July weather forecast and climate
South Dakota, USA

Flag of South Dakota, USA
Flag of South Dakota, USA

Weather in July

July is the hottest month of the year in South Dakota as the average temperatures in the state are in the range of 85°F (29.4°C) to 90°F (32.2°C). Several days and places cross the 100°F (37.8°C) mark as it becomes hot and humid. Sunny days average almost 24, but it rains a fair amount of 3" (76mm) to 4" (102mm). Nights are delightful with average temperatures in the 55°F (12.8°C) to 65°F (18.3°C) range, which makes them ideal for camping and stargazing in the national and state parks.
July is the peak of the tourist season that drives families during school vacations to South Dakota and camping grounds, mountain lodges and hotels are rarely vacant. The growing season, lush green pastures, pristine rivers and lakes, historical monuments of the Wild West along with brilliant sunshine swells up tourist numbers in South Dakota. Mountain trails are open, and activities such as hiking, biking, bird watching, hunting, among many others, gather momentum during the summer.


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