Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1954

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1954
1-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1907
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1934
Apr–May 1954
2-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1907
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1952 1934
Ties: 1898, 1904, 1929, 1984, 2009
Mar–May 1954
3-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1899
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Ties: 1915, 1944, 1953, 1970
Feb–May 1954
4-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1899
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1973
Jan–May 1954
5-Month
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1899
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1938
Dec 1953–May 1954
6-Month
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Nov 1953–May 1954
7-Month
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1899
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Oct 1953–May 1954
8-Month
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1899
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Sep 1953–May 1954
9-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1899
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1941
Aug 1953–May 1954
10-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1899
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Jul 1953–May 1954
11-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1899
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1990, 2007
Jun 1953–May 1954
12-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1899
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 2005
Dec 1952–May 1954
18-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1979
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2000, 2006
Ties: 1955, 2001
Jun 1952–May 1954
24-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2000, 2017
Jun 1951–May 1954
36-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2000
Ties: 1915, 1925, 1945, 1948, 1958, 1960, 1961
Jun 1950–May 1954
48-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1899
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2007
Ties: 1901, 1914, 1970
Jun 1949–May 1954
60-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1920
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2006, 2007
Ties: 1909, 1972, 1973

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/