Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1900
1-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
5.2°F
(2.9°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1907
10th Warmest Warmest to Date 1934
Ties: 1988
Apr–May 1900
2-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
5.1°F
(2.8°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1907
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 1934
Mar–May 1900
3-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
24th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1963, 2010
Feb–May 1900
4-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
52nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–May 1900
5-Month
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
31st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1984
Dec 1899–May 1900
6-Month
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
37th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1911
Nov 1899–May 1900
7-Month
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
27th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1908, 1946, 1983
Oct 1899–May 1900
8-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
33rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1983
Sep 1899–May 1900
9-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
30th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1963, 2007
Aug 1899–May 1900
10-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
31st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1958, 1963, 1977, 1983, 1988
Jul 1899–May 1900
11-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
37th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1901, 1938, 2015
Jun 1899–May 1900
12-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
40th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1914, 2008, 2015
Dec 1898–May 1900
18-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1979
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2000, 2006
Ties: 1970
Jun 1898–May 1900
24-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
108th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000, 2017
Jun 1897–May 1900
36-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
107th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Ties: 1907, 1995
Jun 1896–May 1900
48-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
117th Warmest Warmest to Date 2007
Ties: 1920
Jun 1895–May 1900
60-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1920
119th Warmest Warmest to Date 2006, 2007
Ties: 1907, 1919

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  • 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/