Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1941

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1941
1-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
5.9°F
(3.3°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1907
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1934
Apr–May 1941
2-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
4.2°F
(2.4°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1907
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Mar–May 1941
3-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
2.5°F
(1.3°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1899
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Feb–May 1941
4-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1899
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1928, 2007
Jan–May 1941
5-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1899
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1908, 2020
Dec 1940–May 1941
6-Month
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1908, 2003
Nov 1940–May 1941
7-Month
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1899
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1935, 1939
Oct 1940–May 1941
8-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1899
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1908, 1939, 1958, 1988
Sep 1940–May 1941
9-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1899
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1954
Aug 1940–May 1941
10-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1899
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Jul 1940–May 1941
11-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1899
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Jun 1940–May 1941
12-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1899
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 2002
Dec 1939–May 1941
18-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1979
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2000, 2006
Ties: 1990
Jun 1939–May 1941
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
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2000, 2017
Ties: 1982, 1989, 2021
Jun 1938–May 1941
36-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1918
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2000
Ties: 1991, 2002
Jun 1937–May 1941
48-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1899
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2007
Ties: 2015
Jun 1936–May 1941
60-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1920
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2006, 2007
Ties: 1943, 1990, 1993, 2001, 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 13, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/