Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1986
1-Month
23.2°F
(-4.9°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
8.2°F
(4.5°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1937
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2006
Dec 1985–Jan 1986
2-Month
18.0°F
(-7.8°C)
17.4°F
(-8.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1979
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1992
Nov 1985–Jan 1986
3-Month
17.8°F
(-7.9°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.5°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2000
Ties: 1917, 1977
Oct 1985–Jan 1986
4-Month
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1912
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2000
Ties: 1899
Sep 1985–Jan 1986
5-Month
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1897
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2006
Aug 1985–Jan 1986
6-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1912
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2006
Jul 1985–Jan 1986
7-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1912
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2006
Jun 1985–Jan 1986
8-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2006
Ties: 1928
May 1985–Jan 1986
9-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1952
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1989
Ties: 1936, 1979
Apr 1985–Jan 1986
10-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1952
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2006
Ties: 1907, 1973, 1984
Mar 1985–Jan 1986
11-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1952
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2013
Ties: 1896, 1972, 2009
Feb 1985–Jan 1986
12-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2013
Ties: 1946, 1949, 1971, 1980
Aug 1984–Jan 1986
18-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2013
Ties: 1899, 1957
Feb 1984–Jan 1986
24-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1952
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2007
Ties: 1968
Feb 1983–Jan 1986
36-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1918
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2007, 2008, 2018
Ties: 1915, 1921, 1927, 1974, 1981
Feb 1982–Jan 1986
48-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2008
Ties: 1914, 1923, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1959
Feb 1981–Jan 1986
60-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1920
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2008
Ties: 1923, 1947, 1948, 1981, 1983, 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/