Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1920

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1920
1-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1907
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 1934
Apr–May 1920
2-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-5.1°F
(-2.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1907
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 1934
Mar–May 1920
3-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.2°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1899
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Ties: 1924
Feb–May 1920
4-Month
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1899
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Jan–May 1920
5-Month
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1899
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Ties: 1903, 1997
Dec 1919–May 1920
6-Month
28.8°F
(-1.8°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Ties: 1909, 1918
Nov 1919–May 1920
7-Month
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1899
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Oct 1919–May 1920
8-Month
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.2°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1899
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Sep 1919–May 1920
9-Month
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1899
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Ties: 1956
Aug 1919–May 1920
10-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1899
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Ties: 1952, 1997
Jul 1919–May 1920
11-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1899
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Ties: 1916, 1993
Jun 1919–May 1920
12-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1899
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Ties: 1907, 1950
Dec 1918–May 1920
18-Month
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1979
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2000, 2006
Ties: 1906, 1910, 1971
Jun 1918–May 1920
24-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2000, 2017
Ties: 1969, 1971, 1972, 2011
Jun 1917–May 1920
36-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1918
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2000
Ties: 1913, 1967, 1971
Jun 1916–May 1920
48-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1899
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1917 2007
Ties: 1900
Jun 1915–May 1920
60-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1920
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2006, 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 30, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/