Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1897
1-Month
11.2°F
(-11.6°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.2°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1937
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2006
Dec 1896–Jan 1897
2-Month
18.1°F
(-7.7°C)
17.4°F
(-8.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
69th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2021
Ties: 1948
Nov 1896–Jan 1897
3-Month
16.9°F
(-8.4°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
-5.3°F
(-3.0°C)
7th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2021
Ties: 1930, 1952
Oct 1896–Jan 1897
4-Month
23.4°F
(-4.8°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
-5.2°F
(-2.9°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1912
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2000
Sep 1896–Jan 1897
5-Month
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
-5.1°F
(-2.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1897
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2006
Aug 1896–Jan 1897
6-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1912
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2006
Ties: 1952
Jul 1896–Jan 1897
7-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.3°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1912
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2006
Ties: 1952
Jun 1896–Jan 1897
8-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1952
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2006
May 1896–Jan 1897
9-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
6th Coolest Coolest to Date 1952
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1896 1989
Apr 1896–Jan 1897
10-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
6th Coolest Coolest to Date 1952
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2006
Ties: 1917
Mar 1896–Jan 1897
11-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1952
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2013
Ties: 1916
Feb 1896–Jan 1897
12-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.3°C)
6th Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2013
Ties: 1994
Aug 1895–Jan 1897
18-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
11th Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
115th Warmest Warmest to Date 2013
Ties: 1904, 1930
Feb 1895–Jan 1897
24-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1952
122nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2007
Ties: 1905

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/