Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1988
1-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1925
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1963
Ties: 1982
Sep–Oct 1988
2-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1896
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1963
Ties: 1923, 1991
Aug–Oct 1988
3-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1938
Ties: 1961, 1969, 1991, 2012
Jul–Oct 1988
4-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1993
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1936
Ties: 1930, 1941, 1976
Jun–Oct 1988
5-Month
65.9°F
(18.8°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1915, 1951
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1936
May–Oct 1988
6-Month
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1915
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1936
Ties: 1940
Apr–Oct 1988
7-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1907
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1936
Ties: 2012
Mar–Oct 1988
8-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1951
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Ties: 1934
Feb–Oct 1988
9-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899, 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1938
Jan–Oct 1988
10-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Dec 1987–Oct 1988
11-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1976
Nov 1987–Oct 1988
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 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1963
May 1987–Oct 1988
18-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1987, 1999
Nov 1986–Oct 1988
24-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2000
Ties: 2007, 2016
Nov 1985–Oct 1988
36-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2000, 2007
Ties: 1990, 2012
Nov 1984–Oct 1988
48-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2007
Ties: 1936, 1942
Nov 1983–Oct 1988
60-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1919
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2007
Ties: 1938, 2013, 2014

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/