Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1970
1-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1907
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1934
Apr–May 1970
2-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1907
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1934
Ties: 1940, 1973, 2018
Mar–May 1970
3-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1899
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1915, 1944, 1953, 1954
Feb–May 1970
4-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1899
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1895, 1959
Jan–May 1970
5-Month
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Dec 1969–May 1970
6-Month
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1913, 1924, 1959, 1975, 1984
Nov 1969–May 1970
7-Month
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1910, 1957
Oct 1969–May 1970
8-Month
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1972, 1982
Sep 1969–May 1970
9-Month
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1949
Aug 1969–May 1970
10-Month
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1930, 2018
Jul 1969–May 1970
11-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1924, 1937, 1975
Jun 1969–May 1970
12-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1972
Dec 1968–May 1970
18-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1979
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2000, 2006
Ties: 1900
Jun 1968–May 1970
24-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2000, 2017
Ties: 1907, 1953
Jun 1967–May 1970
36-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1918
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2000
Ties: 1950, 1972
Jun 1966–May 1970
48-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2007
Ties: 1901, 1914, 1954
Jun 1965–May 1970
60-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1920
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2006, 2007
Ties: 1905, 1930

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/