Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1985
1-Month
12.8°F
(-10.7°C)
19.7°F
(-6.8°C)
-6.9°F
(-3.9°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1983
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1939
Nov–Dec 1985
2-Month
15.2°F
(-9.3°C)
25.7°F
(-3.5°C)
-10.5°F
(-5.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1985
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1999
Oct–Dec 1985
3-Month
25.6°F
(-3.6°C)
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
-7.4°F
(-4.2°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1919
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1999
Sep–Dec 1985
4-Month
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
-6.4°F
(-3.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1985
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1939, 2015
Aug–Dec 1985
5-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
-5.8°F
(-3.2°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1985
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1939
Jul–Dec 1985
6-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1985
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1939
Jun–Dec 1985
7-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.4°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1951
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1931
May–Dec 1985
8-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1951
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1939
Apr–Dec 1985
9-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1951
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1939
Mar–Dec 1985
10-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1951
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1902, 1903
Feb–Dec 1985
11-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1951
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1895, 1898
Jan–Dec 1985
12-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1950, 1951
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Jul 1984–Dec 1985
18-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1952, 1965
Jan 1984–Dec 1985
24-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1951
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2016
Ties: 1900, 1908, 1960, 1983, 1993
Jan 1983–Dec 1985
36-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Ties: 1910, 1928, 1930, 1994
Jan 1982–Dec 1985
48-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2007
Ties: 1910, 1925, 1973, 1997
Jan 1981–Dec 1985
60-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899, 1919
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2007
Ties: 1946, 1998

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/