Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1946
1-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1925
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 1963
Sep–Oct 1946
2-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1896
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 1963
Ties: 1916
Aug–Oct 1946
3-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 1938
Ties: 1965, 1985
Jul–Oct 1946
4-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1993
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 1936
Ties: 1905
Jun–Oct 1946
5-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1915, 1951
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1936
May–Oct 1946
6-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1915
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1936
Ties: 1902, 1903, 1925, 1950, 1967
Apr–Oct 1946
7-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1907
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1936
Ties: 1906, 1919, 1954, 1986, 1997, 2004
Mar–Oct 1946
8-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1951
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1998
Feb–Oct 1946
9-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1899, 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1910, 1941, 1980, 2003
Jan–Oct 1946
10-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
1.6°F
(0.8°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1939, 1955
Dec 1945–Oct 1946
11-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1908, 1954, 1961, 1974
Nov 1945–Oct 1946
12-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1974
May 1945–Oct 1946
18-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1917
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1923, 1930, 1967, 1970, 1975, 1984, 1985, 2011
Nov 1944–Oct 1946
24-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2000
Ties: 1956, 1958, 1975, 1995
Nov 1943–Oct 1946
36-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2000, 2007
Ties: 1959
Nov 1942–Oct 1946
48-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1918
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2007
Ties: 1903, 1911, 1982, 1985, 1986
Nov 1941–Oct 1946
60-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1919
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2007
Ties: 1932, 1963, 1995, 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/