Climate

Climate

Sioux Falls has a pleasant climate with four distinct seasons . . . allowing for a pleasant variety and an invigorating lifestyle. Winter snowfall averages just a bit over 3 feet for the season.


Sioux Falls also has one of the lowest natural disaster risks in the US.

Average Temperatures - Degrees F
Mean High Low
January 17° 26°
February 21° 31° 12°
March 33° 43° 23°
April 46° 58° 34°
May 58° 70° 46°
June 68° 79° 56°
July 73° 84° 62°
August 71° 82° 60°
September 61° 73° 49°
October 48° 60° 36°
November 33° 42° 23°
December 19° 29° 10°
Climate Stats
Annual Average Temperature 45.6° F
Average Relative Humidity 69% (Noon)
Annual Precipitation 26.35 Inches
Annual Percentage of Possible Sunshine 63%
Average Annual Wind Speed 11.0 MPH
Annual Total Snow 44 Inches
Annual Heating Degree Days (65° F Base) 7,683
Annual Cooling Degree Days (65° F Base) 776
First Fall Freeze Date September 29
Last Spring Freeze Date May 6

Workforce Training: The Sioux Falls Advantage

There is better training for our workforce in Sioux Falls. A multitude of options are available to meet businesses' needs at the postsecondary level including city programs, state grants, technical training, and a new $50 million scholarship program for technical school students.

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