Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1906

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1906
1-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1905 1907
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1904 1934
Apr–May 1906
2-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1905 1907
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1934
Ties: 1946, 1952, 1962
Mar–May 1906
3-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1905 2012
Ties: 1912, 1935, 1956
Feb–May 1906
4-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1905 1899
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2012
Ties: 1916, 1962, 1993
Jan–May 1906
5-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1905 1899
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2012
Ties: 1944
Dec 1905–May 1906
6-Month
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1905 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2012
Ties: 1902, 1930
Nov 1905–May 1906
7-Month
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1905 1899
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Ties: 1925, 1945
Oct 1905–May 1906
8-Month
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1905 1899
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2012
Ties: 1940
Sep 1905–May 1906
9-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1905 1899
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2012
Ties: 2013
Aug 1905–May 1906
10-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1905 1899
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2012
Ties: 1919, 1989, 2013
Jul 1905–May 1906
11-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1905 1899
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2012
Ties: 1898, 1933, 2009
Jun 1905–May 1906
12-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1905 1899
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2012
Ties: 1922
Dec 1904–May 1906
18-Month
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1905 1979
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2000, 2006
Ties: 1910, 1920, 1971
Jun 1904–May 1906
24-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1905 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2000, 2017
Ties: 1903, 1908, 1910, 1957, 1960, 2019
Jun 1903–May 1906
36-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1905 1918
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1904 2000
Ties: 1904, 1929, 1980
Jun 1902–May 1906
48-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1899
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1905 2007
Ties: 1907, 1953
Jun 1901–May 1906
60-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1920
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1905 2006, 2007
Ties: 1901, 1908, 1916

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/