Lead
South Dakota, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

Monthly weather forecast and climate
Lead, SD

January, the same as December, is a wintry winter month in Lead, South Dakota, with average temperature fluctuating between 17.1°F (-8.3°C) and 36°F (2.2°C). In January, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in December - a still wintry 36°F (2.2°C). Weather in January »
The last month of the winter, February, is another cold month in Lead, South Dakota, with average temperature fluctuating between 18°F (-7.8°C) and 37°F (2.8°C). In Lead, the average high-temperature in February is practically the same as in January - a still cold 37°F (2.8°C). Weather in February »

The first month of the spring, March, is a chilly month in Lead, South Dakota, with average temperature ranging between min 23°F (-5°C) and max 43°F (6.1°C). In March, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a wintry 37°F (2.8°C) in February, to a frosty 43°F (6.1°C). Weather in March »

April is a cool spring month in Lead, South Dakota, with average temperature fluctuating between 52°F (11.1°C) and 30.9°F (-0.6°C). In April, the average high-temperature rises, from a chilly 43°F (6.1°C) in March, to a fresh 52°F (11.1°C). Weather in April »

The last month of the spring, May, is an enjoyable month in Lead, South Dakota, with average temperature fluctuating between 39.9°F (4.4°C) and 61°F (16.1°C). In May, the average high-temperature increases, from a cool 52°F (11.1°C) in April, to a comfortable 61°F (16.1°C). Weather in May »

June, the first month of the summer, in Lead, is a pleasant month, with average temperature varying between 71.1°F (21.7°C) and 48.9°F (9.4°C). In June, the average high-temperature rises, from an enjoyable 61°F (16.1°C) in May, to a pleasant 71.1°F (21.7°C). Weather in June »

July is a moderately hot summer month in Lead, South Dakota, with average temperature varying between 79°F (26.1°C) and 55.9°F (13.3°C). With an average high-temperature of 79°F (26.1°C) and an average low-temperature of 55.9°F (13.3°C), July is the warmest month. In Lead, in July, it is raining for 10 days, with typically 2.8" (70.1mm) of accumulated precipitation. Weather in July »

August, the last month of the summer, in Lead, is another warm month, with average temperature varying between 55°F (12.8°C) and 78.1°F (25.6°C). In Lead, the average high-temperature in August is essentially the same as in July - a still moderately hot 78.1°F (25.6°C). Weather in August »

September, the first month of the autumn, in Lead, is still a pleasant month, with average temperature ranging between max 68°F (20°C) and min 45°F (7.2°C). In Lead, South Dakota, the average high-temperature drops, from a warm 78.1°F (25.6°C) in August, to a pleasant 68°F (20°C). Weather in September »

October, the same as September, is a cool autumn month in Lead, South Dakota, with average temperature varying between 55°F (12.8°C) and 34°F (1.1°C). In October, the average high-temperature drops, from a pleasant 68°F (20°C) in September, to a fresh 55°F (12.8°C). Weather in October »

November, the last month of the autumn, in Lead, is also a frosty month, with average temperature fluctuating between 43°F (6.1°C) and 24.1°F (-4.4°C). In November, the average high-temperature decreases, from a fresh 55°F (12.8°C) in October, to a chilly 43°F (6.1°C). Weather in November »

The first month of the winter, December, is still a cold month in Lead, South Dakota, with temperature in the range of an average high of 35.1°F (1.7°C) and an average low of 16°F (-8.9°C). With an average high-temperature of 35.1°F (1.7°C) and an average low-temperature of 16°F (-8.9°C), December is the coldest month. Weather in December »

How much does it rain in Lead?

Throughout the year, in Lead, there are 105 rainfall days, and 30.6" (776mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the driest month in Lead?

The month with the least rainfall in Lead, South Dakota, is January when the rain falls for 8 days and typically collects 1.3" (34mm) of precipitation.

When does it snow in Lead?

Months with snowfall are January through June, September through December.

How much does it snow in Lead?

In Lead, during the entire year, snow aggregates up to 144.9" (3680.4mm).

What is the month with the least sunshine in Lead?

January, November and December, with an average of 5h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Lead?

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

When does it snow the most in Lead?

The month with the most snowfall in Lead is March when 25.6" (650.2mm) of snow is typically aggregated.

What is the wettest month in Lead?

The month with the most rainfall is May when the rain falls for 12 days and typically aggregates up to 4.6" (117.9mm) of precipitation.

When are the longest days in Lead?

With an average of 15.5h of daylight, June has the longest days of the year in Lead, South Dakota.

When is the highest UV index in Lead?

Months with the highest UV index are June and July, with an average maximum UV index of 9.

What is the warmest month in Lead?

The warmest month in Lead, South Dakota, is July, with an average high-temperature of 79°F (26.1°C) and an average low-temperature of 55.9°F (13.3°C).

When it does not snow in Lead?

July and August are months without snowfall.

What month has the most sunshine in Lead?

The month with the most sunshine is July, with an average of 11h of sunshine.

What is the coldest month in Lead?

The coldest month in Lead, South Dakota, is December, with an average high-temperature of 35.1°F (1.7°C) and an average low-temperature of 16°F (-8.9°C).

What is the month with the shortest days in Lead?

With an average of 8.9h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.
Average rainfall - Lead, SD

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (117.9mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (34mm).

Average rainfall days - Lead, SD

Months with the highest number of rainy days are May and June (12 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are October and November (6 days).

Average snowfall - Lead, SD

The month with the highest snowfall is March (650.2mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are July and August (0mm).

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Lead, SD