Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1944

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1944
1-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
4.5°F
(2.5°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1907
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1934
Apr–May 1944
2-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1907
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 1934
Ties: 1921, 1922, 1943, 1963, 2017
Mar–May 1944
3-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1899
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2012
Ties: 1915, 1953, 1954, 1970
Feb–May 1944
4-Month
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2012
Jan–May 1944
5-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1899
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1906
Dec 1943–May 1944
6-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1914, 1953
Nov 1943–May 1944
7-Month
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1899
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1902, 1953
Oct 1943–May 1944
8-Month
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1899
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1902, 1914, 1926
Sep 1943–May 1944
9-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1899
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1940
Aug 1943–May 1944
10-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1899
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1911
Jul 1943–May 1944
11-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1899
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1914, 2008
Jun 1943–May 1944
12-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1899
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1902, 1926, 1995
Dec 1942–May 1944
18-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1979
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2000, 2006
Ties: 1962, 1985, 2015
Jun 1942–May 1944
24-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2000, 2017
Ties: 1923, 1924, 1925, 1947, 1949, 1996
Jun 1941–May 1944
36-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2000
Ties: 1923, 1946, 1965, 2015, 2019
Jun 1940–May 1944
48-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1899
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2007
Ties: 1943, 1964, 1984, 1988
Jun 1939–May 1944
60-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1920
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2006, 2007
Ties: 1938, 1985, 1988, 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/