Climate at a Glance

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1899
1-Month
70.0°F
(21.1°C)
70.5°F
(21.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1915
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 1937, 1983
Ties: 1926, 1962, 1980
Jul–Aug 1899
2-Month
70.9°F
(21.6°C)
71.5°F
(21.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1992
77th Warmest Warmest to Date 1936
Ties: 1922, 1971, 2015
Jun–Aug 1899
3-Month
68.9°F
(20.5°C)
69.6°F
(20.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1915
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 1936
Ties: 2019
May–Aug 1899
4-Month
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1915
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 1936
Ties: 1898, 2008
Apr–Aug 1899
5-Month
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1907
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 1934, 1936
Ties: 1935, 1982
Mar–Aug 1899
6-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.0°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1950
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Feb–Aug 1899
7-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
-5.3°F
(-2.9°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1899
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Jan–Aug 1899
8-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.6°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1950
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Dec 1898–Aug 1899
9-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1950
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Nov 1898–Aug 1899
10-Month
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1899, 1979
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1979
Oct 1898–Aug 1899
11-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
-4.7°F
(-2.6°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1899
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Sep 1898–Aug 1899
12-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.4°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1899
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Mar 1898–Aug 1899
18-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1899
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2006, 2016
Sep 1897–Aug 1899
24-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1979
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2006
Ties: 1952
Sep 1896–Aug 1899
36-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1899
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2000, 2007
Sep 1895–Aug 1899
48-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1899, 1918
122nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2007
Ties: 1918

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/