Average Snowfall for South Dakota in January





The tables below give monthly averages for snowfall during January at cities, towns and parks in South Dakota. The numbers are for the total amount of new snow and how many days it snows at least 0.1 inches (0.25 centimetres) this month.

The snowfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Eastern, Central and Western South Dakota.

Eastern South Dakota

Average total snowfall in January
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
6.7 Aberdeen 6.4 16.3
5.0 Brookings 4.7 11.9
6.1 Huron 7.3 18.5
6.9 Sioux Falls 7.7 19.6
3.2 Vermillion 6.2 15.7
5.4 Watertown 5.3 13.5
5.5 Waubay Wildlife Refuge 6.2 15.7
3.2 Yankton 6.3 16.0

Central South Dakota

January snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
4.7 Academy 6.4 16.3
5.0 Mobridge 5.0 12.7
2.7 Pickstown 4.7 11.9
5.7 Pierre 4.2 10.7

Western South Dakota

Average snow for January
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
3.7 Custer 6.4 16.3
5.9 Deadwood 12.3 31.2
2.6 Hot Springs 4.3 10.9
3.3 Interior 3.7 9.4
10.5 Lead 23.8 60.5
3.7 Lemmon 4.6 11.7
3.7 Mt. Rushmore National Memorial 5.7 14.5
4.0 Pactola Reservoir Dam 4.6 11.7
3.3 Porcupine 4.0 10.2
5.9 Rapid City 5.5 14.0
3.9 Wind Cave National Park 6.4 16.3
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

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