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Lead Weather Records

Lead, South Dakota weather data and records from 1909–2022 based on data compiled by the NOAA.
All data displayed in U.S. customary units.
All data displayed in metric units.
All-Time Recorded High
The highest temperature ever recorded in Lead, South Dakota was 100.9 °F38.3 °C which occurred on July 7, 1936.
Highest Temperatures: All-Time By Year
All-Time Recorded Low
The lowest temperature ever recorded in Lead, South Dakota was -40.0 °F-40.0 °C which occurred on February 8, 1936.
Lowest Temperatures: All-Time By Year
Lead Weather by Month
Averages based on the years 1991–2020
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
☀️ Average high (°F°C) 36.42.4 36.82.6 45.17.3 51.811.0 61.116.2 72.022.2 79.726.5 78.826.0 70.121.1 55.413.0 44.06.7 36.32.4 55.813.2
🌙 Average low (°F°C) 16.9-8.4 16.8-8.4 24.0-4.4 30.8-0.7 39.94.4 49.49.6 56.013.3 54.512.5 46.37.9 34.51.4 24.9-4.0 17.9-7.9 34.51.4
☀️ Record high (°F°C) 69.120.6 69.120.6 79.026.1 84.028.9 89.131.7 98.136.7 100.938.3 98.136.7 96.135.6 87.130.6 75.924.4 66.919.4 100.938.3
🌙 Record low (°F°C) -32.1-35.6 -40.0-40.0 -20.0-28.9 -5.1-20.6 8.1-13.3 24.1-4.4 30.9-0.6 30.0-1.1 12.0-11.1 -11.9-24.4 -18.9-28.3 -33.0-36.1 -40.0-40.0
💧 Average precipitation (inchescm) 1.53.8 1.84.7 2.25.7 3.59.0 4.912.4 3.89.7 3.17.9 2.35.9 2.05.0 3.38.4 1.74.4 1.53.8 31.479.7
💧 Daily % chance precipitation 34.4 39.4 36.0 43.1 45.6 44.5 38.6 29.8 27.9 33.8 32.0 32.2 36.4
❄️ Average snow (inchescm) 24.261.5 27.269.0 26.968.4 29.073.6 6.416.3 0.92.2 0.00.0 0.00.0 1.84.6 19.248.7 22.356.7 25.163.7 179.3455.4
❄️ Daily % chance snow 33.6 36.4 29.5 25.1 6.6 0.8 0.0 0.0 2.0 15.4 26.4 29.7 16.8
More Lead Weather Records
1909–2022
Highest daily low 77.0 °F25.0 °C July 28, 1917
Lowest daily high -22.0 °F-30.0 °C February 2, 1989
Most daily precipitation 5.7 inches14.6 cm May 31, 1909
Most monthly precipitation 15.1 inches38.4 cm May 1946
Most yearly precipitation 49.5 inches125.8 cm 2013
Earliest freeze July 3 1921
Latest freeze June 25 1958
Earliest snow August 24 1910
Latest snow June 19 1973
Most daily snow 52.0 inches132.1 cm March 14, 1973
Most monthly snow 93.5 inches237.5 cm March 1977
Most yearly snow 319.9 inches812.5 cm 1996
Lead Weather Streaks
Most consecutive days...
With precipitation 13 days Jun 1–13, 1943
Without precipitation 49 days Aug 15 – Oct 2, 2012
With snow 10 days Jan 1–10, 1999
High temperature ≤ 32 °F0 °C
freezing temperatures
27 days Jan 25 – Feb 20, 1936
High temperature ≥ 80 °F27 °C 24 days Jul 2–25, 2017
High temperature ≥ 90 °F32 °C 7 days Jul 22–28, 1931
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Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1909–2022 Lead location