Hanna, South Dakota

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Hanna, South Dakota
Unincorporated community
Hanna is located in South Dakota
Hanna
Hanna
Location in the U.S. state of South Dakota
Coordinates: 44°15′42″N 103°50′41″W / 44.26167°N 103.84472°W / 44.26167; -103.84472Coordinates: 44°15′42″N 103°50′41″W / 44.26167°N 103.84472°W / 44.26167; -103.84472
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Lawrence
Elevation 5,669 ft (1,728 m)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
Area code(s) 605
GNIS feature ID 1261765[1]

Hanna is a small unincorporated community in Lawrence County, South Dakota, United States. It is located along the Hanna Road in the Black Hills of South Dakota. The small settlement or village is south of the Hanna Campground and west-southwest of the Lead Country Club. The community is located about twelve miles southwest of Lead, South Dakota.

History[edit]

Hanna was founded in 1904. It was named in honor of a United States Senator, Marc Hanna of Ohio, who died shortly before the community was founded. At one time, a branch of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad ran through the town. The community now contains a pumping station for the Homestake Mine.[2]

Geography[edit]

Hanna is located at (44.261667, -103.844722)[3].

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Hanna, SD
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 69
(21)
66
(19)
74
(23)
84
(29)
88
(31)
96
(36)
99
(37)
98
(37)
96
(36)
84
(29)
74
(23)
65
(18)
99
(37)
Average high °F (°C) 36
(2)
37
(3)
43
(6)
52
(11)
61
(16)
71
(22)
79
(26)
78
(26)
68
(20)
55
(13)
43
(6)
35
(2)
54.8
(12.8)
Daily mean °F (°C) 27
(−3)
28
(−2)
33
(1)
42
(6)
51
(11)
60
(16)
68
(20)
67
(19)
57
(14)
45
(7)
34
(1)
26
(−3)
44.8
(7.3)
Average low °F (°C) 17
(−8)
18
(−8)
23
(−5)
31
(−1)
40
(4)
49
(9)
56
(13)
55
(13)
45
(7)
34
(1)
24
(−4)
16
(−9)
34
(1)
Record low °F (°C) −27
(−33)
−32
(−36)
−17
(−27)
−5
(−21)
9
(−13)
24
(−4)
36
(2)
22
(−6)
15
(−9)
−5
(−21)
−16
(−27)
−33
(−36)
−33
(−36)
Precipitation inches (mm) 1.34
(34)
1.65
(41.9)
2.58
(65.5)
3.55
(90.2)
4.64
(117.9)
3.57
(90.7)
2.76
(70.1)
2.09
(53.1)
1.99
(50.5)
3.04
(77.2)
1.83
(46.5)
1.51
(38.4)
30.55
(776)
Source: The Weather Channel (Historical Monthly Averages)[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ Parker, Watson; Lambert, Hugh K. (1974). Black Hills Ghost Towns (1st ed.). Chicago, IL: The Swallow Press. p. 108. ISBN 0-8040-0637-7. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "Monthly Averages for Hanna, SD". Retrieved October 25, 2013. 

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