Places in South Dakota

South Dakota Weather, climate and geography

Weather & climate

Best time to visit

Winters are extremely cold and windy, with adequate snow for winter sports. Summers are hot, with occasional droughts, but are conducive to summer sports and a wide variety of outdoor activities.

Required clothing

Lightweights for the summer and heavyweights for the winter.


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