Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1911

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1911
1-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1910 1907
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1934
Ties: 1896
Apr–May 1911
2-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1910 1907
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1910 1934
Ties: 1910, 1936, 1989, 2003, 2007
Mar–May 1911
3-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
3.2°F
(1.7°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1909 1899
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1910 2012
Ties: 1939
Feb–May 1911
4-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1910 1899
29th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 2015
Jan–May 1911
5-Month
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1910 1899
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1908 2012
Dec 1910–May 1911
6-Month
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1910 1917
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1908 2012
Ties: 1900
Nov 1910–May 1911
7-Month
32.1°F
(0.1°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1910 1899
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1908 2012
Ties: 1919, 1974
Oct 1910–May 1911
8-Month
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1910 1899
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1908 2012
Ties: 1925
Sep 1910–May 1911
9-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1910 1899
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1908 2012
Ties: 1932
Aug 1910–May 1911
10-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1910 1899
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1908 2012
Ties: 1944
Jul 1910–May 1911
11-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1910 1899
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1908 2012
Ties: 1908, 1985
Jun 1910–May 1911
12-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1910 1899
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Ties: 1983
Dec 1909–May 1911
18-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1910 1979
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2000, 2006
Ties: 1914, 1947, 1975
Jun 1909–May 1911
24-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1910 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2000, 2017
Ties: 1926, 1959
Jun 1908–May 1911
36-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1910 1918
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2000
Ties: 1922, 1924, 1962, 1966, 1986, 1994
Jun 1907–May 1911
48-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1910 1899
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1903 2007
Ties: 1922, 1927, 1938, 1948, 1960, 1975, 1995
Jun 1906–May 1911
60-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1910 1920
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1904 2006, 2007
Ties: 1914, 1915, 1979, 1998

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/