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Snow and Ice Continue to Impact Region Through Tuesday

Accumulating snow will continue through Tuesday across much of the region, while portions of northwest Iowa and parts of neighboring states experience issues from freezing drizzle transitioning to small amounts of snow. Read More >

First Day of Spring in Sioux Falls

Average High Temperature (period of record):  46 Degrees

Average Low Temperature (period of record):  24 Degrees

Average Temperature (period of record):  35 Degrees

Most Precipitation Recorded: 0.77" on March 21, 1923

Most Snowfall Recorded:  6.5" on March 21, 1923

Record High Temperature:  83 on March 21, 1910

Record Low Temperature: -11 on March 21, 1951

Coldest High Temperature: 14 on March 20, 1899

Warmest Overnight Low: 49 on March 21, 1938

 

Year

Date

Max

Min

Precip

Snowfall

SOG*

1903
3/21
45
16
0
0
M
1904
3/20
47
19
0
0
M
1905
3/21
61
30
0
0
M
1906
3/21
36
17
0
0
M
1907
3/21
75
40
0
0
M
1908
3/20
49
24
0
0
M
1909
3/21
38
30
0
0
M
1910
3/21
83
40
0
0
M
1911
3/21
75
39
0
M
M
1912
3/20
32
12
0.23
M
M
1913
3/20
22
0
T
0
M
1914
3/21
36
10
T
0
M
1915
3/21
33
17
T
0
M
1916
3/20
65
30
0
0
M
1917
3/20
42
19
0
0
M
1918
3/21
60
41
0
M
M
1919
3/21
42
31
0
0
M
1920
3/20
45
35
0
0
M
1921
3/20
60
33
0.54
0
M
1922
3/21
36
17
0
0
M
1923
3/21
46
26
0.77
6.5
M
1924
3/20
43
29
0
0
M
1925
3/20
61
36
0
0
M
1926
3/21
61
38
0
0
M
1927
3/21
37
7
0
0
M
1928
3/20
57
27
0
M
M
1929
3/20
58
30
0
0
M
1930
3/21
34
17
0
0
M
1931
3/21
43
34
T
0
M
1932
3/20
27
20
0.60
5.0
M
1933
3/20
25
8
0
0
M
1934
3/21
60
23
0
0
0
1935
3/21
65
33
0
0
0
1936
3/20
57
31
0
0
0
1937
3/20
45
23
0
0
0
1938
3/21
65
49
0
0
0
1939
3/21
74
40
0
0
0
1940
3/20
34
20
0.03
0.5
M
1941
3/20
37
28
0
0
M
1942
3/21
44
23
0
0
2
1943
3/21
37
8
0
0
3
1944
3/20
42
20
0
0
M
1945
3/20
54
28
0
0
0
1946
3/20
62
38
0
0
0
1947
3/21
38
26
T
T
0
1948
3/20
59
32
0.03
T
0
1949
3/20
56
28
0
0
0
1950
3/20
33
25
0.08
1.1
2
1951
3/21
26
-11
0
0
23
1952
3/20
34
27
T
T
1
1953
3/20
65
41
0.03
0
0
1954
3/20
38
25
0
0
0
1955
3/21
24
7
0.02
0.4
2
1956
3/20
48
28
0
0
3
1957
3/20
45
7
0
0
12
1958
3/20
34
18
0
0
T
1959
3/21
38
14
0
0
0
1960
3/20
30
6
0
0
9
1961
3/20
40
32
T
T
0
1962
3/20
39
17
0
0
16
1963
3/21
46
19
0
0
T
1964
3/20
32
12
0.16
1.1
4
1965
3/20
18
-2
T
T
5
1966
3/20
59
31
0
0
0
1967
3/21
53
21
0
0
0
1968
3/20
35
19
0
0
T
1969
3/20
32
19
0.04
0.4
21
1970
3/20
36
20
T
T
12
1971
3/21
35
28
T
T
4
1972
3/20
54
39
0.07
0
0
1973
3/20
50
25
0
0
0
1974
3/20
27
5
0.16
1.9
2
1975
3/20
50
33
0
0
0
1976
3/20
52
28
0.01
0
0
1977
3/20
32
16
0.09
0.8
0
1978
3/20
44
32
T
0
T
1979
3/20
47
32
0
0
T
1980
3/20
46
25
T
T
0
1981
3/20
45
11
0
0
0
1982
3/20
37
26
0.03
0.4
T
1983
3/20
28
20
T
T
5
1984
3/20
36
15
T
T
6
1985
3/20
62
29
0
0
0
1986
3/20
28
5
T
T
3
1987
3/20
63
45
0.13
0
0
1988
3/20
54
23
0
0
0
1989
3/20
33
12
0
0
T
1990
3/20
68
32
0
0
0
1991
3/20
61
40
0.19
0
0
1992
3/20
45
32
0
0
0
1993
3/20
35
26
0
0
0
1994
3/20
44
31
0.14
0.5
0
1995
3/20
43
26
0.01
T
0
1996
3/20
42
18
0
0
0
1997
3/20
57
28
0
0
2
1998
3/20
42
21
0
0
0
1999
3/20
51
28
0
0
0
2000
3/20
37
31
0
0
0
2001
3/20
48
32
T
0
3
2002
3/20
36
7
T
0.1
4
2003
3/20
52
32
T
0
0
2004
3/20
50
24
0
0
0
2005
3/20
35
13
0
0
8
2006
3/20
32
28
0.02
0.3
2
2007 3/20 48 27 T 0 0
2008 3/19 47 25 0.03 0 0
2009 3/20 59 37 T 0 0
2010 3/20 38 20 0 0 T
2011 3/20 61 31 0.03 0 0
2012 3/19 71 54 0.26 T 0
2013 3/20 26 7 0 0 0
2014 3/20 57 24 0 0 T
2015 3/20 73 25 0 0 0
2016 3/19 41 25 0.01 0.2 T
2017 3/20 58 37 0 0 0
2018 3/20          


*SOG=Snow On Ground