Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1901
1-Month
20.2°F
(-6.6°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
5.2°F
(2.8°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1937
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2006
Ties: 1906
Dec 1900–Jan 1901
2-Month
22.8°F
(-5.1°C)
17.4°F
(-8.1°C)
5.4°F
(3.0°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1979
22nd Warmest Warmest to Date 1992
Nov 1900–Jan 1901
3-Month
24.4°F
(-4.2°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1979
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2000
Ties: 1924
Oct 1900–Jan 1901
4-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2000
Sep 1900–Jan 1901
5-Month
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1897
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2006
Ties: 2008, 2015
Aug 1900–Jan 1901
6-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1912
24th Warmest Warmest to Date 2006
Ties: 1995
Jul 1900–Jan 1901
7-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1912
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2006
Ties: 1900, 1953, 1975, 1983
Jun 1900–Jan 1901
8-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1952
27th Warmest Warmest to Date 2006
Ties: 1935, 1953
May 1900–Jan 1901
9-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1952
20th Warmest Warmest to Date 1989
Ties: 2008, 2017
Apr 1900–Jan 1901
10-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1952
13th Warmest Warmest to Date 2006
Ties: 1932, 1992, 1999, 2000
Mar 1900–Jan 1901
11-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1952
21st Warmest Warmest to Date 2013
Feb 1900–Jan 1901
12-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
30th Warmest Warmest to Date 2013
Ties: 1919, 2003
Aug 1899–Jan 1901
18-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
26th Warmest Warmest to Date 2013
Ties: 1934
Feb 1899–Jan 1901
24-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1952
75th Warmest Warmest to Date 2007
Ties: 1909, 1912, 1924, 2011
Feb 1898–Jan 1901
36-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
96th Warmest Warmest to Date 2007, 2008, 2018
Ties: 1910, 1912, 1954, 1967, 1997
Feb 1897–Jan 1901
48-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
101st Warmest Warmest to Date 2008
Ties: 1913, 1916, 1971, 1972
Feb 1896–Jan 1901
60-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1920
111th Warmest Warmest to Date 2008
Ties: 1917

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/