Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1969

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1969
1-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1907
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1934
Apr–May 1969
2-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
3.3°F
(1.9°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1907
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1934
Mar–May 1969
3-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1899
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1903
Feb–May 1969
4-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1899
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1898, 1949, 1952, 1957, 1971, 1995, 2002
Jan–May 1969
5-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1899
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1957
Dec 1968–May 1969
6-Month
28.3°F
(-2.1°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1917
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1929
Nov 1968–May 1969
7-Month
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1899
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 2011
Oct 1968–May 1969
8-Month
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1899
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1922
Sep 1968–May 1969
9-Month
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1899
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1907
Aug 1968–May 1969
10-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1899
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1960
Jul 1968–May 1969
11-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1899
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1994
Jun 1968–May 1969
12-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1899
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1918
Dec 1967–May 1969
18-Month
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1979
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2000, 2006
Ties: 1898, 1965, 2010
Jun 1967–May 1969
24-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2000, 2017
Ties: 1920, 1971, 1972, 2011
Jun 1966–May 1969
36-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1918
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2000
Ties: 1938, 1949
Jun 1965–May 1969
48-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1899
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2007
Ties: 1908, 1910, 1968
Jun 1964–May 1969
60-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1920
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2006, 2007
Ties: 1913

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/