Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1953
1-Month
71.3°F
(21.8°C)
70.5°F
(21.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1915
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1937, 1983
Ties: 1901, 1948
Jul–Aug 1953
2-Month
71.3°F
(21.8°C)
71.5°F
(21.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1992
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1936
Jun–Aug 1953
3-Month
69.9°F
(21.1°C)
69.6°F
(20.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1915
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 1936
Ties: 1922, 1977
May–Aug 1953
4-Month
65.8°F
(18.8°C)
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1915
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1952 1936
Ties: 1925, 1935, 1947, 1954, 1957, 1995, 2015
Apr–Aug 1953
5-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1907
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1952 1934, 1936
Ties: 1903, 2014, 2019
Mar–Aug 1953
6-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1950
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2012
Ties: 1905, 1982, 1995, 1997
Feb–Aug 1953
7-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1899
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2012
Ties: 1898, 1919, 1997
Jan–Aug 1953
8-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1950
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1959
Dec 1952–Aug 1953
9-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1950
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1989
Nov 1952–Aug 1953
10-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899, 1979
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1932
Oct 1952–Aug 1953
11-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1985
Sep 1952–Aug 1953
12-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1925, 1926, 1959
Mar 1952–Aug 1953
18-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2006, 2016
Sep 1951–Aug 1953
24-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2006
Ties: 1915, 1923, 1924, 1930, 1971, 1980
Sep 1950–Aug 1953
36-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2000, 2007
Ties: 1907, 1950, 1967
Sep 1949–Aug 1953
48-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899, 1918
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2007
Ties: 1917
Sep 1948–Aug 1953
60-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1920
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2006
Ties: 1900, 1906, 1917

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/