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Sioux Falls December 17 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Sioux Falls, South Dakota for the date of December 17.
December 17 All-Time Records
1932–2022
Highest temperature 56 °F 1962
Lowest temperature -21 °F 1983
Lowest daily high -5 °F 1983
Highest daily low 33 °F 1980
Most precipitation 0.4 inches 1967
Most snow 3.9 inches 1951
December 17 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 30.2 °F
Average low 12.3 °F
Chance precipitation 26.4%
Chance snow 22.4%
Sioux Falls December 17 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2021 28 20 0.01 0.2
2020 40 11 0.00 0.0
2019 30 8 0.00 0.0
2018 47 19 0.00 0.0
2017 40 21 0.00 0.0
2016 7 -20 0.03 0.9
2015 28 16 0.00 0.0
2014 20 -1 0.00 0.0
2013 34 14 0.00 0.0
2012 27 20 0.07 1.0
2011 44 12 0.00 0.0
2010 22 5 0.00 0.0
2009 30 7 0.00 0.0
2008 13 -10 0.00 0.0
2007 35 5 0.00 0.0
2006 37 15 0.00 0.0
2005 10 1 0.00 0.0
2004 41 14 0.00 0.0
2003 40 7 0.12 0.0
2002 36 30 0.10 0.0
2001 45 20 0.00 0.0
2000 12 -9 0.00 0.0
1999 18 12 0.00 0.0
1998 43 18 0.00 0.0
1997 41 25 0.00 0.0
1996 10 2 0.00 0.3
1995 37 25 0.00 0.0
1994 33 11 0.00 0.0
1993 37 32 0.01 0.1
1992 30 18 0.00 0.0
1991 33 11 0.00 0.0
1990 34 0 0.00 0.0
1989 8 -10 0.00 0.0
1988 27 11 0.00 0.0
1987 35 13 0.00 0.0
1986 35 24 0.00 0.0
1985 9 -17 0.00 0.0
1984 19 1 0.00 0.0
1983 -5 -21 0.00 0.0
1982 39 23 0.00 0.0
1981 4 -15 0.00 0.0
1980 51 33 0.00 0.0
1979 29 -1 0.00 0.0
1978 32 11 0.00 0.0
1977 36 28 0.40 0.0
1976 45 23 0.00 0.0
1975 -2 -14 0.00 0.0
1974 20 0 0.00 0.0
1973 25 16 0.00 0.0
1972 27 13 0.00 0.0
1971 14 -8 0.00 0.0
1970 30 14 0.00 0.0
1969 38 16 0.00 0.0
1968 35 18 0.00 0.0
1967 35 29 0.42 0.6
1966 49 27 0.00 0.0
1965 34 18 0.00 0.0
1964 -4 -15 0.00 0.0
1963 9 -10 0.09 1.7
1962 56 25 0.00 0.0
1961 31 12 0.00 0.0
1960 34 11 0.00 0.0
1959 40 23 0.00 0.0
1958 39 17 0.00 0.0
1957 35 33 0.01 0.0
1956 12 0 0.00 0.0
1955 9 -17 0.07 2.3
1954 31 19 0.00 0.0
1953 17 0 0.00 0.0
1952 33 13 0.00 0.0
1951 12 -8 0.25 3.9
1950 17 -10 0.00 0.0
1949 26 16 0.00 0.0
1948 25 6 0.00 0.0
1947 36 4 0.00 0.0
1946 15 2 0.00 0.0
1945 4 -16 0.00 0.0
1944 35 7 0.00 0.0
1943 41 15 0.00 0.0
1942 42 13 0.00 0.0
1941 54 32 0.00 0.0
1940 16 1 0.00 0.0
1939 55 32 0.00 0.0
1938 38 13 0.00 0.0
1937 33 15 0.00 0.0
1936 34 27 0.00 0.0
1935 39 20 0.00 0.0
1934 35 23 0.00 0.0
1933 29 12 0.00 0.0
1932 16 0 0.00 0.0
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Sioux Falls on December 17
Rank Temperature Year
1 56 °F 1962
2 55 °F 1939
3 54 °F 1941
4 51 °F 1980
5 49 °F 1966
6 47 °F 2018
7 45 °F 1976
7 45 °F 2001
9 44 °F 2011
10 43 °F 1998
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Sioux Falls on December 17
Rank Temperature Year
1 -21 °F 1983
2 -20 °F 2016
3 -17 °F 1985
3 -17 °F 1955
5 -16 °F 1945
6 -15 °F 1964
6 -15 °F 1981
8 -14 °F 1975
9 -10 °F 1963
9 -10 °F 1950
9 -10 °F 2008
9 -10 °F 1989
Lowest High Temperatures in Sioux Falls on December 17
Rank Temperature Year
1 -5 °F 1983
2 -4 °F 1964
3 -2 °F 1975
4 4 °F 1945
4 4 °F 1981
6 7 °F 2016
7 8 °F 1989
8 9 °F 1985
8 9 °F 1955
8 9 °F 1963
All-Time Most Precipitation in Sioux Falls on December 17
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.4 inches 1967
2 0.4 inches 1977
3 0.3 inches 1951
4 0.1 inches 2003
5 0.1 inches 2002
6 0.1 inches 1963
7 0.1 inches 1955
7 0.1 inches 2012
9 0.0 inches 2016
10 0.0 inches 2021
10 0.0 inches 1957
10 0.0 inches 1993
All-Time Most Snow in Sioux Falls on December 17
Rank Precipitation Year
1 3.9 inches 1951
2 2.3 inches 1955
3 1.7 inches 1963
4 1.0 inches 2012
5 0.9 inches 2016
6 0.6 inches 1967
7 0.3 inches 1996
8 0.2 inches 2021
9 0.1 inches 1993
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1932–2022 Sioux Falls location