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Winter

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December and January both see avg. daytime highs of 38˚ with lows of 13˚; February warms up one degree with a high of 39˚ and a low of 14˚. During these months, towns like Lead see an average of 25+ inches of snow which draws many ski and snowmobile enthusiasts from all around. Average yearly snowfall in the Black Hills is over 200 inches annually, mostly occurring at elevations above 5,000 feet and typically between the months of November and April. 

Visit the National Weather Service for more up to date weather information.

Things to see & do in Winter

Hunting
Outdoor Recreation

Hunting

Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway
Road Trips & Scenic Drives

Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway

Public Sculptures
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Public Sculptures

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Road to Rushmore

Rapid City
Cities & Towns

Rapid City

Upcoming Winter Events

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