Sioux Falls Weather In December
The highest recorded temperature in December for Sioux Falls for the past 65 years was 63 degrees Fahrenheit, registered on December 14, 1998, and the typical high is 29. The lowest documented temperature for Sioux Falls for the past 65 years in December was -28 most recently encountered on December 29, 1990, while the typical low recorded temperature is 8.
United States National Weather Service historical Sioux Falls December weather data indicates that on December 21, 1989, the measured high temperature did not exceed -16 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Sioux Falls in the past 65 years. The Weather Service additionally indicates that on December 2, 1962, the low for the day did not drop below 44 degrees, the highest low recorded in Sioux Falls in the last 65 years.
NWS data indicates that the daily high temperature in Sioux Falls on December First averages 36 degrees Fahrenheit and the high on the last day of December averages 26 degrees. The low temperature in Sioux Falls in December on the first day of the month averages 18 degrees and the low temperature on the last day of the month averages 6 degrees.
Sioux Falls receives an average of 0.52 inches of precipitation during December. The most precipitation measured in a single day, as indicated by December Sioux Falls Weather data, was 1.41 inches on December 3, 1955. Sioux Falls averages 7 inches of snow in December. The highest snowfall on a single day in December was 12 inches on December 22, 1968.