Climate Statistics for the First Day of Summer

Summer officially is set to arrive at 12:04 am CDT early Friday morning (June 21, 2013). The day may start with some thunderstorms over southwest Minnesota early in the morning. Much of the daytime hours should then be dry, although thunderstorm chances will increase again in the late afternoon and evening.

Listed below are some of the extremes for temperature and precipitation which have occured on the day of the Summer Solstice.

Sioux Falls              
                     
Coldest Minimum Temp.     Warmest Maximum Temp.
Year Date Max Min Precip   Year Date Max Min Precip
1902 6/22 64 40 0   1988 6/20 103 66 0
1972 6/21 70 40 0   1911 6/22 97 69 0
1904 6/21 81 43 0   1956 6/21 97 70 0.12
1958 6/21 75 44 0   1922 6/22 96 70 0
1978 6/21 77 44 0.23   1938 6/21 95 69 0
1906 6/22 74 45 0   1910 6/22 94 65 0
1903 6/22 77 46 0   1930 6/21 94 62 0
1965 6/21 80 46 0   1900 6/21 93 55 0
1970 6/21 75 46 0   1976 6/21 93 67 0
1982 6/21 77 46 0   1995 6/21 93 72 0
                     
Warmest Minimum Temp.   Coldest Maximum Temp.  
Year  Date Max Min Precip   Year Date Max Min Precip
1923 6/22 92 73 1.35   1916 6/21 61 55 0
1983 6/21 87 73 0   1902 6/22 64 40 0
1995 6/21 93 72 0   1992 6/20 65 48 T
1956 6/21 97 70 0.12   1917 6/21 68 48 0
1922 6/22 96 70 0   1920 6/21 68 51 T
1931 6/22 88 70 0.33   1977 6/21 68 59 0.37
1966 6/21 91 70 0   1905 6/21 69 52 0
1911 6/22 97 69 0   2004 6/20 69 53 T
1938 6/21 95 69 0   1927 6/22 70 53 0.05
1919 6/22 90 68 0.04   1960 6/21 70 54 T
1943 6/22 87 68 0   1972 6/21 70 40 0
            2011 6/21 70 59 0.14
                     
Wettest                  
Year Date Max Min Precip            
1984 6/21 75 62 1.91            
1923 6/22 92 73 1.35            
2010 6/21 81 62 1.28            
1986 6/21 89 64 1.14            
1991 6/21 75 60 1.11            
1907 6/22     1.10            
1951 6/22 72 56 0.91            
1974 6/21 90 64 0.81            
                     
Sioux City              
                     
Coldest Minimum Temp.     Warmest Maximum Temp.
Year Date Max Min Precip   Year Date Max Min Precip
1972 6/21 74 45 0   1988 6/20 102 71 0
1946 6/21 83 46 0   1956 6/21 100 75 0.48
1902 6/22 60 48 0.05   1974 6/21 97 64 0.71
1906 6/22 76 49 0   1922 6/22 96 70 0
1965 6/21 81 50 0   1911 6/22 95 68 0
1918 6/22 74 51 T   1900 6/21 94 66 0
1970 6/21 75 51 0   1941 6/21 94 66 1.98
1978 6/21 79 51 0.20   1995 6/21 94 64 0
1982 6/21 83 51 0   1892 6/20 94 61 0.39
                     
Warmest Minimum Temp.   Coldest Maximum Temp.  
Year  Date Max Min Precip   Year Date Max Min Precip
1956 6/21 100 75 0.48   1902 6/22 60 48 0.05
1923 6/22 88 74 0   1916 6/21 66 52 0.17
1931 6/22 89 74 T   1992 6/20 66 53 0
1983 6/21 89 72 0   1905 6/21 67 52 0
1988 6/20 102 71 0   1920 6/21 69 58 0.01
1919 6/22 89 71 0   1977 6/21 69 60 0.09
1922 6/22 96 70 0   2004 6/20 70 54 0.07
1925 6/21 82 70 0.26            
1910 6/22 93 70 0            
1930 6/21 93 70 T            
1938 6/21 93 70 0            
2002 6/21 90 70 0            
                     
Wettest                  
Year Date Max Min Precip            
1996 6/20 74 66 2.37            
1941 6/21 94 66 1.98            
1984 6/21 81 64 1.05            
1991 6/21 76 63 1.03            
1948 6/21 77 58 0.90            
1975 6/21 82 65 0.85            
1901 6/21 84 60 0.80            
1957 6/21 90 65 0.80            
1990 6/21 71 61 0.77            
                     
                     
Huron                  
                     
Coldest Minimum Temp.     Warmest Maximum Temp.
Year Date Max Min Precip   Year Date Max Min Precip
1972 6/21 72 40 0   1988 6/20 103 64 0
1978 6/21 79 40 0.03   1911 6/22 99 62 0
1902 6/22 68 41 0   1922 6/22 99 71 0
1917 6/21 67 43 0   1940 6/21 98 62 T
1889 6/21 72 44 0   1930 6/21 97 67 0
1903 6/22 75 45 0   1956 6/21 97 68 0
1904 6/21 75 45 0   1900 6/21 95 64 0
1906 6/22 70 45 0   1925 6/21 95 64 0
1958 6/21 75 45 0   1938 6/21 94 68 0
1973 6/21 78 45 0   1976 6/21 94 67 0
                     
Warmest Minimum Temp.   Coldest Maximum Temp.  
Year  Date Max Min Precip   Year Date Max Min Precip
1983 6/21 92 72 0   1905 6/21 62 46 0
1910 6/22 93 71 0.16   1916 6/21 63 54 0.30
1922 6/22 99 71 0   2011 6/21 63 59 0.76
1919 6/22 92 69 0   1917 6/21 67 43 0
1956 6/21 97 68 0   1977 6/21 67 57 0.36
1938 6/21 94 68 0   1992 6/20 67 50 T
1923 6/22 89 67 0.08   1902 6/22 68 41 0
1930 6/21 97 67 0   1918 6/22 68 48 T
1976 6/21 94 67 0   1948 6/21 69 53 T
                     
Wettest                  
Year Date Max Min Precip            
1984 6/21 78 63 1.60            
2011 6/21 63 59 0.76            
1971 6/21 84 62 0.75            
1957 6/21 76 61 0.64            
1941 6/21 81 64 0.58            
1947 6/22 77 56 0.54            
1895 6/21 76 54 0.44            
1901 6/21 82 58 0.39            
1977 6/21 67 57 0.36            
1955 6/21 88 52 0.35            



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