Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1971
1-Month
9.7°F
(-12.4°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
-5.3°F
(-3.0°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1937
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2006
Dec 1970–Jan 1971
2-Month
12.8°F
(-10.7°C)
17.4°F
(-8.1°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.6°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1979
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1992
Nov 1970–Jan 1971
3-Month
18.6°F
(-7.4°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1979
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Ties: 1925
Oct 1970–Jan 1971
4-Month
25.2°F
(-3.8°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1912
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Sep 1970–Jan 1971
5-Month
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1897
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2006
Aug 1970–Jan 1971
6-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1912
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2006
Ties: 1904
Jul 1970–Jan 1971
7-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1912
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2006
Ties: 1929, 1977
Jun 1970–Jan 1971
8-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1952
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2006
Ties: 1905, 1970, 1985
May 1970–Jan 1971
9-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1952
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1989
Ties: 1926, 1949, 1956
Apr 1970–Jan 1971
10-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1952
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2006
Ties: 1905, 1962, 1985, 2009, 2014
Mar 1970–Jan 1971
11-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1952
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2013
Ties: 1903
Feb 1970–Jan 1971
12-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1918
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2013
Ties: 1946, 1949, 1980, 1986
Aug 1969–Jan 1971
18-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2013
Ties: 1903, 1920
Feb 1969–Jan 1971
24-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1952
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2007
Ties: 1969, 1972, 1979
Feb 1968–Jan 1971
36-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2007, 2008, 2018
Ties: 1904, 1908, 1909, 1916, 1968, 1970, 1972, 1980, 1998
Feb 1967–Jan 1971
48-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1918
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2008
Ties: 1901, 1913, 1916, 1972
Feb 1966–Jan 1971
60-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1920
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2008
Ties: 1904, 1905, 1911, 1912, 1922, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1951

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/