Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1963

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1963
1-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1907
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1962 1934
Ties: 1952, 1976
Apr–May 1963
2-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1907
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 1934
Ties: 1921, 1922, 1943, 1944, 2017
Mar–May 1963
3-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1899
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1900, 2010
Feb–May 1963
4-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1899
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Jan–May 1963
5-Month
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1899
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1933
Dec 1962–May 1963
6-Month
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1974
Nov 1962–May 1963
7-Month
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1899
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Oct 1962–May 1963
8-Month
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1899
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1946, 1955
Sep 1962–May 1963
9-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1899
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1900, 2007
Aug 1962–May 1963
10-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1899
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1900, 1958, 1977, 1983, 1988
Jul 1962–May 1963
11-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1899
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1902, 1926, 1940, 2013
Jun 1962–May 1963
12-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1899
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1940, 1953
Dec 1961–May 1963
18-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1979
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2000, 2006
Ties: 1909, 1948
Jun 1961–May 1963
24-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1917
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2000, 2017
Ties: 1927, 1961, 1968, 1983, 1998, 2015
Jun 1960–May 1963
36-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1918
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2000
Ties: 1978, 2021
Jun 1959–May 1963
48-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1899
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2007
Ties: 1926, 1946, 1966, 1986
Jun 1958–May 1963
60-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1920
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2006, 2007
Ties: 1947, 1949, 1955, 1956, 1966, 1968, 1980

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/