Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1926

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1926
1-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
5.3°F
(3.0°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1907
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 1934
Apr–May 1926
2-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1907
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 1934
Mar–May 1926
3-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1899
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Ties: 1921, 1999
Feb–May 1926
4-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1899
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Ties: 2004
Jan–May 1926
5-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1899
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Ties: 1977, 2005
Dec 1925–May 1926
6-Month
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Nov 1925–May 1926
7-Month
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1899
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Oct 1925–May 1926
8-Month
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1899
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Ties: 1902, 1914, 1944
Sep 1925–May 1926
9-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1899
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Ties: 1925, 1935
Aug 1925–May 1926
10-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1899
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Ties: 1908, 1932, 1938
Jul 1925–May 1926
11-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1899
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Ties: 1902, 1940, 1963, 2013
Jun 1925–May 1926
12-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1899
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Ties: 1902, 1944, 1995
Dec 1924–May 1926
18-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1979
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1922 2000, 2006
Ties: 1946, 1993
Jun 1924–May 1926
24-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1922 2000, 2017
Ties: 1911, 1959
Jun 1923–May 1926
36-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1918
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1923 2000
Ties: 1921, 1927, 1957, 1974
Jun 1922–May 1926
48-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1899
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1924 2007
Ties: 1946, 1963, 1966, 1986
Jun 1921–May 1926
60-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1920
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2006, 2007
Ties: 1923, 1927, 1962, 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 4, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/