The most pleasant months of the year for McKinley are June, August and July. In McKinley, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for McKinley with an average high temperature of 83.5°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in South Dakota. December is the snowiest month in McKinley with 8.3 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 - McKinley, SD
1 AM PST
|7 DAY FORECAST||DESCRIPTION||HIGH/LOW||WIND|
|Overnight||Mostly Clear||66° / 86°||S 13 mph|
|Monday Night||Chance Showers And Thunderstorms||60° / 79°||WNW 9 to 16 mph|
|Tuesday Night||Mostly Clear||58° / 80°||WSW 7 to 10 mph|
|Wednesday Night||Mostly Clear||64° / 84°||SW 10 to 15 mph|
|Thursday Night||Chance Showers And Thunderstorms||67° / 88°||S 9 to 13 mph|
|Friday Night||Chance Showers And Thunderstorms||70° / 88°||SSW 10 to 14 mph|
|Saturday Night||Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms||65° / 81°||NNW 13 mph|
Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: McKinley
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.