It was a rainy Wednesday in the Sioux Falls area. But did you realize just how much rain we had? A record-breaking amount!

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls posted that Sioux Falls, Sioux City, Huron, and Mitchell all broke records.

According to the NWS in Sioux Falls... “The final tally is in, and here are the record-breaking numbers for daily rainfall at our 4 primary climate sites on Wednesday:

  • Sioux Falls: 1.17" (prev: 1.12" in 1971)
  • Sioux City: 1.70" (prev: 0.79" in 1918)
  • Huron: 1.00" (prev: 0.89" in 1971)
  • Mitchell: 1.38" (prev: 0.70" in 1971)
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After all the rain it looks like Sunshine and Fall-like temps are in store through the weekend...

Today: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 36. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 56. North wind around 10 mph.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 34. Calm wind.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 58. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 32. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 44.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.

Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 43.


The Coldest Temperatures in Sioux Falls History

When a polar vortex rolls through Sioux Falls, it can get even the heartiest dreaming of indoor fires, baking, and hot chocolate.

Mr. Bendo is tough enough but for the love of Pete, someone put a scarf on the Statue of David!

All this icy chatter had us wondering about the coldest days ever recorded in Sioux Falls. Here is the historical data from the National Weather Service with the coldest temps ever recorded in Sioux Falls since record-keeping began in 1893.

10 Most Dangerous Cities in South Dakota

Cities on the east and west side of the Missouri River have made the latest list of South Dakota's Most Dangerous Cities for 2021.

Roadsnacks recently released its most 'Dangerous Cities' list and here in The Mount Rushmore state there are a few surprises, especially at the top. To determine the most dangerous cities in the state, Roadsnacks looked at the FBI's report on the latest violent crime, along with property crime statistics.

And surprisingly, the town with the most murders per capita in the state has less than 3,000 residents. Take a look at the list below.

For a look at the detailed list, visit Story Source: Roadsncaks



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