Weather in November
is the end of the beautiful autumn season in South Dakota
that sees a sizeable drop in temperatures in the state. Average high temperatures are in the 40°F (4.4°C) to 50°F (10°C), while average low temperatures are below freezing and range in between 18°F (-7.8°C) to 27°F (-2.8°C). Brookings along the state highway 14 in eastern South Dakota is between 21°F (-6.1°C) to 40°F (4.4°C), Mobridge along state highway 12 in the central portion registers between 23°F (-5°C) to 41°F (5°C), while Custer along state highway 16 in the western portion is between 23°F (-5°C) to 44°F (6.7°C).
November sees little rain but a moderate amount of snow to the tune of 5" (127mm) to 6" (152mm) in many parts of the state.
Sunshine limits to 6 hours a day, and there are about 15 sunny days during the month. The ground quickly changes to white, and the conditions become windy and lean towards cold.
November usually registers a few tourist numbers and ends the summer tourism in South Dakota, although there is no shortage of winter activities.