Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1980
1-Month
15.9°F
(-8.9°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1937
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2006
Dec 1979–Jan 1980
2-Month
22.0°F
(-5.6°C)
17.4°F
(-8.1°C)
4.6°F
(2.5°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1992
Ties: 1955, 1960, 2005, 2016
Nov 1979–Jan 1980
3-Month
24.6°F
(-4.1°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2000
Ties: 1990, 2017
Oct 1979–Jan 1980
4-Month
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1912
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2000
Ties: 2004
Sep 1979–Jan 1980
5-Month
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1897
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2006
Ties: 1900
Aug 1979–Jan 1980
6-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1912
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2006
Ties: 1940, 1990, 2013
Jul 1979–Jan 1980
7-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1912
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2006
Ties: 1987, 1995
Jun 1979–Jan 1980
8-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1952
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2006
Ties: 1902, 1938
May 1979–Jan 1980
9-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1952
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1989
Ties: 1967
Apr 1979–Jan 1980
10-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1952
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2006
Ties: 1911, 1915
Mar 1979–Jan 1980
11-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1952
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2013
Ties: 1950
Feb 1979–Jan 1980
12-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Ties: 1946, 1949, 1971, 1986
Aug 1978–Jan 1980
18-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Feb 1978–Jan 1980
24-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2007
Ties: 1916
Feb 1977–Jan 1980
36-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2007, 2008, 2018
Ties: 1904, 1908, 1909, 1916, 1968, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1998
Feb 1976–Jan 1980
48-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2008
Ties: 1911, 1926, 1931, 1974, 1979
Feb 1975–Jan 1980
60-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1920
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2008
Ties: 1903, 1914, 1955, 1974

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 24, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/