October weather forecast
Lead, SD

Weather in October

October, like September, in Lead, South Dakota, is a cool autumn month, with average temperature ranging between max 53.6°F (12°C) and min 36.7°F (2.6°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature significantly decreases, from a pleasant 71.8°F (22.1°C) in September, to a cool 53.6°F (12°C). The average low-temperature, in Lead, South Dakota, is 36.7°F (2.6°C).

Humidity

In Lead, the average relative humidity is 62%.

Rainfall

In Lead, in October, it is raining for 6.5 days, with typically 1.22" (31mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Lead, during the entire year, the rain falls for 96.1 days and collects up to 14.02" (356mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through June, September through December are months with snowfall. In Lead, in October, snow falls for 4.7 days, with typically accumulated 3.43" (87mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Lead, there are 66.6 snowfall days, and 34.53" (877mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October is 11h.

Sunshine

In Lead, the average sunshine in October is 7h.

UV index

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Lead. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 transform into the following instructions:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in October in Lead?

The average relative humidity in October is 62%.

How many days does it rain in October in Lead?

In October, in Lead, South Dakota, the rain falls for 6.5 days. Throughout October, 1.22" (31mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Lead in October?

In Lead, South Dakota, in October, during 4.7 snowfall days, 3.43" (87mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

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

In October, the average length of the day in Lead is 11h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Lead?

The average sunshine in October in Lead is 7h.

When is the lowest UV index in Lead?

Months with the lowest UV index in Lead are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Lead?

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Lead, SD

Average temperature in October - Lead, SD
  • Average high temperature in October: 12°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 October: 2.6°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 October
Lead, SD

Average pressure in October - Lead, SD
  • Average pressure in October: 1015.4mbar

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 October
Lead, SD

Average wind speed in October - Lead, SD
  • Average wind speed in October: 16km/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 October
Lead, SD

Average humidity in October - Lead, SD
  • Average humidity in October: 62%

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

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Average rainfall in October
Lead, SD

Average rainfall in October - Lead, SD
  • Average rainfall in October: 31mm

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 October
Lead, SD

Average rainfall days in October - Lead, SD
  • Average rainfall days in October: 6.5 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 October
Lead, SD

Average snowfall in October - Lead, SD
  • Average snowfall in October: 87mm

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

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Average snowfall days in October
Lead, SD

Average snowfall days in October - Lead, SD
  • Average snowfall days in October: 4.7 days

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

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

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Lead, SD
  • Average daylight in October: 11h

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 October: 7h

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 October
Lead, SD

Average sunshine days in October - Lead, SD
  • Average sunshine days in October: 18.4 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 October
Lead, SD

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

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
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 October
Lead, SD

Average cloud cover in October - Lead, SD
  • Average cloud cover in October: 28

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 October
Lead, SD

Average visibility in October - Lead, SD
  • Average visibility in October: 9km

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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