Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1934

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1934
1-Month
68.0°F
(20.0°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
12.0°F
(6.7°C)
128th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1907
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 1934
Apr–May 1934
2-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
7.1°F
(3.9°C)
128th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1907
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 1934
Mar–May 1934
3-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
4.9°F
(2.7°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1899
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1910 2012
Feb–May 1934
4-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
5.1°F
(2.9°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1899
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–May 1934
5-Month
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
5.9°F
(3.3°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1899
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 1933–May 1934
6-Month
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
5.0°F
(2.8°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1917
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 1933–May 1934
7-Month
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
4.7°F
(2.6°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1899
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Oct 1933–May 1934
8-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
4.1°F
(2.3°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1899
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Sep 1933–May 1934
9-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
4.2°F
(2.4°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1899
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1981
Aug 1933–May 1934
10-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
3.7°F
(2.1°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1899
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1981, 1992
Jul 1933–May 1934
11-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
3.7°F
(2.1°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1899
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1999
Jun 1933–May 1934
12-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
4.2°F
(2.3°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1899
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 1932–May 1934
18-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1979
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2000, 2006
Ties: 1932, 2022
Jun 1932–May 1934
24-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2000, 2017
Jun 1931–May 1934
36-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1918
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Ties: 1989, 2001, 2004
Jun 1930–May 1934
48-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1899
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2007
Ties: 2008
Jun 1929–May 1934
60-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1920
11th Warmest Warmest to Date 2006, 2007
Ties: 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/