Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1973
1-Month
24.3°F
(-4.3°C)
19.9°F
(-6.7°C)
4.4°F
(2.4°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1936
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1954
Jan–Feb 1973
2-Month
21.6°F
(-5.8°C)
17.4°F
(-8.1°C)
4.2°F
(2.3°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1936
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1931, 1992
Ties: 2013
Dec 1972–Feb 1973
3-Month
18.9°F
(-7.3°C)
18.3°F
(-7.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1936
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1992
Nov 1972–Feb 1973
4-Month
21.6°F
(-5.8°C)
21.7°F
(-5.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1936
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Ties: 1927, 1939
Oct 1972–Feb 1973
5-Month
26.1°F
(-3.3°C)
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1936
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Ties: 1909, 1930, 1933, 2011
Sep 1972–Feb 1973
6-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1936
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Ties: 1959, 1996
Aug 1972–Feb 1973
7-Month
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1936
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2002
Ties: 1927, 1977
Jul 1972–Feb 1973
8-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1897, 1936
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2002
Ties: 1913, 1951, 1962, 1985
Jun 1972–Feb 1973
9-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1936
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2002
Ties: 1909, 1922, 1946
May 1972–Feb 1973
10-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1936
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2002
Ties: 1959, 1982
Apr 1972–Feb 1973
11-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1936
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2002
Ties: 1965, 2001
Mar 1972–Feb 1973
12-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1952
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2013
Ties: 1909, 1943, 1956, 1968, 2020
Sep 1971–Feb 1973
18-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1918
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2013
Ties: 1957
Mar 1971–Feb 1973
24-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1918, 1952
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Ties: 1907, 1970, 2015, 2020
Mar 1970–Feb 1973
36-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1918
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2000, 2007, 2018
Ties: 1901, 1967, 1971, 1972, 1979
Mar 1969–Feb 1973
48-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1918
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2008
Ties: 1901, 1908, 1916, 1954, 1968, 1969, 1971
Mar 1968–Feb 1973
60-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1920
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2008
Ties: 1906, 1913, 1929, 1972

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/