Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1984

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1984
1-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1907
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 1934
Apr–May 1984
2-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1907
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1982 1934
Ties: 1898, 1904, 1929, 1954, 2009
Mar–May 1984
3-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1899
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2012
Feb–May 1984
4-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1899
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1980, 1986
Jan–May 1984
5-Month
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1900
Dec 1983–May 1984
6-Month
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1913, 1924, 1959, 1970, 1975
Nov 1983–May 1984
7-Month
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1943, 1966
Oct 1983–May 1984
8-Month
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1943
Sep 1983–May 1984
9-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1927
Aug 1983–May 1984
10-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1923, 1973
Jul 1983–May 1984
11-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1925, 1945
Jun 1983–May 1984
12-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1945, 1948, 2018
Dec 1982–May 1984
18-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1979
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2000, 2006
Ties: 1902, 1940, 2002
Jun 1982–May 1984
24-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2000, 2017
Ties: 1938
Jun 1981–May 1984
36-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2000
Ties: 1931, 1975
Jun 1980–May 1984
48-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2007
Ties: 1943, 1944, 1964, 1988
Jun 1979–May 1984
60-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1920
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2006, 2007
Ties: 1989, 2015

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/