Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1904

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1904
1-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1903 1907
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 1934
Ties: 1925, 1960, 2009
Apr–May 1904
2-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1907
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1903 1934
Ties: 1898, 1929, 1954, 1984, 2009
Mar–May 1904
3-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2012
Ties: 1940, 2008
Feb–May 1904
4-Month
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2012
Ties: 1947
Jan–May 1904
5-Month
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2012
Dec 1903–May 1904
6-Month
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2012
Nov 1903–May 1904
7-Month
28.3°F
(-2.1°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2012
Oct 1903–May 1904
8-Month
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2012
Sep 1903–May 1904
9-Month
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2012
Ties: 2019
Aug 1903–May 1904
10-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2012
Jul 1903–May 1904
11-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2012
Jun 1903–May 1904
12-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.3°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2012
Dec 1902–May 1904
18-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1979
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2000, 2006
Jun 1902–May 1904
24-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1917
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2000, 2017
Ties: 1897
Jun 1901–May 1904
36-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2000
Ties: 1906, 1929, 1980
Jun 1900–May 1904
48-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1899
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2007
Ties: 1973, 1980
Jun 1899–May 1904
60-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1903 1920
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2006, 2007
Ties: 1922, 1928, 1931, 1960, 1974

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 2, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/