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Snow Will Persist in the Northeast and Great Lake States

Heavy Lake Effect snow will continue to the lee of the Great Lakes for the next couple of days. Snow will also return to the Northeast by Tuesday as another front moves in. Bitter cold wind chills can be expected in the Upper Mississippi Valley. Freezing temperatures will even impact central Florida. Meanwhile, elevated fire weather conditions will persist in southern California. 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