Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1953
1-Month
21.6°F
(-5.8°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
6.6°F
(3.6°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1937
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2006
Ties: 1942
Dec 1952–Jan 1953
2-Month
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
17.5°F
(-8.1°C)
4.7°F
(2.7°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1992
Nov 1952–Jan 1953
3-Month
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2000
Oct 1952–Jan 1953
4-Month
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2000
Ties: 1902
Sep 1952–Jan 1953
5-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1897
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2006
Ties: 1932, 1987
Aug 1952–Jan 1953
6-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2006
Jul 1952–Jan 1953
7-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2006
Ties: 1900, 1901, 1975, 1983
Jun 1952–Jan 1953
8-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2006
Ties: 1901, 1935
May 1952–Jan 1953
9-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1989
Ties: 1944, 1988, 1995, 2003
Apr 1952–Jan 1953
10-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2006
Ties: 1941, 2008
Mar 1952–Jan 1953
11-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2013
Ties: 1955, 1974, 1982, 1991, 1998
Feb 1952–Jan 1953
12-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2013
Ties: 1940, 1958, 1995
Aug 1951–Jan 1953
18-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2013
Ties: 2010
Feb 1951–Jan 1953
24-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2007
Ties: 1930
Feb 1950–Jan 1953
36-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2007, 2008, 2018
Ties: 1917
Feb 1949–Jan 1953
48-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2008
Ties: 1907
Feb 1948–Jan 1953
60-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1920
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2008
Ties: 1908, 1921

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/