Brookings, South Dakota 

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Weather in Brookings, South Dakota

The most pleasant months of the year for Brookings are June, August and July. In Brookings, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Brookings with an average high temperature of 81.9°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in South Dakota. December is the snowiest month in Brookings with 7.0 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall. But there some days when the humidity becomes unpleasant, especially in July and August.


Today's Weather - Brookings, SD

7 AM PST

Sunny

60°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TodaySunny85° / 55°E 5 mph
TuesdaySunny88° / 60°SSE 5 to 15 mph
WednesdayShowers And Thunderstorms Likely79° / 57°S 10 to 15 mph
ThursdayShowers And Thunderstorms Likely69° / 54°N 5 to 10 mph
FridayChance Rain Showers69° / 53°ENE 5 to 10 mph
SaturdayChance Rain Showers67° / 50°N 5 to 15 mph
SundaySlight Chance Rain Showers66° / 48°NNE 5 to 15 mph

Weather Highlights

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 35 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Brookings area is 9.3 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in South Dakota.

9.3 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7.8. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January23°
February29°
March40° 21°
April56° 33°
May68° 45°
June77° 55°
July82° 60°
August80° 58°
September72° 48°
October58° 35°
November41° 22°
December26°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Brookings
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January03154
February02744
March02763
April01481
May02100
June10110
July4090
August2080
September0180
October01371
November02653
December03154

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.


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Reviews for Brookings    5 Reviews
The Best City in South Dakota, no, America! - 7/8/2013
The 165-foot tall Coughlin Campanile in Brookings, SD, can be seen from miles away, marking Brookings, South Dakota, home of South Dakota State University. The... Read More

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Nice Midwestern Town - 4/16/2009
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a nice small town but not for everyone. - 6/27/2007
i am originally from arizona, abandoned here by my ex husband. being a minority in the area is not the best idea as this city is slow to accept new comers to the area.... Read More


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