Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1968

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1968
1-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.4°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 1934
Apr–May 1968
2-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1934
Ties: 1967
Mar–May 1968
3-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1899
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Ties: 1959
Feb–May 1968
4-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1899
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1938, 1955, 2010
Jan–May 1968
5-Month
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1899
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Dec 1967–May 1968
6-Month
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Nov 1967–May 1968
7-Month
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1899
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1989
Oct 1967–May 1968
8-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1899
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Sep 1967–May 1968
9-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1899
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1898, 1902, 1938, 1985, 2008
Aug 1967–May 1968
10-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1899
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Jul 1967–May 1968
11-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1899
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1919
Jun 1967–May 1968
12-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1899
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1973
Dec 1966–May 1968
18-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1979
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2000, 2006
Ties: 1915, 1933, 1943
Jun 1966–May 1968
24-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2000, 2017
Ties: 1927, 1961, 1963, 1983, 1998, 2015
Jun 1965–May 1968
36-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1918
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2000
Ties: 1937
Jun 1964–May 1968
48-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1899
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2007
Ties: 1908, 1910, 1969
Jun 1963–May 1968
60-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1920
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2006, 2007
Ties: 1947, 1949, 1955, 1956, 1963, 1966, 1980

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 2, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/