Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1940
1-Month
5.6°F
(-14.7°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
-9.4°F
(-5.3°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1937
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2006
Dec 1939–Jan 1940
2-Month
17.7°F
(-7.9°C)
17.4°F
(-8.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1992
Ties: 1935
Nov 1939–Jan 1940
3-Month
24.2°F
(-4.3°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1979
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2000
Ties: 2015, 2019
Oct 1939–Jan 1940
4-Month
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1912
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2000
Sep 1939–Jan 1940
5-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1897
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2006
Ties: 1923, 1975, 2003, 2013
Aug 1939–Jan 1940
6-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1912
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2006
Ties: 1980, 1990, 2013
Jul 1939–Jan 1940
7-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1912
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2006
Ties: 2003, 2017
Jun 1939–Jan 1940
8-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1952
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2006
Ties: 1954
May 1939–Jan 1940
9-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1952
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1989
Ties: 1941, 1992, 2007
Apr 1939–Jan 1940
10-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1952
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2006
Mar 1939–Jan 1940
11-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1952
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013
Ties: 1931, 1932, 1988
Feb 1939–Jan 1940
12-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013
Ties: 1953, 1958, 1995
Aug 1938–Jan 1940
18-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013
Feb 1938–Jan 1940
24-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1952
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2007
Ties: 1982, 1999, 2014
Feb 1937–Jan 1940
36-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1918
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2007, 2008, 2018
Ties: 1983
Feb 1936–Jan 1940
48-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1918
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2008
Ties: 2010
Feb 1935–Jan 1940
60-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1920
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/