Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1956
1-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
4.9°F
(2.7°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1925
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1963
Sep–Oct 1956
2-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1896
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1963
Ties: 1979
Aug–Oct 1956
3-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1938
Ties: 1909, 1943
Jul–Oct 1956
4-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1993
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1936
Ties: 1920, 1954, 1974, 1981
Jun–Oct 1956
5-Month
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1915, 1951
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1936
Ties: 1914, 1939, 1953
May–Oct 1956
6-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1915
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1936
Ties: 1901, 1998, 2001
Apr–Oct 1956
7-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1907
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1936
Mar–Oct 1956
8-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1951
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1925, 1926, 1961
Feb–Oct 1956
9-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1899, 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1908, 1922, 1947, 1958
Jan–Oct 1956
10-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1970, 2008
Dec 1955–Oct 1956
11-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1920, 1924
Nov 1955–Oct 1956
12-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
May 1955–Oct 1956
18-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1927, 1960
Nov 1954–Oct 1956
24-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2000
Ties: 1946, 1958, 1975, 1995
Nov 1953–Oct 1956
36-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2000, 2007
Nov 1952–Oct 1956
48-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2007
Ties: 1937
Nov 1951–Oct 1956
60-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1919
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2007
Ties: 1945, 1978

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/