July weather forecast
Lead, SD

Weather in July

July is a warm summer month in Lead, South Dakota, with temperature in the range of an average high of 81.9°F (27.7°C) and an average low of 60.4°F (15.8°C).

Temperature

July is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 81.9°F (27.7°C) and an average low-temperature of 60.4°F (15.8°C).

Heat index

In July, the average heat index is appraised at 83.1°F (28.4°C). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', is a measure that combines air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

In Lead, the average relative humidity is 53%.

Rainfall

In Lead, South Dakota, during July, the rain falls for 11 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.69" (43mm) of precipitation. In Lead, during the entire year, the rain falls for 96.1 days and collects up to 14.02" (356mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Lead snow does not fall and August.

Daylight

In Lead, the average length of the day is 15.1h.

Sunshine

In July, the average sunshine in Lead is 11.6h.

UV index

With an average maximum UV index of 6, July is the month with the highest UV index in Lead. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In July, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the warmest month in Lead?

With an average high-temperature of 81.9°F (27.7°C) and an average low-temperature of 60.4°F (15.8°C), July is the warmest month in Lead.

What is the temperature in July in Lead?

In July, in Lead, South Dakota, the average high-temperature is 81.9°F (27.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 60.4°F (15.8°C). In July, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is appraised at 83.1°F (28.4°C).

What is the average humidity in July in Lead?

The average relative humidity in July in Lead, South Dakota, is 53%.

How much does it rain in Lead in July?

In July, in Lead, the rain falls for 11 days. Throughout July, 1.69" (43mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Lead?

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

Does it snow in Lead in July?

In July, in Lead, it doesn't snow. June is the latest month when it typically snows.

What is the average length of the day in July in Lead?

In July, the average length of the day in Lead is 15.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Lead have in July?

The average sunshine in July is 11.6h.

When is the highest UV index in Lead?

With an average maximum UV index of 6, July is the month with the highest UV index in Lead.

What is the UV index intensity in July in Lead?

The average daily maximum UV index in July in Lead, South Dakota, is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in July
Lead, SD

Average temperature in July - Lead, SD
  • Average high temperature in July: 27.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (27.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (-1.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in July: 15.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (15.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-9.2°C).

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Average pressure in July
Lead, SD

Average pressure in July - Lead, SD
  • Average pressure in July: 1012.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1020.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1010.6mbar).

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Average wind speed in July
Lead, SD

Average wind speed in July - Lead, SD
  • Average wind speed in July: 12.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (16km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (12.3km/h).

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Average humidity in July
Lead, SD

Average humidity in July - Lead, SD
  • Average humidity in July: 53%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (79%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are August and September (51%).

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Average rainfall in July
Lead, SD

Average rainfall in July - Lead, SD
  • Average rainfall in July: 43mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (49mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (14mm).

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Average rainfall days in July
Lead, SD

Average rainfall days in July - Lead, SD
  • Average rainfall days in July: 11 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (14.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (2.7 days).

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Average snowfall in July
Lead, SD

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

The month with the highest snowfall is April (166mm).
The months with the least snowfall are July and August (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in July
Lead, SD

Average snowfall days in July - Lead, SD
  • Average snowfall days in July: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (11.7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in July /
Average sunshine in July
Lead, SD

Average daylight in July / Average sunshine in July - Lead, SD
  • Average daylight in July: 15.1h

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

  • Average sunshine in July: 11.6h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 11.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5.9h).

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Average sunshine days in July
Lead, SD

Average sunshine days in July - Lead, SD
  • Average sunshine days in July: 14.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (12.3 days).

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Average UV index in July
Lead, SD

Average UV index in July - Lead, SD
  • Average UV index in July: 6

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in July
Lead, SD

Average cloud cover in July - Lead, SD
  • Average cloud cover in July: 18

The months with the most cloud cover are February and April (Cloud cover 40).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 16).

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Average visibility in July
Lead, SD

Average visibility in July - Lead, SD
  • Average visibility in July: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are June, July, August and September (10km).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (8km).

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