Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1987
1-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1925
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1963
Sep–Oct 1987
2-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1896
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1963
Aug–Oct 1987
3-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1938
Ties: 1923
Jul–Oct 1987
4-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1993
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1936
Ties: 1926, 1968
Jun–Oct 1987
5-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1915, 1951
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1936
Ties: 1954, 1995
May–Oct 1987
6-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1915
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1936
Ties: 1978, 1989, 1991, 2006
Apr–Oct 1987
7-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1907
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1936
Ties: 2005
Mar–Oct 1987
8-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1951
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1981, 1991, 2010
Feb–Oct 1987
9-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899, 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1977, 2005
Jan–Oct 1987
10-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
3.7°F
(2.0°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Dec 1986–Oct 1987
11-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2012
Ties: 2016
Nov 1986–Oct 1987
12-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 2005
May 1986–Oct 1987
18-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1988, 1999
Nov 1985–Oct 1987
24-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2000
Ties: 1990, 2008
Nov 1984–Oct 1987
36-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2000, 2007
Ties: 1976
Nov 1983–Oct 1987
48-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2007
Ties: 1944, 1999
Nov 1982–Oct 1987
60-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1919
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2007
Ties: 1937, 1993, 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/