Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1974
1-Month
15.8°F
(-9.0°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1937
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2006
Dec 1973–Jan 1974
2-Month
17.3°F
(-8.2°C)
17.4°F
(-8.1°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1992
Ties: 1968
Nov 1973–Jan 1974
3-Month
21.7°F
(-5.7°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2000
Ties: 1938, 2009
Oct 1973–Jan 1974
4-Month
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1912
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2000
Ties: 1948
Sep 1973–Jan 1974
5-Month
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1897
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2006
Ties: 2014
Aug 1973–Jan 1974
6-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1912
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2006
Jul 1973–Jan 1974
7-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1912
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2006
Ties: 1924, 1933, 1945
Jun 1973–Jan 1974
8-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1952
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2006
Ties: 1908, 1960
May 1973–Jan 1974
9-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1952
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1989
Ties: 1915, 1924, 1960, 1991
Apr 1973–Jan 1974
10-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1952
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2006
Ties: 1924, 1945, 1960, 1976, 1982
Mar 1973–Jan 1974
11-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1952
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2013
Ties: 1953, 1955, 1982, 1991, 1998
Feb 1973–Jan 1974
12-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2013
Ties: 1991
Aug 1972–Jan 1974
18-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2013
Ties: 1909, 1960, 1996
Feb 1972–Jan 1974
24-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1952
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2007
Ties: 1914, 1985
Feb 1971–Jan 1974
36-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2007, 2008, 2018
Ties: 1915, 1921, 1927, 1981, 1986
Feb 1970–Jan 1974
48-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2008
Ties: 1911, 1926, 1931, 1979, 1980
Feb 1969–Jan 1974
60-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1920
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2008
Ties: 1903, 1914, 1955, 1980

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/