Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1971
1-Month
17.7°F
(-7.9°C)
19.9°F
(-6.7°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1936
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1954
Jan–Feb 1971
2-Month
13.7°F
(-10.2°C)
17.5°F
(-8.1°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1936
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1931, 1992
Dec 1970–Feb 1971
3-Month
14.4°F
(-9.8°C)
18.2°F
(-7.7°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1936
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1992
Nov 1970–Feb 1971
4-Month
18.4°F
(-7.6°C)
21.6°F
(-5.8°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1936
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Ties: 1952, 1994
Oct 1970–Feb 1971
5-Month
23.7°F
(-4.6°C)
26.9°F
(-2.8°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1936
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Ties: 1922
Sep 1970–Feb 1971
6-Month
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1936
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Ties: 1903, 1922
Aug 1970–Feb 1971
7-Month
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1936
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2002
Ties: 1966
Jul 1970–Feb 1971
8-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1897, 1936
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2002
Ties: 1905, 1949, 2019
Jun 1970–Feb 1971
9-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1936
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2002
Ties: 1943
May 1970–Feb 1971
10-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1936
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2002
Ties: 1922, 1962, 2014
Apr 1970–Feb 1971
11-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1936
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2002
Ties: 1962, 1972, 1985
Mar 1970–Feb 1971
12-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1952
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2013
Ties: 1900, 1912, 1913, 1920
Sep 1969–Feb 1971
18-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2013
Mar 1969–Feb 1971
24-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1918, 1952
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Ties: 1928, 1969
Mar 1968–Feb 1971
36-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1918
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000, 2007, 2018
Ties: 1901, 1967, 1972, 1973, 1979
Mar 1967–Feb 1971
48-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1918
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2008
Ties: 1901, 1908, 1916, 1954, 1968, 1969, 1973
Mar 1966–Feb 1971
60-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1920
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2008
Ties: 1905, 1912, 1914, 1922, 1951, 1954, 1955

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/