Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1986
1-Month
17.1°F
(-8.3°C)
19.9°F
(-6.7°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1936
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1954
Jan–Feb 1986
2-Month
20.2°F
(-6.6°C)
17.5°F
(-8.1°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1936
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1931, 1992
Dec 1985–Feb 1986
3-Month
17.7°F
(-7.9°C)
18.2°F
(-7.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1936
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1992
Nov 1985–Feb 1986
4-Month
17.6°F
(-8.0°C)
21.6°F
(-5.8°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1936
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2000
Ties: 1929
Oct 1985–Feb 1986
5-Month
23.4°F
(-4.8°C)
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1936
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2000
Sep 1985–Feb 1986
6-Month
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1936
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2016
Ties: 1918, 1952
Aug 1985–Feb 1986
7-Month
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1936
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2002
Ties: 1918, 1952
Jul 1985–Feb 1986
8-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1897, 1936
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2002
Ties: 1918
Jun 1985–Feb 1986
9-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1936
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2002
Ties: 1903, 1918
May 1985–Feb 1986
10-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1936
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2002
Ties: 1978
Apr 1985–Feb 1986
11-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1936
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2002
Ties: 1920, 1946, 1978, 2014
Mar 1985–Feb 1986
12-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1952
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2013
Ties: 1978, 1996, 2019
Sep 1984–Feb 1986
18-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2013
Ties: 1903, 2010
Mar 1984–Feb 1986
24-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918, 1952
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2017
Ties: 1925, 1949, 1967
Mar 1983–Feb 1986
36-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2000, 2007, 2018
Ties: 1908, 1995, 1998
Mar 1982–Feb 1986
48-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2008
Ties: 1903, 1914, 1923, 1927, 1939, 1946, 1955, 1959
Mar 1981–Feb 1986
60-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1920
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2008
Ties: 1915, 1924, 1926, 1927, 1959, 1960, 1962, 1968

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/