Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1938
1-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
6.6°F
(3.6°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1925
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 1963
Sep–Oct 1938
2-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
5.3°F
(3.0°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1896
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 1963
Aug–Oct 1938
3-Month
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
5.0°F
(2.8°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 1938
Jul–Oct 1938
4-Month
66.8°F
(19.3°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1993
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1936
Jun–Oct 1938
5-Month
67.0°F
(19.4°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1915, 1951
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1936
May–Oct 1938
6-Month
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1915
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1936
Apr–Oct 1938
7-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1907
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1936
Ties: 1900
Mar–Oct 1938
8-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1951
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2012
Ties: 2007, 2016
Feb–Oct 1938
9-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899, 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1988
Jan–Oct 1938
10-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1976, 1991, 1998, 2007
Dec 1937–Oct 1938
11-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1955, 1990
Nov 1937–Oct 1938
12-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1992
May 1937–Oct 1938
18-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1935, 1939, 1940, 2005
Nov 1936–Oct 1938
24-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2000
Ties: 1926, 1943, 1983, 1998
Nov 1935–Oct 1938
36-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2000, 2007
Ties: 1945
Nov 1934–Oct 1938
48-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1918
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2007
Ties: 1921, 1922, 1924, 1945, 1948, 1966
Nov 1933–Oct 1938
60-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1919
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2007
Ties: 1988, 2013, 2014

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/