National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce
 

Monthly Snowfall at Sioux Falls, SD

 (Highest Monthly Snowfall Highlighted)

Season   \   Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May   Total
1892-93 M M M M 2.8 12.5 10.6 11.0     36.9+
1893-94   M 4.5 14.0 10.9 T 3.7 T     33.1
1894-95   T T 1.0 5.0 2.2 1.7       9.9
1895-96     4.8 0.5 3.5 5.1 8.5       22.4
1896-97   1.0 8.8   21.0 8.0 8.5       47.3
1897-98     2.5 6.0 2.0 1.7 3.0       15.2
1898-99   6.1 4.5 1.0 1.5 6.5 11.7 4.0     35.3
1899-1900     T 2.0 T 2.5 9.5       14.0
1900-01     4.1 5.5 T 1.0 M       10.6+
1901-02     T 6.5 4.8 3.5 5.5       20.3
1902-03   T 0.2 12.0 2.0 M   2.0     16.2+
1903-04     1.5 5.5 2.5 5.0   2.0     16.5
1904-05     0.3 4.0 9.0 4.0 M       17.3+
1905-06   6.5 1.0 T 4.0 4.5 9.0       25.0
1906-07   2.0 T 4.5 8.1 2.1 2.6       19.3
1907-08     0.5 7.5 1.5 12.0 8.0       29.5
1908-09 T T 0.2 5.5 8.3 25.5 5.0 6.0 T   50.5
 
1909-10   T 13.0 11.5 20.5 1.2   T     46.2
1910-11   T T 3.0 3.5 9.0 T 5.0     20.5
1911-12   2.0 6.5 14.3 2.5 M 8.0       33.3+
1912-13 T     5.0 1.0 8.5 8.0 T     22.5
1913-14   T 2.0   1.5+ 10.5+         14.0+
1914-15       8.5 0.6 13.0 12.5       34.6
1915-16     3.0 5.7 18.3 3.3 1.5 1.4     33.2
1916-17   4.0 1.0 5.0 18.6 1.0 27.5 0.5 T   57.6
1917-18     3.5 8.0 7.7 2.0 M T     21.2+
1918-19   4.0 T 0.6 3.2 12.7 2.0       22.5
1919-20   T 12.3 1.1 1.0 8.0 15.0       37.4
1920-21   3.0 T 16.0 1.7 2.0 4.5       27.2
1921-22     1.7 6.0 16.5 7.1 4.0       35.3
1922-23       6.0 6.0 T 11.2       23.2
1923-24   1.2   4.5 2.5 8.4 11.7 T     28.3
1924-25     6.7 23.8 9.7 3.2 0.5 T     43.9
1925-26   6.0 3.5 5.5 7.2 0.5 2.7 T     25.4
1926-27     11.5 3.5 0.2 4.5 9.0 2.2     30.9
1927-28     0.7 9.5 1.0 2.5 M 1.5     15.2+
1928-29   T 5.0 3.5 22.2 19.4 5.7 10.5     66.3
 
1929-30 T 2.5 2.5 0.4 10.2 5.0 T       20.6
1930-31   0.2 0.5 1.2 1.0 T 2.5       5.4
1931-32     5.0 3.8 9.0 9.5 10.0       37.3
1932-33   0.2 5.0 4.5 2.9 6.0 13.0 T     31.6
1933-34   T 0.2 4.4 6.8 1.6 9.0       22.0
1934-35     T 10.5 6.9 7.8 1.5 8.9     35.6
1935-36   T 2.7 8.0 14.2 20.3 15.2 3.1     63.5
1936-37   T 4.3 13.2 20.5 0.8 4.1 8.5     51.4
1937-38   2.0 4.6 5.1 7.5 16.7 5.5 8.0 T   49.4
1938-39   T T 3.5 5.9 13.5 4.7 T     27.6
1939-40 0.2   0.5 3.2 0.7 17.8 20.3 T     42.7
1940-41     13.0 10.0 5.5 4.2 7.3 T     40.0
1941-42   T T 6.7 1.2 4.9 4.1   T   16.9
1942-43   T 1.0 M M M M T 2.0   3.0+
1943-44   T 4.0 1.0 T 11.0 10.8 T 3.0   29.8
1944-45     T T 6.9 18.1 2.5 6.0 T   33.5
1945-46 0.1   T 20.6 0.5 5.8 8.0 T T   35.0
1946-47   0.2 8.6 2.5 16.1 3.2 0.8 3.4 T   34.8
1947-48 T   12.3 4.7 2.3 8.0 4.2 T     31.5
1948-49     12.2 1.8 6.6 1.2 14.9 0.6     37.3
 
1949-50   T 0.1 4.4 12.4 10.1 16.2 7.2 T   50.4
1950-51   T 0.3 5.1 4.6 13.5 31.5 0.9     55.9
1951-52   2.9 3.2 17.3 5.7 18.6 14.9 0.9     63.5
1952-53     4.7 3.7 6.6 15.1 12.1 2.9     45.1
1953-54     2.7 13.4 1.9 9.2 11.7 T 0.2   39.1
1954-55   T 7.9 1.0 4.7 12.6 5.3 T     31.5
1955-56   0.1 3.8 17.2 9.2 3.9 21.6 4.7     60.5
1956-57   T 4.1 3.8 2.2 4.5 19.0 10.7     44.3
1957-58   T 1.6 0.1 0.5 2.9 8.2 T     13.3
1958-59     2.8 4.5 2.4 15.4 3.6 1.0     29.7
1959-60   0.6 17.0 3.7 12.3 3.0 20.4 4.6     61.6
1960-61   T 0.1 6.4 3.4 11.6 12.0 T     33.5
1961-62 T   1.0 7.7 3.8 48.4 14.7 4.2     79.8
1962-63   0.7 T 1.7 11.0 6.8 2.8 2.3     25.3
1963-64       11.6 3.5 0.7 9.1 T     24.9
1964-65     3.9 6.5 3.3 21.1 13.3 0.4     48.5
1965-66     1.6 0.1 6.2 1.8 4.6 0.9 T   15.2
1966-67   0.4 2.3 9.3 6.0 11.8 1.0 T 0.1   30.9
1967-68   0.5 0.4 2.5 4.6 0.9 T 0.1 0.1   9.1
1968-69   0.7 1.9 41.1 19.6 28.5 2.9       94.7
 
1969-70   T 2.9 15.2 5.9 1.5 19.3 3.0 T   47.8
1970-71   5.1 0.5 8.5 1.9 1.7 4.7 0.3     22.7
1971-72   T 4.4 10.6 1.8 10.6 5.0 0.8     33.2
1972-73   0.2 2.5 6.2 5.5 7.4 0.3 T     22.1
1973-74   T 0.1 11.6 1.9 2.9 5.1 3.3     24.9
1974-75     2.5 1.1 18.3 3.1 17.9 T     42.9
1975-76   T 13.2 2.5 6.5 6.6 7.9 T 0.1   36.8
1976-77   3.4 0.7 6.7 2.7 1.9 13.5 T     28.9
1977-78   0.9 8.6 8.0 7.6 6.6 5.5 0.6     37.7
1978-79     2.9 9.5 19.0 7.3 13.2 1.5     53.4
1979-80   T 15.2 0.3 2.9 5.5 5.8 T     29.7
1980-81   0.8 0.4 4.6 1.4 3.1 T 0.5     10.8
1981-82   0.8 8.9 5.5 16.9 1.0 1.8 7.5     42.4
1982-83   3.3 4.1 17.6 4.7 3.6 18.8 18.4     70.5
1983-84   T 19.0 13.7 5.0 11.9 19.4 6.0     75.0
1984-85 T T T 4.7 7.4 0.7 16.1 2.5     31.4
1985-86 0.9 0.2 21.9 9.1 9.1 0.9 8.2 0.3     50.6
1986-87   T 5.4 T 2.4 0.3 T T     8.1
1987-88   0.1 7.5 13.3 17.9 7.3 2.5 11.3     59.9
1988-89   T 10.9 2.2 2.0 10.0 16.0 0.7     41.8
 
1989-90     2.4 4.0 0.2 5.8 0.7       13.1
1990-91   1.2 8.4 8.8 5.4 5.4 3.2 T     32.4
1991-92   10.0 10.8 0.2 3.8 11.2 8.4 3.5     47.9
1992-93   T 4.7 8.4 8.6 13.1 14.9 2.2     51.9
1993-94   T 8.8 4.6 16.8 13.0 1.1 14.9     59.2
1994-95     9.7 7.0 0.5 2.4 8.8 12.5     40.9
1995-96   7.4 5.1 1.9 15.4 1.7 6.9 2.0     40.4
1996-97     11.3 19.8 8.8 16.5 1.3 6.0     63.7
1997-98*   0.4 5.0 3.3 11.7 6.9 21.4 0.3     49.0
1998-99     14.8 9.0 9.9 7.9 11.2 2.4     55.2
1999-2000   2.7 T 3.2 6.0 1.2 2.7 5.6     21.4
2000-01     19.6 11.4 13.9 8.4 3.2 1.4     57.9
2001-02   T 13.8 2.9 3.5 2.8 17.1 4.9     44.7
2002-03   6.3 1.0 0.8 4.1 6.3 4.6 9.0     32.1
2003-04   0.1 7.6 13.4 12.3 15.8 7.4 T     56.6
2004-05     T 0.5 9.5 4.0 13.4 T     27.4
2005-06   T 14.3 8.5 0.7 2.3 9.3 T     35.1
2006-07   1.6 0.8 1.7 8.1 15.9 8.0 8.2     44.3
2007-08     0.6 11.4 4.1 7.5 14.5 7.6     45.7
2008-09   T 3.4 12.5 6.5 2.6 3.2 6.6     34.8
 
2009-10   3.5 T 27.8 8.4 16.9 0.5       57.1
2010-11   T 1.1 17.9 14.8 7.4 3.0 0.9     45.1
2011-12     0.1 0.4 8.2 6.9 0.3       15.9
2012-13   1.1 T 12.7 2.1 9.6 1.5 14.8 1.5   43.3
2013-14   0.4 7.5 12.6 4.7 9.0 7.7 3.4     45.3
2014-15     8.3 5.9 9.8 6.2 1.7 T T   31.9
2015-16   T 17.3 19.1 6.9 13.0 12.2 T     68.5
2016-17   T 6.0 10.9 9.4 5.1 8.0 1.3 2.2   42.9
2017-18   T 0.2 10.4 5.8 15.2 7.4 31.4     70.4
2018-19   2.8 1.0 7.2 8.1 21.0 5.4 6.9 T   52.4
2019-20   0.9 8.2 6.2 10.3 1.9 6.3 5.6     39.4
2020-21                      

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                                                                   Updated Sep. '20                                          * Trace of snowfall in June 1998