Orient town, South Dakota 

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Climate in Orient town, South Dakota

Orient town, South Dakota gets 22 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Orient town averages 35 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 205 sunny days per year in Orient town. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Orient town gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 73 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 6
Rain: averages 22 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 35 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Orient town is 6.8 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in South Dakota.

6.8 / 10
August, June and July are the most pleasant months in Orient town, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Orient town, South DakotaUnited States
  21.5 in.38.1 in.
  34.5 in.27.8 in.
  73.4 days106.2 days
  205 days205 days
  85.6°85.8°
  5.6°21.7°
  6.87
  3.74.3
  1604 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


July is the hottest month for Orient town with an average high temperature of 85.6°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in South Dakota. In Orient town, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Orient town are June, September and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Orient town with an average of 5.6°. This is about average compared to other places in South Dakota.


In Orient town, there are 22.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in South Dakota.


In Orient town, there are 172.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in South Dakota.


In Orient town, there are 29.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in South Dakota.


June is the wettest month in Orient town with 3.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.5 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 40% of yearly precipitation and 8% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 21.5 inches in Orient town means that it is drier than most places in South Dakota.


June is the rainiest month in Orient town with 9.4 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 3.9 rainy days. There are 73.4 rainy days annually in Orient town, which is less rainy than most places in South Dakota. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 33% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 16% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 34.5 inches in Orient town means that it is less snowy than most places in South Dakota. February is the snowiest month in Orient town with 7.3 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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