Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1986
1-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1925
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 1963
Ties: 1979
Sep–Oct 1986
2-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1896
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1963
Ties: 1895, 1942, 1999, 2018
Aug–Oct 1986
3-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1938
Ties: 1898, 1992, 2002, 2019
Jul–Oct 1986
4-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1993
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1936
Ties: 1950, 2019
Jun–Oct 1986
5-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1915, 1951
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1936
Ties: 1923, 1944, 1957, 1968
May–Oct 1986
6-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1915
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1936
Ties: 1918, 1919, 1962, 1999
Apr–Oct 1986
7-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1936
Ties: 1906, 1919, 1946, 1954, 1997, 2004
Mar–Oct 1986
8-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1951
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1911, 1985
Feb–Oct 1986
9-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899, 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1952, 1953, 1994
Jan–Oct 1986
10-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1974
Dec 1985–Oct 1986
11-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1911, 1919
Nov 1985–Oct 1986
12-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1917
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1922, 1927, 1949, 1960
May 1985–Oct 1986
18-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1913, 1943, 1962, 1966, 1982
Nov 1984–Oct 1986
24-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2000
Ties: 1910, 1915, 1925, 1978, 2014
Nov 1983–Oct 1986
36-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2000, 2007
Ties: 1903, 1970, 1973
Nov 1982–Oct 1986
48-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2007
Ties: 1903, 1911, 1946, 1982, 1985
Nov 1981–Oct 1986
60-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1919
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2007
Ties: 1966, 1974, 1980

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/