Pierre
South Dakota, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Pierre, SD

The Capitol Dome building in Pierre, South Dakota, set in a beautiful tree park, reflected in the waterfront
The Capitol Dome building in Pierre, South Dakota, set in a beautiful tree park, reflected in the waterfront
January, the same as December, in Pierre, South Dakota, is another subzero cold winter month, with average temperature varying between 6.8°F (-14°C) and 26.6°F (-3°C).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 26.6°F (-3°C) and an average low-temperature of 6.8°F (-14°C).

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall is January when the rain falls for 6 days and typically collects 0.2" (6mm) of precipitation.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in Pierre is 9.3h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine in Pierre is 6h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 transform into the following instructions:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the coldest month in Pierre?

With an average high-temperature of 26.6°F (-3°C) and an average low-temperature of 6.8°F (-14°C), January is the coldest month in Pierre, South Dakota.

What is the temperature in January in Pierre?

In January, the average high-temperature is 26.6°F (-3°C), and the average low-temperature is 6.8°F (-14°C).

How many days does it rain in January in Pierre?

In Pierre, South Dakota, in January, it is raining for 6 days, with typically 0.2" (6mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the driest month in Pierre?

The month with the least rainfall is January when the rain falls for 6 days and typically collects 0.2" (6mm) of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Pierre have in January?

The average length of the day in January in Pierre, South Dakota, is 9.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Pierre have in January?

In Pierre, South Dakota, the average sunshine in January is 6h.

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

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in January in Pierre?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Pierre, South Dakota, 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 January - Pierre, SD
  • Average high temperature in January: 27°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (7°F).

Average rainfall in January - Pierre, SD
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (2.8").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (0.2").

Average rainfall days in January - Pierre, SD
  • Average rainfall days in January: 6 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are May and June (10 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are October and November (5 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Pierre, SD
  • Average daylight in January: 9.3h

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

  • Average sunshine in January: 6h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 5).

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

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).