Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1905

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1905
1-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.5°C)
7th Coolest Coolest to Date 1907
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1904 1934
Ties: 1915
Apr–May 1905
2-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.8°C)
14th Coolest Coolest to Date 1907
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1904 1934
Ties: 1961
Mar–May 1905
3-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1899
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2012
Ties: 1908, 1929, 1958
Feb–May 1905
4-Month
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1899
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2012
Ties: 1912, 1924
Jan–May 1905
5-Month
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1899
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2012
Ties: 1909, 1924, 1956
Dec 1904–May 1905
6-Month
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2012
Ties: 1971, 1996, 2014
Nov 1904–May 1905
7-Month
30.3°F
(-0.9°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1899
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2012
Ties: 1959, 1975
Oct 1904–May 1905
8-Month
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1899
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2012
Ties: 1913, 1924, 1959, 1975, 2010
Sep 1904–May 1905
9-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1899
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2012
Ties: 1910, 1915, 1928, 1933
Aug 1904–May 1905
10-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1899
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2012
Ties: 1915, 1924, 1927, 1949
Jul 1904–May 1905
11-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1899
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2012
Ties: 1943, 1962
Jun 1904–May 1905
12-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1899
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2012
Ties: 1896, 1943, 1996
Dec 1903–May 1905
18-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1979
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2000, 2006
Ties: 1937
Jun 1903–May 1905
24-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1917
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2000, 2017
Ties: 1898
Jun 1902–May 1905
36-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1904 2000
Jun 1901–May 1905
48-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1899
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1904 2007
Jun 1900–May 1905
60-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1920
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1904 2006, 2007
Ties: 1930, 1970

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/