Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1938
1-Month
17.5°F
(-8.1°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
2.5°F
(1.3°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1937
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2006
Dec 1937–Jan 1938
2-Month
17.8°F
(-7.9°C)
17.4°F
(-8.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1992, 2021
Ties: 1932, 2008
Nov 1937–Jan 1938
3-Month
21.7°F
(-5.7°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2021
Ties: 1974, 2009
Oct 1937–Jan 1938
4-Month
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2000
Ties: 1951
Sep 1937–Jan 1938
5-Month
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1897
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2006
Aug 1937–Jan 1938
6-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2006
Ties: 1961, 2015
Jul 1937–Jan 1938
7-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2006
Ties: 1902, 1935, 2018
Jun 1937–Jan 1938
8-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1952
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2022
Ties: 1902, 1980
May 1937–Jan 1938
9-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1952
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2022
Ties: 1923, 1987, 2019
Apr 1937–Jan 1938
10-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1952
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2006
Mar 1937–Jan 1938
11-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1952
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2013
Ties: 2001
Feb 1937–Jan 1938
12-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2013
Ties: 1983
Aug 1936–Jan 1938
18-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2013
Ties: 1906, 1919, 1985, 2015
Feb 1936–Jan 1938
24-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1952
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2007
Ties: 1911, 1926, 1957, 2015
Feb 1935–Jan 1938
36-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1918
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2007, 2008, 2018
Ties: 1913, 1926, 1995
Feb 1934–Jan 1938
48-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1918
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2008
Ties: 1947, 1985
Feb 1933–Jan 1938
60-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1920
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2008
Ties: 1933, 1937, 1945, 1978, 1984, 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/