Yankton, South Dakota, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Yankton, South Dakota, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Yankton, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Yankton, South Dakota, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Yankton, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Yankton, South Dakota, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Yankton, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly product.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may become worn. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Yankton, South Dakota, United States of America by month

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January

January for Yankton is freezing. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day.

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February

February here is frigid. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

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March

March in this region is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

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April

Traveling to Yankton in April, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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May

May in Yankton is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally.

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June

June in this region is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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July

If you visit Yankton during July, you will probably find that it is extremely hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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August

August here is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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September

September in Yankton is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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October

October in Yankton is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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November

November in Yankton is cold. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

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December

December in Yankton is frosty. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

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Activities for Yankton, South Dakota, United States of America

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Yankton.

If you go to the Dakota Territorial Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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