Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1962
1-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1907
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1934
Ties: 1991, 2000
Apr–May 1962
2-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1907
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1934
Ties: 1906, 1946, 1952
Mar–May 1962
3-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 2009
Feb–May 1962
4-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1906, 1916, 1993
Jan–May 1962
5-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1915, 1943, 2018
Dec 1961–May 1962
6-Month
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1972
Nov 1961–May 1962
7-Month
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1915, 1972
Oct 1961–May 1962
8-Month
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Sep 1961–May 1962
9-Month
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1916, 1918, 1951, 1966, 1993
Aug 1961–May 1962
10-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1943
Jul 1961–May 1962
11-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1905, 1943
Jun 1961–May 1962
12-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1949, 1971, 2011, 2014
Dec 1960–May 1962
18-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1979
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2000, 2006
Ties: 1944, 1985, 2015
Jun 1960–May 1962
24-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2000, 2017
Ties: 2014
Jun 1959–May 1962
36-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2000
Ties: 1911, 1922, 1924, 1966, 1986, 1994
Jun 1958–May 1962
48-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1899
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2007
Ties: 1921, 1928
Jun 1957–May 1962
60-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1920
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2006, 2007
Ties: 1923, 1926, 1927, 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/