Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1996
1-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1907
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1934
Ties: 1910, 1946
Apr–May 1996
2-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1907
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 1934
Mar–May 1996
3-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.4°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1899
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Feb–May 1996
4-Month
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1899
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1914
Jan–May 1996
5-Month
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Dec 1995–May 1996
6-Month
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1905, 1971, 2014
Nov 1995–May 1996
7-Month
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1903, 2001
Oct 1995–May 1996
8-Month
31.3°F
(-0.4°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 2014
Sep 1995–May 1996
9-Month
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1971
Aug 1995–May 1996
10-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1899
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1909, 1913, 1994
Jul 1995–May 1996
11-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1899
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1909, 1913, 1928, 1972, 1986
Jun 1995–May 1996
12-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1899
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1896, 1905, 1943
Dec 1994–May 1996
18-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1979
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2000, 2006
Ties: 1925, 2009
Jun 1994–May 1996
24-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2000, 2017
Ties: 1923, 1924, 1925, 1944, 1947, 1949
Jun 1993–May 1996
36-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1918
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2000
Jun 1992–May 1996
48-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1899
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2007
Ties: 1951, 1997
Jun 1991–May 1996
60-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1920
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2006, 2007
Ties: 1902, 1924, 1975, 1982

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/