Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1900
1-Month
23.7°F
(-4.6°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
8.7°F
(4.8°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1937
17th Warmest Warmest to Date 2006
Dec 1899–Jan 1900
2-Month
20.8°F
(-6.2°C)
17.4°F
(-8.1°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1979
39th Warmest Warmest to Date 1992
Ties: 1967, 1990
Nov 1899–Jan 1900
3-Month
26.9°F
(-2.8°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
4.7°F
(2.6°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1979
17th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Ties: 1989, 2005, 2007
Oct 1899–Jan 1900
4-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
20th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Ties: 1934, 1989, 1998
Sep 1899–Jan 1900
5-Month
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1897
27th Warmest Warmest to Date 2006
Ties: 1980
Aug 1899–Jan 1900
6-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
26th Warmest Warmest to Date 2006
Ties: 1919, 1923, 1932, 2004
Jul 1899–Jan 1900
7-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
32nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2006
Ties: 1901, 1953, 1975, 1983
Jun 1899–Jan 1900
8-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1952
38th Warmest Warmest to Date 2006
Ties: 1923, 1988, 1995
May 1899–Jan 1900
9-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1952
45th Warmest Warmest to Date 1989
Ties: 2005
Apr 1899–Jan 1900
10-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1952
46th Warmest Warmest to Date 2006
Ties: 1922, 1947
Mar 1899–Jan 1900
11-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1952
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2013
Ties: 1913, 1984
Feb 1899–Jan 1900
12-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1918
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1899 2013
Ties: 1925
Aug 1898–Jan 1900
18-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1918
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1899 2013
Ties: 1997
Feb 1898–Jan 1900
24-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1952
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1899 2007
Ties: 1997
Feb 1897–Jan 1900
36-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
114th Warmest Warmest to Date 2007, 2008, 2018
Ties: 1906, 1920, 1930
Feb 1896–Jan 1900
48-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1899 2008
Feb 1895–Jan 1900
60-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1920
117th Warmest Warmest to Date 2008
Ties: 1919

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/