Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1946
1-Month
20.6°F
(-6.3°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
5.6°F
(3.1°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1937
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2006
Dec 1945–Jan 1946
2-Month
17.4°F
(-8.1°C)
17.5°F
(-8.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1979
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1945 1992, 2021
Ties: 1911
Nov 1945–Jan 1946
3-Month
21.8°F
(-5.7°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1979
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2021
Ties: 1896, 1970
Oct 1945–Jan 1946
4-Month
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1912
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2000
Ties: 1968, 2011
Sep 1945–Jan 1946
5-Month
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1897
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2006
Ties: 2009
Aug 1945–Jan 1946
6-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1912
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2006
Ties: 2001
Jul 1945–Jan 1946
7-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1912
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2006
Jun 1945–Jan 1946
8-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1952
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2022
Ties: 1910, 1956, 1965
May 1945–Jan 1946
9-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1952
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2022
Ties: 1920, 2010
Apr 1945–Jan 1946
10-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1952
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2006
Ties: 1899, 1979
Mar 1945–Jan 1946
11-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1952
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2013
Ties: 1905, 1965, 1973, 1985, 2014, 2020
Feb 1945–Jan 1946
12-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1918
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2013
Ties: 1949, 1971, 1980, 1986
Aug 1944–Jan 1946
18-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2013
Ties: 1923, 1978, 1987
Feb 1944–Jan 1946
24-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1952
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2007
Ties: 1949, 1995
Feb 1943–Jan 1946
36-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1918
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2007, 2008, 2018
Ties: 1931, 1945, 1958, 2020
Feb 1942–Jan 1946
48-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1918
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2008
Ties: 1903, 1925, 1929, 1962, 1963
Feb 1941–Jan 1946
60-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1920
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2008
Ties: 1932, 1965, 1982, 1996, 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 21, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/