February weather forecast and climate
Pierre, SD

The Capitol Dome building in Pierre, South Dakota, set in a beautiful tree park
The Capitol Dome building in Pierre, South Dakota, set in a beautiful tree park

Weather in February

February, the last month of the winter, in Pierre, is also a subzero cold month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 28.8°F (-1.8°C) and an average low of 15.3°F (-9.3°C).

Temperature

In February, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in January - a still freezing cold 28.8°F (-1.8°C). In February, the average low-temperature is 15.3°F (-9.3°C).

Humidity

In Pierre, South Dakota, the average relative humidity is 80%.

Rainfall

In February, the rain falls for 2.4 days. Throughout February, 0.55" (14mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Pierre, there are 98.5 rainfall days, and 13.7" (348mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. February is the month with the most snowfall in Pierre. Snow falls for 10 days and accumulates 3.66" (93mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Pierre, the average length of the day is 10.5h.

Sunshine

In Pierre, South Dakota, the average sunshine is 5.8h.

UV index

February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Pierre. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In February, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in February in Pierre?

The average high-temperature, in February, in Pierre, is 28.8°F (-1.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 15.3°F (-9.3°C).

What is the average humidity in February in Pierre?

In Pierre, the average relative humidity in February is 80%.

How much does it rain in Pierre in February?

In February, in Pierre, South Dakota, the rain falls for 2.4 days. Throughout February, 0.55" (14mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in February in Pierre?

In February, in Pierre, it is snowing for 10 days. Throughout February, 3.66" (93mm) of snow is accumulated.

When does it snow the most in Pierre?

February is the month with the most snowfall in Pierre. Snow falls for 10 days and accumulates 3.66" (93mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in February in Pierre?

In February, the average length of the day in Pierre, South Dakota, is 10.5h.

How long on average sun shines in February in Pierre?

In Pierre, South Dakota, the average sunshine in February is 5.8h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Pierre?

Months with the lowest UV index are February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

What is the UV index intensity in February in Pierre?

In Pierre, South Dakota, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in February
Pierre, SD

Average temperature in February - Pierre, SD
  • Average high temperature in February: 28.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 15.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (67.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (12.6°F).

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Average pressure in February
Pierre, SD

Average pressure in February - Pierre, SD
  • Average pressure in February: 30.15"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.84").

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Average wind speed in February
Pierre, SD

Average wind speed in February - Pierre, SD
  • Average wind speed in February: 9.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.9mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are February and August (9.9mph).

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Average humidity in February
Pierre, SD

Average humidity in February - Pierre, SD
  • Average humidity in February: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (85%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are August and September (52%).

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Average rainfall in February
Pierre, SD

Average rainfall in February - Pierre, SD
  • Average rainfall in February: 0.55"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (2.24").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.35").

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Average rainfall days in February
Pierre, SD

Average rainfall days in February - Pierre, SD
  • Average rainfall days in February: 2.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (14.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2.4 days).

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Average snowfall in February
Pierre, SD

Average snowfall in February - Pierre, SD
  • Average snowfall in February: 3.66"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (3.66").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in February
Pierre, SD

Average snowfall days in February - Pierre, SD
  • Average snowfall days in February: 10 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (10 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Pierre, SD

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Pierre, SD
  • Average daylight in February: 10.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 5.8h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4.6h).

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Average sunshine days in February
Pierre, SD

Average sunshine days in February - Pierre, SD
  • Average sunshine days in February: 17.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (22.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (13.7 days).

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Average UV index in February
Pierre, SD

Average UV index in February - Pierre, SD
  • Average UV index in February: 1

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are February and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in February
Pierre, SD

Average cloud cover in February - Pierre, SD
  • Average cloud cover in February: 48

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 50).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 19).

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Average visibility in February
Pierre, SD

Average visibility in February - Pierre, SD
  • Average visibility in February: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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