Average Temperatures for South Dakota in December





Average temperatures for December at cities, towns, parks and lakes throughout South Dakota are listed below in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.

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

The tables give the normals for maximum and minimum temperatures based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 by the US National Climatic Data Center.

Eastern South Dakota

Average December temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
26 6 Aberdeen -4 -15
26 7 Brookings -3 -14
29 10 Huron -2 -13
30 12 Mitchell -1 -11
29 10 Sioux Falls -2 -12
33 13 Vermillion 0 -10
25 7 Watertown -4 -14
26 8 Waubay Wildlife Refuge -4 -13
33 12 Yankton 0 -11

Central South Dakota

Average daily temperatures in December
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
32 11 Academy 0 -11
28 10 Mobridge -2 -12
35 14 Pickstown 2 -10
31 12 Pierre 0 -11

Western South Dakota

December temperatures: daily averages
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
36 15 Custer 2 -9
36 13 Deadwood 2 -11
40 14 Hot Springs 5 -10
38 16 Interior 3 -9
35 16 Lead 2 -9
30 11 Lemmon -1 -12
35 18 Mt. Rushmore National Memorial 2 -8
36 11 Pactola Reservoir Dam 2 -12
38 9 Porcupine 3 -13
37 18 Rapid City 3 -8
40 19 Spearfish 4 -7
39 14 Wind Cave National Park 4 -10
Reference

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

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