Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1979
1-Month
8.2°F
(-13.2°C)
19.9°F
(-6.7°C)
-11.7°F
(-6.5°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1936
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1954
Jan–Feb 1979
2-Month
5.2°F
(-14.9°C)
17.5°F
(-8.1°C)
-12.3°F
(-6.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1936
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1931, 1992
Dec 1978–Feb 1979
3-Month
8.1°F
(-13.3°C)
18.3°F
(-7.6°C)
-10.2°F
(-5.7°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1936
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1992
Nov 1978–Feb 1979
4-Month
13.0°F
(-10.6°C)
21.7°F
(-5.7°C)
-8.7°F
(-4.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1936
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000
Oct 1978–Feb 1979
5-Month
20.1°F
(-6.6°C)
26.9°F
(-2.8°C)
-6.8°F
(-3.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1936
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000
Sep 1978–Feb 1979
6-Month
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
-4.8°F
(-2.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1936
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1899, 1917
Aug 1978–Feb 1979
7-Month
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1936
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2002
Ties: 1899
Jul 1978–Feb 1979
8-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1897, 1936
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2002
Ties: 1899
Jun 1978–Feb 1979
9-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1936
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Ties: 1899, 1993
May 1978–Feb 1979
10-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1936
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Apr 1978–Feb 1979
11-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1936
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Ties: 1897
Mar 1978–Feb 1979
12-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Sep 1977–Feb 1979
18-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Mar 1977–Feb 1979
24-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918, 1952
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Mar 1976–Feb 1979
36-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000, 2007, 2018
Ties: 1901, 1967, 1971, 1972, 1973
Mar 1975–Feb 1979
48-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2008
Ties: 1909
Mar 1974–Feb 1979
60-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1920
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2008
Ties: 1949

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/