Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1916

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1916
1-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1915 1907
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1914 1934
Apr–May 1916
2-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1909 1907
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 1934
Mar–May 1916
3-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1915 1899
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1914 2012
Ties: 1927
Feb–May 1916
4-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1914 1899
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2012
Ties: 1906, 1962, 1993
Jan–May 1916
5-Month
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.0°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1899
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2012
Ties: 1912
Dec 1915–May 1916
6-Month
28.4°F
(-2.0°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1915 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2012
Ties: 1907, 1915, 1982, 2011
Nov 1915–May 1916
7-Month
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1899
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2012
Ties: 1960, 1971
Oct 1915–May 1916
8-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1899
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2012
Ties: 2011
Sep 1915–May 1916
9-Month
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1899
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2012
Ties: 1918, 1951, 1962, 1966, 1993
Aug 1915–May 1916
10-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1899
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2012
Jul 1915–May 1916
11-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.3°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1899
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2012
Ties: 1920, 1993
Jun 1915–May 1916
12-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2012
Ties: 1936
Dec 1914–May 1916
18-Month
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1979
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2000, 2006
Ties: 1899
Jun 1914–May 1916
24-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1917
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2000, 2017
Jun 1913–May 1916
36-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1914 1918
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2000
Ties: 1901, 1908, 1912, 1973, 2011
Jun 1912–May 1916
48-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1915 1899
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2007
Ties: 1909, 1912, 1913, 1915, 1929, 1950, 1971
Jun 1911–May 1916
60-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1908 1920
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2006, 2007
Ties: 1901, 1906, 1908

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/