Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1973
1-Month
19.0°F
(-7.2°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1937
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2006
Dec 1972–Jan 1973
2-Month
16.2°F
(-8.8°C)
17.5°F
(-8.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1992, 2021
Nov 1972–Jan 1973
3-Month
20.6°F
(-6.3°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2021
Ties: 1929, 1948
Oct 1972–Jan 1973
4-Month
26.6°F
(-3.0°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2000
Sep 1972–Jan 1973
5-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1897
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2006
Ties: 1904, 1972
Aug 1972–Jan 1973
6-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2006
Ties: 1910, 1929
Jul 1972–Jan 1973
7-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1912
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2006
Jun 1972–Jan 1973
8-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1952
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2022
Ties: 1896
May 1972–Jan 1973
9-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1952
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2022
Ties: 1929
Apr 1972–Jan 1973
10-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1952
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2006
Ties: 1907, 1984, 1986
Mar 1972–Jan 1973
11-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1952
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2013
Ties: 1905, 1946, 1965, 1985, 2014, 2020
Feb 1972–Jan 1973
12-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1918
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2013
Ties: 1937
Aug 1971–Jan 1973
18-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2013
Ties: 1910, 2020
Feb 1971–Jan 1973
24-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1952
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2007
Ties: 1908, 1910, 1921
Feb 1970–Jan 1973
36-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2007, 2008, 2018
Ties: 1925
Feb 1969–Jan 1973
48-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1918
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2008
Ties: 1969
Feb 1968–Jan 1973
60-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1920
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2008
Ties: 1906, 1909, 1910, 1916

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 21, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/