Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1979
1-Month
68.5°F
(20.3°C)
70.5°F
(21.4°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1915
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1937, 1983
Ties: 1920
Jul–Aug 1979
2-Month
69.9°F
(21.1°C)
71.5°F
(21.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1992
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1936
Ties: 1910, 1967, 1968
Jun–Aug 1979
3-Month
68.5°F
(20.3°C)
69.6°F
(20.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1915
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1936
Ties: 1982
May–Aug 1979
4-Month
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1915
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1936
Ties: 2014
Apr–Aug 1979
5-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934, 1936
Mar–Aug 1979
6-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1950
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Feb–Aug 1979
7-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1899
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Jan–Aug 1979
8-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.4°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1950
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Dec 1978–Aug 1979
9-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1950
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Nov 1978–Aug 1979
10-Month
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899, 1979
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1899
Oct 1978–Aug 1979
11-Month
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.3°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1899
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Sep 1978–Aug 1979
12-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.7°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1899
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1912, 1950
Mar 1978–Aug 1979
18-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2006, 2016
Sep 1977–Aug 1979
24-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2006
Sep 1976–Aug 1979
36-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000, 2007
Sep 1975–Aug 1979
48-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1899, 1918
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2007
Ties: 1909, 1910, 1971
Sep 1974–Aug 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
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2006
Ties: 1910, 1912, 1970

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/