Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1972
1-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.9°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1925
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1963
Sep–Oct 1972
2-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1896
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1963
Ties: 1902, 1907, 1913, 1949, 2019
Aug–Oct 1972
3-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1938
Ties: 1932, 2018
Jul–Oct 1972
4-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1993
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1936
Jun–Oct 1972
5-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1915, 1951
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1936
Ties: 1898, 1927, 1942
May–Oct 1972
6-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1915
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1936
Ties: 1899, 2004
Apr–Oct 1972
7-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1907
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1936
Ties: 2008
Mar–Oct 1972
8-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1951
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1919, 2008, 2014
Feb–Oct 1972
9-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1899, 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1898, 1919, 1920
Jan–Oct 1972
10-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1897
Dec 1971–Oct 1972
11-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1929
Nov 1971–Oct 1972
12-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1929, 2009
May 1971–Oct 1972
18-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1909, 2019
Nov 1970–Oct 1972
24-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2000
Nov 1969–Oct 1972
36-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000, 2007
Ties: 1997
Nov 1968–Oct 1972
48-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2007
Ties: 1912
Nov 1967–Oct 1972
60-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1919
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2007
Ties: 1901, 1913, 1915

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 11, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/