Climatological Statistics for Thanksgiving Day

The outlook for this Thanksgiving Day appears to feature seasonably cool temperatures, with dry conditions across the local area.  How does this compare with recent and past Thanksgiving Day weather?  The answer to this can be found in the tables below.
   

Sioux Falls

Period of Record 1893-2012

   
                     

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

 

2011

11/24

65

40

0

1950

11/23

8

-6

T

 

1998

11/26

62

26

0

1952

11/27

16

-5

0

 

2006

11/23

58

27

0

1993

11/25

16

-5

0.20

 

1909

11/25

58

30

0

1898

11/24

17

-3

0.05

 

1922

11/30

58

32

0.07

1893

11/30

4

0

0.30

 

1941

11/27

57

24

0

1958

11/27

26

1

0.01

 

1960

11/24

56

31

0

2000

11/23

27

2

0

 

1997

11/27

56

26

0

2010

11/25

16

2

0

 

2012

11/22

55

26

T

           

1901

11/28

55

28

0

                     

Warmest Minimum Temp.

 

Coldest Maximum Temp.

 

Year

 Date

Max

Min

Precip

 

Year

Date

Max

Min

Precip

2011

11/24

65

40

0

 

1985

11/28

3

-6

T

1913

11/27

50

40

0

 

1893

11/30

4

0

0.30

1939

11/23

48

38

0

 

1950

11/23

8

-6

T

1937

11/25

50

36

0

 

1919

11/27

14

5

0.23

2001

11/22

52

36

0

 

1930

11/27

15

9

T

1988

11/24

54

33

0

 

1977

11/24

15

3

0.05

1922

11/30

58

32

0.07

 

1952

11/27

16

-5

0

1943

11/25

38

32

0.05

 

1993

11/25

16

-5

0.20

1920

11/25

40

31

0

 

2010

11/25

16

2

0

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


Period of Record (1893-2012) Normals for Sioux Falls, SD

Maximum Temperature

38

Minimum Temperature

19

Precipitation

0.03

Snowfall

0.2

Probability of Precipitation

43%

Probability of Snowfall

34%

Sioux Falls, SD Weather Conditions On Last Five Thanksgiving Days

Date

Max.

Min.

Precip.

Snowfall

Weather

11/22/2012

55

26

Trace

Trace

Mostly Cloudy, Windy

11/24/2011

65

40

0.00

0.0

Mostly Sunny and Warm

11/25/2010

16

2

0.00

0.0

Partly Cloudy, Bitter Wind Chills

11/26/2009

39

29

0.00

0.0

Cloudy Early, then Mostly Clear

11/27/2008

43

23

0.00

0.0

Mostly Clear, Breezy and Mild

Sioux City

Period of Record 1889-2012

   
                     

Coldest Minimum Temp.

 

 

Warmest Maximum Temp.

 

Year

Date

Max

Min

Precip

 

Year

Date

Max

Min

Precip

1905

11/30

20

-5

0

 

2011

11/24

67

29

0

1893

11/30

10

-4

0.14

 

1998

11/26

66

25

0

1993

11/25

14

0

0.04

 

1914

11/26

64

39

0

1950

11/23

17

0

0

 

1922

11/30

62

31

0.04

1985

11/28

8

2

0.02

 

1976

11/25

61

32

T

1889

11/28

18

2

0.00

 

2001

11/22

61

30

0

1952

11/27

19

4

T

 

1901

11/28

60

29

0

1938

11/24

27

5

T

 

1941

11/27

60

28

0

2010

11/25

25

6

0

 

1997

11/27

60

35

T

           

2012

11/22

59

35

T

           

1990

11/22

59

30

T

                     

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

2012

11/22

59

35

T

 

1950

11/23

17

0

0

1937

11/25

54

35

0

 

1889

11/28

18

2

0.00

1997

11/27

60

35

T

 

1952

11/27

19

4

T

1906

11/29

41

34

T

 

1905

11/30

20

-5

0

1910

11/24

51

34

0

 

1930

11/27

20

12

0.01

1943

11/25

40

34

0.04

 

1898

11/24

22

7

0

1965

11/25

39

34

T

           

1988

11/24

57

34

0

           
                     

Wettest

 

 

 

 

Snowiest

(SINCE 1948, and 1893)

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

           
                     

Period of Record (1889-2012) Normals for Sioux City, IA

Maximum Temperature

40

Minimum Temperature

22

Precipitation

0.03

Snowfall

0.1

Probability of Precipitation

40%

Probability of Snowfall

29%


Sioux City, IA Weather Conditions On Last Five Thanksgiving Days

Date

Max.

Min.

Precip.

Snowfall

Weather

11/22/2012

59

35

Trace

Trace

Partly Cloudy, Windy

11/24/2011

67

29

0.00

0.0

Mostly Sunny and Warm

11/25/2010

25

6

0.00

0.0

Mostly Sunny, Windy and Cold

11/26/2009

41

29

Trace

Trace

Cloudy with flurries, then Mostly Clear

11/27/2008

44

20

0.00

0.0

Mostly Clear, Breezy and Mild

Huron

   

Period of Record 1881-2012

   
                     

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

 

2011

11/24

66

26

0

1903

11/26

25

-9

0

 

1932

11/24

64

26

0

1893

11/30

-1

-8

0.30

 

1914

11/26

63

26

0

1950

11/23

2

-6

T

 

1883

11/29

62

15

0

1881

11/24

23

-4

T

 

1901

11/28

61

30

0

1886

11/25

24

-4

T

 

2002

11/28

59

14

0

1889

11/28

16

-4

T

 

1917

11/29

58

31

T

1964

11/26

17

-4

0.02

 

1941

11/27

58

25

0

1993

11/25

15

-4

0.06

 

2001

11/22

56

26

0.01

                     

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


Period of Record (1881-2012) Normals for Huron, SD

Maximum Temperature

37

Minimum Temperature

16

Precipitation

0.02

Snowfall

0.2

Probability of Precipitation

42%

Probability of Snowfall

32%


Huron, SD Weather Conditions On Last Five Thanksgiving Days

Date

Max.

Min.

Precip.

Snowfall

Weather

11/22/2012

52

24

0.01

Trace

Cloudy and Windy, Few Showers

11/24/2011

66

26

0.00

0.0

Sunny and Warm

11/25/2010

19

0

0.00

0.0

Partly Cloudy, Bitter Wind Chills

11/26/2009

42

17

0.00

0.0

Mostly Sunny

11/27/2008

42

21

0.00

0.0

Mostly Clear, Breezy and Mild



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