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

October weather forecast and climate
Pierre, SD

The Capitol Dome building in Pierre, South Dakota, set in a beautiful tree park, reflected in the waterfront
The Capitol Dome building in Pierre, South Dakota, set in a beautiful tree park, reflected in the waterfront
October, like September, in Pierre, South Dakota, is another comfortable autumn month, with average temperature ranging between max 62.6°F (17°C) and min 37.4°F (3°C).

Temperature

In Pierre, the average high-temperature drops, from a warm 75.2°F (24°C) in September, to an enjoyable 62.6°F (17°C). In Pierre, the average low-temperature is 37.4°F (3°C).

Rainfall

In Pierre, during 5 rainfall days, 0.9" (23mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Pierre, there are 87 rainfall days, and 14.9" (379mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

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

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
The average daily UV index of 3 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. 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.

What is the temperature in October in Pierre?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Pierre, is 62.6°F (17°C), while the average low-temperature is 37.4°F (3°C).

How much does it rain in Pierre in October?

In Pierre, in October, it is raining for 5 days, with typically 0.9" (23mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Pierre have in October?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Pierre have in October?

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

How high is the UV index in October in Pierre?

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Pierre, SD
  • Average high temperature in October: 17°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (32°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-3°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (17°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-14°C).

Average rainfall in October - Pierre, SD
  • Average rainfall in October: 23mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (72mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (6mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Pierre, SD
  • Average rainfall days in October: 5 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are May and June (10 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are October and November (5 days).

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

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 October: 7h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in October - Pierre, SD
  • Average UV index in October: 3

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