Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1960
1-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1907
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1934
Ties: 1904, 1925, 2009
Apr–May 1960
2-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1907
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1934
Mar–May 1960
3-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.9°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1899
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1907, 1947
Feb–May 1960
4-Month
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.2°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1899
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1975
Jan–May 1960
5-Month
30.3°F
(-0.9°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1899
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1982
Dec 1959–May 1960
6-Month
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Nov 1959–May 1960
7-Month
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.2°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1916, 1971
Oct 1959–May 1960
8-Month
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1907
Sep 1959–May 1960
9-Month
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1937
Aug 1959–May 1960
10-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1969
Jul 1959–May 1960
11-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1918
Jun 1959–May 1960
12-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1947, 2010
Dec 1958–May 1960
18-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1979
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2000, 2006
Ties: 1957
Jun 1958–May 1960
24-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1917
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2000, 2017
Ties: 1903, 1906, 1908, 1910, 1957, 2019
Jun 1957–May 1960
36-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1918
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2000
Ties: 1915, 1925, 1945, 1948, 1954, 1958, 1961
Jun 1956–May 1960
48-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1899
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2007
Ties: 1911, 1922, 1927, 1938, 1948, 1975, 1995
Jun 1955–May 1960
60-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1920
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2006, 2007
Ties: 1904, 1922, 1928, 1931, 1974

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on August 1, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/