Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1912

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1912
1-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1910 1907
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1911 1934
Ties: 1940, 1951, 1965
Apr–May 1912
2-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1911 1907
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1906 1934
Ties: 2001
Mar–May 1912
3-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1909 1899
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2012
Ties: 1906, 1935, 1956
Feb–May 1912
4-Month
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1909 1899
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2012
Ties: 1905, 1924
Jan–May 1912
5-Month
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2012
Ties: 1916
Dec 1911–May 1912
6-Month
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2012
Nov 1911–May 1912
7-Month
27.1°F
(-2.7°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2012
Oct 1911–May 1912
8-Month
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2012
Sep 1911–May 1912
9-Month
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2012
Aug 1911–May 1912
10-Month
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.1°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2012
Ties: 1936
Jul 1911–May 1912
11-Month
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2012
Jun 1911–May 1912
12-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2012
Dec 1910–May 1912
18-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1905 1979
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2000, 2006
Ties: 1903, 2019
Jun 1910–May 1912
24-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1917
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2000, 2017
Ties: 1928, 1980
Jun 1909–May 1912
36-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1909 1918
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2000
Ties: 1901, 1908, 1916, 1973, 2011
Jun 1908–May 1912
48-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1909 1899
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2007
Ties: 1909, 1913, 1915, 1916, 1929, 1950, 1971
Jun 1907–May 1912
60-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1910 1920
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2006, 2007

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