Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1957
1-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1907
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 1934
Apr–May 1957
2-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1907
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1934
Ties: 1975, 2011
Mar–May 1957
3-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Feb–May 1957
4-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1898, 1949, 1952, 1969, 1971, 1995, 2002
Jan–May 1957
5-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1969
Dec 1956–May 1957
6-Month
30.3°F
(-0.9°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1917
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 2008
Nov 1956–May 1957
7-Month
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1910, 1970
Oct 1956–May 1957
8-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 2013
Sep 1956–May 1957
9-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Aug 1956–May 1957
10-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1898, 1910, 2009
Jul 1956–May 1957
11-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1915, 1959
Jun 1956–May 1957
12-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1919, 1967
Dec 1955–May 1957
18-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2000, 2006
Ties: 1960
Jun 1955–May 1957
24-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1917
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2000, 2017
Ties: 1903, 1906, 1908, 1910, 1960, 2019
Jun 1954–May 1957
36-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2000
Ties: 1921, 1926, 1927, 1974
Jun 1953–May 1957
48-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1899
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2007
Ties: 1999, 2010, 2020
Jun 1952–May 1957
60-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1920
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2006, 2007
Ties: 1964, 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on July 31, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/