Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1977

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1977
1-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
7.4°F
(4.1°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1907
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Apr–May 1977
2-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
6.7°F
(3.7°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1907
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Mar–May 1977
3-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
5.7°F
(3.1°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1899
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1910 2012
Ties: 1910
Feb–May 1977
4-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
6.3°F
(3.5°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1899
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1987
Jan–May 1977
5-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
3.3°F
(1.9°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1926, 2005
Dec 1976–May 1977
6-Month
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1946, 1958
Nov 1976–May 1977
7-Month
32.9°F
(0.5°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Oct 1976–May 1977
8-Month
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1985
Sep 1976–May 1977
9-Month
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Aug 1976–May 1977
10-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1900, 1958, 1963, 1983, 1988
Jul 1976–May 1977
11-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1958, 2003
Jun 1976–May 1977
12-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Dec 1975–May 1977
18-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1979
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2000, 2006
Ties: 1964
Jun 1975–May 1977
24-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2000, 2017
Ties: 1955
Jun 1974–May 1977
36-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1918
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2000
Ties: 1902, 1988, 1993, 1999, 2012
Jun 1973–May 1977
48-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1899
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2007
Ties: 1933, 1940, 2013, 2014
Jun 1972–May 1977
60-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1920
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2006, 2007
Ties: 1945, 2012, 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/