Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1962
1-Month
23.4°F
(-4.8°C)
19.7°F
(-6.8°C)
3.7°F
(2.0°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1983
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1939
Ties: 1994
Nov–Dec 1962
2-Month
30.3°F
(-0.9°C)
25.7°F
(-3.5°C)
4.6°F
(2.6°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1985
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 1999
Ties: 1953
Oct–Dec 1962
3-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1919
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1999
Sep–Dec 1962
4-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1985
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 1939, 2015
Ties: 1956, 1994
Aug–Dec 1962
5-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1985
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1939
Jul–Dec 1962
6-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1985
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1939
Jun–Dec 1962
7-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1951
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1931
Ties: 1922, 1960, 2010
May–Dec 1962
8-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1951
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1956 1939
Ties: 1930, 1974, 1975, 1981, 2004
Apr–Dec 1962
9-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1951
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 1939
Ties: 1923, 1948, 1953, 1956, 1974
Mar–Dec 1962
10-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1951
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1957, 1979, 2002
Feb–Dec 1962
11-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1951
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1908, 1923, 1948
Jan–Dec 1962
12-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1950, 1951
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1918, 1989
Jul 1961–Dec 1962
18-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1922, 1936, 1947, 1968
Jan 1961–Dec 1962
24-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1951
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2016
Ties: 1911, 1914, 1943, 1959
Jan 1960–Dec 1962
36-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Ties: 1949, 1957, 1960, 1961, 1984
Jan 1959–Dec 1962
48-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1918
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2007
Ties: 1903, 1954, 1995
Jan 1958–Dec 1962
60-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1899, 1919
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2007
Ties: 1922, 1959, 1961, 1966, 1980

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/