Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1960
1-Month
15.5°F
(-9.2°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1937
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2006
Dec 1959–Jan 1960
2-Month
22.0°F
(-5.6°C)
17.4°F
(-8.1°C)
4.6°F
(2.5°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1979
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1992
Ties: 1955, 1980, 2005, 2016
Nov 1959–Jan 1960
3-Month
22.8°F
(-5.1°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1979
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2000
Ties: 1932, 2010
Oct 1959–Jan 1960
4-Month
27.8°F
(-2.3°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1912
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2000
Sep 1959–Jan 1960
5-Month
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1897
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2006
Ties: 1896, 1949, 1982, 2001
Aug 1959–Jan 1960
6-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1912
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2006
Ties: 1913, 1967, 1968, 1970
Jul 1959–Jan 1960
7-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1912
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2006
Ties: 1957, 1959, 2014
Jun 1959–Jan 1960
8-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1952
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2006
Ties: 1908, 1974
May 1959–Jan 1960
9-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1952
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1989
Ties: 1915, 1924, 1974, 1991
Apr 1959–Jan 1960
10-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1952
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2006
Ties: 1924, 1945, 1974, 1976, 1982
Mar 1959–Jan 1960
11-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1952
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2013
Ties: 1954, 2003
Feb 1959–Jan 1960
12-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1918
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2013
Aug 1958–Jan 1960
18-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1918
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2013
Ties: 1909, 1974, 1996
Feb 1958–Jan 1960
24-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1952
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2007
Ties: 1903, 1920, 1961, 1962, 1963
Feb 1957–Jan 1960
36-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1918
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2007, 2008, 2018
Ties: 1903, 1924, 1978, 1987, 1994, 1999
Feb 1956–Jan 1960
48-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1918
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2008
Ties: 1955, 1966, 1999
Feb 1955–Jan 1960
60-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1920
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2008
Ties: 1926, 1961, 1975, 1979

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/