Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1986
1-Month
67.7°F
(19.8°C)
70.5°F
(21.4°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1915
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1937, 1983
Ties: 1902, 1946, 1951
Jul–Aug 1986
2-Month
70.1°F
(21.2°C)
71.5°F
(21.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1992
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1936
Ties: 2019
Jun–Aug 1986
3-Month
69.6°F
(20.9°C)
69.6°F
(20.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1915
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1936
Ties: 1997, 2013
May–Aug 1986
4-Month
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1915
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1936
Ties: 1994
Apr–Aug 1986
5-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1934, 1936
Ties: 1984, 1999, 2018
Mar–Aug 1986
6-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1950
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 2017, 2020
Feb–Aug 1986
7-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1910, 1964, 2010
Jan–Aug 1986
8-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1950
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Dec 1985–Aug 1986
9-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1950
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1995
Nov 1985–Aug 1986
10-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899, 1979
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1898, 1949
Oct 1985–Aug 1986
11-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1994, 2011
Sep 1985–Aug 1986
12-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1924, 1928, 1937, 1966, 1982
Mar 1985–Aug 1986
18-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1899
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2006, 2016
Ties: 1923, 1944, 1949, 1984
Sep 1984–Aug 1986
24-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2006
Ties: 2014
Sep 1983–Aug 1986
36-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1899
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2000, 2007
Ties: 1901, 1903, 1937, 1938, 1958, 1968, 1996, 1998
Sep 1982–Aug 1986
48-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1899, 1918
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2007
Ties: 1924, 1939, 1945, 1946, 1958, 1966, 1978, 1985
Sep 1981–Aug 1986
60-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1920
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2006
Ties: 1923, 1962, 1966, 1980

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/