Hot Days Are Numbered
August 23, 2011, 6:07 PM
There is no doubt this has been a hot summer. The last few weeks have been a little bit cooler, but June and July were extremely warm with plenty of humidity to go along with the heat. Now as the days start getting shorter, we have far less potential to see really hot weather.
Over the course of this month, we will lose about an hour and 18 minutes of daylight. That loss of sunshine drops normal temperatures about five to six degrees over the course of the month. That means by the end of the month, eastern South Dakota will see temperatures that will feel more like fall with highs in the upper 70s.
As we all know, normal readings don't always mean much with our crazy South Dakota weather. We have seen 90-degree readings into October across portions of the state.
This article has been revised to reflect the following correction:
A misspelling was corrected in this story.
© 2011 KELOLAND TV. All Rights Reserved.
3/5/2014 9:55 PM
The kids were ready to start class with a substitute teacher, but then she left the room, and things went horribly wrong.
3/2/2014 7:12 PM
A woman is dead and her husband injured after a fire in Spink County.
3/2/2014 12:41 PM
Members of the Sturgis wrestling team were easy to spot at the South Dakota state tournament. They went bleach blond for Brandon.
3/7/2014 10:01 AM
Yankton Police Chief Brian Paulsen says authorities caught up with Joshua Charles Hudson Friday morning.
3/1/2014 5:25 AM
Neither alcohol or excessive speed appear to be factors in a crash that killed three Minnesota college students, who were members of one of the nation...