User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


75° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

KELOLAND.com | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Snow Just Keeps On Falling

April 16, 2014, 5:25 PM by Grant Smith

Snow Just Keeps On Falling

Snow keeps making its way into KELOLAND. So when can we officially say goodbye to it? If we look at the climatology of South Dakota, it won’t be until the end of May.

By official climate records, Sioux Falls doesn't get any snow in May. But if we go beyond the 30 year standard, Sioux Falls has had 16 snow events from 1892 to 1976. Most of those were Trace events but in the 1943 and 1944, Sioux Falls received two inches and three inches of snow.

Elsewhere in KELOLAND, Rapid City averages just over one inch of snow in May but has had up to eleven and half inches. In Aberdeen, their largest snow event was in 1943 where two inches fell.

So it looks like KELOLAND will have to keep dealing with possible snow until at least June. That is when climatology says we are completely in the clear. Looking ahead to the next seven days, KELOLAND will be on a warming trend giving 70s in the beginning of next week.

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments







 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View weather

You may also like

Southeast KELOLAND Hit By Severe Weather

7/26/2014 10:39 AM

A severe weather system is moving rapidly through southeast KELOLAND.

Full Story
Cap Keeps Rain From Falling

7/22/2014 6:39 PM

Record rains from June may not seem that far in the past, but the lack of rain in July is now getting some attention.

Full Story | Watch
Storm Center Update- Thursday AM

7/24/2014 7:23 AM

Look for scattered showers and thunderstorms today, mainly in southeastern KELOLAND.

Full Story
Storm Center Update- Saturday AM

7/26/2014 7:03 AM

Look for scattered showers and thunderstorms in the forecast today in southeastern KELOLAND. 

Full Story
Drought Monitor

7/24/2014 6:21 PM

Rain was spotty in KELOLAND on Thursday, but for those areas that received the rain it was well needed.

Full Story | Watch


Events