The most pleasant months of the year for Portage are June, August and September. In Portage, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Portage with an average high temperature of 84.0°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in South Dakota. January is the snowiest month in Portage with 7.8 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 - Portage, SD
4 AM PST
Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Partly Sunny
|7 DAY FORECAST||DESCRIPTION||HIGH/LOW||WIND|
|Today||Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Partly Sunny||78° / 54°||WSW 7 to 10 mph|
|Wednesday||Sunny||85° / 61°||SW 8 to 17 mph|
|Thursday||Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms||88° / 65°||SSW 12 mph|
|Friday||Mostly Sunny then Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms||92° / 70°||S 9 to 17 mph|
|Saturday||Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms||91° / 65°||WNW 7 to 13 mph|
|Sunday||Chance Showers And Thunderstorms||83° / 62°||N 8 to 14 mph|
|Monday||Chance Showers And Thunderstorms||80° / 61°||N 8 to 14 mph|
Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Portage
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.