Pukwana town, South Dakota 

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Climate in Pukwana town, South Dakota

Pukwana town, South Dakota gets 23 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Pukwana town averages 40 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 211 sunny days per year in Pukwana town. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Pukwana town gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 82 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 87 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 9
Rain: averages 23 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 40 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Pukwana town is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in South Dakota.

6.9 / 10
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Pukwana town, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Pukwana town, South DakotaUnited States
  22.5 in.38.1 in.
  39.6 in.27.8 in.
  82.2 days106.2 days
  211 days205 days
  87.4°85.8°
  8.7°21.7°
  6.97
  3.44.3
  1558 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 Pukwana town with an average high temperature of 87.4°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in South Dakota. In Pukwana town, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Pukwana town are September, June and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Pukwana town with an average of 8.7°. This is warmer than most places in South Dakota.


In Pukwana town, there are 29.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in South Dakota.


In Pukwana town, there are 162.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in South Dakota.


In Pukwana town, there are 21.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in South Dakota.


June is the wettest month in Pukwana town with 4.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.5 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 40% of yearly precipitation and 7% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 22.5 inches in Pukwana town means that it is about average compared to other places in South Dakota.


June is the rainiest month in Pukwana town with 10.7 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 4.0 rainy days. There are 82.2 rainy days annually in Pukwana town, which is about average compared to other places in South Dakota. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 33% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 15% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 39.6 inches in Pukwana town means that it is snowier than most places in South Dakota. March is the snowiest month in Pukwana town with 8.5 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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