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

August weather forecast and climate
Lead, SD

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).

Temperature

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). In August, the average low-temperature is 55°F (12.8°C).

Rainfall

In Lead, during August, the rain falls for 8 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.1" (53.1mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 105 rainfall days, and 30.6" (776mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

July and August are months without snowfall in Lead, South Dakota.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Lead is 14h.

Sunshine

In Lead, South Dakota, the average sunshine in August is 10h.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 8. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 8 transform into the following instructions:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in August in Lead?

In August, in Lead, the average high-temperature is 78.1°F (25.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 55°F (12.8°C).

How much does it rain in Lead in August?

In Lead, in August, during 8 rainfall days, 2.1" (53.1mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

Does it snow in Lead in August?

In Lead, in August, it doesn't snow. In September, it regularly snows.

When it does not snow in Lead?

In Lead, South Dakota, snow does not fall in July and August.

How many hours of daylight does Lead have in August?

In August, the average length of the day is 14h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Lead?

The average sunshine in August is 10h.

How high is the UV index in August in Lead?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Lead is 8. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Lead, SD
  • Average high temperature in August: 25.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (26.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (1.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 12.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (13.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (-8.9°C).

Average rainfall in August - Lead, SD
  • Average rainfall in August: 53.1mm

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

Average rainfall days in August - Lead, SD
  • Average rainfall days in August: 8 days

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 in August - Lead, SD
  • Average snowfall in August: 0mm

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

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Lead, SD
  • Average daylight in August: 14h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in August - Lead, SD
  • Average UV index in August: 8

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).