Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1985
1-Month
13.4°F
(-10.3°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1937
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2006
Dec 1984–Jan 1985
2-Month
14.4°F
(-9.8°C)
17.4°F
(-8.1°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1979
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1992, 2021
Ties: 1929
Nov 1984–Jan 1985
3-Month
20.8°F
(-6.2°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1979
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2021
Oct 1984–Jan 1985
4-Month
27.3°F
(-2.6°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1912
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2000
Sep 1984–Jan 1985
5-Month
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1897
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2006
Aug 1984–Jan 1985
6-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1912
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2006
Ties: 1896, 1951, 1972
Jul 1984–Jan 1985
7-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1912
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2006
Jun 1984–Jan 1985
8-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1952
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2006
Ties: 1905, 1970, 1971
May 1984–Jan 1985
9-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1952
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1989
Ties: 1909, 1966, 1996
Apr 1984–Jan 1985
10-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1952
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2006
Ties: 1905, 1962, 1971, 2009, 2014
Mar 1984–Jan 1985
11-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1952
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2013
Ties: 1905, 1946, 1965, 1973, 2014, 2020
Feb 1984–Jan 1985
12-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1918
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2013
Ties: 1923, 1984
Aug 1983–Jan 1985
18-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2013
Ties: 1906, 1919, 1938, 2015
Feb 1983–Jan 1985
24-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2007
Ties: 1914, 1974
Feb 1982–Jan 1985
36-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1918
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2007, 2008, 2018
Ties: 1902, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1959, 2010, 2021
Feb 1981–Jan 1985
48-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1918
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2008
Ties: 1938, 1947
Feb 1980–Jan 1985
60-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1920
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2008
Ties: 1939, 1941, 1988, 2000

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/