Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1937

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1937
1-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1934
Ties: 1992
Apr–May 1937
2-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1934
Ties: 1913, 1914, 2015
Mar–May 1937
3-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1899
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2012
Ties: 1961, 1971, 1978
Feb–May 1937
4-Month
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Jan–May 1937
5-Month
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.4°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1929, 2019
Dec 1936–May 1937
6-Month
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1917
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1956, 1965
Nov 1936–May 1937
7-Month
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1965
Oct 1936–May 1937
8-Month
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Sep 1936–May 1937
9-Month
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1960
Aug 1936–May 1937
10-Month
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1986
Jul 1936–May 1937
11-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1924, 1970, 1975
Jun 1936–May 1937
12-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1933
Dec 1935–May 1937
18-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1979
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2000, 2006
Ties: 1905
Jun 1935–May 1937
24-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1917
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2000, 2017
Ties: 1950
Jun 1934–May 1937
36-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1918
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2000
Ties: 1968
Jun 1933–May 1937
48-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2007
Ties: 1936
Jun 1932–May 1937
60-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1920
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2006, 2007
Ties: 1958, 1987, 1994, 2014

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/