Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1953
1-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
6.0°F
(3.3°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1925
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1963
Ties: 1940
Sep–Oct 1953
2-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1896
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1963
Ties: 2005
Aug–Oct 1953
3-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1938
Ties: 1955
Jul–Oct 1953
4-Month
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1993
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1936
Ties: 1914, 2001
Jun–Oct 1953
5-Month
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1915, 1951
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1936
Ties: 1914, 1939, 1956
May–Oct 1953
6-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1915
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 1936
Ties: 1948, 1952, 1970, 1973, 1983, 2018
Apr–Oct 1953
7-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1907
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 1936
Mar–Oct 1953
8-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1951
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1947
Feb–Oct 1953
9-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899, 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2012
Ties: 1952, 1986, 1994
Jan–Oct 1953
10-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1935, 1984, 2001, 2004, 2010
Dec 1952–Oct 1953
11-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1914
Nov 1952–Oct 1953
12-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
May 1952–Oct 1953
18-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1900, 1914, 1937, 2004, 2013
Nov 1951–Oct 1953
24-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2000
Ties: 1936, 1944
Nov 1950–Oct 1953
36-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2000, 2007
Ties: 1912
Nov 1949–Oct 1953
48-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2007
Ties: 1906
Nov 1948–Oct 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 1919
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2007
Ties: 1900, 1951

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/