Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1944

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1944
1-Month
24.8°F
(-4.0°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
9.8°F
(5.4°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1937
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2006
Dec 1943–Jan 1944
2-Month
24.8°F
(-4.0°C)
17.5°F
(-8.1°C)
7.3°F
(4.1°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1979
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 1992, 2021
Nov 1943–Jan 1944
3-Month
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
4.8°F
(2.6°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1979
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2021
Ties: 1908, 1987
Oct 1943–Jan 1944
4-Month
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
4.1°F
(2.3°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1912
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2000
Ties: 1964
Sep 1943–Jan 1944
5-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1897
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2006
Ties: 1958, 1998
Aug 1943–Jan 1944
6-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
2.9°F
(1.7°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1912
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2006
Ties: 1981
Jul 1943–Jan 1944
7-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1912
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2006
Jun 1943–Jan 1944
8-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1952
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2006
Ties: 1999, 2003, 2007
May 1943–Jan 1944
9-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1952
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 1989
Ties: 1953, 1988, 1995, 2003
Apr 1943–Jan 1944
10-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1952
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2006
Mar 1943–Jan 1944
11-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1952
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2013
Feb 1943–Jan 1944
12-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1918
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2013
Ties: 1922, 2001
Aug 1942–Jan 1944
18-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1918
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2013
Ties: 1914, 1945, 1959, 1962
Feb 1942–Jan 1944
24-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1952
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2007
Ties: 1931, 1959, 1996
Feb 1941–Jan 1944
36-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1918
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2007, 2008, 2018
Ties: 1982
Feb 1940–Jan 1944
48-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1918
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2008
Ties: 2000, 2015
Feb 1939–Jan 1944
60-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1920
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/