A Mid December Snow Storm Totals List

Monday, Mother Nature brought us a little bit of everything. Rain, sleet, freezing rain, and snow all fell across the Sioux Empire and left hundreds without power. We also broke a couple of precipitation records, as Sioux Falls broke the daily precipitation record from 2012 of 0.61” with a total of 0.79”. Mitchell broke their record for daily precipitation with 0.87” breaking the record of 0.60” from 1990.

Here are the storm totals that we have received from the National Weather Service.

SNOW TOTALS
8.0” – 8 Miles SSW Chamberlain
7.2” – Pickstown
7.0” – Hamill
6.0” – Wewela
6.0” – Platte
5.0” – Chamberlain
5.0” – Kennebec
4.9” – Burke
4.8” – 4 Miles WSW of Sioux Falls
4.3” – Hartford
4.2” – Mitchell
4.0” – Norris
4.0” – Cedar Butte
4.0” – White Lake
4.0” – Wall Lake
3.8” – Murdo
3.5” – Tyndall
3.0” – Gregory
3.0” – Menno
3.0” – Salem
3.0” – Marshall, MN
2.7” – Chester
2.5” – Yankton
2.5” – Alexandria
2.5” – De Smet
2.0” – Pierre
2.0” – Winner
2.0” – Mission
2.0” – Sisseton
2.0” – Wessington Springs
2.0” – Sioux Falls Airport
1.8” – Near Brookings
1.5” – 6 miles N of Pipestone, MN
1.5” – Brookings
1.5” – Howard
1.5” – Ivanhoe, MN
1.4” – Huron
1.2” – Waubay
1.0” – Vermillion
1.0” – Rock Valley, IA
0.6” – Lester, IA
0.5” – Alton, IA
0.5” – Newcastle, NE
0.5” – Sheldon, IA
0.2” – Orange City, IA
0.1” – Lakefield, MN

FREEZING RAIN TOTALS
0.4” – Brookings
0.25” – Mission
0.25” – Chamberlain
0.25” – Marshall, MN
0.25” – Wessington Springs
0.25” – White Lake
0.1” – Clear Lake
0.1” – De Smet
0.1” – Hayti
0.1” – Tyndall
0.1” – Watertown
0.03” – Sisseton
0.03” – Wilmot

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Brandon Spinner
Chief Meteorologist

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