Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1982

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1982
1-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1907
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1934
Apr–May 1982
2-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1907
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1934
Ties: 1918
Mar–May 1982
3-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 2014
Feb–May 1982
4-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1933, 1948, 1997
Jan–May 1982
5-Month
30.3°F
(-0.9°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1960
Dec 1981–May 1982
6-Month
28.4°F
(-2.0°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1907, 1915, 1916, 2011
Nov 1981–May 1982
7-Month
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Oct 1981–May 1982
8-Month
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1970, 1972
Sep 1981–May 1982
9-Month
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1909
Aug 1981–May 1982
10-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1928, 1972, 1975, 2011
Jul 1981–May 1982
11-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 2010
Jun 1981–May 1982
12-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1959, 2001
Dec 1980–May 1982
18-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2000, 2006
Ties: 1901
Jun 1980–May 1982
24-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2000, 2017
Ties: 1941, 1989
Jun 1979–May 1982
36-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1918
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2000
Ties: 1940, 2016
Jun 1978–May 1982
48-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1899
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2007
Ties: 1903, 1924, 1955, 1958, 1985
Jun 1977–May 1982
60-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1920
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2006, 2007
Ties: 1902, 1924, 1975, 1996

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/