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Sioux Falls December 16 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Sioux Falls, South Dakota for the date of December 16.
December 16 All-Time Records
1932–2022
Highest temperature 60 °F 1939
Lowest temperature -16 °F 1983
Lowest daily high 0 °F 1983
Highest daily low 36 °F 1977
Most precipitation 0.4 inches 1961
Most snow 6.2 inches 2016
December 16 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 30.7 °F
Average low 12.7 °F
Chance precipitation 26.3%
Chance snow 22.3%
Sioux Falls December 16 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2021 29 17 0.00 0.0
2020 32 21 0.00 0.0
2019 24 7 0.00 0.0
2018 49 22 0.00 0.0
2017 46 27 0.00 0.0
2016 16 7 0.37 6.2
2015 35 22 0.23 1.1
2014 20 3 0.00 0.0
2013 31 4 0.00 0.0
2012 26 17 0.00 0.0
2011 34 9 0.00 0.0
2010 21 5 0.00 0.0
2009 19 4 0.00 0.0
2008 5 -9 0.12 2.7
2007 21 1 0.00 0.0
2006 50 27 0.00 0.0
2005 19 6 0.00 0.1
2004 39 15 0.00 0.0
2003 25 8 0.00 0.0
2002 39 30 0.00 0.0
2001 44 22 0.00 0.0
2000 20 -6 0.02 0.7
1999 16 -3 0.02 0.5
1998 41 22 0.00 0.0
1997 45 27 0.00 0.0
1996 33 9 0.03 0.7
1995 52 21 0.00 0.0
1994 31 14 0.00 0.0
1993 37 25 0.04 0.4
1992 28 14 0.00 0.0
1991 45 21 0.00 0.0
1990 35 -4 0.00 0.0
1989 13 -10 0.00 0.0
1988 27 9 0.00 0.0
1987 27 7 0.00 0.0
1986 48 14 0.00 0.0
1985 20 2 0.15 3.3
1984 41 17 0.22 0.0
1983 0 -16 0.01 0.6
1982 29 4 0.00 0.0
1981 7 -8 0.00 0.0
1980 34 25 0.00 0.0
1979 4 -9 0.00 0.0
1978 34 15 0.00 0.0
1977 43 36 0.06 0.0
1976 47 17 0.00 0.0
1975 23 -5 0.00 0.0
1974 26 5 0.00 0.0
1973 16 -10 0.00 0.0
1972 14 -12 0.00 0.0
1971 16 -7 0.00 0.0
1970 24 13 0.00 0.0
1969 39 16 0.00 0.0
1968 29 5 0.00 0.0
1967 32 24 0.27 0.0
1966 48 20 0.00 0.0
1965 34 8 0.00 0.0
1964 18 -15 0.01 0.2
1963 10 -15 0.00 0.0
1962 59 20 0.00 0.0
1961 23 9 0.38 3.5
1960 31 11 0.00 0.0
1959 48 27 0.00 0.0
1958 44 14 0.00 0.0
1957 43 26 0.00 0.0
1956 38 10 0.00 0.0
1955 17 -1 0.00 0.0
1954 29 20 0.00 0.0
1953 9 -6 0.00 0.0
1952 43 11 0.00 0.0
1951 8 -16 0.00 0.0
1950 11 -4 0.00 0.0
1949 42 20 0.00 0.0
1948 22 7 0.00 0.0
1947 28 8 0.01 0.2
1946 37 4 0.01 0.0
1945 5 -11 0.00 0.0
1944 41 15 0.00 0.0
1943 23 2 0.00 0.0
1942 39 18 0.00 n/a
1941 50 30 0.00 0.0
1940 21 12 0.24 2.0
1939 60 33 0.00 0.0
1938 40 24 0.00 0.0
1937 36 17 0.02 0.2
1936 37 29 0.00 0.0
1935 32 17 0.00 0.0
1934 36 31 0.00 0.0
1933 34 11 0.00 0.0
1932 16 -16 0.00 0.0
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Sioux Falls on December 16
Rank Temperature Year
1 60 °F 1939
2 59 °F 1962
3 52 °F 1995
4 50 °F 1941
4 50 °F 2006
6 49 °F 2018
7 48 °F 1959
7 48 °F 1966
7 48 °F 1986
10 47 °F 1976
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Sioux Falls on December 16
Rank Temperature Year
1 -16 °F 1983
1 -16 °F 1932
1 -16 °F 1951
4 -15 °F 1964
4 -15 °F 1963
6 -12 °F 1972
7 -11 °F 1945
8 -10 °F 1973
8 -10 °F 1989
10 -9 °F 2008
10 -9 °F 1979
Lowest High Temperatures in Sioux Falls on December 16
Rank Temperature Year
1 0 °F 1983
2 4 °F 1979
3 5 °F 1945
3 5 °F 2008
5 7 °F 1981
6 8 °F 1951
7 9 °F 1953
8 10 °F 1963
9 11 °F 1950
10 13 °F 1989
All-Time Most Precipitation in Sioux Falls on December 16
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.4 inches 1961
2 0.4 inches 2016
3 0.3 inches 1967
4 0.2 inches 1940
5 0.2 inches 2015
6 0.2 inches 1984
7 0.1 inches 1985
8 0.1 inches 2008
9 0.1 inches 1977
10 0.0 inches 1993
All-Time Most Snow in Sioux Falls on December 16
Rank Precipitation Year
1 6.2 inches 2016
2 3.5 inches 1961
3 3.3 inches 1985
4 2.7 inches 2008
5 2.0 inches 1940
6 1.1 inches 2015
7 0.7 inches 1996
7 0.7 inches 2000
9 0.6 inches 1983
10 0.5 inches 1999
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1932–2022 Sioux Falls location