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South Dakota Climate and Weather

Real-time weather data from SDSU's automatic weather stations

 

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-- Most recent 5-min data --
Station
Date
Temp
RH
Wind (mph)
Radiation
Tot. Precip
5-min
Multi-
Time
(°F)
(%)
Speed/Gust
Dir
(W/m²)
(inch)
data/graph
Platform
ANTELOPE RANGE
03/04 15:00
15.5 (1)
35
13 (18)
298 (NW)
78
0
BERESFORD
03/04 16:00
13.9 (-2)
41
16 (23)
216 (SW)
406
0
BISON
03/04 15:30
13.2 (-2)
33
14 (20)
323 (NW)
371
0
BOWDLE
01/29 12:40
27.4 (15)
70
16 (20)
0 (N)
206
0
BRITTON
03/04 16:30
0.7 (-17)
58
13 (17)
316 (NW)
308
0
BROOKINGS
03/04 16:00
2.8 (-16)
57
16 (22)
326 (NW)
491
0
COTTONWOOD
02/16 23:55
25.2 (18)
87
6 (8)
0 (N)
0
0
EAGLE BUTTE
03/04 15:00
12.6 (-2)
35
13 (21)
320 (NW)
401
0
EDGEMONT
03/04 15:00
17.6 (7)
48
8 (21)
3 (N)
447
0
FAULKTON
03/04 16:00
7.5 (-10)
58
15 (19)
352 (N)
494
0
GETTYSBURG
03/04 16:30
9.6 (-5)
44
12 (17)
292 (W)
342
0
GROTON
03/04 16:30
1.5 (-16)
58
13 (17)
317 (NW)
373
0
HAMILL
03/04 16:30
12.7 (-2)
50
13 (17)
307 (NW)
153
0
HIGHMORE
03/04 16:00
8 (-7)
48
11 (16)
0 (N)
247
0
LEMMON
03/04 15:30
12.5 (0)
33
10 (14)
341 (N)
340
0
LEOLA
03/04 16:00
1.2 (-15)
51
11 (17)
304 (NW)
379
0
MAHTO
03/04 15:30
8.1 (-8)
41
13 (19)
333 (NW)
350
0
MARTIN
03/04 15:00
13.7 (3)
59
8 (13)
0 (N)
202
0
MCINTOSH
03/04 15:00
9.8 (-4)
39
10 (15)
351 (N)
382
0
OACOMA
02/24 17:00
44.3 (42)
46
5 (7)
77 (E)
16
0
OAK LAKE
03/04 16:00
1.4 (-19)
61
17 (22)
0 (N)
432
0
ORAL
03/04 15:30
17.9 (7)
61
9 (12)
59 (NE)
384
0
PIERRE
03/04 16:00
14.1 (2)
42
10 (15)
0 (N)
545
0
REDFIELD
03/04 16:30
7.1 (-9)
59
13 (17)
344 (N)
339
0
SIOUXFALLS LANDFILL
03/04 16:30
6.4 (-12)
60
16 (21)
292 (W)
272
0
SOUTH SHORE
03/04 16:30
-0.7 (-21)
57
16 (21)
297 (NW)
349
0
TIMBER LAKE
07/10 17:00
78.5 (80)
62
0 (0)
0 (N)
401
0
WHITE LAKE
03/04 16:30
10.8 (-6)
51
15 (20)
313 (NW)
320
0
WHITE RIVER
03/04 16:00
15.4 (1)
51
14 (18)
336 (NW)
454
0
Above data are sample observations. Wind chill (Feels like temperature) is included in blue text during winter. Heat index is in red text during summer.
Date reflects local time. Precipitation is totaled for the last 5 minutes. Wind gust within the last 5 minutes is displayed.


-- Data summary since midnight using 5-min data --
Station
Temperature (°F)
Rel. Humidity(%)
Wind Speed (mph)
Radiation
Precip
Hi
Lo
Hi
Lo
Avg
Gust
Max (W/m²)
Total
ANTELOPE RANGE
16 (39)
-6 (18.1)
85
35
11
24 (10:55)
745
0 (0.02)
BERESFORD
16 (38.6)
-2 (18.7)
87
34
9
36 (13:35)
711
0 (0.03)
BISON
14 (39)
-5 (18.1)
81
33
13
28 (12:10)
729
0 (0.02)
BRITTON
2 (35)
-8 (16.9)
85
57
9
25 (10:50)
810
0 (0.02)
BROOKINGS
6 (33.9)
-7 (15.5)
83
57
7
24 (13:00)
1006
0 (0.03)
EAGLE BUTTE
13 (37.8)
-2 (17.6)
79
35
13
28 (10:05)
667
0 (0.03)
EDGEMONT
18 (47.1)
-10 (18.9)
83
46
8
27 (11:50)
675
0 (0.03)
FAULKTON
8 (36.7)
-8 (15.7)
81
50
12
26 (06:30)
836
0 (0.04)
GETTYSBURG
10 (34.9)
-4 (13.3)
80
44
13
29 (10:40)
746
0 (0.04)
GROTON
3 (34.1)
-11 (14.8)
84
52
12
27 (11:50)
811
0 (0.02)
HAMILL
14 (43.5)
1 (19.4)
77
49
12
26 (12:55)
1011
0 (0.03)
HIGHMORE
8 (38.5)
-7 (17.6)
79
48
11
26 (10:50)
707
0 (0)
LEMMON
13 (38.3)
-6 (17.2)
79
33
14
30 (00:25)
623
0 (0.03)
LEOLA
3 (32.6)
-5 (12.4)
83
50
11
29 (11:00)
750
0 (0.04)
MAHTO
9 (35.4)
-4 (13.5)
80
40
16
34 (08:30)
720
0 (0.03)
MARTIN
14 (43.9)
-4 (19.5)
86
57
10
21 (09:45)
803
0 (0.03)
MCINTOSH
10 (36.9)
-4 (18.1)
79
39
13
27 (09:15)
633
0 (0.02)
OAK LAKE
6 (33.9)
-10 (15.5)
86
58
10
25 (14:40)
868
0 (0.03)
ORAL
20 (47.5)
-5 (18.1)
86
51
5
17 (08:10)
679
0.01 (0.02)
PIERRE
14 (40.4)
1 (19.3)
81
42
10
25 (12:35)
944
0 (0.03)
REDFIELD
8 (35.7)
-15 (15.5)
85
51
10
26 (09:40)
789
0 (0.03)
SIOUXFALLS LANDFILL
11 (37.4)
-1 (18.1)
88
56
11
31 (10:00)
834
0 (0.04)
SOUTH SHORE
2 (33.3)
-11 (15)
83
57
10
24 (09:55)
795
0 (0.03)
WHITE LAKE
12 (39.2)
-2 (17.2)
79
48
10
29 (13:35)
779
0 (0)
WHITE RIVER
16 (44.4)
3 (19.5)
71
51
8
25 (13:55)
815
0 (0.03)
Data since midnight is populated from 5-minute data. Data in green in paranthesis is normals for the day.

Note:
Weather stations report data after every 5 minutes, 1hour and 24 hours.
This module displays the recent 5-minute, and hourly data. Statistics since midnight is also included in this module.
Normals are included in green numerics. Normal temperature indicates an average for the day in the 30 years (1981-2010).
Normal precip is the total for the day. Sample measurements are colored black. Wind gust measurements are in red text.