Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, July 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
July 1979
1-Month
71.3°F
(21.8°C)
72.6°F
(22.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1992
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1936
Ties: 1953
Jun–Jul 1979
2-Month
68.6°F
(20.3°C)
69.2°F
(20.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1915
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1936
Ties: 1898, 1978, 1995, 2013
May–Jul 1979
3-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1915
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1936
Ties: 1902, 1920
Apr–Jul 1979
4-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934
Ties: 1935, 1983, 1997
Mar–Jul 1979
5-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1950
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1962, 1969
Feb–Jul 1979
6-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.9°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1899
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1951
Jan–Jul 1979
7-Month
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
-4.7°F
(-2.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1950
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Dec 1978–Jul 1979
8-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
-4.8°F
(-2.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1950
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1899
Nov 1978–Jul 1979
9-Month
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-4.8°F
(-2.6°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Oct 1978–Jul 1979
10-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.4°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1899
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Sep 1978–Jul 1979
11-Month
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.9°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1899
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1912
Aug 1978–Jul 1979
12-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1899
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Feb 1978–Jul 1979
18-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1899, 1917
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2006
Ties: 1904
Aug 1977–Jul 1979
24-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Aug 1976–Jul 1979
36-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000
Ties: 1898
Aug 1975–Jul 1979
48-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1899, 1918
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2007
Ties: 1910, 1914, 1973
Aug 1974–Jul 1979
60-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1920
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2006
Ties: 1910, 1912, 1929, 1950

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 1, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/