Area Snowfall Reports for December compared to Records

 

 

 

It has been a snowy December this year in many locations, especially across regions to our north. 

Here are some statistics in our area comparing December 2008 to the record books:


             December 2008  Snowiest  Departure  Seasonal  Departure
Location         total         on       from      total     from
near           snowfall      record    normal     so far    normal 

           

Brookings SD     20.9          2nd

Centerville SD   16.1          4th

DeSmet SD        20.0          3rd

Forestburg SD    14.7          6th

Gregory SD        9.5          N/A
Huron SD         14.1          7th      + 7.7     20.6     + 6.1

Menno SD         14.5          6th
Mitchell SD      15.3          3rd      +10.4     17.3     + 7.9

Sioux Falls SD   12.5          N/A      + 5.8     15.9     + 0.5

Tyndall SD       10.7          6th

Vermillion SD    17.0          3rd

Wessington

     Springs SD  12.0          3rd tied

Yankton SD       19.6          N/A

 

Galva IA         17.8          4th

Lake Park IA     23.5          2nd

Sanborn IA       19.1          3rd

Sibley IA        14.5          6th

Sioux Center IA  19.5          2nd

Sioux City IA    22.6          2nd      + 16.1    25.5     +13.8

Spirit Lake IA   19.5          N/A

 

Lakefield MN     21.5          N/A

Marshall MN      20.1          4th

Pipestone MN     12.5          8th

Worthington MN   18.8          4th

 

Wakefield NE     21.2          2nd tied

 

N/A = Snowiest ranking not in the top ten or not available



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