Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1961
1-Month
18.1°F
(-7.7°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1937
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2006
Ties: 2018, 2019
Dec 1960–Jan 1961
2-Month
18.6°F
(-7.4°C)
17.5°F
(-8.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1979
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1992
Ties: 1964
Nov 1960–Jan 1961
3-Month
23.5°F
(-4.7°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1979
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2000
Ties: 2008
Oct 1960–Jan 1961
4-Month
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1912
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2000
Ties: 1923
Sep 1960–Jan 1961
5-Month
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1897
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2006
Ties: 1988
Aug 1960–Jan 1961
6-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1912
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2006
Ties: 1938, 2015
Jul 1960–Jan 1961
7-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1912
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2006
Ties: 1919, 1921, 1948
Jun 1960–Jan 1961
8-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1952
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2006
May 1960–Jan 1961
9-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1952
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1989
Ties: 1921, 1933, 1957, 1976, 1983
Apr 1960–Jan 1961
10-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1952
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2006
Ties: 1998
Mar 1960–Jan 1961
11-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1952
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2013
Ties: 1924, 1927, 1956, 1977
Feb 1960–Jan 1961
12-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1918
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2013
Ties: 1924, 1929, 1936, 1956, 2009
Aug 1959–Jan 1961
18-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1918
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2013
Ties: 1950, 1967, 1968
Feb 1959–Jan 1961
24-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1952
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2007
Ties: 1903, 1920, 1960, 1962, 1963
Feb 1958–Jan 1961
36-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2007, 2008, 2018
Ties: 1979
Feb 1957–Jan 1961
48-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1918
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2008
Ties: 1981, 2012
Feb 1956–Jan 1961
60-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1920
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2008
Ties: 1926, 1960, 1975, 1979

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/