Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1956
1-Month
13.2°F
(-10.4°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1937
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2006
Dec 1955–Jan 1956
2-Month
12.6°F
(-10.8°C)
17.5°F
(-8.1°C)
-4.9°F
(-2.7°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1992
Nov 1955–Jan 1956
3-Month
15.6°F
(-9.1°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
-6.6°F
(-3.7°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1979
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2000
Oct 1955–Jan 1956
4-Month
24.2°F
(-4.3°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.4°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2000
Ties: 1977
Sep 1955–Jan 1956
5-Month
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1897
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2006
Aug 1955–Jan 1956
6-Month
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2006
Ties: 1977
Jul 1955–Jan 1956
7-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2006
Ties: 1936, 1966
Jun 1955–Jan 1956
8-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2006
Ties: 1910, 1946, 1965
May 1955–Jan 1956
9-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1989
Ties: 1926, 1949, 1971
Apr 1955–Jan 1956
10-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2006
Ties: 1926, 1957, 2015
Mar 1955–Jan 1956
11-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 1924, 1927, 1961, 1977
Feb 1955–Jan 1956
12-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 1924, 1929, 1936, 1961, 2009
Aug 1954–Jan 1956
18-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 1943
Feb 1954–Jan 1956
24-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1952
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2007
Ties: 1922, 1923, 1978, 1983
Feb 1953–Jan 1956
36-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2007, 2008, 2018
Feb 1952–Jan 1956
48-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1918
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2008
Ties: 1988
Feb 1951–Jan 1956
60-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1920
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/