Springfield, South Dakota 

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Climate in Springfield, South Dakota

Springfield, South Dakota gets 25 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Springfield averages 34 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 220 sunny days per year in Springfield. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Springfield 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 10
Rain: averages 25 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 34 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Springfield is 7.0 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in South Dakota.

8.9 / 4.8

Summer   /   Winter
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Springfield, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Springfield, South DakotaUnited States
  25.4 in.38.1 in.
  33.6 in.27.8 in.
  81.7 days106.2 days
  220 days205 days
  86.8°85.8°
  10.0°21.7°
  77
  3.64.3
  1299 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 Springfield with an average high temperature of 86.8°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in South Dakota. In Springfield, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Springfield are September, June and May.


In Springfield, there are 28.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in South Dakota.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Springfield with an average of 10.0°. This is warmer than most places in South Dakota.


In Springfield, there are 154.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in South Dakota.


In Springfield, there are 18.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in South Dakota.


The humidity is usually comfortable in Springfield but some summer months can be sticky or muggy. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year. The most humid months are July, August and June.


June is the wettest month in Springfield with 3.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.5 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 38% of yearly precipitation and 7% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 25.4 inches in Springfield means that it is wetter than most places in South Dakota.


May is the rainiest month in Springfield with 9.9 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 3.9 rainy days. There are 81.7 rainy days annually in Springfield, which is about average compared to other places in South Dakota. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 31% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 15% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 33.6 inches in Springfield means that it is less snowy than most places in South Dakota. December is the snowiest month in Springfield with 6.4 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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