Sioux Falls - Recent Annual Temperatures, Rain & Snow





The numbers here describe what the weather in Sioux Falls, South Dakota was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives data by year for temperature, precipitation and snowfall.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many really hot and cold days occurred each year. Then there's information on how much rain and snow actually landed during recent years, as well as how often Sioux Falls had wet or snowy weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at Sioux Falls Regional Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

Sioux Falls temperature averages by year
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
56 36 2018 13 2
59 38 2017 15 3
60 39 2016 15 4
59 38 2015 15 3
55 34 2014 13 1
55 34 2013 13 1
63 38 2012 17 4
56 35 2011 14 2
56 36 2010 13 2
Number of days each year when the temperature in Sioux Falls dropped to 0 or 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
0 °F
-18 °C
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
21 176 2018 138 15
13 145 2017 145 14
18 138 2016 157 14
25 137 2015 154 9
44 163 2014 137 4
24 185 2013 131 11
17 146 2012 162 47
28 171 2011 131 19
32 143 2010 141 8

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Sioux Falls during each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall or snowfall (when melted) amounted to 0.01 inches (0.3 millimeters) or more.

Total precipitation in Sioux Falls
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
110 2018 39.2 996
95 2017 25.2 641
106 2016 32.3 820
100 2015 33.0 837
102 2014 29.3 744
108 2013 25.8 656
79 2012 17.4 441
109 2011 24.3 617
112 2010 38.3 973

Snowy Weather iconSnow

Amount of snowfall in Sioux Falls and number of days when new snow totalled at least 1 inch (2.5 centimetres)
Days Year Inches Centi­metres
20 2018 70.9 180
10 2017 36.7 93
9 2016 49.0 124
14 2015 54.1 137
13 2014 39.2 100
15 2013 50.1 127
9 2012 29.2 74
8 2011 26.8 68
14 2010 44.8 114
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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