Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1965

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1965
1-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1907
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1934
Ties: 1912, 1940, 1951
Apr–May 1965
2-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1907
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1934
Ties: 1902, 1931, 1942
Mar–May 1965
3-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1899
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Feb–May 1965
4-Month
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Jan–May 1965
5-Month
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1922, 1940, 2011
Dec 1964–May 1965
6-Month
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1917
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1937, 1956
Nov 1964–May 1965
7-Month
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1937
Oct 1964–May 1965
8-Month
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Sep 1964–May 1965
9-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Aug 1964–May 1965
10-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Jul 1964–May 1965
11-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 2019
Jun 1964–May 1965
12-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1951, 1956, 1994
Dec 1963–May 1965
18-Month
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1979
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2000, 2006
Ties: 1898, 1969, 2010
Jun 1963–May 1965
24-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2000, 2017
Ties: 1915, 1943, 1946, 1975, 1985, 2009
Jun 1962–May 1965
36-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1918
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2000
Ties: 1923, 1944, 1946, 2015, 2019
Jun 1961–May 1965
48-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1899
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2007
Ties: 1939, 1947, 1961, 1978
Jun 1960–May 1965
60-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1920
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2006, 2007
Ties: 1976, 1978, 1983, 1995

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/