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

February weather forecast and climate
Lead, SD

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).

Temperature

In Lead, the average high-temperature in February is practically the same as in January - a still cold 37°F (2.8°C). The average low-temperature, in Lead, is 18°F (-7.8°C).

Rainfall

In February, in Lead, South Dakota, the rain falls for 8 days. Throughout February, 1.6" (41.9mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Lead, during the entire year, the rain falls for 105 days and collects up to 30.6" (776mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through June, September through December. Throughout February, 19.6" (497.8mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, 144.9" (3680.4mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Lead is 10.5h.

Sunshine

In Lead, the average sunshine is 6h.

UV index

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Lead is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 transform into the following instructions:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in February in Lead?

In Lead, in February, the average high-temperature is 37°F (2.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 18°F (-7.8°C).

How much does it rain in Lead in February?

In Lead, South Dakota, in February, it is raining for 8 days, with typically 1.6" (41.9mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Lead in February?

Throughout February, 19.6" (497.8mm) of snow is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Lead have in February?

The average length of the day in February in Lead is 10.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Lead have in February?

In Lead, South Dakota, the average sunshine in February is 6h.

What is the UV index intensity in February in Lead?

The average daily maximum UV index in February in Lead, South Dakota, is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in February - Lead, SD
  • Average high temperature in February: 2.8°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 February: -7.8°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 February - Lead, SD
  • Average rainfall in February: 41.9mm

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 February - Lead, SD
  • Average rainfall days in February: 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 February - Lead, SD
  • Average snowfall in February: 497.8mm

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

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Lead, SD
  • Average daylight in February: 10.5h

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 February: 6h

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 February - Lead, SD
  • Average UV index in February: 2

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).