Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of September 2020. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1931

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Coolest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Warmest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1931
1-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1907
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 1934
Apr–May 1931
2-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1907
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1930 1934
Ties: 1902, 1942, 1965
Mar–May 1931
3-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1899
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1930 2012
Ties: 1993
Feb–May 1931
4-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1899
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1930 2012
Jan–May 1931
5-Month
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
4.8°F
(2.7°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1899
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 1930–May 1931
6-Month
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
4.8°F
(2.7°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1917
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 1930–May 1931
7-Month
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
4.3°F
(2.3°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1899
10th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Oct 1930–May 1931
8-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
3.3°F
(1.9°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1899
11th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 2017
Sep 1930–May 1931
9-Month
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1899
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Ties: 1921
Aug 1930–May 1931
10-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1899
10th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 2017
Jul 1930–May 1931
11-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1899
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1987
Jun 1930–May 1931
12-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1899
11th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 1929–May 1931
18-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1979
22nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2000, 2006
Jun 1929–May 1931
24-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2000, 2017
Jun 1928–May 1931
36-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1918
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1923 2000
Ties: 1975, 1984
Jun 1927–May 1931
48-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1899
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1927 2007
Ties: 1902, 1925, 1949, 1959, 2011
Jun 1926–May 1931
60-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1920
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2006, 2007
Ties: 1904, 1922, 1928, 1960, 1974

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/