Thanksgiving Day Climate Extremes

 

A cold and windy Thanksgiving Day looks to be in the works for southeast South Dakota, southwest Minnesota, northwest Iowa, and extreme northeast Nebraska.  Check below to see how the day compares to chilly Thanksgiving Days of the past.

Sioux Falls              
                     
Coldest Minimum Temp.     Warmest Maximum Temp.

Year

Date

Max

Min

Precip

 

Year

Date

Max

Min

Precip

1905

11/30

21

-9

0

 

1914

11/26

67

29

0

1985

11/28

3

-6

T

 

1998

11/26

62

26

0

1950

11/23

8

-6

T

 

2006

11/23

58

27

0

1952

11/27

16

-5

0

 

1909

11/25

58

30

0

1993

11/25

16

-5

0.20

 

1922

11/30

58

32

0.07

1898

11/24

17

-3

0.05

 

1941

11/27

57

24

0

1893

11/30

4

0

0.30

 

1960

11/24

56

31

0

1958

11/27

26

1

0.01

 

1997

11/27

56

26

0

2000

11/23

27

2

0

 

1901

11/28

55

28

0

1977

11/24

15

3

0.05

 

1988

11/24

54

33

0

                     
Warmest Minimum Temp.   Coldest Maximum Temp.  

Year

 Date

Max

Min

Precip

 

Year

Date

Max

Min

Precip

1913

11/27

50

40

0

 

1985

11/28

3

-6

T

1939

11/23

48

38

0

 

1893

11/30

4

0

0.30

1937

11/25

50

36

0

 

1950

11/23

8

-6

T

2001

11/22

52

36

0

 

1919

11/27

14

5

0.23

1988

11/24

54

33

0

 

1930

11/27

15

9

T

1922

11/30

58

32

0.07

 

1977

11/24

15

3

0.05

1943

11/25

38

32

0.05

 

1952

11/27

16

-5

0

1920

11/25

40

31

0

 

1993

11/25

16

-5

0.20

1960

11/24

56

31

0

 

1898

11/24

17

-3

0.05

                     
Wettest         Snowiest      

Year

Date

Max

Min

Precip

 

Year

Date

Max

Min

Snowfall

1940

11/21

39

28

0.49

 

1940

11/21

39

28

5.0

1979

11/22

30

24

0.41

 

1979

11/22

30

24

4.4

1893

11/30

4

0

0.30

 

1993

11/25

16

-5

3.9

1919

11/27

14

5

0.23

 

1893

11/30

4

0

3.0

1931

11/26

27

16

0.22

 

1919

11/27

14

5

2.8

1993

11/25

16

-5

0.20

 

1991

11/28

31

22

1.3

1899

11/30

37

28

0.19

 

1936

11/26

33

17

1.0

1970

11/26

30

10

0.17

 

1956

11/22

26

5

1.0

                     
Sioux City              
                     
Coldest Minimum Temp.     Warmest Maximum Temp.

Year

Date

Max

Min

Precip

 

Year

Date

Max

Min

Precip

1905

11/30

20

-5

0

 

1998

11/26

66

25

0

1893

11/30

10

-4

0.14

 

1914

11/26

64

39

0

1993

11/25

14

0

0.04

 

1922

11/30

62

31

0.04

1950

11/23

17

0

0

 

1976

11/25

61

32

T

1985

11/28

8

2

0.02

 

2001

11/22

61

30

0

1889

11/28

18

2

0.00

 

1901

11/28

60

29

0

1952

11/27

19

4

T

 

1941

11/27

60

28

0

1938

11/24

27

5

T

 

1997

11/27

60

35

T

1919

11/27

12

7

0.08

 

1990

11/22

59

30

T

1958

11/27

24

7

T

 

2006

11/23

58

23

0

1898

11/24

22

7

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

2000

11/23

25

7

0

 

 

 

 

 

 
                     
Warmest Minimum Temp.   Coldest Maximum Temp.  

Year

 Date

Max

Min

Precip

 

Year

Date

Max

Min

Precip

1913

11/27

51

44

0

 

1985

11/28

8

2

0.02

1914

11/26

64

39

0

 

1893

11/30

10

-4

0.14

1939

11/23

53

39

T

 

1919

11/27

12

7

0.08

1909

11/25

57

36

T

 

1993

11/25

14

0

0.04

1937

11/25

54

35

0

 

1950

11/23

17

0

0

1997

11/27

60

35

T

 

1889

11/28

18

2

0.00

1906

11/29

41

34

T

 

1952

11/27

19

4

T

1910

11/24

51

34

0

 

1905

11/30

20

-5

0

1943

11/25

40

34

0.04

 

1930

11/27

20

12

0.01

1965

11/25

39

34

T

 

1898

11/24

22

7

0

1988

11/24

57

34

0

 

 

 

 

   
                     
Wettest         Snowiest (SINCE 1948)  

Year

Date

Max

Min

Precip

 

Year

Date

Max

Min

Snowfall

1896

11/26

23

10

1.64

 

1893

11/30

10

-4

1.8

1940

11/21

36

28

0.53

 

1979

11/22

34

23

1.2

1899

11/30

38

32

0.35

 

1993

11/25

14

0

1.2

1931

11/26

27

25

0.21

 

1985

11/28

8

2

0.5

1893

11/30

10

-4

0.14

 

1956

11/22

34

8

0.3

1979

11/22

34

23

0.11

 

1977

11/24

25

18

0.2

1919

11/27

12

7

0.08

 

 

 

 

 

 

1956

11/22

34

8

0.05

 

 

 

 

   
                     
Huron                  
                     
Coldest Minimum Temp.     Warmest Maximum Temp.

Year

Date

Max

Min

Precip

 

Year

Date

Max

Min

Precip

1905

11/30

17

-14

0

 

1998

11/26

67

29

0

1985

11/28

1

-12

T

 

1932

11/24

64

26

0

1903

11/26

25

-9

0

 

1914

11/26

63

26

0

1893

11/30

-1

-8

0.30

 

1883

11/29

62

15

0

1950

11/23

2

-6

T

 

1901

11/28

61

30

0

1881

11/24

23

-4

T

 

2002

11/28

59

14

0

1886

11/25

24

-4

T

 

1917

11/29

58

31

T

1889

11/28

16

-4

T

 

1941

11/27

58

25

0

1964

11/26

17

-4

0.02

 

2001

11/22

56

26

0.01

1993

11/25

15

-4

0.06

 

2006

11/23

55

25

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

1990

11/22

55

15

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

1997

11/27

55

28

0

                     
Warmest Minimum Temp.   Coldest Maximum Temp.  

Year

 Date

Max

Min

Precip

 

Year

Date

Max

Min

Precip

1913

11/27

50

36

0

 

1893

11/30

-1

-8

0.30

1939

11/23

49

34

0

 

1985

11/28

1

-12

T

1967

11/23

51

33

T

 

1950

11/23

2

-6

T

1988

11/24

45

33

0

 

1919

11/27

9

4

0

1937

11/25

49

32

0

 

1977

11/24

14

-2

0.07

1917

11/29

58

31

T

 

1929

11/28

15

0

T

1901

11/28

61

30

0

 

1993

11/25

15

-4

0.06

1906

11/29

51

30

0

 

1889

11/28

16

-4

T

1910

11/24

48

30

0

 

1898

11/24

16

-1

T

1940

11/21

35

30

0.02

 

1905

11/30

17

-14

0

1943

11/25

40

30

T

 

1964

11/26

17

-4

0.02

1981

11/26

36

30

T

 

 

 

 

   
                     
Wettest         Snowiest      

Year

Date

Max

Min

Precip

 

Year

Date

Max

Min

Snowfall

1896

11/26

21

4

0.58

 

1896

11/26

21

4

5.0

1897

11/25

24

11

0.49

 

1897

11/25

24

11

4.9

1922

11/30

48

23

0.32

 

1893

11/30

-1

-8

3.0

1893

11/30

-1

-8

0.30

 

1977

11/24

14

-2

1.9

1931

11/26

29

15

0.13

 

1931

11/26

29

15

1.4

1891

11/26

21

14

0.08

 

1993

11/25

15

-4

1.4

1956

11/22

37

4

0.08

 

1970

11/26

28

1

1.0

1970

11/26

28

1

0.07

 

1947

11/27

35

19

0.6

1977

11/24

14

-2

0.07

 

 

 

 

 

 



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