Yankton, South Dakota 

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Weather in Yankton, South Dakota

The most pleasant months of the year for Yankton are September, June and August. In Yankton, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Yankton with an average high temperature of 85.7°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in South Dakota. February is the snowiest month in Yankton with 6.7 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year.


Today's Weather - Yankton, SD

4 AM PST

Mostly Cloudy then Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms

63°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TodayMostly Cloudy then Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms79° / 64°SE 10 to 15 mph
SundayChance Showers And Thunderstorms then Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms78° / 65°SSE 10 to 15 mph
MondayShowers And Thunderstorms Likely then Chance Showers And Thunderstorms78° / 57°W 5 to 15 mph
TuesdaySlight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms74° / 54°WNW 5 to 15 mph
WednesdaySunny76° / 54°W 5 to 10 mph
ThursdaySunny81° / 53°NW 0 to 5 mph
FridayMostly Sunny73° / 53°NNE 5 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 9
Rain: averages 28 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 35 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Yankton area is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in South Dakota.

6.9 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. 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
January30°
February35° 13°
March46° 23°
April60° 35°
May71° 47°
June81° 57°
July86° 62°
August84° 60°
September76° 50°
October62° 37°
November45° 24°
December32° 12°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Yankton
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January03154
February02754
March02663
April11291
May11110
June50100
July9090
August7080
September2180
October0971
November02462
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 Yankton    2 Reviews
Yankton - 8/2/2009
The quality of life in Yankton is fantastic, it has been a wonderful place to live and raise my... Read More

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it you wern't born there DONT move there - 6/14/2008
very clicky people who wont accept you or your chrildren if you wern't born there. very nice lake, but once all the tourist leave you are stuck with all the drunks and... Read More


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