Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1987
1-Month
25.8°F
(-3.4°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
10.8°F
(6.0°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1937
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2006
Dec 1986–Jan 1987
2-Month
26.4°F
(-3.1°C)
17.5°F
(-8.1°C)
8.9°F
(5.0°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1992
Nov 1986–Jan 1987
3-Month
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
4.8°F
(2.6°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2000
Ties: 1908, 1944
Oct 1986–Jan 1987
4-Month
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
3.7°F
(2.1°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2000
Sep 1986–Jan 1987
5-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1897
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2006
Ties: 1932, 1953
Aug 1986–Jan 1987
6-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2006
Jul 1986–Jan 1987
7-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2006
Ties: 1980, 1995
Jun 1986–Jan 1987
8-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1952
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2006
Ties: 1975
May 1986–Jan 1987
9-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1952
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1989
Ties: 1923, 1938, 2019
Apr 1986–Jan 1987
10-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1952
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2006
Ties: 1923
Mar 1986–Jan 1987
11-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1952
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2013
Ties: 1999
Feb 1986–Jan 1987
12-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2013
Aug 1985–Jan 1987
18-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2013
Ties: 1923, 1946, 1978
Feb 1985–Jan 1987
24-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1952
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2007
Ties: 1945, 1947, 1958
Feb 1984–Jan 1987
36-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2007, 2008, 2018
Ties: 1903, 1924, 1960, 1978, 1994, 1999
Feb 1983–Jan 1987
48-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2008
Ties: 1924, 1975, 1982, 2011
Feb 1982–Jan 1987
60-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1920
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2008
Ties: 1923, 1947, 1948, 1981, 1983, 1986

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/