Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1976
1-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1907
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1934
Ties: 1952, 1963
Apr–May 1976
2-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1907
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1934
Ties: 1964
Mar–May 1976
3-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Ties: 1949
Feb–May 1976
4-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 2017
Jan–May 1976
5-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
3.5°F
(2.0°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Dec 1975–May 1976
6-Month
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Nov 1975–May 1976
7-Month
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1991, 2002
Oct 1975–May 1976
8-Month
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Sep 1975–May 1976
9-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1939, 2021
Aug 1975–May 1976
10-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Jul 1975–May 1976
11-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1921, 1942, 2021
Jun 1975–May 1976
12-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1921, 1932, 1942
Dec 1974–May 1976
18-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1979
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2000, 2006
Ties: 2018
Jun 1974–May 1976
24-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2000, 2017
Jun 1973–May 1976
36-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1918
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2000
Ties: 1964
Jun 1972–May 1976
48-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2007
Ties: 1956, 1987, 2012
Jun 1971–May 1976
60-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1920
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2006, 2007
Ties: 1965, 1978, 1983, 1995

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on August 3, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/