A merry, extra-white Christmas in South Dakota
From the Sioux Falls office of the National Weather Service:
Christmas Day 2009 will go down as the snowiest Christmas on record in many places. Below is a table of snowfall through 9:30 p.m. Christmas, previous record snowfall for the date, and the three-day storm total from December 23rd through December 25th.
|SITE||SNOWFALL||PREVIOUS RECORD||3 DAY TOTAL|
|SIOUX FALLS||9.9 INCHES||10.0 INCHES IN 1945||15.7 INCHES|
|SIOUX CITY||8.0 INCHES||6.0 INCHES IN 1996||17.2 INCHES|
|HURON||9.5 INCHES||3.5 INCHES IN 1978||14.8 INCHES|
|MITCHELL||7.0 INCHES||5.7 INCHES IN 1964||16.2 INCHES|