Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1918

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1918
1-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1907
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1911 1934
Ties: 1978
Apr–May 1918
2-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1907
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 1934
Ties: 1982
Mar–May 1918
3-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1899
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2012
Ties: 2021
Feb–May 1918
4-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1899
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2012
Ties: 1961, 2020
Jan–May 1918
5-Month
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1899
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1914 2012
Dec 1917–May 1918
6-Month
28.8°F
(-1.8°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1914 2012
Ties: 1909, 1920
Nov 1917–May 1918
7-Month
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1899
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1914 2012
Ties: 1898, 1947
Oct 1917–May 1918
8-Month
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1899
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Ties: 1949, 1951, 1993
Sep 1917–May 1918
9-Month
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1899
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Ties: 1916, 1951, 1962, 1966, 1993
Aug 1917–May 1918
10-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1899
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2012
Ties: 1907, 1951
Jul 1917–May 1918
11-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1899
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2012
Ties: 1960
Jun 1917–May 1918
12-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1899
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2012
Ties: 1969
Dec 1916–May 1918
18-Month
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1979
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2000, 2006
Jun 1916–May 1918
24-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2000, 2017
Ties: 1979
Jun 1915–May 1918
36-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1917 2000
Jun 1914–May 1918
48-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1917 2007
Jun 1913–May 1918
60-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1920
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1917 2006, 2007
Ties: 1917, 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on August 1, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/