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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 32.7 inches -
January 1978 Sioux Falls Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
January 1
4 -15 0.00 0.0
January 2
14 -10 0.00 0.0
January 3
18 -11 0.00 0.0
January 4
14 0 0.00 0.0
January 5
22 1 0.00 0.0
January 6
25 20 0.00 0.0
January 7
24 -2 0.00 0.0
January 8
-2 -11 0.00 0.0
January 9
-8 -20 0.00 0.0
January 10
0 -23 0.00 0.0
January 11
15 -15 0.00 0.0
January 12
20 13 0.04 0.8
January 13
18 5 0.03 0.6
January 14
13 -15 0.01 0.1
January 15
12 -8 0.00 0.0
January 16
-2 -23 0.00 0.0
January 17
11 -24 0.00 0.0
January 18
14 -3 0.05 0.8
January 19
2 -15 0.01 0.2
January 20
5 -22 0.00 0.0
January 21
14 -21 0.00 0.0
January 22
22 9 0.00 0.0
January 23
25 2 0.00 0.0
January 24
27 10 0.00 0.0
January 25
28 -8 0.21 1.8
January 26
-2 -11 0.00 0.0
January 27
3 -14 0.00 0.0
January 28
4 -9 0.00 0.0
January 29
10 -14 0.00 0.0
January 30
14 -7 0.10 1.9
January 31
10 -16 0.02 1.4
February 1978 Sioux Falls Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
February 1
11 -15 0.07 2.1
February 2
2 -25 0.00 0.0
February 3
10 -13 0.00 0.0
February 4
16 -1 0.00 0.0
February 5
3 -14 0.00 0.0
February 6
8 -15 0.00 0.0
February 7
12 5 0.00 0.0
February 8
15 6 0.00 0.0
February 9
20 10 0.00 0.0
February 10
22 17 0.01 0.2
February 11
23 19 0.10 1.3
February 12
23 15 0.01 0.1
February 13
21 13 0.00 0.0
February 14
15 1 0.00 0.0
February 15
12 -8 0.00 0.0
February 16
9 -8 0.00 0.0
February 17
11 -13 0.00 0.0
February 18
15 -13 0.00 0.0
February 19
20 -11 0.01 0.2
February 20
20 3 0.02 0.4
February 21
19 -10 0.00 0.0
February 22
35 9 0.06 1.0
February 23
31 21 0.00 0.0
February 24
36 17 0.00 0.0
February 25
19 2 0.00 0.0
February 26
17 -9 0.04 1.0
February 27
25 11 0.01 0.2
February 28
18 -1 0.00 0.0
March 1978 Sioux Falls Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
March 1
19 -8 0.00 0.0
March 2
22 6 0.16 3.7
March 3
6 -9 0.00 0.0
March 4
11 -14 0.00 0.0
March 5
21 3 0.00 0.1
March 6
24 19 0.01 0.1
March 7
29 9 0.00 0.0
March 8
28 6 0.00 0.0
March 9
38 19 0.00 0.0
March 10
35 28 0.00 0.0
March 11
34 26 0.00 0.0
March 12
39 21 0.01 0.1
March 13
36 31 0.34 1.4
March 14
31 27 0.01 0.1
March 15
36 27 0.00 0.0
March 16
32 21 0.00 0.0
March 17
32 16 0.00 0.0
March 18
47 28 0.00 0.0
March 19
44 29 0.00 0.0
March 20
44 32 0.00 0.0
March 21
58 29 0.00 0.0
March 22
48 31 0.00 0.0
March 23
41 26 0.00 0.0
March 24
40 23 0.00 0.0
March 25
46 21 0.00 0.0
March 26
60 24 0.00 0.0
March 27
73 32 0.00 0.0
March 28
54 30 0.03 0.0
March 29
57 31 0.00 0.0
March 30
84 40 0.00 0.0
March 31
76 42 0.00 0.0
April 1978 Sioux Falls Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
April 1
46 31 0.00 0.0
April 2
39 32 0.93 0.0
April 3
52 30 0.00 0.0
April 4
60 35 0.00 0.0
April 5
45 38 0.33 0.0
April 6
67 42 0.00 0.0
April 7
50 38 0.01 0.0
April 8
57 41 0.08 0.0
April 9
51 41 0.27 0.0
April 10
52 31 0.00 0.0
April 11
63 30 0.02 0.0
April 12
52 29 0.00 0.0
April 13
56 28 0.00 0.0
April 14
52 31 0.00 0.0
April 15
55 33 0.00 0.0
April 16
60 38 0.00 0.0
April 17
44 34 1.48 0.0
April 18
37 32 0.37 0.6
April 19
35 30 0.05 0.0
April 20
43 26 0.00 0.0
April 21
57 24 0.00 0.0
April 22
50 42 0.20 0.0
April 23
45 39 0.08 0.0
April 24
43 38 0.04 0.0
April 25
63 36 0.00 0.0
April 26
64 37 0.00 0.0
April 27
69 39 0.00 0.0
April 28
62 49 0.01 0.0
April 29
59 49 0.11 0.0
April 30
60 45 0.00 0.0
May 1978 Sioux Falls Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
May 1
57 31 0.00 0.0
May 2
60 26 0.00 0.0
May 3
64 32 0.00 0.0
May 4
62 42 0.00 0.0
May 5
62 38 0.00 0.0
May 6
61 34 0.01 0.0
May 7
47 44 0.88 0.0
May 8
50 42 0.03 0.0
May 9
66 42 0.00 0.0
May 10
81 43 0.00 0.0
May 11
75 52 0.00 0.0
May 12
57 47 0.32 0.0
May 13
65 42 0.00 0.0
May 14
71 38 0.00 0.0
May 15
73 41 0.00 0.0
May 16
70 48 0.00 0.0
May 17
70 44 0.00 0.0
May 18
77 47 0.11 0.0
May 19
80 53 0.00 0.0
May 20
69 45 0.00 0.0
May 21
74 39 0.00 0.0
May 22
75 56 0.00 0.0
May 23
76 58 0.00 0.0
May 24
81 58 0.00 0.0
May 25
87 61 0.13 0.0
May 26
79 67 0.00 0.0
May 27
75 62 0.84 0.0
May 28
73 58 0.64 0.0
May 29
66 53 0.00 0.0
May 30
74 49 0.00 0.0
May 31
61 47 0.51 0.0
June 1978 Sioux Falls Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
June 1
58 42 0.00 0.0
June 2
69 39 0.00 0.0
June 3
72 45 0.00 0.0
June 4
77 47 0.00 0.0
June 5
77 47 0.00 0.0
June 6
79 48 0.00 0.0
June 7
66 43 0.00 0.0
June 8
73 36 0.00 0.0
June 9
84 44 0.00 0.0
June 10
89 70 0.00 0.0
June 11
78 51 0.00 0.0
June 12
73 48 0.00 0.0
June 13
81 47 0.00 0.0
June 14
80 61 0.36 0.0
June 15
86 66 0.00 0.0
June 16
86 67 0.00 0.0
June 17
76 56 0.04 0.0
June 18
81 44 0.00 0.0
June 19
83 61 0.58 0.0
June 20
68 47 0.00 0.0
June 21
77 44 0.23 0.0
June 22
74 57 1.09 0.0
June 23
78 62 0.34 0.0
June 24
83 64 0.13 0.0
June 25
86 65 0.13 0.0
June 26
78 60 0.00 0.0
June 27
82 57 0.00 0.0
June 28
86 69 0.01 0.0
June 29
91 70 0.00 0.0
June 30
92 72 0.00 0.0
July 1978 Sioux Falls Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
July 1
81 65 0.00 0.0
July 2
86 61 0.00 0.0
July 3
86 60 0.00 0.0
July 4
90 70 0.42 0.0
July 5
76 66 0.26 0.0
July 6
84 62 0.83 0.0
July 7
77 61 0.00 0.0
July 8
76 56 0.17 0.0
July 9
70 51 0.00 0.0
July 10
74 46 0.00 0.0
July 11
77 57 0.00 0.0
July 12
87 64 0.03 0.0
July 13
82 55 0.00 0.0
July 14
88 63 0.00 0.0
July 15
90 57 0.00 0.0
July 16
90 63 0.00 0.0
July 17
94 73 0.01 0.0
July 18
80 63 0.00 0.0
July 19
88 57 0.00 0.0
July 20
78 62 0.08 0.0
July 21
70 61 1.61 0.0
July 22
71 56 1.18 0.0
July 23
79 49 0.00 0.0
July 24
84 62 0.00 0.0
July 25
92 65 0.14 0.0
July 26
86 62 0.06 0.0
July 27
78 55 0.00 0.0
July 28
88 63 0.00 0.0
July 29
71 60 0.00 0.0
July 30
78 59 0.00 0.0
July 31
80 59 0.00 0.0
August 1978 Sioux Falls Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
August 1
84 56 0.89 0.0
August 2
74 50 0.00 0.0
August 3
70 46 0.00 0.0
August 4
76 45 0.00 0.0
August 5
82 57 0.00 0.0
August 6
84 64 0.00 0.0
August 7
89 64 0.00 0.0
August 8
88 61 0.00 0.0
August 9
82 54 0.00 0.0
August 10
82 58 0.00 0.0
August 11
85 65 0.00 0.0
August 12
89 67 0.00 0.0
August 13
91 73 0.00 0.0
August 14
91 68 0.80 0.0
August 15
76 59 0.50 0.0
August 16
83 57 0.00 0.0
August 17
86 63 0.00 0.0
August 18
70 56 0.01 0.0
August 19
77 48 0.00 0.0
August 20
82 56 0.00 0.0
August 21
86 68 0.00 0.0
August 22
90 69 0.00 0.0
August 23
88 72 0.30 0.0
August 24
85 69 0.00 0.0
August 25
83 68 0.00 0.0
August 26
77 65 0.58 0.0
August 27
78 63 0.00 0.0
August 28
74 56 0.00 0.0
August 29
79 52 0.00 0.0
August 30
82 52 0.00 0.0
August 31
83 60 0.00 0.0
September 1978 Sioux Falls Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
September 1
82 65 0.00 0.0
September 2
91 62 0.00 0.0
September 3
89 62 0.00 0.0
September 4
88 61 0.00 0.0
September 5
92 68 0.00 0.0
September 6
91 70 0.00 0.0
September 7
94 71 0.00 0.0
September 8
92 71 0.00 0.0
September 9
90 69 0.00 0.0
September 10
88 70 0.00 0.0
September 11
91 65 1.27 0.0
September 12
79 65 0.00 0.0
September 13
65 53 0.74 0.0
September 14
71 47 0.00 0.0
September 15
74 49 0.00 0.0
September 16
73 50 0.00 0.0
September 17
65 44 0.32 0.0
September 18
80 55 0.11 0.0
September 19
75 51 0.01 0.0
September 20
59 43 0.00 0.0
September 21
68 36 0.00 0.0
September 22
72 39 0.00 0.0
September 23
77 50 0.00 0.0
September 24
78 45 0.00 0.0
September 25
76 44 0.00 0.0
September 26
84 52 0.00 0.0
September 27
67 42 0.00 0.0
September 28
75 48 0.00 0.0
September 29
65 52 0.00 0.0
September 30
66 43 0.00 0.0
October 1978 Sioux Falls Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
October 1
80 43 0.00 0.0
October 2
74 44 0.02 0.0
October 3
55 39 0.06 0.0
October 4
61 34 0.00 0.0
October 5
51 41 0.01 0.0
October 6
47 31 0.00 0.0
October 7
58 27 0.00 0.0
October 8
68 34 0.00 0.0
October 9
64 42 0.00 0.0
October 10
70 35 0.00 0.0
October 11
73 44 0.00 0.0
October 12
60 45 0.03 0.0
October 13
54 32 0.00 0.0
October 14
54 32 0.00 0.0
October 15
56 34 0.00 0.0
October 16
53 24 0.00 0.0
October 17
63 39 0.00 0.0
October 18
55 33 0.00 0.0
October 19
72 33 0.00 0.0
October 20
78 33 0.00 0.0
October 21
69 45 0.00 0.0
October 22
53 27 0.00 0.0
October 23
52 19 0.00 0.0
October 24
72 41 0.00 0.0
October 25
53 32 0.02 0.0
October 26
54 27 0.00 0.0
October 27
57 30 0.00 0.0
October 28
58 29 0.00 0.0
October 29
70 34 0.00 0.0
October 30
62 33 0.00 0.0
October 31
55 26 0.00 0.0
November 1978 Sioux Falls Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
November 1
66 27 0.00 0.0
November 2
69 28 0.00 0.0
November 3
76 33 0.00 0.0
November 4
69 33 0.00 0.0
November 5
65 34 0.00 0.0
November 6
51 20 0.00 0.0
November 7
63 35 0.00 0.0
November 8
73 37 0.00 0.0
November 9
63 34 0.00 0.0
November 10
43 33 0.01 0.0
November 11
33 28 0.03 0.3
November 12
38 28 0.20 0.0
November 13
43 23 0.08 0.0
November 14
33 18 0.00 0.0
November 15
43 17 0.00 0.0
November 16
43 18 0.06 1.1
November 17
34 24 0.03 0.3
November 18
29 13 0.00 0.0
November 19
16 10 0.00 0.0
November 20
13 8 0.01 0.4
November 21
16 6 0.00 0.0
November 22
29 15 0.00 0.0
November 23
30 14 0.01 0.0
November 24
47 12 0.00 0.0
November 25
39 19 0.00 0.0
November 26
29 20 0.01 0.2
November 27
29 4 0.03 0.5
November 28
32 -3 0.00 0.0
November 29
35 8 0.00 0.0
November 30
25 6 0.01 0.1
December 1978 Sioux Falls Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
December 1
22 14 0.00 0.3
December 2
15 7 0.28 5.9
December 3
9 -9 0.03 1.3
December 4
38 -13 0.00 0.0
December 5
30 3 0.00 0.0
December 6
8 -10 0.00 0.0
December 7
11 -8 0.01 0.1
December 8
14 -9 0.00 0.0
December 9
5 -12 0.00 0.0
December 10
34 -9 0.00 0.0
December 11
34 25 0.00 0.0
December 12
39 16 0.00 0.0
December 13
30 17 0.00 0.0
December 14
32 10 0.00 0.0
December 15
40 19 0.00 0.0
December 16
34 15 0.00 0.0
December 17
32 11 0.00 0.0
December 18
33 20 0.00 0.0
December 19
32 26 0.01 0.1
December 20
26 13 0.10 0.8
December 21
36 15 0.00 0.0
December 22
32 22 0.00 0.0
December 23
30 -4 0.00 0.0
December 24
12 -11 0.00 0.0
December 25
23 0 0.06 0.6
December 26
23 4 0.00 0.0
December 27
25 10 0.00 0.0
December 28
30 11 0.00 0.0
December 29
11 2 0.02 0.4
December 30
6 -10 0.00 0.0
December 31
3 -10 0.00 0.0
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1932–2022 Sioux Falls location