Sioux Falls Weather in 1981

Historical record of Sioux Falls, South Dakota weather for the year 1981 based on NOAA data.
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1981 Sioux Falls Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 100 °F July 14
Lowest temperature -26 °F February 11
Highest daily low 77 °F July 14
Lowest daily high 2 °F February 10
Most daily precipitation 2.0 inches July 3
Most daily snow 6.2 inches November 30
Total annual precipitation 18.1 inches -
Total annual snow 20.3 inches -
January 1981 Sioux Falls Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
34 19 0.00 0.0
44 14 0.00 0.0
18 -2 0.00 0.0
18 6 0.00 0.0
32 17 0.00 0.0
34 5 0.00 0.0
15 2 0.00 0.0
19 11 0.00 0.0
20 -4 0.00 0.0
15 -4 0.00 0.0
22 -10 0.00 0.0
47 11 0.00 0.0
43 18 0.00 0.0
31 23 0.00 0.0
29 5 0.00 0.0
18 -3 0.00 0.0
41 8 0.00 0.0
43 13 0.00 0.0
50 18 0.00 0.0
37 14 0.00 0.0
47 11 0.00 0.0
52 17 0.00 0.0
57 20 0.00 0.0
66 23 0.00 0.0
48 29 0.01 0.1
35 31 0.00 0.0
31 8 0.01 0.2
22 6 0.00 0.0
23 -4 0.00 0.0
31 7 0.00 0.0
25 23 0.10 1.1
February 1981 Sioux Falls Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
24 2 0.06 0.6
10 -5 0.00 0.0
19 -5 0.00 0.0
19 -4 0.00 0.0
28 14 0.01 0.2
34 11 0.00 0.0
25 -3 0.00 0.0
13 -6 0.02 0.4
8 -8 0.01 0.3
2 -20 0.07 1.6
7 -26 0.00 0.0
25 1 0.00 0.0
43 19 0.00 0.0
45 18 0.00 0.0
51 34 0.00 0.0
64 30 0.00 0.0
70 31 0.00 0.0
62 35 0.00 0.0
59 28 0.00 0.0
65 25 0.00 0.0
46 36 0.00 0.0
48 32 0.00 0.0
54 25 0.00 0.0
60 21 0.00 0.0
52 29 0.00 0.0
43 26 0.03 0.0
39 36 0.13 0.0
37 25 0.00 0.0
March 1981 Sioux Falls Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
50 21 0.00 0.0
35 12 0.00 0.0
53 23 0.00 0.0
44 17 0.00 0.0
42 16 0.00 0.0
37 16 0.00 0.0
40 10 0.00 0.0
49 15 0.00 0.0
46 21 0.00 0.0
53 20 0.00 0.0
58 17 0.00 0.0
57 29 0.00 0.0
46 21 0.00 0.0
66 15 0.02 0.0
55 30 0.00 0.0
62 14 0.00 0.0
45 24 0.00 0.0
43 19 0.00 0.0
44 22 0.00 0.0
45 11 0.00 0.0
48 33 0.00 0.0
59 20 0.00 0.0
63 21 0.00 0.0
62 28 0.06 0.0
66 34 0.00 0.0
57 25 0.00 0.0
68 35 0.00 0.0
70 54 1.37 0.0
59 46 0.01 0.0
59 42 0.00 0.0
50 40 0.40 0.0
April 1981 Sioux Falls Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
62 36 0.00 0.0
81 49 0.00 0.0
55 35 0.18 0.0
47 32 0.11 0.5
52 29 0.00 0.0
73 39 0.00 0.0
62 42 0.00 0.0
60 39 0.03 0.0
69 33 0.00 0.0
70 43 0.00 0.0
57 40 0.04 0.0
75 38 0.00 0.0
58 36 0.07 0.0
52 25 0.00 0.0
64 36 0.00 0.0
76 51 0.00 0.0
75 45 0.00 0.0
68 38 0.02 0.0
57 45 0.02 0.0
57 33 0.00 0.0
66 45 0.05 0.0
60 43 0.05 0.0
63 35 0.00 0.0
73 30 0.00 0.0
87 50 0.00 0.0
84 50 0.00 0.0
91 54 0.01 0.0
63 49 0.00 0.0
74 45 0.00 0.0
70 42 0.00 0.0
May 1981 Sioux Falls Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
65 41 0.00 0.0
86 50 0.00 0.0
73 54 0.13 0.0
61 47 0.00 0.0
68 38 0.00 0.0
64 35 0.00 0.0
63 45 0.00 0.0
72 45 0.00 0.0
54 36 0.00 0.0
61 25 0.00 0.0
69 28 0.00 0.0
55 46 0.28 0.0
68 42 0.00 0.0
73 34 0.00 0.0
77 37 0.00 0.0
76 57 0.03 0.0
59 53 0.12 0.0
70 44 0.00 0.0
74 31 0.00 0.0
77 39 0.00 0.0
79 56 0.04 0.0
81 59 0.00 0.0
75 47 0.00 0.0
65 45 0.00 0.0
68 50 0.00 0.0
72 56 0.00 0.0
80 54 0.00 0.0
80 57 0.01 0.0
79 48 0.00 0.0
79 45 0.00 0.0
88 57 0.00 0.0
June 1981 Sioux Falls Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
88 60 0.07 0.0
76 54 0.08 0.0
82 53 0.00 0.0
89 52 0.04 0.0
89 53 0.00 0.0
90 50 0.00 0.0
96 63 0.13 0.0
82 58 0.00 0.0
68 55 0.42 0.0
80 48 0.00 0.0
84 63 0.00 0.0
87 61 0.98 0.0
96 67 0.97 0.0
80 58 0.89 0.0
72 55 0.04 0.0
82 51 0.00 0.0
85 61 0.00 0.0
73 56 0.00 0.0
81 52 0.00 0.0
78 52 0.00 0.0
80 55 0.12 0.0
80 54 0.00 0.0
96 59 0.04 0.0
83 61 0.00 0.0
85 54 0.00 0.0
88 53 0.00 0.0
87 69 0.00 0.0
84 70 0.05 0.0
82 63 0.07 0.0
86 55 0.00 0.0
July 1981 Sioux Falls Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
87 60 0.00 0.0
86 69 0.03 0.0
77 65 1.96 0.0
85 63 0.00 0.0
88 61 0.00 0.0
88 65 0.00 0.0
89 74 0.00 0.0
86 61 0.00 0.0
84 52 0.00 0.0
93 68 0.00 0.0
98 77 0.11 0.0
91 75 0.00 0.0
93 76 0.00 0.0
100 77 0.00 0.0
78 62 0.00 0.0
90 57 0.00 0.0
98 73 0.00 0.0
91 68 0.18 0.0
90 68 0.30 0.0
92 62 0.07 0.0
90 62 0.00 0.0
88 65 0.06 0.0
88 64 0.87 0.0
85 70 0.13 0.0
76 65 0.00 0.0
72 57 0.02 0.0
62 57 0.09 0.0
71 58 0.00 0.0
70 63 0.00 0.0
80 69 0.00 0.0
79 74 0.07 0.0
August 1981 Sioux Falls Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
88 69 0.15 0.0
89 67 0.00 0.0
89 69 0.19 0.0
85 70 0.34 0.0
90 72 0.00 0.0
84 67 0.00 0.0
85 63 0.00 0.0
86 60 0.00 0.0
79 57 0.00 0.0
82 51 0.00 0.0
89 60 0.00 0.0
94 61 0.00 0.0
80 68 0.22 0.0
85 65 0.16 0.0
81 59 0.00 0.0
74 55 0.00 0.0
72 55 0.00 0.0
75 48 0.00 0.0
79 50 0.00 0.0
82 60 0.00 0.0
85 62 0.00 0.0
85 64 0.04 0.0
73 61 0.26 0.0
78 55 0.08 0.0
80 63 0.56 0.0
77 58 0.17 0.0
67 62 0.07 0.0
69 59 0.04 0.0
80 60 0.00 0.0
84 62 0.00 0.0
78 54 0.00 0.0
September 1981 Sioux Falls Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
72 48 0.00 0.0
79 44 0.00 0.0
67 52 0.00 0.0
78 43 0.00 0.0
86 57 0.00 0.0
83 63 0.24 0.0
77 56 0.00 0.0
81 49 0.00 0.0
95 57 0.00 0.0
95 52 0.00 0.0
86 54 0.00 0.0
89 46 0.00 0.0
89 55 0.00 0.0
76 46 0.00 0.0
73 43 0.01 0.0
60 38 0.00 0.0
66 33 0.00 0.0
79 38 0.00 0.0
87 42 0.00 0.0
86 46 0.00 0.0
75 51 0.00 0.0
72 45 0.00 0.0
77 52 0.01 0.0
74 51 0.07 0.0
78 64 0.00 0.0
69 47 0.17 0.0
65 40 0.00 0.0
76 39 0.00 0.0
83 50 0.00 0.0
57 47 0.00 0.0
October 1981 Sioux Falls Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
55 30 0.00 0.0
64 27 0.00 0.0
60 50 0.27 0.0
58 52 0.01 0.0
61 47 0.46 0.0
62 38 0.00 0.0
66 35 0.00 0.0
67 47 0.00 0.0
60 47 0.02 0.0
75 35 0.00 0.0
71 50 0.06 0.0
60 55 0.06 0.0
64 46 0.98 0.0
54 45 0.13 0.0
63 37 0.00 0.0
63 37 0.00 0.0
58 43 0.37 0.0
48 31 0.00 0.0
70 30 0.00 0.0
53 42 0.00 0.0
44 25 0.01 0.0
39 19 0.00 0.0
37 17 0.00 0.0
51 31 0.08 0.8
47 27 0.00 0.0
62 30 0.00 0.0
70 31 0.00 0.0
70 45 0.00 0.0
69 45 0.00 0.0
65 42 0.00 0.0
65 34 0.00 0.0
November 1981 Sioux Falls Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
61 29 0.00 0.0
68 41 0.00 0.0
60 52 0.01 0.0
60 41 0.00 0.0
53 35 0.00 0.0
64 29 0.00 0.0
69 29 0.00 0.0
45 22 0.00 0.0
45 15 0.00 0.0
64 26 0.00 0.0
59 23 0.00 0.0
62 33 0.00 0.0
69 43 0.00 0.0
65 42 0.00 0.0
66 35 0.00 0.0
61 30 0.00 0.0
63 23 0.00 0.0
50 32 0.47 1.8
32 22 0.07 0.9
23 9 0.00 0.0
28 10 0.00 0.0
38 15 0.19 0.0
36 33 0.00 0.0
38 33 0.00 0.0
38 34 0.00 0.0
35 28 0.00 0.0
30 26 0.00 0.0
34 26 0.00 0.0
47 25 0.00 0.0
37 30 0.47 6.2
December 1981 Sioux Falls Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
32 15 0.06 0.8
32 12 0.00 0.0
39 29 0.00 0.0
36 18 0.00 0.0
39 12 0.00 0.0
42 27 0.00 0.0
41 23 0.00 0.0
33 19 0.00 0.0
26 19 0.00 0.0
29 21 0.00 0.0
33 28 0.00 0.0
34 31 0.00 0.0
33 17 0.15 2.0
21 -5 0.02 0.3
17 -9 0.05 1.7
7 -8 0.00 0.0
4 -15 0.00 0.0
3 -22 0.00 0.0
14 -20 0.00 0.1
33 6 0.06 0.0
39 18 0.00 0.0
28 13 0.00 0.0
31 13 0.01 0.1
30 10 0.00 0.0
27 4 0.00 0.0
26 21 0.00 0.0
25 9 0.00 0.0
18 1 0.01 0.2
17 -3 0.00 0.0
29 -1 0.00 0.0
20 -5 0.02 0.3
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1932–2022 Sioux Falls location