Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1978
1-Month
2.7°F
(-16.3°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
-12.3°F
(-6.9°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1937
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2006
Dec 1977–Jan 1978
2-Month
9.2°F
(-12.7°C)
17.4°F
(-8.1°C)
-8.2°F
(-4.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1979
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1992, 2021
Nov 1977–Jan 1978
3-Month
16.2°F
(-8.8°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
-6.0°F
(-3.4°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1979
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2021
Oct 1977–Jan 1978
4-Month
24.0°F
(-4.4°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.5°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2000
Ties: 1937, 1952
Sep 1977–Jan 1978
5-Month
31.3°F
(-0.4°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1897
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2006
Ties: 1917
Aug 1977–Jan 1978
6-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.1°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2006
Jul 1977–Jan 1978
7-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2006
Ties: 1928
Jun 1977–Jan 1978
8-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2022
Ties: 1925
May 1977–Jan 1978
9-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1952
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2022
Ties: 1968
Apr 1977–Jan 1978
10-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1952
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2006
Mar 1977–Jan 1978
11-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1952
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2013
Ties: 2015
Feb 1977–Jan 1978
12-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1918
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013
Aug 1976–Jan 1978
18-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013
Ties: 1923, 1946, 1987
Feb 1976–Jan 1978
24-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1952
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2007
Ties: 1922, 1923, 1956, 1983
Feb 1975–Jan 1978
36-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1918
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2007, 2008, 2018
Ties: 1903, 1924, 1960, 1987, 1994, 1999
Feb 1974–Jan 1978
48-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1918
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2008
Ties: 1945, 1958, 1965
Feb 1973–Jan 1978
60-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1920
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2008
Ties: 1933, 1937, 1938, 1945, 1984, 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/