Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1898
1-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest to Date 1907
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 1934
Ties: 1930, 1953
Apr–May 1898
2-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1907
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1897 1934
Ties: 1904, 1929, 1954, 1984, 2009
Mar–May 1898
3-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1899
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1895 2012
Ties: 1913, 1923
Feb–May 1898
4-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1899
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1949, 1952, 1957, 1969, 1971, 1995, 2002
Jan–May 1898
5-Month
33.9°F
(1.1°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1899
56th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1902, 1930
Dec 1897–May 1898
6-Month
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1917
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Nov 1897–May 1898
7-Month
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1899
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1918, 1947
Oct 1897–May 1898
8-Month
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1899
78th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1933, 1994
Sep 1897–May 1898
9-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1899
53rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1902, 1938, 1968, 1985, 2008
Aug 1897–May 1898
10-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1899
69th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1910, 1957, 2009
Jul 1897–May 1898
11-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1899
67th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1906, 1933, 2009
Jun 1897–May 1898
12-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1899
72nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1910, 1915, 2009
Dec 1896–May 1898
18-Month
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1979
90th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000, 2006
Ties: 1965, 1969, 2010
Jun 1896–May 1898
24-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1917
113th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000, 2017
Ties: 1905
Jun 1895–May 1898
36-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
7th Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
116th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/