (E)
19
0
FAULKTON
08/28 08:00
66.1 (66.1)
95
6 (9)
125 (SE)
21
0
FLANDREAU
08/28 08:00
65.2 (65.2)
93
10 (12)
131 (SE)
28
0
GETTYSBURG
08/28 08:00
64.2 (64.2)
95
4 (6)
40 (NE)
7
0.02
GROTON
08/28 08:00
65.4 (65.4)
94
5 (6)
130 (SE)
26
0
HAMILL
08/28 08:00
66.7 (66.7)
97
9 (11)
85 (E)
18
0
HIGHMORE
08/28 08:00
65.4 (65.4)
98
4 (6)
0 (N)
19
0
LEMMON
08/28 07:00
57.6 (58)
100
0 (0)
0 (N)
20
0
LEOLA
08/28 02:00
65 (65)
92
0 (0)
0 (N)
0
0
MAHTO
08/28 07:00
63.8 (63.8)
97
4 (5)
93 (E)
6
0
MARTIN
08/28 07:00
63.1 (63.1)
100
9 (12)
354 (N)
16
0
MCINTOSH
08/28 07:00
61 (61)
98
4 (5)
12 (N)
32
0
NISLAND
08/28 07:00
58.1 (58)
94
3 (5)
262 (W)
57
0
OACOMA
08/28 07:00
67.9 (67.9)
93
5 (9)
86 (E)
17
0
OAK LAKE
08/28 07:15
62.8 (62.8)
100
5 (8)
47 (NE)
8
0
ORAL
08/28 07:00
61.5 (61.5)
92
0 (0)
0 (N)
14
0
PARKSTON
08/28 08:00
67.1 (67.1)
95
10 (14)
138 (SE)
10
0
PIERRE
08/28 08:00
67.4 (67.4)
97
5 (8)
226 (SW)
21
0
REDFIELD
08/28 08:00
67.3 (67.3)
95
5 (8)
114 (SE)
20
0
SIOUXFALLS 57ST
08/28 08:00
65.8 (65.8)
95
6 (11)
105 (E)
11
0.02
SIOUXFALLS LANDFILL
08/28 08:00
65.8 (65.8)
99
7 (9)
103 (E)
7
0
SOUTH SHORE
08/28 08:00
63.8 (63.8)
92
5 (8)
132 (SE)
51
0
TIMBER LAKE
07/10 17:00
78.5 (80)
62
0 (0)
0 (N)
401
0
UNION CENTER
08/28 07:00
61.3 (61.3)
95
8 (9)
217 (SW)
49
0
WHITE LAKE
08/28 08:00
66.8 (66.8)
96
5 (11)
65 (NE)
4
0.02
WHITE RIVER
08/28 08:00
64.8 (64.8)
94
6 (8)
53 (NE)
19
0.01
Above data are sample observations. Wind chill (Feels like temperature) is included in blue text during winter. Heat index is in red text during summer.
Date reflects local time. Precipitation is totaled for the last 5 minutes. Wind gust within the last 5 minutes is displayed.


-- Data summary since midnight using 5-min data --
Station
Temperature (°F)
Rel. Humidity(%)
Wind Speed (mph)
Radiation
Precip
Hi
Lo
Hi
Lo
Avg
Gust
Max (W/m²)
Total
ANTELOPE RANGE
58 (83.5)
53 (54)
99
98
1
5 (06:35)
54
0 (0.04)
BALTIC
68 (79.7)
65 (57.1)
95
87
8
13 (07:55)
17
0.07 (0.09)
BERESFORD
68 (80.8)
67 (56.7)
97
94
7
12 (00:35)
30
0.7 (0.08)
BISON
64 (83.5)
62 (54)
95
95
2
6 (00:50)
17
0 (0.04)
BRITTON
66 (81.4)
63 (57)
91
82
9
17 (04:05)
28
0 (0.09)
BROOKINGS
67 (77.7)
64 (54.7)
100
89
6
12 (00:15)
20
0 (0.09)
COTTONWOOD
66 (85.7)
64 (54.8)
95
94
4
8 (03:25)
10
0.15 (0.05)
EAGLE BUTTE
66 (83.6)
64 (55.7)
95
92
3
13 (00:50)
22
0.54 (0.05)
EDGEMONT
61 (86.8)
59 (53.6)
100
100
2
6 (03:50)
19
0 (0.04)
FAULKTON
66 (82.4)
63 (54.6)
96
93
3
9 (06:30)
21
0 (0.07)
FLANDREAU
67 (77.5)
64 (54.5)
93
85
8
14 (00:45)
29
0 (0.1)
GETTYSBURG
65 (80.3)
64 (53.6)
95
91
5
10 (04:40)
11
0.31 (0.07)
GROTON
66 (79.4)
62 (53.2)
94
88
4
10 (00:05)
26
0.01 (0.07)
HAMILL
67 (84.5)
66 (57.8)
98
96
8
15 (02:45)
18
0.11 (0.07)
HIGHMORE
66 (82.7)
65 (55.8)
98
90
6
12 (00:05)
19
0.01 (0)
LEMMON
63 (82.3)
57 (53.8)
100
98
4
9 (02:50)
20
0 (0.04)
LEOLA
65 (79.2)
64 (52.1)
92
88
0
0 (00:00)
0
0 (0.07)
MAHTO
64 (80.7)
61 (52.6)
97
93
4
7 (00:00)
6
0 (0.05)
MARTIN
66 (83.8)
62 (54.5)
100
96
4
17 (05:45)
18
0 (0.04)
MCINTOSH
64 (82.3)
60 (54.3)
98
91
2
6 (00:10)
32
0 (0.04)
NISLAND
62 (85.4)
58 (52.9)
96
87
4
11 (00:45)
57
0 (0.04)
OACOMA
68 (84.5)
68 (56.5)
95
93
5
13 (04:05)
17
0.33 (0.07)
OAK LAKE
65 (77.7)
63 (54.7)
100
94
6
14 (01:30)
8
0 (0.09)
ORAL
63 (86.3)
61 (50.3)
94
92
1
4 (03:45)
14
0 (0.05)
PARKSTON
68 (83.3)
67 (59)
95
92
9
17 (07:00)
10
1.66 (0.09)
PIERRE
68 (84.6)
67 (57.1)
98
94
3
10 (03:20)
21
0.09 (0.05)
REDFIELD
67 (81.3)
66 (54.9)
96
92
6
11 (00:00)
25
0 (0.08)
SIOUXFALLS 57ST
67 (79.7)
65 (57.1)
95
89
6
11 (03:30)
11
0.34 (0.09)
SIOUXFALLS LANDFILL
67 (79.7)
66 (57.1)
99
93
7
14 (00:20)
10
0.42 (0.09)
SOUTH SHORE
65 (77.6)
62 (54.8)
92
89
6
13 (00:45)
51
0 (0.09)
UNION CENTER
63 (82.6)
61 (50.8)
95
90
5
9 (01:40)
49
0.01 (0.04)
WHITE LAKE
68 (82.3)
67 (56.2)
96
91
5
13 (00:35)
4
1.24 (0)
WHITE RIVER
67 (86.5)
65 (57.2)
94
93
7
16 (07:15)
19
0.28 (0.04)
Data since midnight is populated from 5-minute data. Data in green in paranthesis is normals for the day.

Note:
Weather stations report data after every 5 minutes, 1hour and 24 hours.
This module displays the recent 5-minute, and hourly data. Statistics since midnight is also included in this module.
Normals are included in green numerics. Normal temperature indicates an average for the day in the 30 years (1981-2010).
Normal precip is the total for the day. Sample measurements are colored black. Wind gust measurements are in red text.