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Fire Weather Threat Continues in California; Wintry Conditions in Northern Rockies, Great Lakes & Northeast

Gusty winds and low humidity will again result in elevated to critical fire weather conditions across portions of California through the weekend. Meanwhile, a cold front will bring rain and high elevation snowfall to the northern Rockies and Pacific Northwest. Areas of snow and seasonably chilly temperatures will also persist near the Great Lakes and parts of the Northeast. Read More >

Christmas Day Statistics

Sioux Falls , SD

TEMPERATURES...
NORMALS (1981-2010):
  Normal High...... 26
  Normal Low.......  8
RECORDS:
  Warmest High..... 50 in 1959      Coldest High.... -10 in 1902
  Coldest Low..... -21 in 1990      Warmest Low...... 32 in 1922
PRECIPITATION...
SNOW FALL:
  Chance of more than a trace of snowfall (since 1940).... 26 %
  Record Snowfall....................................... 10.5 inches in 2009
  Last time with more than a trace of snowfall..........  4.0 inches in 2015
SNOW DEPTH:
  Chance of more than a trace of snow depth (since 1940).. 57 %
  Record Snow Depth....................................... 25 inches in 1968

Sioux City, IA

TEMPERATURES...
NORMALS (1981-2010):
  Normal High...... 30
  Normal Low....... 11
RECORDS:
  Warmest High..... 56 in 1946/1963   Coldest High..... -1 in 1996
  Coldest Low..... -13 in 1983        Warmest Low...... 34 in 1959
PRECIPITATION...
SNOW FALL:
  Chance of more than a trace of snowfall (since 1948).... 19 %
  Record Snowfall........................................ 8.0 inches in 2009
  Last time with more than a trace of snowfall........... 0.9 inches in 2015
SNOW DEPTH:
  Chance of more than a trace of snow depth (since 1948).. 48 %
  Record Snow Depth....................................... 16 inches in 2008

Huron, SD

TEMPERATURES...
NORMALS (1981-2010):
  Normal High...... 27
  Normal Low.......  7
RECORDS:
  Warmest High..... 56 in 1928      Coldest High..... -6 in 1902
  Coldest Low..... -34 in 1884      Warmest Low...... 30 in 1922/1931/1959
PRECIPITATION...
SNOW FALL:
  Chance of more than a trace of snowfall (since 1940).... 21 %
  Record Snowfall........................................ 9.5 inches in 2009
  Last time with more than a trace of snowfall........... 1.5 inches in 2015
SNOW DEPTH:
  Chance of more than a trace of snow depth (since 1940).. 53 %
  Record Snow Depth....................................... 19 inches in 1996