Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1950
1-Month
2.1°F
(-16.6°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
-12.9°F
(-7.2°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1937
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2006
Ties: 1979
Dec 1949–Jan 1950
2-Month
9.8°F
(-12.3°C)
17.5°F
(-8.1°C)
-7.7°F
(-4.2°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1992
Ties: 1937
Nov 1949–Jan 1950
3-Month
20.1°F
(-6.6°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1979
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2000
Oct 1949–Jan 1950
4-Month
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1912
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2000
Ties: 1970, 1993
Sep 1949–Jan 1950
5-Month
32.9°F
(0.5°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1897
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2006
Ties: 1943
Aug 1949–Jan 1950
6-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1912
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2006
Ties: 2010
Jul 1949–Jan 1950
7-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1912
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2006
Ties: 1926, 1982, 1996
Jun 1949–Jan 1950
8-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1952
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2006
Ties: 1963, 2009
May 1949–Jan 1950
9-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1952
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 1989
Ties: 1959, 2011
Apr 1949–Jan 1950
10-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1952
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2006
Ties: 1983, 1991, 2019
Mar 1949–Jan 1950
11-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1952
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2013
Ties: 1980
Feb 1949–Jan 1950
12-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1918
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2013
Ties: 1957, 1965, 2019
Aug 1948–Jan 1950
18-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2013
Ties: 1961, 1967, 1968
Feb 1948–Jan 1950
24-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1952
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2007
Ties: 1928
Feb 1947–Jan 1950
36-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1918
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2007, 2008, 2018
Ties: 1929, 1969, 1996
Feb 1946–Jan 1950
48-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1918
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2008
Ties: 1914, 1923, 1948, 1949, 1959, 1986
Feb 1945–Jan 1950
60-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1920
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2008
Ties: 1915, 1924, 1925, 1927, 1931

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/