Sioux Falls sets Rainfall Record
Spring 2004 

SXUS99 KFSD 162037
RERFSD
RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
336 PM CDT WED JUN 16 2004
...SIOUX FALLS ATTAINS WETTEST 31 DAY PERIOD ON RECORD...
INCLUDING THE 3.57 INCHES OF RAINFALL WHICH HAS OCCURRED SINCE 
MIDNIGHT...THE LAST 31 DAYS IN SIOUX FALLS HAS BROUGHT AN IMPRESSIVE
12.74 INCHES OF RAINFALL AT JOE FOSS FIELD. THIS IS THE GREATEST 31
DAY TOTAL RAINFALL ON RECORD IN SIOUX FALLS. TO PUT THIS IN
PERSPECTIVE...THIS IS MORE RAINFALL THAN IS CONSIDERED NORMAL FOR
THE MONTHS OF MAY...JUNE...JULY...AND AUGUST COMBINED...WHICH IS
12.72 INCHES.
31 DAY PERIOD           TOTAL RAINFALL
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5/17/2004 - 6/16/2004 12.74 IN
6/12/1909 - 7/12/1909 12.23 IN
5/14/1898 - 6/13/1898 12.16 IN
6/13/1993 - 7/13/1993 11.37 IN
5/24/1908 - 6/23/1908 11.14 IN
7/23/1911 - 8/22/1911 10.79 IN
4/24/1936 - 5/24/1936 10.65 IN
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CHAPMAN

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