Sioux Falls Weather in 1978

Historical record of Sioux Falls, South Dakota weather for the year 1978 based on NOAA data.
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1978 Sioux Falls Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 94 °F September 7
Lowest temperature -25 °F February 2
Highest daily low 73 °F August 13
Lowest daily high -8 °F January 9
Most daily precipitation 1.6 inches July 21
Most daily snow 5.9 inches December 2
Total annual precipitation 23.2 inches -
Total annual snow 32.6 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Sioux Falls in 1978
Rank Temperature Date
1 94 °F Sep 7
1 94 °F Jul 17
3 92 °F Sep 8
3 92 °F Sep 5
3 92 °F Jul 25
3 92 °F Jun 30
7 91 °F Sep 11
7 91 °F Sep 6
7 91 °F Sep 2
7 91 °F Aug 14
7 91 °F Aug 13
7 91 °F Jun 29
Lowest Temperatures in Sioux Falls in 1978
Rank Temperature Date
1 -25 °F February 2
2 -24 °F January 17
3 -23 °F January 16
3 -23 °F January 10
5 -22 °F January 20
6 -21 °F January 21
7 -20 °F January 9
8 -16 °F January 31
9 -15 °F February 6
9 -15 °F February 1
9 -15 °F January 19
9 -15 °F January 14
9 -15 °F January 11
9 -15 °F January 1
January 1978 Sioux Falls Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
4 -15 0.00 0.0
14 -10 0.00 0.0
18 -11 0.00 0.0
14 0 0.00 0.0
22 1 0.00 0.0
25 20 0.00 0.0
24 -2 0.00 0.0
-2 -11 0.00 0.0
-8 -20 0.00 0.0
0 -23 0.00 0.0
15 -15 0.00 0.0
20 13 0.04 0.8
18 5 0.03 0.6
13 -15 0.01 0.1
12 -8 0.00 0.0
-2 -23 0.00 0.0
11 -24 0.00 0.0
14 -3 0.05 0.8
2 -15 0.01 0.2
5 -22 0.00 0.0
14 -21 0.00 0.0
22 9 0.00 0.0
25 2 0.00 0.0
27 10 0.00 0.0
28 -8 0.21 1.8
-2 -11 0.00 0.0
3 -14 0.00 0.0
4 -9 0.00 0.0
10 -14 0.00 0.0
14 -7 0.10 1.9
10 -16 0.02 1.4
February 1978 Sioux Falls Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
11 -15 0.07 2.1
2 -25 0.00 0.0
10 -13 0.00 0.0
16 -1 0.00 0.0
3 -14 0.00 0.0
8 -15 0.00 0.0
12 5 0.00 0.0
15 6 0.00 0.0
20 10 0.00 0.0
22 17 0.01 0.2
23 19 0.10 1.3
23 15 0.01 0.1
21 13 0.00 0.0
15 1 0.00 0.0
12 -8 0.00 0.0
9 -8 0.00 0.0
11 -13 0.00 0.0
15 -13 0.00 0.0
20 -11 0.01 0.2
20 3 0.02 0.4
19 -10 0.00 0.0
35 9 0.06 1.0
31 21 0.00 0.0
36 17 0.00 0.0
19 2 0.00 0.0
17 -9 0.04 1.0
25 11 0.01 0.2
18 -1 0.00 0.0
March 1978 Sioux Falls Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
19 -8 0.00 0.0
22 6 0.16 3.7
6 -9 0.00 0.0
11 -14 0.00 0.0
21 3 0.00 0.1
24 19 0.01 0.1
29 9 0.00 0.0
28 6 0.00 0.0
38 19 0.00 0.0
35 28 0.00 0.0
34 26 0.00 0.0
39 21 0.01 0.1
36 31 0.34 1.4
31 27 0.01 0.1
36 27 0.00 0.0
32 21 0.00 0.0
32 16 0.00 0.0
47 28 0.00 0.0
44 29 0.00 0.0
44 32 0.00 0.0
58 29 0.00 0.0
48 31 0.00 0.0
41 26 0.00 0.0
40 23 0.00 0.0
46 21 0.00 0.0
60 24 0.00 0.0
73 32 0.00 0.0
54 30 0.03 0.0
57 31 0.00 0.0
84 40 0.00 0.0
76 42 0.00 0.0
April 1978 Sioux Falls Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
46 31 0.00 0.0
39 32 0.93 0.0
52 30 0.00 0.0
60 35 0.00 0.0
45 38 0.33 0.0
67 42 0.00 0.0
50 38 0.01 0.0
57 41 0.08 0.0
51 41 0.27 0.0
52 31 0.00 0.0
63 30 0.02 0.0
52 29 0.00 0.0
56 28 0.00 0.0
52 31 0.00 0.0
55 33 0.00 0.0
60 38 0.00 0.0
44 34 1.48 0.0
37 32 0.37 0.6
35 30 0.05 0.0
43 26 0.00 0.0
57 24 0.00 0.0
50 42 0.20 0.0
45 39 0.08 0.0
43 38 0.04 0.0
63 36 0.00 0.0
64 37 0.00 0.0
69 39 0.00 0.0
62 49 0.01 0.0
59 49 0.11 0.0
60 45 0.00 0.0
May 1978 Sioux Falls Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
57 31 0.00 0.0
60 26 0.00 0.0
64 32 0.00 0.0
62 42 0.00 0.0
62 38 0.00 0.0
61 34 0.01 0.0
47 44 0.88 0.0
50 42 0.03 0.0
66 42 0.00 0.0
81 43 0.00 0.0
75 52 0.00 0.0
57 47 0.32 0.0
65 42 0.00 0.0
71 38 0.00 0.0
73 41 0.00 0.0
70 48 0.00 0.0
70 44 0.00 0.0
77 47 0.11 0.0
80 53 0.00 0.0
69 45 0.00 0.0
74 39 0.00 0.0
75 56 0.00 0.0
76 58 0.00 0.0
81 58 0.00 0.0
87 61 0.13 0.0
79 67 0.00 0.0
75 62 0.84 0.0
73 58 0.64 0.0
66 53 0.00 0.0
74 49 0.00 0.0
61 47 0.51 0.0
June 1978 Sioux Falls Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
58 42 0.00 0.0
69 39 0.00 0.0
72 45 0.00 0.0
77 47 0.00 0.0
77 47 0.00 0.0
79 48 0.00 0.0
66 43 0.00 0.0
73 36 0.00 0.0
84 44 0.00 0.0
89 70 0.00 0.0
78 51 0.00 0.0
73 48 0.00 0.0
81 47 0.00 0.0
80 61 0.36 0.0
86 66 0.00 0.0
86 67 0.00 0.0
76 56 0.04 0.0
81 44 0.00 0.0
83 61 0.58 0.0
68 47 0.00 0.0
77 44 0.23 0.0
74 57 1.09 0.0
78 62 0.34 0.0
83 64 0.13 0.0
86 65 0.13 0.0
78 60 0.00 0.0
82 57 0.00 0.0
86 69 0.01 0.0
91 70 0.00 0.0
92 72 0.00 0.0
July 1978 Sioux Falls Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
81 65 0.00 0.0
86 61 0.00 0.0
86 60 0.00 0.0
90 70 0.42 0.0
76 66 0.26 0.0
84 62 0.83 0.0
77 61 0.00 0.0
76 56 0.17 0.0
70 51 0.00 0.0
74 46 0.00 0.0
77 57 0.00 0.0
87 64 0.03 0.0
82 55 0.00 0.0
88 63 0.00 0.0
90 57 0.00 0.0
90 63 0.00 0.0
94 73 0.01 0.0
80 63 0.00 0.0
88 57 0.00 0.0
78 62 0.08 0.0
70 61 1.61 0.0
71 56 1.18 0.0
79 49 0.00 0.0
84 62 0.00 0.0
92 65 0.14 0.0
86 62 0.06 0.0
78 55 0.00 0.0
88 63 0.00 0.0
71 60 0.00 0.0
78 59 0.00 0.0
80 59 0.00 0.0
August 1978 Sioux Falls Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
84 56 0.89 0.0
74 50 0.00 0.0
70 46 0.00 0.0
76 45 0.00 0.0
82 57 0.00 0.0
84 64 0.00 0.0
89 64 0.00 0.0
88 61 0.00 0.0
82 54 0.00 0.0
82 58 0.00 0.0
85 65 0.00 0.0
89 67 0.00 0.0
91 73 0.00 0.0
91 68 0.80 0.0
76 59 0.50 0.0
83 57 0.00 0.0
86 63 0.00 0.0
70 56 0.01 0.0
77 48 0.00 0.0
82 56 0.00 0.0
86 68 0.00 0.0
90 69 0.00 0.0
88 72 0.30 0.0
85 69 0.00 0.0
83 68 0.00 0.0
77 65 0.58 0.0
78 63 0.00 0.0
74 56 0.00 0.0
79 52 0.00 0.0
82 52 0.00 0.0
83 60 0.00 0.0
September 1978 Sioux Falls Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
82 65 0.00 0.0
91 62 0.00 0.0
89 62 0.00 0.0
88 61 0.00 0.0
92 68 0.00 0.0
91 70 0.00 0.0
94 71 0.00 0.0
92 71 0.00 0.0
90 69 0.00 0.0
88 70 0.00 0.0
91 65 1.27 0.0
79 65 0.00 0.0
65 53 0.74 0.0
71 47 0.00 0.0
74 49 0.00 0.0
73 50 0.00 0.0
65 44 0.32 0.0
80 55 0.11 0.0
75 51 0.01 0.0
59 43 0.00 0.0
68 36 0.00 0.0
72 39 0.00 0.0
77 50 0.00 0.0
78 45 0.00 0.0
76 44 0.00 0.0
84 52 0.00 0.0
67 42 0.00 0.0
75 48 0.00 0.0
65 52 0.00 0.0
66 43 0.00 0.0
October 1978 Sioux Falls Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
80 43 0.00 0.0
74 44 0.02 0.0
55 39 0.06 0.0
61 34 0.00 0.0
51 41 0.01 0.0
47 31 0.00 0.0
58 27 0.00 0.0
68 34 0.00 0.0
64 42 0.00 0.0
70 35 0.00 0.0
73 44 0.00 0.0
60 45 0.03 0.0
54 32 0.00 0.0
54 32 0.00 0.0
56 34 0.00 0.0
53 24 0.00 0.0
63 39 0.00 0.0
55 33 0.00 0.0
72 33 0.00 0.0
78 33 0.00 0.0
69 45 0.00 0.0
53 27 0.00 0.0
52 19 0.00 0.0
72 41 0.00 0.0
53 32 0.02 0.0
54 27 0.00 0.0
57 30 0.00 0.0
58 29 0.00 0.0
70 34 0.00 0.0
62 33 0.00 0.0
55 26 0.00 0.0
November 1978 Sioux Falls Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
66 27 0.00 0.0
69 28 0.00 0.0
76 33 0.00 0.0
69 33 0.00 0.0
65 34 0.00 0.0
51 20 0.00 0.0
63 35 0.00 0.0
73 37 0.00 0.0
63 34 0.00 0.0
43 33 0.01 0.0
33 28 0.03 0.3
38 28 0.20 0.0
43 23 0.08 0.0
33 18 0.00 0.0
43 17 0.00 0.0
43 18 0.06 1.1
34 24 0.03 0.3
29 13 0.00 0.0
16 10 0.00 0.0
13 8 0.01 0.4
16 6 0.00 0.0
29 15 0.00 0.0
30 14 0.01 0.0
47 12 0.00 0.0
39 19 0.00 0.0
29 20 0.01 0.2
29 4 0.03 0.5
32 -3 0.00 0.0
35 8 0.00 0.0
25 6 0.01 0.1
December 1978 Sioux Falls Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
22 14 0.00 0.3
15 7 0.28 5.9
9 -9 0.03 1.3
38 -13 0.00 0.0
30 3 0.00 0.0
8 -10 0.00 0.0
11 -8 0.01 0.1
14 -9 0.00 0.0
5 -12 0.00 0.0
34 -9 0.00 0.0
34 25 0.00 0.0
39 16 0.00 0.0
30 17 0.00 0.0
32 10 0.00 0.0
40 19 0.00 0.0
34 15 0.00 0.0
32 11 0.00 0.0
33 20 0.00 0.0
32 26 0.01 0.1
26 13 0.10 0.8
36 15 0.00 0.0
32 22 0.00 0.0
30 -4 0.00 0.0
12 -11 0.00 0.0
23 0 0.06 0.6
23 4 0.00 0.0
25 10 0.00 0.0
30 11 0.00 0.0
11 2 0.02 0.4
6 -10 0.00 0.0
3 -10 0.00 0.0
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