Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1981
1-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1925
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 1963
Ties: 1906, 1996
Sep–Oct 1981
2-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1896
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1979 1963
Ties: 1943, 1962, 1973, 1983
Aug–Oct 1981
3-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 1938
Ties: 1901, 1934, 1944, 1962, 2008
Jul–Oct 1981
4-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1993
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1936
Ties: 1920, 1954, 1956, 1974
Jun–Oct 1981
5-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1915, 1951
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1936
Ties: 1966, 1977, 1979
May–Oct 1981
6-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1915
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1936
Ties: 1961, 1966
Apr–Oct 1981
7-Month
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1907
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1936
Ties: 1989
Mar–Oct 1981
8-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1951
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1987, 1991, 2010
Feb–Oct 1981
9-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1899, 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 2017
Jan–Oct 1981
10-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Dec 1980–Oct 1981
11-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 2006
Nov 1980–Oct 1981
12-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 2006
May 1980–Oct 1981
18-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Nov 1979–Oct 1981
24-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2000
Ties: 1935
Nov 1978–Oct 1981
36-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000, 2007
Ties: 1921, 1975, 1978, 1985, 2015
Nov 1977–Oct 1981
48-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2007
Ties: 1926, 1927, 1960, 1995
Nov 1976–Oct 1981
60-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1919
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2007
Ties: 1925, 1961, 1967

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/