Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1899
1-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1907
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1897 1934
Ties: 2005
Apr–May 1899
2-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
31st Coolest Coolest to Date 1907
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 1934
Ties: 2002
Mar–May 1899
3-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-6.7°F
(-3.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1899
127th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Feb–May 1899
4-Month
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-8.7°F
(-4.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1899
127th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Jan–May 1899
5-Month
26.3°F
(-3.2°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-7.0°F
(-3.9°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1899
127th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Dec 1898–May 1899
6-Month
24.8°F
(-4.0°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
-6.2°F
(-3.4°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1979
Nov 1898–May 1899
7-Month
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
-6.2°F
(-3.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1899
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Oct 1898–May 1899
8-Month
27.1°F
(-2.7°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-6.2°F
(-3.4°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1899
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Sep 1898–May 1899
9-Month
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
-5.4°F
(-3.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1899
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Aug 1898–May 1899
10-Month
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-4.9°F
(-2.7°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1899
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Jul 1898–May 1899
11-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.6°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1899
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Jun 1898–May 1899
12-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.3°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1899
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Dec 1897–May 1899
18-Month
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
6th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2000, 2006
Ties: 1916
Jun 1897–May 1899
24-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2000, 2017
Ties: 1994
Jun 1896–May 1899
36-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2000
Jun 1895–May 1899
48-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1899
123rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/