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

October 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
October, like September, in Pierre, South Dakota, is another comfortable autumn month, with average temperature fluctuating between 37.4°F (3°C) and 62.6°F (17°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature drops, from a moderately hot 75.2°F (24°C) in September, to a comfortable 62.6°F (17°C). In October, the average low-temperature is 37.4°F (3°C).

Rainfall

In Pierre, in October, it is raining for 5 days, with typically 0.9" (23mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 87 rainfall days, and 14.9" (379mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Pierre is 11h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Pierre is 7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. 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 temperature in October in Pierre?

In October, in Pierre, the average high-temperature is 62.6°F (17°C), and the average low-temperature is 37.4°F (3°C).

How much does it rain in Pierre in October?

In Pierre, during October, the rain falls for 5 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.9" (23mm) of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Pierre have in October?

In October, the average length of the day is 11h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Pierre?

In October, the average sunshine in Pierre, South Dakota, is 7h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Pierre?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Pierre, South Dakota, is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Pierre, SD
  • Average high temperature in October: 63°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 October: 37°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 October - Pierre, SD
  • Average rainfall in October: 0.9"

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 October - Pierre, SD
  • Average rainfall days in October: 5 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 October / Average sunshine in October - Pierre, SD
  • Average daylight in October: 11h

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 October: 7h

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 October - Pierre, SD
  • Average UV index in October: 3

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).