Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1940
1-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
6.0°F
(3.3°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1925
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 1963
Ties: 1953
Sep–Oct 1940
2-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
5.9°F
(3.3°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1896
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 1963
Aug–Oct 1940
3-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 1938
Jul–Oct 1940
4-Month
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
3.9°F
(2.2°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1993
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 1936
Jun–Oct 1940
5-Month
66.8°F
(19.3°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1915, 1951
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 1936
Ties: 1933
May–Oct 1940
6-Month
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1915
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1936
Ties: 1988
Apr–Oct 1940
7-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1907
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1936
Ties: 1933, 1939
Mar–Oct 1940
8-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1951
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Feb–Oct 1940
9-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1899, 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1955, 1983
Jan–Oct 1940
10-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1989
Dec 1939–Oct 1940
11-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1926, 1973
Nov 1939–Oct 1940
12-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1914, 1933
May 1939–Oct 1940
18-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1935, 1938, 1939, 2005
Nov 1938–Oct 1940
24-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2000
Nov 1937–Oct 1940
36-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2000, 2007
Ties: 1955, 1991, 2013
Nov 1936–Oct 1940
48-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1918
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2007
Ties: 1977, 2012
Nov 1935–Oct 1940
60-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1919
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2007
Ties: 1939, 1957, 1958, 1964, 1976, 1983, 1999

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/