Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1988
1-Month
18.6°F
(-7.4°C)
19.9°F
(-6.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1936
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1954
Ties: 1950
Jan–Feb 1988
2-Month
16.0°F
(-8.9°C)
17.5°F
(-8.1°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1936
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931, 1992
Dec 1987–Feb 1988
3-Month
19.2°F
(-7.1°C)
18.3°F
(-7.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1936
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1992
Ties: 1975
Nov 1987–Feb 1988
4-Month
23.7°F
(-4.6°C)
21.6°F
(-5.8°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1936
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2000
Oct 1987–Feb 1988
5-Month
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
26.9°F
(-2.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1936
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2000
Ties: 1901, 1932, 1940, 1957
Sep 1987–Feb 1988
6-Month
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1936
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1900, 1963
Aug 1987–Feb 1988
7-Month
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1936
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2002
Ties: 1902, 2009
Jul 1987–Feb 1988
8-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1897, 1936
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2002
Ties: 1898, 1906, 1919, 1948
Jun 1987–Feb 1988
9-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1936
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2002
Ties: 1901, 1980
May 1987–Feb 1988
10-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1936
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2002
Ties: 1921, 1991
Apr 1987–Feb 1988
11-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1936
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2002
Ties: 1940, 1998, 2005, 2007
Mar 1987–Feb 1988
12-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1952
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2013
Ties: 1940, 1954, 2021
Sep 1986–Feb 1988
18-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2013
Ties: 1964
Mar 1986–Feb 1988
24-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918, 1952
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1999
Mar 1985–Feb 1988
36-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2000, 2007, 2018
Ties: 1982, 2009
Mar 1984–Feb 1988
48-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2008
Ties: 1932, 1936, 1956, 2020
Mar 1983–Feb 1988
60-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1920
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2008
Ties: 1939, 1957, 1964, 1977, 2011, 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/