Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1951
1-Month
11.0°F
(-11.7°C)
19.7°F
(-6.8°C)
-8.7°F
(-4.9°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1983
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1939
Nov–Dec 1951
2-Month
19.6°F
(-6.9°C)
25.7°F
(-3.5°C)
-6.1°F
(-3.4°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1985
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1999
Oct–Dec 1951
3-Month
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
-5.0°F
(-2.8°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1919
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1999
Sep–Dec 1951
4-Month
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
-5.0°F
(-2.7°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1985
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1939, 2015
Ties: 1919, 1996
Aug–Dec 1951
5-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.6°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1985
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1939
Ties: 1896
Jul–Dec 1951
6-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.4°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1985
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1939
Ties: 1896
Jun–Dec 1951
7-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1951
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1931
May–Dec 1951
8-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.2°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1951
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1939
Apr–Dec 1951
9-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.2°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1951
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1939
Mar–Dec 1951
10-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-4.7°F
(-2.6°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1951
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Feb–Dec 1951
11-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1951
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Jan–Dec 1951
12-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1950, 1951
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Ties: 1950
Jul 1950–Dec 1951
18-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Jan 1950–Dec 1951
24-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1951
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2016
Jan 1949–Dec 1951
36-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Jan 1948–Dec 1951
48-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1918
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2007
Ties: 1952
Jan 1947–Dec 1951
60-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1899, 1919
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 7, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/