Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1987
1-Month
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
19.9°F
(-6.7°C)
11.8°F
(6.5°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1936
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1954
Jan–Feb 1987
2-Month
28.8°F
(-1.8°C)
17.5°F
(-8.1°C)
11.3°F
(6.3°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1936
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1931 1931, 1992
Dec 1986–Feb 1987
3-Month
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
18.2°F
(-7.7°C)
9.9°F
(5.5°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1936
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 1992
Nov 1986–Feb 1987
4-Month
28.2°F
(-2.1°C)
21.6°F
(-5.8°C)
6.6°F
(3.7°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1936
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2000
Ties: 1992
Oct 1986–Feb 1987
5-Month
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
26.9°F
(-2.8°C)
5.3°F
(2.9°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1936
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2000
Ties: 1931
Sep 1986–Feb 1987
6-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1936
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Ties: 2017
Aug 1986–Feb 1987
7-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1936
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2002
Jul 1986–Feb 1987
8-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1897, 1936
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2002
Ties: 1935, 1942, 2013
Jun 1986–Feb 1987
9-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1936
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2002
Ties: 1932
May 1986–Feb 1987
10-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1936
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2002
Apr 1986–Feb 1987
11-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1936
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2002
Ties: 1932, 1989
Mar 1986–Feb 1987
12-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1952
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2013
Sep 1985–Feb 1987
18-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2013
Ties: 1915, 1926, 1933, 1974, 1976, 1996
Mar 1985–Feb 1987
24-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918, 1952
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2017
Ties: 1943, 1993
Mar 1984–Feb 1987
36-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2000, 2007, 2018
Ties: 1903, 1923, 2012
Mar 1983–Feb 1987
48-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2008
Ties: 1938, 1958, 1975, 1985, 1994, 1999, 2011, 2012
Mar 1982–Feb 1987
60-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1920
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2008
Ties: 1946, 1965

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/