Sterling, South Dakota gets 26 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Sterling averages 34 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 208 sunny days per year in Sterling. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Sterling gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 85 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 82 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 4
Rain: averages 26 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 34 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Sterling is 6.7 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in South Dakota.
6.7 / 10
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Sterling, while January and December are the least comfortable months.