Best time to visit, weather and climate South Dakota
Best time to visit South Dakota, United States

Best time to visit South Dakota, United States

The best time to visit the state South Dakota in the United States is from may until september, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in South Dakota is 31°C in july and the lowest is -3°C in january. The weather and climate of South Dakota is suitable for a sun vacation and winter sports.

The average climate figure for South Dakota is an 8,3. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

South Dakota has the continental climate prevailing. It is warm in the summer and cold in the winter. If you want to know what the average temperature is in South Dakota or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate South Dakota per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
-3°C -1°C 7°C 14°C 20°C 27°C 31°C 30°C 25°C 15°C 8°C -2°C
13
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17
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28
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40
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44
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54
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35
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31
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22
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29
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9
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22
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Climate South Dakota

Climate South Dakota


Climate South Dakota per Month

Climate South Dakota per Month

The state South Dakota has the continental climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for South Dakota is 14° degrees and there is about 345 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 201 days a year with an average humidity of 69% and an UV-index of 4.

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day -3°C -1°C 7°C 14°C 20°C 27°C 31°C 30°C 25°C 15°C 8°C -2°C
Night -11°C -9°C -2°C 4°C 10°C 16°C 19°C 18°C 13°C 6°C -1°C -9°C
Precip 13
mm
17
mm
28
mm
40
mm
44
mm
54
mm
35
mm
31
mm
22
mm
29
mm
9
mm
22
mm
Rain
days
5 4 8 14 14 14 11 10 8 8 4 4
Snow
days
12 12 9 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 10
Dry
days
14 12 14 13 17 16 20 21 22 21 22 17
Sun hours
per day
5 6 7 8 10 11 12 12 9 7 6 5
Wind force
in Bft
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 2 1 3 4 5 6 7 6 5 3 2 2
 


Climate South Dakota january

On average, it is maximum -3° in january in South Dakota and at least around -11° degrees. In january there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 13 mm. The it will be dry 14 days this month in South Dakota and on average, it snows 12 days in january.

Climate South Dakota february

On average, it is maximum -1° in february in South Dakota and at least around -9° degrees. In february there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 17 mm. The it will be dry 12 days this month in South Dakota and on average, it snows 12 days in february.

Climate South Dakota march

On average, it is maximum 7° in march in South Dakota and at least around -2° degrees. In march there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 28 mm. The it will be dry 14 days this month in South Dakota and on average, it snows 9 days in march.

Climate South Dakota april

On average, it is maximum 14° in april in South Dakota and at least around 4° degrees. In april there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 40 mm. The it will be dry 13 days this month in South Dakota and on average, it snows 3 days in april.

Climate South Dakota may

On average, it is maximum 20° in may in South Dakota and at least around 10° degrees. In may there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 44 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in South Dakota.

Climate South Dakota june

On average, it is maximum 27° in june in South Dakota and at least around 16° degrees. In june there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 54 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in South Dakota.

Climate South Dakota july

On average, it is maximum 31° in july in South Dakota and at least around 19° degrees. In july there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 35 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in South Dakota.

Climate South Dakota august

On average, it is maximum 30° in august in South Dakota and at least around 18° degrees. In august there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 31 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in South Dakota.

Climate South Dakota september

On average, it is maximum 25° in september in South Dakota and at least around 13° degrees. In september there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 22 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in South Dakota.

Climate South Dakota october

On average, it is maximum 15° in october in South Dakota and at least around 6° degrees. In october there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 29 mm. The it will be dry 21 days this month in South Dakota and on average, it snows 2 days in october.

Climate South Dakota november

On average, it is maximum 8° in november in South Dakota and at least around -1° degrees. In november there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 9 mm. The it will be dry 22 days this month in South Dakota and on average, it snows 4 days in november.

Climate South Dakota december

On average, it is maximum -2° in december in South Dakota and at least around -9° degrees. In december there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 22 mm. The it will be dry 17 days this month in South Dakota and on average, it snows 10 days in december.

14 day weather forecast South Dakota

14 day weather forecast South Dakota

The weather for South Dakota in United States will be 35° till 39° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Tu
7 Jul
Onweer met zware regen 35°C 15°C 34 mm 90% 6m/s 10
We
8 Jul
Broken wolken 30°C 20°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 10
Th
9 Jul
Enkele wolken 31°C 19°C 1.8 mm 35% 4m/s 10
Fr
10 Jul
Onweer met regen 35°C 19°C 5.6 mm 65% 5m/s 10
Sa
11 Jul
Enkele wolken 31°C 19°C 0.1 mm 20% 4m/s 9
Su
12 Jul
Enkele wolken 34°C 20°C 0 mm 0% 6m/s 9
Mo
13 Jul
Enkele wolken 36°C 21°C 0 mm 0% 5m/s 9

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Tu
14 Jul
Broken wolken 41°C 25°C 0.1 mm 20% 5m/s 7
We
15 Jul
Gespreide bewolking 34°C 21°C 0.1 mm 20% 5m/s 6
Th
16 Jul
Onweer met zware regen 36°C 21°C 19 mm 85% 5m/s 9
Fr
17 Jul
Gespreide bewolking 29°C 19°C 1.6 mm 35% 2m/s 9
Sa
18 Jul
Helder hemel 29°C 18°C 0 mm 0% 6m/s 9
Su
19 Jul
Enkele wolken 39°C 23°C 0 mm 0% 8m/s 7
Mo
20 Jul
Gespreide bewolking 38°C 25°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 9
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Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in South Dakota.

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