Hughes County, South Dakota gets 19 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Hughes County averages 38 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 217 sunny days per year in Hughes County. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Hughes County 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 88 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 7
Rain: averages 19 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 38 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Hughes County 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 Hughes County, while January and December are the least comfortable months.