Climate and Average Weather Year Round in South Dakota United States
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Average High and Low Temperature in South Dakota
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Chance of Clearer Skies in South Dakota
Daily Chance of Precipitation in South Dakota
Average Monthly Rainfall in South Dakota
Average Monthly Snowfall in South Dakota
Hours of Daylight in South Dakota
Chance of Muggy Conditions in South Dakota
Average Wind Speed in South Dakota
Tourism Score in South Dakota
Beach/Pool Score in South Dakota
Growing Season in South Dakota
Growing Degree Days in South Dakota
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in South Dakota
This report illustrates the typical weather for Sioux Falls, Rapid City, and Aberdeen year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
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